Tag Archives: Dave Smart

Ice dams. What you need to know about your roof.

I had my upper roof insulated last year (new baffles, blown-in insulation) and the roof over my sunroom addition insulated about six months ago, also with blown-in cellulose. Imagine my surprise to wake up last week and find this. Those two … Continue reading

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# 5 – Getting a house ready for sale (make that scrambling!)

Yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) I took a pile of stuff from my house out to my new listing(these were pieces of art, small tables, and lamps that Micheline Masson, the home stager I’m working with selected for staging) with help from fellow realtor, … Continue reading

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# 4 – Getting a house ready for sale – TIP: find great contractors!

I’ve been really fortunate with the trades who are working with me to get my new listing ready for sale. Cedric Poon of Archipelago Contracting worked until 2 AM on Monday on tiling; got five hours sleep and went back … Continue reading

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# 1- Getting a house ready for sale — a peek inside

The first episode of my new show (Ottawa Experts: Real Estate) will air October 1 at  8 PM on Rogers TV.  A later episode will discuss how to get a house ready for sale. I have a gorgeous condo bungalow in Amberwood … Continue reading

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