12 Must See She Sheds – Move Over Man Cave

We brought you 12 Must See Pub Sheds, now it’s time for them to take a back seat for the 12 Must See She Sheds.  Yes that’s right; women all over the world want their own space too.  She Sheds is quickly become a new trend it backyards in North America.  She Sheds, Pub Sheds or any style of shed is a great way to increase the amount of living space you have and believe it or not, it can be cost effective.

What exactly is a She Shed? – As I mentioned, it’s a way of creating extra living space and it’s all about her.  If you had extra space what would you use it for?  How about a quiet place to read, an art studio, a potting shed, an office, a place to take a quiet nap or even quiet place to escape.  There are endless ideas for a She Shed, what would yours be?

1. Pretty in Pink

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2. Mrs President

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How To Close Your Pool For The Winter

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Many families in the Durham Region enjoy summer days lounging pool side. However as the weather has started to cool down, thoughts turn to the unenviable task of closing up the pool for another season. This is an especially important task to ensure a smooth opening in the spring and more importantly, to protect your pool equipment from any damage. Here are a few tips for closing your pool for the winter: Continue reading

Avoid Turning Off Home Buyers With Your Design Choices

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As a realtor in the Durham Region, I show a lot of houses to potential buyers and I have a good understanding of what they want and, more importantly, what they don’t.  If you are thinking it might be time to change the interior design of your home and are considering selling in the near future, this is a must read for you.

There is a lot of inspiration to be found on the popular DIY TV shows and in design magazines.  What you may not realize is that following the very latest trends in design can sometimes backfire when it comes to selling your home.  I recently read a great article on Realtor.com entitled 10 Interior Designs Trends That Turn Off Home Buyers.  This article may help you when it comes to redesigning your home. Continue reading

Does Landscaping Increase the Value of Your Home?

Does Landscaping Increase the Value of Your Home?

Spring is in the air and soon there will be a mad rush of people heading to the local nursery spending a lot of money for plants, flowers, top soil, and many other gardening items.  But does landscaping increase the value of your home?  According to a Publication from Virginia Tech, it does! Continue reading