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quartz countertops

Considering quartz

Quartz When it comes to great style choice for kitchen and bathroom countertops, more and more people are choosing quartz. It has all the benefits of a natural stone...

ownership comes with costs

Owning a home

The hidden costs of owning a home Owning a home goes beyond just paying a mortgage. Taxes, utility bills, insurance, cleaning and maintenance are all costs of home...

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...

floor

The pros and cons of different flooring types

Homeowners trying to select the right type of flooring for their home have an important decision to make. Knowing the differences between all the different types of...

bathroom design

What are some bathroom design trends that home buyers don’t like?

Q: What bathroom design features are out of style? A: They say that kitchens and bathrooms sell homes. Since a complete bathroom renovation costs on average $6,000. Here...

granite

How did granite become so darn popular?

Dammit granite, I love you We have a tendency to think that things have always been as they are now, but if you’ve been out touring older homes you will certainly see...

things you could clean

What are some things that people should clean but rarely do?

Q: What are some things that most people forget to clean? A: When it’s time to give your home a good cleaning, don’t miss these places that often get overlooked:...

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...