Selling Your Home: 7 Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

Wash and Paint the Walls When improving curb appeal, the first thing that pops into most of our heads is, “a fresh coat of paint”. Now, although this is definitely something that should be done, we have to do one thing before painting the exterior walls – we have to wash them. Washing your home’s walls is a brilliant cost-effective way to quickly increase curb appeal. By removing all the dust in the corners and dirt that has accumulated over time, your house will instantly look newer and seem to be well looked after. After washing your walls (which [...]

The Big Debate: Metal Studs vs Wood Studs

When it comes to remodeling your home or basement finishing, there are a lot of different types of studs to choose from. But take a trip down to the hardware store, and you’ll find that there are only two main types of studs to choose from:  Wood and Metal. Why is that, exactly? According to the pros, there are a lot of benefits to using both steel studs or wooden studs. However, a lot of builders tend to prefer one type or the other. What’s with the big debate? And, more importantly, which one is truly better? In this review, [...]