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Prepping before Painting is Paramount

An essential part of a painting project happens before you ever lay a brush or roller on the wall. The key is preparation.  Put in a little time and effort beforehand, and you’ll be rewarded with a professional looking finish…

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Let Spring Cleaning Come Naturally

Did you know that your home can sparkle this spring without using any chemicals? Choose from a wide array of eco friendly cleaners on the market or simply make your own with household ingredients such as vinegar, baking soda, and…

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Making the Best Kitchen Countertop Choice

Nowadays, kitchens are not only built for food preparation and dining, but also for entertaining. This is especially apparent when you consider how many kitchens have adopted an open concept floor plan, making them easily accessible from other rooms in…

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Top 10 Safety Tips for DIYers

Beginning a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) project can be an exciting challenge with the potential to increase your home’s resale value, but it can quickly turn dangerous if you don’t put safety first. Consider these 10 safety tips before embarking on your…

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Staying Cool the Green Way

It’s cool to be green, and green can keep you cool – especially in hot weather. Here are ten tips for maintaining a comfortable home without relying on the air conditioner this summer. Click image for full article.

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Tips for Renovating Your Basement

Want to add more space to your home without building up or out? Look no further than your basement. According to the Appraisal Institute of Canada, renovating a basement can give you a 50-75% return on your investment when it…

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Your Largest Assets’ Biggest Asset

The roof on a home is the most important first line of defence to keep the elements out of your home. It helps keep moisture out and pests outside. A good roof design helps redirect rain water to…

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