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Home Improvement Blogs – Victoria

Home improvement advice for Victoria, BC residents by Ron Neal & The Neal Estate Team.

Found 4 blog entries about Home Improvement Blogs – Victoria.

Should You DIY or Hire a Pro?Many homeowners like to save money on their home improvements by performing the work themselves. In addition, many homeowners enjoy performing DIY home improvements because they appreciate the feeling of satisfaction they get from caring for their own property. Still, some home improvement projects are best not left to the homeowner. Some home improvement projects can involve safety risks or are simply too easy to mess up. Homeowners who want to take care of their property and avoid problems when they sell must be aware of the differences.

Best DIY Projects

The best DIY projects are those that are easy to perform, involve little risk to the homeowner and are unlikely to result in serious damage to the property if they're performed

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Need to Paint Your Home? Do a Pro JobWhether or not a homeowner is living in or planning to list a home, a professional paint job can make a home look more attractive. Homeowners do not need to shell out money to contract out the work when they use the following tips to get the job done right. There are some ways a homeowner can professionally paint their home.

1. Use High Quality Primer

Spend money wisely and do not cut corners. Many homeowners may choose to buy the least expensive primer. However, a poor quality primer can ruin a paint job. For a professional look that lasts, use a quality primer.

2. Repair Walls Before Painting

Take the time to repair flaws in walls and properly prep the walls to ensure a smooth and even appearance. Do you own an older home? Or are you

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Simple Suggestions for Maintaining Your LandscapeMaintaining beautiful landscaping can take a lot of time and energy. Fortunately, there are many things that busy homeowners can do to make caring for their landscaping a little bit easier. Suppressing weeds, planting easy to grow plants and installing outdoor living spaces are all ways that Victoria homeowners can make it easier to tend to their yard.

Install Outdoor Living Space

Outdoor living space typically requires less maintenance than other types of landscaping. Outdoor living space also increases the usefulness of the yard. Installing an outdoor living space usually requires an upfront investment, but once the living space is installed, little energy is needed to keep it looking nice. Homeowners who install a deck should keep in mind

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Best Smart Home Products for Modern HomeownersSmart products can do a lot to change life around the house. By combining convenience with energy efficiency, smart products can help homeowners save money, increase comfort in the home and reduce work for the homeowner. There are a lot of smart products on the market, so homeowners who aren't sure which smart products are right for them will need to consider their priorities and do their research. These smart products are among the most useful and ingenious.

Smart Security Cam

A smart security camera helps keep the home records activities in and around the home while the homeowner is away. Smart security cameras can be installed indoors or outdoors, depending on the model. Often smart security cameras are programed to tell the difference

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