Cost-Effective Ways to Update a Bathroom

A bathroom with cabinets painted blue, an affordable way to update a bathroom.

Bathroom renovation is a popular home improvement project that can significantly impact the overall look of your living space. A well-designed bathroom not only increases the value of your home but also improves its functionality while giving the space a much-needed new look. However, the cost of a complete bathroom renovation can be quite high and is prohibitive for many households. In this situation, cost-effective updates are helpful.

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Maximizing Small Spaces for Storage and Organization

A woman maximizing small spaces in her home by using wire bins and baskets to store clothing.

Living in small spaces can be difficult, especially when it comes to organization and storage. Every square inch must be utilized when space is at a premium. Fortunately, there are many quick and easy ways to make the most of your space and keep things organized. You can use many methods to make the most of your limited space, from using vertical storage to buying multipurpose furniture.

In this post, we’ll present you with seven suggestions for creating a functional living area using minimal space. With these ideas, you can create a comfortable and useful area whether you live in a small apartment, a studio, or a modest house.

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How to Prepare Your Home & Garden for Spring

A patio and garden that has been prepared for spring weather.

With the arrival of spring, it’s time to prepare your home and garden for the coming season. It’s essential to prepare your outdoor space for the change in weather and make sure everything is in good condition so you can enjoy it! In this article, you’ll find tips on how to prepare for spring weather, whether you are remodeling your garden or beautifying your home.

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5 Simple Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Home

A pest control specialist talking with a homeowner about ways to keep pests out of her home.

No one likes dealing with pests in their home. They can be a nuisance, damaging your belongings and bringing in germs and bacteria. Fortunately, there are simple steps you can take to keep them away.

What Are Some Common Pests You Might Find in Your Home?

Some of us may have heard scratching or scurrying noises coming from within our walls, but few of us know what kind of pests we’re dealing with. Some common household pests are ants, cockroaches, rodents, and termites. While some may be harmless nuisances, others can wreak havoc on furniture and foundations and even spread germs.

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Spotlight on Micah Pelster, Edmonton Rookie of the Year Nominee

Micah Pelster of Realty Executives Focus in Sherwood Park, Alberta.
Micah Pelster of Realty Executives Focus in Sherwood Park, Alberta.

Entrepreneurship is a demanding and challenging career path that requires a unique set of skills and traits such as risk-taking, determination, creativity, and adaptability. Not everyone is cut out for it as it can involve long hours, creating your own structure, financial uncertainty, and stress related to decision-making. Often people do not find themselves in an entrepreneurial role until later in life.

As a young university student, Realtor┬« Micah Pelster was unusually clear eyed in determining that entrepreneurship was meant for him.  Despite taking part time studies at MacEwan University, it was time for him to break into the real estate industry.  He decided to start his business and begin making a name for himself.

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Leasing Out Office Space from a Brokerage Building

An office that has been cleaned up to be leased.

Depending on the working preferences of agents, brokerage buildings can often have available space. Tenants may leave or the brokerage may acquire a new property with unoccupied space. Owners or management will be responsible for maintaining and caring for the property, and good maintenance increases the possibility of not only leasing the property sooner, but achieving a higher rental rate for a longer period.

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