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Debbie Dey

Enhancing Home Efficiency Through Green Renovations

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There has been a push in recent years to make our homes more energy efficient and environmentally friendly. With everyone pitching in to reduce their energy and carbon footprints, scientists suggest that damaging CO2 emissions and greenhouse gases can also be reduced through green renovations to reverse damaging effects on the environment.

Serge Bojinski‏

27+ Reading Nook Ideas For Kids With DIY Tutorials

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Watching kids read in the 21-st-century, full of digital distractions, makes me feel good. I never loved reading up until recent years, when a good read in an enjoyable and undistracted setting became a necessity.

Zoocasa

Renovating and Remodeling: What’s the Difference?

Renovating and Remodeling

When it comes to home improvement, undertaking a full-scale remodel has never been more popular. As land transfer taxes (LTT) make it incredibly expensive to move in Canada, many homeowners are instead choosing to convert their current property into their dream home. While it used to be more common to do some smaller-scale renovations — the kitchen, the bathroom, maybe some flooring — it’s now typical to gut a place to the studs and builds it back up from scratch to get exactly the kind of fixtures, flooring, and layout that you want.

Debbie Dey

10 Vulnerable Areas of Every Home – How to Lower Utility Bills Like a Pro

areas of homes vulnerability

Being a homeowner can be both wonderful and expensive.

You no longer have to waste money on renting someone else’s property. You have the ultimate authority on how it should be personalized to fit your tastes and lifestyle. And, you also bear full responsibility for paying those dreaded monthly utility bills.

Serge Bojinski‏

Earn Big Money for These Small Reno Projects

You’ve probably seen those television shows or ads for seminars that teach you how to buy a house, repair it, and flip it to earn big money. Through the magic of television, a complete overhaul can be completed (with furniture and all) in 60 minutes or less. While the process looks pretty simple, it’s anything but.

Andrey Delion

Enjoy Doing Laundry With These Top Reno Ideas

Today’s busy homeowners are always searching for ways to save time and be more efficient. Take a look at these top reno ideas that will help streamline the process and possibly inspire you.

Debbie Dey

The Most Important Things to Do Before You Start Remodeling

If you’re diligent in preparing for your home renovation, the process will run smoother, the job will be finished on time, and you’ll be rewarded with a beautiful new space that you and your family will enjoy for many years to come.

Serge Bojinski‏

Ultimate Cheat Sheet On Boosting Your Home’s Resale Value

If you’re a Canadian homeowner considering making some improvements to your property, you’ve probably read about strategically planning projects that will give you the best return on investment (ROI) and boosting your home’s resale value.