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Renovating an investment condo – Day 5 -new lighting, baseboard heaters, and plumbing!

Mark Dods, my electrician, installed new baseboard heaters yesterday. Unfortunately, they are not the same profile as the old ones, meaning there is some drywall exposed,  so I’ll have to do some drywall repairs which I hope to get to … Continue reading

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Renovating an investment condo – on a small budget! Today – a new backsplash!

I took possession of my new investment condo at Briston Private on Friday and right away — literally as soon as I got the keys —  I loaded up the car with tiles and headed off to meet Alex, my … Continue reading

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Renovating my new investment condo!

I just purchased another investment condo, this one’s in Hunt Club. It’s a stacked unit on Briston Private. And while the owner has done many quality renovations, it still has the original kitchen cabinet doors. I don’t love the backsplash … Continue reading

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One decorating trend worth following – encaustic tile!

Yesterday, I blogged about a few trends to avoid, but here’s a current trend I love: encaustic tile. These are ceramic tiles where the colours are embedded as layers rather than glazed or painted patterns, and they can have two … Continue reading

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More staging results!

This is a lovely semi-detached that I staged for sale – we’ve had dozens of showings and are currently working on an offer. This is the living room: I asked the home owner if they could remove two large bookcase/storage … Continue reading

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