Media Room Makeover-Week 2

Media Room Makeover-Week 2

Media Room Makeover-Week 2 It’s Week 2 of the One Room Challenge.   I shared last week all the before photos of our media room and mentioned my plans. In a nutshell, we moved into our home just about a year ago and I’m giving our teen boys media room a much needed face lift. It’s current state:                                      …

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Do I Need A Building Permit For Renovations?

Do I Need A Building Permit For Renovations?

Everyone knows that if you put an extension on your house, you will require a building permit. But what about for the smaller renos like a new kitchen, a new bathroom, installing larger windows or a new basement? Do you need a building permit for that ? Do I Really Need a Building Permit for Renovations? When we were visiting friends one day, we went out for a walk around their neighbourhood after dinner. We couldn’t help…

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2017 Top 5 Paint Colors To Sell Your Home

2017 Top 5 Paint Colors To Sell Your Home

2017 Top 5 Paint Colors To Sell Your Home Popular paint colors for staging colors come and go just like any trend.  A couple of years ago people were covering up their beige walls with gray.  Now you see this trend reversing itself.  The colder darker grays are definitely on their way out so you now see gray walls, especially “cool” darker walls being repainted for a lighter cooler gray, a warmer version of gray,…

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Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood

Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood

Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood A few years ago I staged a townhouse that had a stunning newly renovated kitchen.  It was complete with long sleek granite counter tops, new high end kitchen cabinets and of course the very best stainless steel appliances. Around the same time I staged another townhouse that had a gorgeous en-suite bathroom in the master bedroom.  Beautiful tiles, nice new vanity, great shower including an expensive trendy…

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Stunning Fireplace Makeover | Before-and-After

Stunning Fireplace Makeover | Before-and-After

Stunning Fireplace Makeover | Before-and-After Your fireplace should be without question, the focal point of your room. People should walk into your room and say “wow” because it looks stunning. Does Your Fireplace Look Stunning? Or is it dated?  Does it have old stone or brick? Don’t worry if you have a dated or boring fireplace.  With a little bit alot of hard work you can transform your fireplace into something that you are really…

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