Renovating vs building a new home

If you’ve bought a fixer-upper property or if your home is just in need of a full-scale revamp, you may be deciding between renovating and building from scratch. Of course, there are plenty of things to consider and both come with their advantages (and disadvantages), but with both options you…

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How to give your home an exterior makeover

Even if you have the most beautifully-designed home interior, if the exterior of your home is worn, weathered and unattractive, it will significantly impact the look and feel of your home. When people speak of “curb appeal”, this is usually related to the exterior of the property, and especially if…

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End of summer home improvement projects

This summer has flown by and now that we’re approaching September, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about end of summer home improvement projects. Our homes experience a lot of use over summer especially when we’re making the most of the nice weather and enjoying the outdoors. However, while…

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Where to add millwork in the home

There are so many ways you can enhance your home, and millwork is just one of them. Custom millwork adds a very special touch to your home that can make your space feel more polished, elegant and refined. Wood is one of the simplest ways to add character and charm…

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How to avoid a renovation work nightmare

If you’re planning a remodel for the next few months you’re probably knee deep in architectural plans, paint samples, home decor books and everything else. Summer is a popular time to get renovation work completed as it’s often easier to take time off and a lot of people prefer to…

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Common issues when renovating an old home

If you’re thinking about buying an old home or you’re looking to renovate your period home, you have an exciting time ahead and there are so many great ways you can get creative and revamp a dated home. However, while older properties are charming, characterful and unique, and renovating can…

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Sloped driveway designs

The driveway is the first thing you’ll see when you enter your property, so you should never underestimate the importance of a well-planned and landscaped design, especially if you want to make a good first impression. Your driveway design should complement the aesthetic of your property and generally fit the…

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Minimalistic renovation ideas

More people these days are opting for a minimalistic home design, and there’s definitely something beautiful and calming about clean lines and open spaces. When our lives are filled with stress, it’s only natural that we want our homes to be fuss- and clutter-free. You can very easily create the…

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