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Posted by on Oct 27, 2017 in Home And Housing | 0 comments

4 Safety Tips for DIY Roof Renovations

4 Safety Tips for DIY Roof Renovations

What goes up must come down, but no one wants to drop tools on their friends or break a leg trying to save money patching a hole in the roof. It is an unfortunate fact that many injuries, including fatal and disabling falls, are mostly preventable. Here are safety tips for DIY roof repairs to reduce the odds that you are injured while working on your roof. Clear the Surrounding Area Don’t try to work on the roof when there are people walking where your tools may fall. This ensures that no one mistakenly moves a ladder as an impediment, stranding someone on the roof, or gets hit by a falling hammer. This doesn’t eliminate the need for everyone working on the project to wear a hard hat since they could get hit by flying debris or hit their heads climbing around the rafters. A variation of this theme is clearing the work area itself before you start work. You don’t want anyone to slip on wet leaves on...

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Posted by on Sep 17, 2017 in Home And Housing | 0 comments

Be Smart to Land the Best Luxury Apartment

Be Smart to Land the Best Luxury Apartment

It is undeniable that luxury apartments are expensive. Whether you decide to rent or buy one, you will still spend a lot of money in order to get it. The good thing is that there are ways for you to make the most out of the amount that you will spend. You just need to be smart in making a decision. Here are some tips for you to consider. Size When it comes to the price, you need to have an idea of how much the average cost per square metre is. This makes it easier for you to calculate the cost of the apartment relative to the average. If you think it is spacious enough for the price, it is a good choice. Otherwise, you should keep looking. You should also not settle for a smaller apartment especially if you have a large family or you are planning to host parties. Location Access is always the key in choosing an apartment. You need to find a place that...

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Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Home And Housing | 0 comments

Reasons Why You Will Never Regret Living in Laval

Reasons Why You Will Never Regret Living in Laval

There was a time when Laval was actually just farmlands. Take a tour of the city and you will still see lots of picturesque farms. Yet you’ll also behold many other spectacles that can convince you to live here. Even looking at real estate & homes for sale in Laval will entice you to buy a house here. Following are some of the main reasons why people love living in Laval: It’s located on a big island. Laval is located in Île Jésus, which means there are awesome waterfront views in all directions. It has plenty of schools. This one of the most important reasons to live here if you have kids. Add up all the schools for primary, high school, and college and you have more than a hundred schools to choose from. You will certainly have no difficulty in finding a well-regarded academic institution for your young children. You also have the northern campus of the University of Montreal, as well as the Collège Montmorency. You don’t...

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Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Home And Housing, TIps | 0 comments

4 Things Not to Say When Looking at a New House

4 Things Not to Say When Looking at a New House

Checking out a property before deciding to buy it is important. This will give you an idea if it is the perfect place for you. It is also the time for you to speak with the agent or the owner of the house. You can seal the deal on the spot or you can just tell them that you’ll give them a call if you are interested in buying the place. During the visit, you have to be extremely careful with your words. This place is not yet yours and viewing it is just a privilege given to you. Make sure that you are sensitive with every word you say while touring the place. Here are some of the things not to say at all. “This is my dream house” Obviously, this signals to them that you are really interested in the place. The owner will then play hardball with you. Instead of negotiating the price to make it lower, they will say no to all your requests. They...

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Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Home And Housing | 0 comments

Narrowing Down the Options when Searching for a Removal Company

Narrowing Down the Options when Searching for a Removal Company

There are a lot of moving companies to choose from, especially today as people are moving to different places a lot. More people are braver when confronting change now especially if there are opportunities for them elsewhere. If you are one of these people and you are searching for the best moving company, here are some of the ways in which you can narrow the options down. Ask for quotations You need to call up a moving company and ask them how much you would have to pay for their services. There are others who will take a look at your place before they can give a quotation. Of course, they will not force you to hire them if you can’t afford the price. There are companies that you can negotiate with as well if you want them to lower the rates. Read independent reviews It helps if you read reviews written by those who have tried their services before. You must avoid reviews written on the website of...

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Posted by on Apr 21, 2016 in Home And Housing | 0 comments

Bring up the value of your property by at least 25% through home extensions

Bring up the value of your property by at least 25% through home extensions

According to recent reports, the government has reduced certain rules which surround home extensions. You must be wondering how much a home extension would increase the value of your home! For a limited period of time, homeowners are definitely allowed to extend their homes with larger-than-life extensions without having to ask for planning permission from the local councils. This rule also boosts the businesses as the offices, shop and industrial units would expand considerably without having to ask for approval from the governing authorities. You will be rather happy to know that it is possible to add at least 25% to the value of your property and this new rule has been the cause of a surge in sudden home improvements. As per Nationwide Building Society, all those homeowners who take a plunge into enhancing or improving their homes could make considerable profits. Depending on the scale and scope of the project, extending your home could indeed add a lot of value to your home. Nationwide in fact calculates...

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