Take the stress out of painting

If you’re like most homeowners, most likely, there is at least one room in your house that needs to be painted. But like many people, you’re probably too busy to paint your house, or you may lack the training and tools to do a professional-looking job.

Perhaps you’ve recently hired a painting contractor, and your project will be starting soon. If so, you’ll need to be available during the process to be sure your painter is doing the job right.

Here are a few basic guidelines on how you can tell if your painting contractor is doing a good job,

beautiful window

Warning: You’re losing money, heat and cold by not using the right window

The type of windows you choose are one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make when building a home or replacing old windows.

In the past, many of us placed aesthetics at the top of the list when it came selecting our windows. But today more emphasis is on energy efficiency.

Besides reducing your energy bill, energy-efficient replacement windows are also cleaner, brighter and more attractive.

If you’re in the market for new windows, here are some basic energy-efficient window replacement options you should consider.


Everything you need to know about roofing

Step up to roofing – What you need to know about roofing

Building a home entails making several major decisions. One of the most critical choices you’ll have to make is the type of material for your roof.

This is a decision that entails much more than just choosing an attractive colour. You also have to consider durability and other factors.

If you’re planning to build a home or need a new roof, here’s what you need to know about Australian roofing materials. […]

Builder vs owner

10 Ways To Ensure A Harmonious Relationship With Your Builder

When talking to others who have managed their own home renovations or doing your research online, you might have heard of people who ended up battling it out with their builders before the project was finished. Perhaps you think that it’s inevitable that you and your builder will bump heads? This is not the case.

If you avoid these common mistakes— and if you choose the right builder in the first place —things will go smoothly. […]

The top dozen most expensive renovation mistakes you can avoid

Renovation? Exciting but frustrating!

As a professional builder I’ve worked with hundreds of renovations and they’re all different. What’s not different are some basic mistakes that I see time and again from people who seem to me, smart enough to avoid them.