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
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
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.
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
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?
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
Do you feel like you’re on stage performing for the neighbours every time you fire up the BBQ or spend time kicking a soccer ball around with the kids? When someone has a clear view into your back yard or
If you own a home with vinyl siding, then you know how low-maintenance it is. And it’s probably the main reason you selected vinyl as the cladding material for your house exterior in the first place. But to keep it
Building a deck in your backyard is one of the most popular home improvements homeowners make to get the most out of summer and to increase resale value. It gives you a better view of the backyard; there’s another “room”
Many do-it-yourselfers have become home improvement enthusiasts because they enjoy the challenge and the money they save. But installing gutters can test the skills of even the most accomplished DIYer. If something unexpected comes up when installing gutters, will you