Awesome Ways To Get More From Your Home Improvements

Doing your own improvements could make you want to stay in the home you are in. You may not be able to sell your home for the price you deserve. Instead of selling and buying, how about improving what you have already? This article will provide you with good advice for home improvement success.

Consider replacing your roof with shingles that are lighter in color or even using white tiles. Having a lighter-colored roof will reduce the amount of heat absorbed by your attic and upper floors, making your house more comfortable and reducing the energy needed to cool it … Read more

Protect your home from Severe Summer Storms

Notwithstanding some forecasts of below average rainfall this summer for Calgary, summer storms are a fact of life as shown by early records available for this continent. As early as 1775, the Newfoundland hurricane was recorded to have taken 4,000 lives.

In the new millenium, hurricanes Juan (2003), Noel (2007), and Igor (2010) all cause catastrophic damage, claiming dozens of lives and hundreds of millions in destroyed goods and property.

It’s good that weather forecasting has improved a lot over the decades, but we can only prepare for the onslaught of severe summer storms when the weatherman gives his warnings. … Read more

4 great home tips we learned from Marie Kondo

If an item doesn’t spark joy when you hold it, thank it for its service and say goodbye. Here are four lessons you can learn by following Marie Kondo’s style.

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Start with clothes, then move onto more emotional items such as old books and trinkets. Stick to the simple, even when it comes to home design. Simple white interiors with black laminate flooring and minimal clutter can be the way to go.

Don’t get nostalgic

You must do this without getting distracted by nostalgic items such as memory boxes. Remember to stick to … Read more