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 »

How to Deal with a Bad Backyard View

Bringing the outdoors in is a popular way of maximizing your backyard and improving your family’s health and sense of well-being. But what if the backyard is the last place you want to spend time because all you see is… Read More »

Installing Gutters Yourself

If you’re a devoted do-it-yourselfer, when you need new gutters the obvious choice is to DIY. You’re confident that you can do a good job. Perhaps it won’t be on par with a gutter installation company with a 3-person crew.… 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 »

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 »

How to take care of Your Roof this Summer

The roof over your head protects you, your family, and everything else that is important to you 365 days a year. While it might seem more crucial to get the roof ready for winter, summer can bring its own challenges.… Read More »

Tips for Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

If you want to sell your home in today’s competitive Vancouver housing market, your home should be displayed to its best advantage. Start with a real estate agent you trust. Other tips for getting your home ready to sell include… Read More »

When to Replace these Household Items

Sometimes we forget that nothing lasts forever. Or perhaps, as it is often with the gutters or the roof, it’s a case of “out of sight, out of mind.” How long has it been since you checked the fire extinguishers?… Read More »

Deck Safety Tips

A deck makes your backyard more enjoyable. But like your gutters or siding, it should be inspected at least once a year to ensure deck components such as flashing, fasteners, boards, and railings are in good shape. Here are some… Read More »