My Kitchen & Dining Room Makeover in my 9th House Flip
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My Kitchen & Dining Room Makeover in my 9th House Flip

Approximately 5 years ago, I bought a fixer upper. I needed to find somewhere quickly to live within a certain school district for my two teenagers and myself. I looked at renting and almost found something when my brother found two townhouses for sale in a complex across from one of the schools. I had…

How to Deal with your Neighbor’s Bad Curb Appeal

How to Deal with your Neighbor’s Bad Curb Appeal

A neighbour beside your house or even a couple of doors away, can have a positive or negative impact on the value of your home. If their house looks stunning, then their beautiful house will have a positive impact on your neighborhood and thus the value of your home. Likewise, if your neighbor’s house has…

Should I Renovate My House Before Selling? What’s my Profit Potential?

Should I Renovate My House Before Selling? What’s my Profit Potential?

Several years ago, I staged a stunning townhouse where the homeowner had spent a significant amount of money upgrading the kitchen before she moved in. Granite countertops, floor to ceiling cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and a chandelier in the adjacent dining room that was absolutely stunning. Around the same time I staged another home that had a gorgeous…

How to Convert a Closet into a Shower
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How to Convert a Closet into a Shower

Perhaps you have bought an older home and have a two piece bathroom, that is a single sink & toilet in the primary bedroom.  You love your house, you don’t want to move, but you would love it even more if it had a three piece bathroom, sink, toilet AND a shower. It would make…

Stunning Fireplace Makeover: Before & After
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Stunning Fireplace Makeover: Before & After

Your fireplace should be without question, the focal point of your room. People should walk into your room and say “wow” because it looks stunning. Does Your Fireplace Look Stunning or Dated? Does it have old stone or brick? Don’t worry if you have a dated or boring fireplace.  With a little bit alot of…

Are you doing the renovation your home needs the most?

Are you doing the renovation your home needs the most?

I was watching one of the first episodes of the new HGTV shows, Leave It to Bryan, where a couple invites Bryan Baeumler, General Contractor &  TV Host, into their home to show him what room they Bryan & his crew to renovate.  What they didn’t realize was that Bryan got to decide which room…

How to choose the right garage door color for your home
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How to choose the right garage door color for your home

Most garage doors tend to be white, especially on newer homes. Its easier & cheaper for builders to slap in a white garage door. White is the most popular color for a garage door. White garage doors can look amazing. They’re clean and fresh. BUT is a white garage door the best color for YOUR…

Accent walls trends that will add value to your home!
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Accent walls trends that will add value to your home!

For awhile, accent walls were on their way out. They were seen as dated. But fortunately they are making a comeback, and they’re bolder and better than before. Accent walls can make a powerful statement as a focal point in a room or it can help a neutral room exciting with an interesting pop of…

Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood

Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood

A few years ago I staged a townhouse that had a stunning newly renovated kitchen.  It was complete with long sleek granite counter tops, new high end kitchen cabinets and of course the very best stainless steel appliances. Around the same time I staged another townhouse that had a gorgeous en-suite bathroom in the master bedroom.  Beautiful tiles,…