Should You Hire Someone for Your Home Construction Project or Do it Yourself? 6 Considerations
Nothing beats the satisfaction of picking up tools yourself and starting a DIY project at home, except for the feeling of fulfillment you’ll get once it’s completed. Of course, there’s always the option of bringing in a professional, or a whole team, to tackle domestic construction jobs of all sizes. So which should you choose? […]
Integrating a Swimming Pool into Your Landscape Design
Turning your backyard into a paradise you and your family can enjoy is every homeowner’s dream. However, with so many design elements to consider and the practical implications of adding one, choosing and installing a swimming pool might feel overwhelming. How to Integrate a swimming pool into your landscape designs? With thoughtful planning, creating the […]
9 Reasons to Remodel Your Commercial Building
Commercial buildings such as offices, banks, factories, and hotels need occasional remodeling just like your home or apartment. A commercial building renovation is an effective way to remain competitive in the market. It is also less expensive than moving to a new location, especially when your business is in a desirable area. However, like home […]
Decided to Invest in Rental Property? Here Are 4 Useful Steps to Follow…
Making the decision to invest in rental property can be a great choice for those looking to secure their financial future. However, it’s important to go into this type of investment with your eyes wide open. There are a lot of things to consider before buying a property, and if you’re not prepared you could […]
A Basic Guide To Underground Drainage Systems
When building your dream home, there seems to be a million critical items on your checklist that you must consider, otherwise, the project won’t be entirely successful. One of these is underground drainage. Before jumping in to purchase the necessary equipment and lay the pipes, you need to have some background information on what underground […]
Ways to Increase the Amount of Rent You Can Charge for Your Property
Whether you’re a long-term property investor or you just want rent to out a home for the first time, you’ll want to maximize the amount of rent you receive. Here’s how to do it.
How to Choose the Right Size Ceiling Fan for Your Room
Ceiling fans can be super useful for moving air around in your home — in the summer, they can create a cooling breeze that allows you to turn your thermostat up a few degrees. Reverse the fan’s direction in the winter, and it can push warm air down from the ceiling to make your home […]
8 Perfect Plants for Your Bathroom
You’d think bathrooms are the perfect environment for plants, but you need to choose with care.
Sectional Sofa – 5 Important Things You Need to Know Before You Buying Them
Furniture manufacturers offer sectional sofas in a variety of modules. This allows for customization well beyond a simple sofa with an attached chaise. In fact, buyers today can create custom configurations for specific spaces and activities! So it can be tricky. “Shopping for a sectional sofa isn’t like shopping for a simple chair, when an […]
Carbon Monoxide – the silent killer!
Everyone should feel safe in their homes and workplaces and should not have to be concerned with issues such as gas poisoning. Unfortunately, it’s a topic that homeowners need to be aware of due to the existence of and dangers surrounding constantly present gases like carbon monoxide. There are awareness efforts being made all around the world […]
Are solar myths stopping you from saving big money?
This article was originally written in March 2012. It was last updated on the 16th of March, 2017. If you’re struggling with skyrocketing energy bills, you’re in good company. In fact, just about everyone else on this planet of ours is facing the same challenge. And like you, they’re not happy about it! Fossil fuels […]
The Owner-Builder’s Sanity Saving Checklist!
The two most daunting questions in the minds of first time owner builders are: What are the steps or process I need to follow to build a house as an owner builder? and What are the stages of building a house as an owner builder? How great would it be if you had a […]
Seven Tips for Successful Owner-Building
We choose to owner-build for many and varied reasons. Sometimes, it’s because we have a limited budget and want to save as much as possible. Other times it’s because we want something unique that we feel a commercial builder won’t be able to deliver. And then there’s, what may be the best motivation and reason […]