May 2019

Happy Victoria Day!

Posted on May 20, 2019 in Holiday

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10 Things to Do for a Smooth Renovation

Posted on May 16, 2019 in Home Design Ideas

A designer (and serial renovator) shares tips learned from years of working with clients and remodeling her own home.

1. Assemble a good team.
2. Settle budget and scope before you begin.
3. Include budget and timeline contingencies.
4. Consider temporary housing.
5. Make and finalize selections early.
6. Check in on the job site, but don’t be a nuisance...

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Ready for spring cleaning but don't know where to start? Use this handy list: 

Posted on May 13, 2019 in Home Advice

Take Our Seven-Day Cleaning Challenge!
Start by removing obvious garbage from your space—last night's coffee cup, that half-eaten bag of Cheetos, the photo of your ex-partner, etc. To make things easier, have large garbage bags and recycling bins handy—you're more likely to toss things away if bins are easily accessible—and be sure to stock up your...

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Posted on May 12, 2019 in Special Event

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10 Home Improvement Projects to Tackle Before Listing Your Home

Posted on May 09, 2019 in Home Advice

These small changes have the potential to make a huge impact on your selling price.
  • Address the Exterior
  • Go Neutral
  • Update Light Fixtures
  • Focus on Floors
  • Remove Popcorn Ceiling
  • Upgrade Master Closet
  • Create a Squeaky-Clean Slate
  • Install Molding
  • Replace Dated Hardware, Mirrors + Plumbing Fixtures
  • Take Your Stairs to the Next Level
  • Read full article here

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Top five home renovations that increase property value

Posted on May 08, 2019 in Home Design Ideas

Looking to increase your homes property value? Here are five of the best renovations you can do to your home to increase property value. These five renovations can sometimes have a return on investment 5-6x what they cost.
#5 Flooring
#4 Fixtures
#3 Bathroom
#2 Kitchen
#1 An Income Suite

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