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Renovation Planning

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]

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]

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  

Warning! Top 3 Summer Scams

Warning! Top 3 Summer Scams

Hi everyone, I found this piece on the top three summer scams and I just had to share it. We all love summer but it’s good to be prepared. This short video is definitely worth a watch! Check it out, here!

Be realistic with your Renovation

Planning by Nomadic Lass, 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

Creating a budget for your renovation seems like a simple task but don’t underestimate how quickly it can spiral out of control once the renovation begins. Staying within your budget takes a lot of self-control and often a little compromise. Nothing looks in your way at the start of the renovation. You are excited and ready for your contractor to get moving. Don’t worry you are not alone – T ...[Read More]