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Garage Door Upgrade

A new garage door can be a complete refresh. Updating your garage door can improve the look and functionality of your home. 

If your garage door is in great working condition, a new paint could give it the boost it needs. 

Return on investment when replacing an old, warped, paint pealing door is typically close to 100% and will stand the test of time. A renovation worth doing even if you are not planning on moving in the next five years.

Check out the difference online before taking the plunge.

Amarr Door Design is a fantastic and super easy process.

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Tips for Eco Friendly Yards in Calgary

Calgary, like many other cities, is becoming increasingly conscious of the importance of sustainable and eco-friendly practices. Here are some tips for creating an eco-friendly yard in Calgary:

  1. Choose native plants: Native plants are well-suited to Calgary's climate and require less water and maintenance than non-native plants. They also provide a habitat for local wildlife.  Eco friendly yard
  2. Composting is an excellent way to reduce waste and create nutrient-rich soil for your garden. You can create your own compost or purchase it from a local garden store. The City of Calgary gives away compost from the green bin program for free – although you need to book a time slot for pick up. Details on when / how to book:  https://www.calgary.ca/waste/residential/green-cart-compost-giveaway.htmlEco friendly yard
  3. Install a rain barrel: A rain barrel collects rainwater from your roof, which you can then use to water your plants. This helps conserve water and reduces your reliance on the municipal water...
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Maintaining your Deck, Extend the lifespan of you Deck

A deck is a valuable addition to any home, but it also requires regular maintenance to ensure maximum durability. Here are some tips to help you maintain your deck:

  1. Clean your deck regularly: Sweep your deck regularly to remove dirt, debris, and leaves. Use a garden hose or pressure washer (low setting) to clean your deck annually. You can also use a deck cleaner to remove any stains or discolorations.Deck Maintenance
  2. Inspect your deck: Inspect your deck regularly for any signs of damage, such as cracks, splinters, or rot. Replace any damaged or rotten boards to ensure the safety of your deck.Deck Maintenance
  3. Seal or stain your deck: Apply a sealer or stain to protect your deck from moisture and UV rays. Choose a product that is specifically designed for your type of decking material.Deck Maintenance
  4. Check the hardware: Check the hardware on your deck, such as screws and bolts, to ensure they are tight and secure. Replace any rusty or corroded hardware to prevent accidents.Deck Maintenance
  5. Trim surrounding foliage: Trim any trees or bushes surrounding...
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Curb Appeal: 10 tips to add value to your home right now.

Great curb appeal will add value to your home, whether you are selling or not.  If the houses on the street appear well kept, property values will be better than in an unkempt neighbourhood.  When houses on your street sell for more money, the value of your home will increase. Keeping your house tidy on the outside will help theirs sell for more money. Ready to sell or not these are great tips to keep up the curb appeal, from budget friendly to splurges they will increase the value of your home, now and years to come.

Here are some tips to help you create curb appeal for your home:

    1. Start with the landscaping: A well-manicured lawn, trimmed hedges, and colorful flowers can make a big difference in the appearance of your home. Consider hiring a landscaper to help design and maintain your yard. 

      Ensure that it is weed free (no dandelions popping up) and not dried out & brown. Water, weed, and cut the grass. It is also important to trim the grass for a polished & finished...

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APRIL 2023 CALGARY AND REGION REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORTS

Prices reach record high.

Calgary Real Estate Board: This month, persistent sellers’ market conditions placed further upward pressure on home prices. After four months of persistent gains, the total unadjusted benchmark price reached $550,800, nearly two per cent higher than last month and a new monthly record high for the city. “While sales activity is performing as expected, the steeper pullback in new listings has ensured that supply levels remain low,” said CREB® Chief Economist Ann-Marie Lurie. “The limited supply choice is causing more buyers to place offers above the list price, contributing to the stronger than expected gains in home prices.” In April, sales reached 2,690 units compared to the 3,133 new listings. With a salesto-new-listings ratio of 86 per cent, inventories declined by 34 per cent compared to last year and are over 45 per cent below long-term averages for April. While sales have eased by 21 per cent compared to last year, the...

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