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.

Spring cleaning: A 10-point checklist for homeowners

When the snow melts and the sun is out, do you feel re-energized? That’s good, because if you’re a homeowner, nice weather means it’s time for spring cleaning! Here’s what you need to check to reduce the risk of damage … Continue reading

4 tips for ridding your home of mould

Did you know that mould in your home can cause the occupants to have health problems? Any moist materials in your residence can become the host to microscopic fungus that can contaminate the air. This can cause a variety of … Continue reading

3 tips to prepare your home before selling

When you’re considering selling your home, it’s important to make it as enticing to buyers as possible. You don’t need to spend tons of time preparing, but be aware that a clean and tidy home that’s in good condition will … Continue reading

Take advantage of subsidies and save!

Would you like to renovate the interior of your home or redecorate a room? Before calling a container service to dispose of the old central heating unit or before replacing permanently fogged-up windows, it is a good idea to inquire … Continue reading

Plan and be your own foreman

Would you like to renovate the interior of your home or redecorate a room? Of course, you could save by putting your skills to the test instead of hiring a professional. But before you go ahead as your own foreman, … Continue reading

Roof maintenance and home insurance: 4 steps to take

Not many people like to climb on to the roof of their homes. It is still a worthwhile exercise to help prevent damage, home insurance claims and all the problems they could cause. The La Capitale blog team explains what you … Continue reading

Borrowing more to renovate your home

Let’s be honest: it often takes more than vacuuming and Windex to make the bathroom in a new home shine. But that shouldn’t stop you from buying the house of your dreams: several options are available to finance your renovations. … Continue reading

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

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

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