Renos

Welcome to the Renos section. Here you will find articles about how to renovate a home, how to improve a room, the cost of renovations and much more.

Renovations: Should you call your insurer?

Renovating? Are you planning on notifying your insurer? Here are a few details taken from La Capitale’s blog that will help you decide whether you should notify your insurer, and why! Why should you adjust your insurance during renovations? Normally, home … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Repair or change a floor

Redo your floors before moving in Redoing the floors is not an easy task. The rooms have to be emptied and the house becomes a real worksite. And if your floors need sanding and varnishing, you have to leave your … Continue reading

1 Comment

The key to selling your house

Storage: The key to selling your house Among the important criteria when buying a house is the amount of storage space available. The buyer will be charmed by various cabinets, large wardrobes and ingenious drawers. When visits are scheduled, put … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Easily update your home with paint

A potential buyer that visits a house on sale can be influenced by the colours of the walls. Colours contribute to the atmosphere of your home and to well-being feeling of the visitor.  Obviously the buyer will later paint the … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Update the look of your bathroom before selling your house

When the time comes to sell your house, the look of your bathroom will play a crucial role. Indeed, an outdated bathroom can discourage buyers and even refrain them from buying your house.         Renovating the bathroom … Continue reading

Leave a comment
How to reduce stress when renovating

How to Reduce Stress When Renovating

You can increase the value and functional aspects of your home with renovations, and you may be excited about how the house will look after the work is done. However, surviving a home improvement project can be tricky. It’s hard … Continue reading

Leave a comment
6 Tips for Preparing Your Home for Winter

6 Tips for Preparing Your Home for Winter

In summertime, we tend to forget that winter is coming.  But now is the best time to prepare for the icy months!  Canadian winters are known for their cold temperatures, strong winds, and plenty of snow, ice and sleet. This … Continue reading

Leave a comment
How To Make Your Pool Safe for Kids

How to Make Your Pool Safe for Kids

Taking dips in the pool with your family during the hot summer season is the best way to beat the heat. However, if you have little kids at home a pool can be a potential hazard. To make sure everyone … Continue reading

Leave a comment
Why kitchen renos increase resale value

Why Kitchen Renos Mean Great Resale Value

You can rest assured that the return on investment for a kitchen reno is between 75% and 100%. There’s no doubt that by taking on this type of renovation, it pays off. Here are some very valid reasons as to why kitchen renos mean great resale value. Continue reading

Leave a comment
Renovations slow down in Quebec

Renovations Slow Down in Quebec

After having reached its peak in 2009, home renovation slows down in Quebec, according to a report by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). Continue reading

Leave a comment