It’s time to plan your 2020 renovation projects

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If you make New Year’s resolutions, they likely share some element of self-improvement: exercise more, sleep better, reach those professional goals and drink more water. Even if you don’t formally make a resolution, it’s likely that you’ve thought about plans and goals for the new year – so why not start putting those plans in motion? Contact us now to set up a free consultation and quote for January!

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How to make a home more accessible for seniors

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Sometimes, a home is perfect – the right location, size and style – and then, years go by and life changes. As people age, their needs often evolve. They may have new challenges related to bathing, cooking or mobility, for example, and consider downsizing their home to something more senior-friendly.

Downsizing is a great option for some (and as a realtor, I can help you out). That said, many seniors prefer to stay in their own home for as long as possible. And why shouldn’t they? With a few tweaks, we can make any home comfortable and safe for an older individual. Here are some tips and tricks to make a home more accessible for seniors.

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Get your home ready for the holidays

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Throughout the year, we look at small jobs around the house, make a mental note about what needs to be done and promise to ‘get to it later’. You know what we’re talking about – a fresh coat of paint for the living room, a new faucet in the washroom, adding a backsplash in the kitchen or maxing out that closet with custom organizers. These are the things we’d like to do but keep putting on the back burner…again and again, until suddenly, a whole year has passed and your ‘small jobs’ list is as long as ever.

We get it – people are busy! Between work, family and having a social life, there’s not much time left for painting or adding crown moulding to the dining room. Fortunately, our team loves small jobs – and, this is the perfect time of year to get them done. Let us do the work so you can enjoy the holidays!

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Why you can trust your home to the Kitchen and Bath Guys

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Choosing a contractor to complete a renovation is a big decision. This isn’t just a building we’re talking about – it’s your home. It’s where your family feels safe, happy and relaxed – a special space that’s just for you, reflects your style, and functions according to your lifestyle. We get it – it’s a big deal. That’s why we care so much about every project, and why we treat every client’s home like it’s our own.

Service matters – and we deliver

The Kitchen and Bath Guys team works closely with clients to determine their needs and budget, and when the project begins, they work with the utmost respect to both the homeowners and the property itself. This means cleaning up at the end of the day, minimizing noise and disruption, keeping the space safe, and communicating clearly with every client. A renovation shouldn’t stop you from living your life, and we make every effort to work efficiently and regularly update you on progress.

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How will ‘Durham Live’ impact real estate in the region?

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If you live in or near Pickering, you’ve likely heard about Durham Live – a massive entertainment complex that will eventually house dozens of shops and restaurants along with a convention centre, VIP movie theatre, family waterpark, spacious concert hall, luxury hotel and a massive casino. The project is being referred to as a “mini Las Vegas” right here in Ontario and has garnered media attention across the country. It’s all coming in 2020 and it will be located very close to the Lakeshore East Go Train route, making it easily accessible to those in Toronto and nearby suburbs.

So what does this mean for you as a homeowner or potential buyer in Durham region? Let’s take a look at some key impacts the development will have on our community.

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