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Kitchen Updates for Every Skill Level

February 3rd, 2016|

Kitchen updates go a long way in increasing the overall value of a home. There are some easy DIY projects that can get you a decent ROI (return on investment), and there are other updates

Door Hardware Trends for 2016

February 1st, 2016|

One of my favourite ways to update a room is with new hardware. It’s low cost compared to many other types of improvements, and the ROI is great. And because hardware is an easy-to-change item,

Bathroom Updates for Every Skill Level

January 28th, 2016|

Bathroom updates can be great for increasing the value of your home. There are some easy DIY projects that can get you a decent ROI (return on investment), and there are other updates that require

Winter Roofing Tips

January 27th, 2016|

The Freeze and Thaw of Winter Can Cause Problems for Your Roof
Winter can be problematic, especially when the temperatures fluctuate and create a freeze/thaw scenario. One thing I always notice is the increase in potholes

5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home with Paint

January 21st, 2016|

Paint is one of the most important tools available to homeowners and designers. With just a few brush strokes you can transform a space and not just make it look better, but actually increase the

Built-In Kitchen Appliances – Should You or Shouldn’t You?

January 20th, 2016|

When it comes to appliances, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is whether to opt for freestanding or built-in units. Freestanding units are great for a lot of reasons, but if you

See Scott at the 2016 International Builders’ Show

January 14th, 2016|

From January 19th thru Jan 21st Scott will be attending the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas. Over the course of the 3-day event Scott will be walking the show floor, checking out new products, and making several

DIY in a Day – Updating your Entrance

January 13th, 2016|

When it comes to home renovations, I’m all about return on investment. And if it’s a project homeowners can take on themselves? Even better. Many people jump to kitchen and bathroom renovations when they think

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