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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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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…
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Elevate Your Bathroom with these Luxury Shower Ideas

You’re shower doesn’t have to be something you hide behind a shower curtain. Imagine having a brand-new, remodeled bathroom shower, with bright, gleaming walls. You don’t always have time to talk a hot, soothing bath. But with the right…
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Transform Your Closet with these Closet Organizer Tips

It seems everyone is talking about KonMari method and the corresponding Netflix show, “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo.” If you haven’t watched it yet, you’ve probably heard about it. Marie Kondo’s organization and decluttering methods…