Real Estate Warning Signs

I recently had a question come through on my website from a young guy who had purchased a home and got in a little over his head. Wait, scratch that – he…

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How to Maximize a Laundry Room Renovation

If you’ve got kids, you’ve got laundry, and if you’re not careful it will take over your entire house. Even without kids laundry is a chore that always needs to be dealt…

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Sound Insulation Explained

One of the most common complaints of homeowners with income suites is sound transfer from the renters, and likewise with renters, it’s sound transfer from the homeowners. Nobody wants to hear what’s…

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Scott’s Guide to Being a Boss

Starting a business is one thing, but being a boss is another. I’ve run my own businesses since I was in my 20s, and one thing I’ve learned is that if you…

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Tips for Setting Up a Workshop

For any carpenter, hobbyist or DIY enthusiast, having a workshop is like a dream come true. But for a workshop to be truly successful, it needs to be properly set up. Here…

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Tips for Setting Up a Craft Room

A craft room is ultimately a workspace, so you need to think about how you’re going to use it so you can determine how it should function. In most cases it comes…

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How to Add Value in Living Rooms & Dining Rooms

Living rooms and dining rooms are just that – they’re where we live and where we dine. Generally speaking there’s not much to them (other than the decorative elements). The only real…

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Window and Door Replacement for Property Managers

If you’re the Property Manager of a multi-unit rental, whether it’s a low-rise townhouse or a mid-rise apartment building, there may come a time when you need to replace the windows and/or…

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Bedroom Measurements Cheat Sheet

Along with decorating a bedroom in a relaxing way, one of the keys to creating a restful and rejuvenating space is to make sure you’ve got all the major items arranged in a…

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Bedroom Decorating Do’s and Don’ts

The bedroom is arguably the most important room in the house when it comes to ROI. Not the monetary ROI I normally talk about, but the ROI in your personal life and…

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