Category: Improvements & Repairs

water damage

Protect your home from water damage and pests

Is your roof in good shape? How would you even know? Short of venturing up a ladder every couple of months to physically examine the roof, homeowners typically don’t...

painting contractors

30 tips from contractors to follow when painting your home (part 2)

In my last post, I laid out the materials you will need to complete your home painting job. It pays to get the best material and equipment. Like a good pair of shoes or...

painting materials

What materials do you need to paint your home?

The DIY of good painting starts with the right materials The rule of thumb about hiring professional painters to paint your home is that you should budget $400/room....

kitchen renovation

7 Questions to ask yourself before starting your kitchen renovation

Your kitchen is the most important room in the house Thinking about a kitchen renovation? Had enough of your out-of-date kitchen counter, floor, cabinets and electric...

go green

Is Your Home Eco-friendly?

4 Energy Efficient Upgrades that Homebuyers Love Will you be making upgrades to your home? If so, then be eco-friendly –> Go Green. Developing an environmental...

Boyer

4 Things To Look For In A Qualified Contractor (guest post)

Buying a home that needs to be renovated can be great for the personalization factors, but finding the right team for the job can be the most daunting part. For some new...

clean the unclean

Clean the 7 unclean places in your home

Cleaning the unclean places in your home Not only does everyone have different standards of cleanliness, we also get used to things the way they are and hence fail to...

Upgrades

8 home upgrades that always add value

Upgrades add value You would think that most home improvements and upgrades would improve a home’s value, however, that’s not always the case. If you are selling...

kitchen remodel

Updating your kitchen before the sale

Updating your kitchen for value and comfort The old saying “kitchens sell houses” is largely true. The kitchen is really the most important room of any home. It is...

roof

7 things that will damage your roof

Top roof wreckers Unless a problem arrises, we usually don’t give our roof a second thought. It is however one of the most important components of your home. It is the...