Choosing the Right Flooring

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Overwhelming Options! Ok, so you want to change your floor, or better said at times, you need to change your flooring… so where do you begin. With the endless options of materials and colours available today, how do you decide which is the best product for your home? A person could easily get lost in the decision making, when each product has … Read More

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Meeting Designer Amanda Forrest

RESA Real Estate Stagers Association meets Amanda Forrest

RESA Ottawa members meet Amanda Forrest Being a member of RESA (Real Estate Stager’s Association) always has it benefits. Some of the benefits are; connecting monthly with a dynamic group of professionals, sharing ideas and experiences and helping one another to troubleshoot on some pretty challenging bumps in the road that can arise in our exciting industry. One of the … Read More

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What’s Behind YOUR Pretty Painted Walls?

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Ahh The Dream Begins So with pen in hand you begin the exciting task of making your detailed wish list, for your dream ‘home renovation project’. Its going to be great! Its going to have beautiful bamboo floors, with radiant heat (see info on pairing bamboo flooring with radiant heat  http://www.ehow.com/about_6572892_bamboo-flooring-radiant-heat.html ) with a beautiful skylight, and a gorgeous sliding barn door… … Read More

Total HomeWhat’s Behind YOUR Pretty Painted Walls?

A ‘New’ approach to selling your house!

What’s your approach to selling your house? Although Home Staging is the ‘New‘ way, of selling your house faster and for more money, it is still a very delicate conversation, because it is very personal. Visualizing the benefits of Staging is often a challenge for most people. Often times, my clients will tell me that they think that their house looks, … Read More

Total HomeA ‘New’ approach to selling your house!

Winners of ‘Trusted Pros 2014’

We are proud to announce that Total Home been selected as a WINNER of ‘Best of Trusted Pros 2014’ in the category of ‘Bathroom Renovations’, ‘Home Staging’, and ‘General Contracting’. This badge has been posted on our Trusted Pros profile. View it at https://trustedpros.ca/company/total-home We would like to Thank all of our clients, who helped to make this possible, by submitting your great reviews, and … Read More

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Why Prepare a ‘Scope of Work’ for Your Contractor

We want to talk about creating a ‘Scope of Work‘ before you start your search for the right contractor. Its important to give your contractors who are bidding on your project, a detailed scope of work. The reason for this, is, that all contractors have their own idea of how the job is going to be completed and which products … Read More

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