Archive for 'Maintenance'
Posted on 04. Jul, 2010 by Manu Sharma.
It is common to have fiberboard, vinyl or metal siding on houses, which if installed correctly, will require little outside of normal maintenance.
To clean siding, lightly scrub the soiled areas with a mild, non-abrasive detergent and hose down. Be careful if using a high pressure washer which may damage the siding.
Fiberboard and metal siding should [...]
Posted on 13. Mar, 2010 by Manu Sharma.
Looking to use the net to help out with your interior decorating? We’ve compiled a list that we will keep adding to as they come up.
Etsy.com: Crafter’s heaven. Lots of unique products, 20,000+ candles alone!
Sherwin-williams.com/do_it_yourself/paint_colors/visualizer: as it reads, upload a picture, and see what your room looks like before going out on that limb.
Designspongeonline.com: Lots [...]
Posted on 27. Dec, 2009 by Manu Sharma.
When preparing your house for sale, you will definitely want to put your best foot forward. Remember, you will be competing with other houses, both new and pre-owned. If you want to achieve top dollar you will want to have your home in the best possible light BEFORE it is put up for sale. Declutter, [...]
Posted on 15. Oct, 2009 by Manu Sharma.
Kitchen renovations are widely seen as one of the best areas for home investment returns; however it is easy to go overboard. The first thing that you will want to do is to set a budget and stick to it. IT is easy to get swayed by small, incremental bumps; however those few dollars will [...]
Posted on 24. Aug, 2009 by Manu Sharma.
The Canadian climate can be particularly tough on the exterior finish of a home. Rain, snow, sunlight and expansion are all common hazards that are a part of life. Repairing exterior finishes can help to protect your home from moisture and other hazards, as well as preserve the structure, however can be expensive when required.
Posted on 22. Aug, 2009 by Manu Sharma.
Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) can be affected by a number of different things such as excessive moisture, mold, pets, lifestyle, chemical contamination and carbon monoxide. There are ways to detect and correct any issues with IAQ. CMHC’s reference guide titled “The Clear Air Guide” is a good reference to start with, but quite often you [...]