Tips for better remodeling or landscaping projects

March 2, 2011 by · Comments Off on Tips for better remodeling or landscaping projects
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation, Permission, Smart Renovations 

(ARA) – For many homeowners, the return of warm weather signals that time of year to launch the long-awaited home remodeling or backyard patio project.

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How to Save Money and Complete Your Basement Renovation Fast

April 26, 2009 by · Comments Off on How to Save Money and Complete Your Basement Renovation Fast
Filed under: Additions & Extensions, Basement, common renovations, finished basement, Home Renovation, Increase home value, Moisture Control, Permission 

(ARA) – With all the uncertainty surrounding today’s economy, more people are saving money by enjoying quality time at home. Some are using this time to invest in room or whole-house makeovers to enhance the value of their homes.

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Avoid Common Home Renovation Pitfalls

1) Zoning, Bylaws & Restrictive Covenants
Before you undertake any renovation or remodeling project, contact planning and zoning department in your city to ensure that your property is zoned for the changes you are planning to undertake.   Just because the house next door has added a second floor or build a new extension, it doesn’t mean that your home is also zoned for such change. Read more