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We really don’t like to brag, but if you want to read about the types of awards given out to home builders, the Red Deer Advocate honoured these Red Deer home builders

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5 Reasons to Do Your Home Improvement Project this Summer

The grass is turning green, the trees are budding, birds are chirping - which means summertime is upon us. These are also signs that it’s time to take advantage of the warm weather and free time and get started on those home improvement projects…
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Tips for Planning the Perfect Garden

Whether you’re an avid gardener or first-time grower, developing a green thumb isn’t as challenging as you might think. With the right soil, gardening tools and a few key tips you can nurture a garden to produce fresh and flavorful fruits…
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Top 5 Home Improvement Projects for Summer

If you’ve been thinking of starting a home improvement project this summer, don’t delay! The cold weather will be back before you know it. There’s no better time than during the warmer summer months to work on outdoor projects (or indoor…
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8 Affordable Backyard Ideas to Get Your Yard Ready for Summer

As Canadians, we have a tendency to wait until the heat of the summer to transform our backyards. By the time we finish our backyard projects its often just in time to pack up for winter. With how short our Alberta summers are, all of us at…
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Get Renovation Ready With Our Spring Cleaning Checklist

Part of being a homeowner means staying on top of your home’s maintenance. After a long cold winter, spring is the perfect time to do a deep clean and get your home ready for any summer projects you have in mind. Winter can be hard on our…
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Alberta Rebates for Your Next Home Improvement Project

Almost 20% of the energy consumed in Canada is used to run our homes. With this in mind, the amount of energy your home needs to function, energy efficiency is more relevant than ever! Energy-efficient homes can be linked to increased comfort…