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Reflection

As 2019 draws to a close, its a good time for reflection. To reflect on all of your successes, failures and things you would like to change in your life.  Life is short and without slowing down and taking the time to reflect, we deny ourselves of the opportunity to make changes in our life and […]

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Does size really matter?

Choosing the right renovation or remodelling company can be a daunting task. While there may be only a handful of local real estate companies, there are many more construction companies. The size of our business will always limit the number of clients we can reach, but those that choose MADERAWORX will always be clients for […]

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Why Wait

What are you waiting for? For more than 20 years I have been heavily involved in the construction business. As a carpenter, businessman and former realtor, I am always insisting that clients start projects during winter months. Quite often clients will say that it’s disruptive to start in the winter months. My answer is always […]

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Hiring The Right Contractor

Hiring the right contractor can often be a perilous endeavour.  We have all heard of home renovation disasters due to hiring the wrong contractor. Often we rely on word of mouth and only discover that what someone else thought was quality is not our own definition of quality. If we focus on price rather than […]

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Why do it yourself is a bad idea

  I am pretty sure that almost everyone can recall or remember a time when they regret trying to do their own home improvements. What initially looked like a relatively simple and easy job turns into something far more challenging and technical than anticipated.  I have been to several homes where I have had to […]

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Use Your Equity

  If you want to improve the value of your home because you have thoughts of selling it in the near future, then it would be wise to consider taking equity out of your home to plan for a renovation. Let’s face it most of us don’t have a pile of money laying around that […]

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Maintaining Your Home

  I am sure you have heard the phrase that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The same principle applies to your home. Your home is one of your most valuable possessions. Some home owners cringe at the thought of having to spend money on replacing plumbing and electrical and replacing […]

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Our latest advice for your next interior renovations

Kitchen: Remodelling your kitchen versus renovating can significantly reduce the costs while achieving a result you will like.  In remodelling you may choose to resurface your cabinets, replace the countertops and add a backsplash and replace your appliances. In doing this, it can possibly afford you the opportunity to upgrade other areas of your home. […]

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