House Hunting – Don’t Buy Me Warning Signs

Buying a house is a big financial commitment. Whether you’ve bought and sold a house before or this is your first time, you don’t want to be trapped in the wrong mortgage or worse, be stuck with a lemon. Yes,… Read More »

Budget Friendly Upgrades for Your Home’s Exterior

While we might be able to travel throughout the province and to other places in Canada in the not-too-distant future, it looks like COVID-19 will keep us close to home for a little while longer. This is a great opportunity… Read More »

How to Organize a Shed

A potting shed, backyard workshop, or storage shed is a get place to store lawn care equipment, household items, and holiday decorations. But if the space is so cramped you can’t move around or packed from floor to ceiling with… Read More »

Before You Build a Fence

There are many reasons why a homeowner would want to build a fence. No matter what kind of fence you build, planning and designing a fence is one of those DIY projects that might seem straightforward, but can have a… Read More »

Why Exterior Doors are Important

The right front door boosts curb appeal; sets a welcoming tone for all who enter; and emphasizes the unique aspects of your home’s architectural style. The back door (and any other secondary entrances) is just as important. It provides air… Read More »

Tips to Keep Gutters Clean in the Winter

Even if you did a methodical gutter cleaning in the fall, you might still need to perform some seasonal home maintenance to avoid costly repairs. Vancouver gutters have to deal with rain, snow, and very active windstorms. A lot might… Read More »

How to make Your Home Smart

Smart (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) homes simplify our daily lives, making them more comfortable, convenient, and safer. While they have been around for over two decades, the technology has become more precise and accessible. It is expected that approximately… Read More »

Money-Saving Tips for Your Home’s Exterior

Maintenance projects and renovations improve the look and feel of your home exterior. Seasonal repairs and inspections to the roof, gutters, and siding help protect your home from wood rot and other types of water damage. However, regular maintenance and… Read More »

What to Know before Buying a Historic Home

Heritage homes are sought after by homebuyers for a number of reasons including serious curb appeal, unique designs, and keeping history alive in the community. Older houses can be an excellent investment – as rental properties for those who find… Read More »