That trickling sound you hear outside in your downspouts is the sound of Spring. The temperatures are on the rise and the last piles of snow are gradually melting away. Soon the robins will arrive, worms in beak, and we will have the chance to look back and honestly say, “It wasn’t such a bad winter after all was it?” Now comes the task of surveying Old Man Winter’s damage and getting our homes ready for some glorious sunshine. Here are some tips that will help your home recover from winter: Continue reading
Home is where the heart is! While you may be well-versed with the concerned maxim, there could be times when you don’t find your heart at your home. Consequently, you might consider the idea of either renovating your home or selling it and moving to a new place altogether. While making such a decision, do consider the following points: Continue reading
So finally you got that promotion you were looking for. However, the position is in another state and you have to move. It is winter and you are worried that your house looks less appealing than in spring, so you might not be able to get a good profit. Well, you cannot really ask your company to hold off the promotion till spring or turn down the offer. What you can do is use your imagination, spruce up your house, and make it stand out from all the other houses in the area. Who knows, maybe you will even get a better deal. Following are some tips to create the much needed curb appeal for your home. Continue reading
A professional valuation of your house is an estimate of how much your house would sell for if it were on the market. It is specific to the time the appraisal is made in as property values tend to fluctuate over time and the condition of the house changes as time passes. Regardless of whether you are selling your home or staying in it, it helps to know its true value. Continue reading
If you have decided it is time to sell your home, it may seem like a good idea to try and do it yourself. After all, how hard can it be? The truth is, it isn’t as easy as it seems, and if you’re not equipped with the tools and reach of a professional real estate sales representative, you may actually end up losing out on profits from the sale of your home or find it hard to even sell it at all! Continue reading
Even though scientists all around the world have predicted that this year’s El Nino could be the strongest ever, bringing warmer temperatures, the fact of the matter is, winter is still cold. Not to mention that in Ontario, as of November 1, 2015, electricity will now cost you more, here are some easy ways to put some money back in your pocket: Continue reading
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?
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