July 2019

Rules Differ in a Condo Remodel: Here's How

Posted on Jul 30, 2019


You’re ready to renovate? 
Your creative juices are flowing, and you’re excited to create that perfect space.
But wait. Are you remodelling a condo? If so, this requires some special considerations. 
The game rules differ from those for a detached home. 
Here’s the playbook:  
Read the regulations: 
Condos come with associations. These come with rules. 
Th...

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Noisy Neighbours Bug Us More Now than 10 Years Ago!

Posted on Jul 15, 2019


Here’s something to consider when planning end-of-summer backyard gatherings: 
an increasing number of Canadians don’t like noisy parties.
While this may seem, well, not particularly newsworthy, a recent Statistic Canada survey on victimization reports that more people found noise to be a problem in their neighbourhoods in 2014 than in 2004. 
The surv...

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Happy at Home? You Must Have a Big Screen TV!

Posted on Jul 12, 2019


There really is no place like home for most of us. 
According to a recent survey by Houzz, an online platform that provides resources for home design and renovation, the majority of homeowners say a comfortable home is key to their happiness. 
Top of the list of things at home that make them happy are large windows and comfy furniture. 
Great, but tho...

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