Before starting DIY Exterior Projects

Do-it-yourselfers like the challenge of new home improvement projects. DIY saves time because you’re on your own schedule and money because you don’t have to pay a professional contractor. However, no matter what your skill level, before starting DIY exterior… 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 Your Garage Door

When garage doors are used regularly they are subject to wear and tear – rollers, springs, worn hardware, or damaged panels. An old garage door looks bad and can detract from your home’s curb appeal, even when the rest of… Read More »

Reinvent Your Home’s Exterior

Rethinking your home exterior can greatly improve the overall appearance of your home. After all, the front of any house is the first thing visitors, neighbours, and passers-by see. To upgrade its look and boost curb appeal, reinvent your home’s… Read More »

Why a DIY Roof Might not be a Good Idea

When considering a roof replacement, the first question most homeowners ask themselves is if they will hire a professional roofing contractor or make it a do-it-yourself project. DIYers are known for their willingness to take on new projects – any… Read More »

Ways to Better Protect Your Gutters

Part of the roofing system, gutters provide a valuable layer of protection for your home. They keep water away from the foundation, windows, the basement, and siding where it can collect and cause moisture damage. A functional gutter system also… Read More »

Reasons for Choosing a Certain Type of Siding

When thinking about new siding for your home the choices can seem endless. What if you pick the wrong siding material? Suppose it looks good in the showroom, but the colour looks odd once it’s been installed? You like the… Read More »

Making Your Home Greener in 2019

Open the door to the cabinet underneath your kitchen sink. How many different types of cleaning solutions and products are there? Finding ways to make our homes greener such as using fewer products containing toxins and reducing the amount of… Read More »

Home Improvement Projects for Colder Weather

As we spend more time inside during the winter months, there are probably parts of the house that could do with some renovating. Focus on those home improvement projects for colder weather that can increase your home’s resale value while… Read More »

How to save Energy during the Holidays

It’s a given that we consume more energy in preparation for the holidays and during the holiday season. Baking treats, cooking more meals than at other times of the year, and all those twinkly lights and decorations can quickly add… Read More »