20-September-2013

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The Pros and Cons of Commissioning a Room Addition

By commissioning the building of a room addition a homeowner can make their home far more “liveable” and potentially increase its resale value (that is not always the case) The addition of a brand new room can also allow families to remain in the neighborhood they have come to love even when the current home … Continue Reading




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Stay Safe by Using an Insured Tradesperson

There are plenty of things to consider when selecting a tradesman for your renovation job. Part of the process includes looking at examples of their work, speaking with their previous clients and ensuring that they are the right match for you and your project. Once you’re comfortable that they are right for the job and … Continue Reading




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Ceramic Floor Tile Pattern Options to Consider for Your Home

The way in which you have your tradesman lay your new ceramic tile flooring (or for the brave do – it – yourself) can really completely change the finished look and effect every bit as much as the colour or patterning of the ceramic tiles themselves. Most homeowners immediately opt for the most common flooring … Continue Reading




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Creating a Healthy Home – Part 3 The Bathroom

The third in a series of posts about how we can all make a few easy changes to our homes and our habits to make them a healthier place to hang out. Creating a Healthier Bathroom – Bathrooms are, as you might expect, quite the germ magnets. There is plenty you can do to make … Continue Reading




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Last Minute Kitchen Remodel Checklist

You have been planning and saving for months, if not years. Now you are finally ready for a brand new kitchen and cannot wait for the tradesmen to come in and start ripping out all those old kitchen cupboards and workbenches and replace them with newer, shinier, better looking and more functional upgrades. There is … Continue Reading




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Choosing the Best Colours for Your Home

Is it really possible that the colours in a room can change the way its occupants feel? And that those feelings will change from person to person? According to most interior designers the answer is a resounding yes. You see colour is a very personal thing. You may love red curtains in the dining room … Continue Reading




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Where to Get Trusted Tradesmen for the Job

Starting up a home renovation project is something that requires attention.  It’s not something that can be decided and done overnight.  For the project to be successful, there are several things that one should consider before starting. A good plan for the renovation is the starting point.  Upon deciding what part or area of the house … Continue Reading




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