Simple Upgrades to Increase Your Home’s Value

More homeowners are opting to do renovations in the fall and winter months because it can be a cost-effective way to stretch a remodel budget – depending on the type of renovation, contractors are often less busy during October, November… Read More »

Fall Maintenance Tips for Your Siding

Taking care of your siding ensures that it looks good and will keep your home protected all year-round. It’s the outer shell, if you will, of the house’s building envelope. When siding becomes streaked, worn or damaged it can really… Read More »

Tips for Decluttering Your Yard

The backyard is your weekend sanctuary where you can entertain friends, relax with the family or play ball with the kids. But your yard, both front and back, can be a parking place for bikes, gardening tools, toys, and even… Read More »

Misconceptions about Home Improvements

Summer and fall are typical times of the year when homeowners consider do-it-yourself projects intended to improve the quality of their living spaces. Many construction professionals contribute the popular myths floating around about renovations to reality shows that make the… Read More »

Window Problems You’ll want to fix by Winter

The most common reason homeowners replace their windows is because their old windows are drafty and not energy-efficient. However, there are other problems that could just as easily affect your home’s energy efficiency, safety, and curb appeal. Here are some… Read More »

How to Clean Siding without a Pressure Washer

An easy and (almost) effortless way to boost curb appeal is to spruce up your home’s exterior. Especially if the siding hasn’t received any TLC in a while, people will focus on the dingy aspects and not on the good… Read More »

The Impact of Low Quality Gutters

When gutters need to be replaced, it can be tough for homeowners to sort through all of the information out there about the different gutter systems that are available. And then there are choices that need to be made –… Read More »

Should You Hire a Pro to Paint Your House?

Touching up problem spots around windows with a paintbrush or repainting the damaged section of an exterior wall is not as labour-intensive as painting an entire house. If you’ve wanted to update your home’s exterior for a while now, you… Read More »

Is a Glass Front Door the Right Choice for Your Home?

A new front door sets the tone for your home’s exterior. It also boosts curb appeal and makes a good first impression on visitors. You see them everywhere – entry doors made entirely of glass – and you like how… Read More »

Things You can do for Instant Curb Appeal

While curb appeal is typically associated with putting a house on the market and the home’s resale value, many homeowners are discovering that it is important in general to have their property always looking its best. It goes beyond your… Read More »