renovations

Renovation Readiness - Tips n' Tricks

Renovation Readiness - Tips n' Tricks

Have a basic plan. While this seems easy at first it there will be a 100 different things uncovered during the renovation that can very quickly take you off budget and into the ‘reno-weeds’. So be prepared for….

Reasons To Upgrade Your Circuits

Reasons To Upgrade Your Circuits

Your electrical system is often overlooking during upgrades and renovations, despite the fact that this is the heart of your home. Without a healthy electrical system, you run the risk of overloading your circuits, causing an outage, or worse, a potential fire hazard that puts your family at risk

Where Should You Spend Your Renovation Budget?

Where Should You Spend Your Renovation Budget?

If you are considering a renovation taking some time ahead of the project to allocate your spend is a great idea so you do not run into any surprises along the way.  But where do you spend your renovation budget?  The kitchen, bathroom and basement will always yield the best return on your investment dollars especially if you choose energy-efficient and eco-friendly options.  Planning carefully and and smart choices will go a long way….

What To Ask Your Electrician?

What To Ask Your Electrician?

If you are gearing up for reno's this season and require electrical work, how does one start the process?  With so many changes and updates to the electrical code you may wonder what to ask your electrician?  What should you do prior to hiring your electrician to do your electrical work? Are they licensed for your community? Most municipalities and cities require the electrician to have a license to do work so they …..

Often Overlooked Upgrades During a Remodel or Renovation

Often Overlooked Upgrades During a Remodel or Renovation

Often Overlooked Upgrades During a Remodel or Renovation That’s it!  You have decided that it’s now or never! We are going to complete a renovation project! While our intent is coming from the right place, more often or not we can get overwhelmed by the details. To prepare you for when this happens, keep in mind that there are common, and often overlooked upgrades during a remodel or renovation that one should consider to save …

BENEFITS OF EXTERIOR OR LANDSCAPE LIGHTING

BENEFITS OF EXTERIOR OR LANDSCAPE LIGHTING

Benefits of Landscape or Exterior Lighting There are many pros that come with the installation of landscape lighting such as increasing your property value, aide in safety with providing lighted walkways and there is little doubt, that when done properly, landscape lighting can create quite the wow-effect on your curb appeal that most home buyers are looking for….

Simple Ways to Update Your Bathroom or Kitchen

Simple Ways to Update Your Bathroom or Kitchen

Simple Ways to Update Your Bathroom or Kitchen Most times updating your bathroom or kitchen can be a daunting project to tackle when there are many things that can go wrong. Following some of these suggestions can stretch your dollar and yet create a unique and fresh look to your humble abode.  Let's face it, we all wish for our homes to be a representation of our style and personality….