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Contractor Spotlight – Little Star Renovations

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CONTRACTOR SPOTLIGHT: Little Star Renovations  A renovation can be a trying time for both a homeowner and a contractor.  Everyone involved has a stake in the success of the final project.  Given the exposure put on under-performing contractors in the media, renovators and contractors alike already have an uphill battle when trying to forge a relationship with a new client.  Contractors who use REN ...[Read More]

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]

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]

To DIY or not to DIY?

To DIY or not to DIY?

There are so many great DIY projects online, but DIY is not the right fit for everyone. Read this great article we found, and learn where DIY projects fail, and when you should seek the help of a pro instead. http://lifehacker.com/this-graphic-warns-of-common-pitfalls-that-can-wreck-yo-761641452  

Cinderella Story

Sparkly Pool Texture By Mary Vican, Licensed under CC, https://www.flickr.com/photos/26499572@N08/5906598779/in/photolist-5N6Wf2-8zzTod-7jPt8N-mwAA4X-Cdi6E-7aiiiz-7ckWaG-9oTC8o-j1UGUU-65hXAP-fCabJZ-88ZoH9-ew8ePd-7oQQX-6bUk8T-9ZWS2Z-mwA5Tp-9qLz6f-67F6fW-bBoyjB-7wcp9f-5JFHbG-mwAALD-c8UDKU-gQTqN3-e2Woij-6zJeA2-4oBAqV-6iBt6e-5Gxmg7-4LJvdU-92JKHR-7PcDC9-92JKgr-92MTWq-yWS7H-6hqqTj-7qQavF-7zMHNj-5Lpuze-dS4std-b3fjYt-7YaaNS-g2wCC-cxShLU-8z4X9m-7dBpRU-apyLWW-aAGZuN-kNaUm

Hi everyone, One of my favourite things about renovations are the before and after pictures. I came across the 65 Wow-Worthy Before and After Makeovers on Country Living.com This was one of my favourites. Check it out, here! Cover Image: Sparkly Pool Texture By Mary Vican, Licensed under CC, View Image