5 Reasons to Do Your Home Improvement Project this Summer

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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 a home improvement project…
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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

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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

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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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Alberta Rebates for Your Next Home Improvement Project

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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

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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

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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…
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3 Things You Need to Know About Your Home’s Insulation During Winter

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When you live somewhere like Red Deer, losing heat in your home is no joke. Especially during the winter, when your furnace is working overtime. When you’re losing heat, you adjust your thermostat but the temperature doesn’t rise (although,…
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What Could Go Wrong in a Home Renovation?

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Top Home Renovation Mistakes (And Tips to Avoid Them) There are so many things to keep in mind when renovating your home. You have to juggle budgets, materials, labour, time and more. It’s no wonder that it can be easy to fall into…
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How to Spruce Up Your Living Room

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Your living room is one of the areas in your home that your family spends the most time in. For a lot of us, it’s where we host friends, have our morning coffee or play games and watch movies on family nights. If your current living room…