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Five ways to get the “wow factor”

Five ways to get the “wow factor”

Earlier this week we came across this great article from Property Mentor Blog and had to share! In their article titled “5 ways to get the wow factor”, experts from the Property Mentor Blog tell you which touches make your home awe inspiring, and how to avoid over personalizing. They focus their strategies on selling your home so try out all of their tricks and you may have a hard time ...[Read More]

How to Pick a Great Contractor

One of the most important parts of planning your renovation is picking the right contractor. You could be working together for an extended period of time, maybe even on multiple projects. Hiring the right contractor could be the difference between your renovations dreams and nightmares. To make this task less daunting, we’ve gathered a few tips to help find yourself a rockstar contractor. Ge ...[Read More]

Finding a Contractor: Through the Eyes of the Homeowner

Have you ever wondered: “What are other Homeowners experiencing when they look to start a renovation?” or “How did they find what they wanted in the renovation and the contractor?” This week we’re introducing a new section to the RENOMii blog in conjunction with the “Contractor Interviews” that aims to give you real life stories about renovations. We will ...[Read More]

Planning Your Dream Renovation

Paper Weaving By Joel Penner Licensed under CC , https://www.flickr.com/photos/featheredtar/2302651444/in/photostream/

Planning a renovation is pretty tough, there are a lot of things to take into consideration. Your space has requirements that it must be suited for, code requirements it needs to meet, and if you ever think about selling your house in the future you will need this information. Planning isn’t easy but it is one of the most important parts of your renovation process. Check out this great renov ...[Read More]

DIY Painting Tips, Tricks, and a Step-By-Step Guide

Open Soy Paint Can by United Soy Bean Board, Licensed under CC https://www.flickr.com/photos/unitedsoybean/10481755764/in/photolist-gYeJNY-9t8MSQ-NWbw-fPsDJr-pjy5bp-mxadWb-99dCeD-dYxGYJ-f9Ac56-97bWHH-kjBqtV-917S7t-mM56aM-fjbKB6-9ossq4-naofhq-6fSNBA-8qmzy9-6Yz8td-mx8UV2-7Jja3m-dd2oNV-iBoanw-8vEXiu-bhY1Sv-6zsUSr-7WNGK5-7z2R3j-9rnju-75rbfH-d39oFu-iRhg6J-ef17Hy-56DNnN-fdi6q3-6dAbXg-f9nNq1-dzcWCd-em5YUW-6iVfCb-9hbd4e-iJAnCE-5kETh8-oDqSit-gGA19d-6DxTjw-o6tVbo-t1p7Z-9i8u3w-5bXKcu

When I was in high school I used to work summers as an occasional painter for a contractor I knew. Sometimes we would go to houses after renters had left and have an entire house to paint in just a week or two. Needless to say as I read down this list of tips by Nicole, from makingitlovely.com, I was extremely impressed. It is the most thorough and practical list of painting tips and tricks I have ...[Read More]