Learning About Energy Efficient Windows

Windows in Edmonton If your house still has old aluminum sliders or if your windows have broken seals and damaged frames, you could be losing a lot of energy. According to Natural Resources Canada, windows can account for up to 25 per cent of total house heat loss. Replacing your inefficient windows with energy efficient windows from a company like Durabuilt Windows and [...]

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Energy Efficient Windows

Energy-Efficient-Windows Windows are one of the biggest contributors to energy loss in the home, especially during Canada’s cold winter months. Not only will installing energy efficient windows [...]

Fireplace Maintenance & Safety Check

Fireplace-maintenance1 Winter is looming on the horizon, days are shortening and temperatures are dropping. Homeowners are thinking about preparing their homes for the cold season ahead. The cost of [...]

Preparing the Yard for Winter

By David Goehring (Flickr: Fall Labors) [CC-BY-2.0] Summer has come to an end and autumn is starting to show its colours. It’s likely your lawn has slowed down its growing substantially and leaves, dead fruit and other debris [...]

Vinyl Flooring

vinyl living room Vinyl flooring has been a popular choice for decades and it has come a long way in the last 30 years. Vinyl  flooring gives homeowners a low-cost flooring option that is [...]

Choosing Lighting for Your Home’s Interior

large_KItchen_(2) The lighting in your house's interior is not only functional, allowing you to perform specific tasks in each room; it also plays a big role in the overall atmosphere of [...]

DIY: Tips for Interior Painting

paint roller Changing the colour of your interior walls is one of the most inexpensive and easiest things you can do to give your home an updated look. Beyond changing the look of a room [...]

Choosing New Kitchen Cabinets

Photo from Gem Cabinets Not only are kitchen renovations the most popular home improvement project tackled by North American home owners, they are also one of the best renovation investments. [...]

Refinishing or Refacing Cabinets

cabinet-refinishing Kitchen renovations are one of the most popular home improvement projects. Upgrading your kitchen will give your home a fresh new look, increase personal enjoyment of the [...]

DIY: Build a Fence

fence Building a fence around the perimeter of your property will increase the value and marketability of your home. A well-built fence is both decorative and practical, adding [...]

Asphalt or Concrete Driveway?

concrete driveway stamped Your driveway is cracked, the edges are breaking away and you can see obvious wear from your parked vehicles. It’s so uneven you jam up your snow shovel all winter and now [...]