• Renovation Advice

  • Lead in Calgary's Drinking Water

    On November 4, 2019, after a year of study and research by over 120 journalists as part of a national investigative journalism project, Canadians learned that our tap water may not be as safe to drink as we assumed. Lead pipes in new construction [...]

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    Building a Home Theatre

    Many people love the experience of going to the cinema: hot buttered popcorn, stadium seating, huge screens, incredible and immersive sound, and perfect ambiance. It’s an activity that can be enjoyed solo or with family and friends, and more [...]

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    AGEING IN PLACE – HOME IMPROVEMENTS FOR ALL BUDGETS

    Ageing, whether we welcome it or not, is a fact of life from which none of us are exempt. Though we as humans tend to feel much younger in mind and spirit than our bodies are, it is important to be realistic about the ageing process and envision the [...]

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    Cash jobs for home renovations could cost you more than you save

    Paying for a home improvement or construction work in cash to receive a ‘discount’ on the tax isn’t as glamorous as it may seem. That fact goes for homeowners and contractors alike. Individuals may think that a cash transaction can [...]

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    New Year's Resolutions for your Home

      Happy New Year! What resolutions have you made this New Year? To get fit? Quit smoking? Start saving more money? But what goals have you set for your home? January is a great time to start working on your house - the social calendar is [...]

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    When is the Best time of year to start your renovation

      “What’s the best time of year to remodel my home?” homeowners often ask. The true answer is: “Any time is the right time, as long as you’re ready to do it.” You're probably already aware that in [...]

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    Steps to prepare your Home for Winter

    Now that fall is officially here, it's time to prepare your home for cold weather. These steps, most of which you can do yourself, will help lower your utility bills and protect your investment.Now that bird nest season is over and before winter sets[...]

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    Eco-Friendly Renovation Options

    I've always been a big fan of environmentally friendly home renovations and with the recent shift in everyone's thinking trying to find more energy efficient and eco-friendly options there's a easy and innovative steps and products out[...]

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    The Reality about Reality Home Renovation Shows

    So you've just finished watching the latest reality show on home renovations and you're all set to start on your own home construction project. You've worked out your colour scheme, style and based on HGTV's latest show you have your budget[...]

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    Attic Rain Could be A Problem this January for Alberta Homes

    Nope I promise we didn't mean acid rain we actually mean attic rain. With all the cold weather we've been having in Alberta this January  you could be experiencing issues with rain occurring in your attic. So what is it and why should you [...]

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