Category: Improvements & Repairs

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...

monthly

Your month by month guide to maintaining your home

“Everybody wants to build”, the saying goes, “but nobody wants to do maintenance”. But, it is important. Nothing lasts forever. It is better to do a little at a...

fengshui

9 things you should know about fengshui

What is fengshui? A lot has been written about fengshui. I’ve written about it myself on a couple of occasions. But as I am off to Asia in a couple of weeks, I thought...

Remodelling mistakes

3 remodelling mistakes that hurt resale value

Remodelling mistakes are common but can easily be avoided. Here are three things to think about. The takeaway A few years ago, I helped a couple sell their one bedroom...

or relocate

Renovate or relocate? That depends on a few things

In the neighbourhood to renovate? There are lots of renovations happening in my uptown Waterloo neighbourhood, renovations and additions and a couple of tear down...

home improvements

Top home improvements to increase your home’s value

Top tips for home improvements Before you sell your home, to get the best price for it, a little work is almost always necessary. Here are some tips on the best home...

Eavestroughs 

The care and repair of your eavestroughs

Cleaning our the eavestroughs Autumn is here and soon the trees will lose their leaves. For many people that means it will be time again to clean out their home’s...