Does your home feature once-beautiful hardwood floors that just need a little love?Or maybe you're hoping for a different finish or entirely different look?
Whether you love wallpaper or refuse to put it up in your home, we can all agree that it is a pain to take down; at least the older stuff is. But don't let that scare you!
You've been perusing for a new home and it happened; you found the perfect one. But now your next thought is probably, "Is this house ready to be sold?"
Whether you're house-hunting or working on updating your current residence, it's important to keep an eye on the important parts of your home and when they are required to be updated.
You may be wondering- who (or what) is Tarion?
Tarion is the is a non-profit, private corporation that protects the rights of new home buyers and regulates new home vendors and builders to ensure we meet a province-wide standard of technical competence. All of this enhances fairness and confidence in Ontario’s new home building industry.
When you're looking for a house, it's important to identify the items that are a priority to you; things that you are less likely to want to compromise on.
Whether it's being home or the fact that you like to tick things off your list, you're probably looking at taking care of some home maintenance on your own.
We are all finding ourselves home a little bit more these days- and while you should take the opportunity to a) create a balance between working (from home) and your free time, or b) get some outstanding projects done while not going crazy- this is a great opportunity to refresh your space with the items you already have. (Plus, we're all probably watching more HGTV than usual.)
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning systems are one of the biggest investments you make for your home. Most HVAC systems will last approximtely 15-25 years depending on the type of system and other contributing factors. Unfortunately, you will have to replace the system at some point, no matter how well-maintained it is.