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Home Renovation News

October 15, 2017

It’s a new month, so it must be time to kick off another round-up of home renovation news. If you’re newer to the VIC Underpinners site, welcome! If you’re an old pro, you’re very familiar with our dedication not just to a sturdy foundation, but to the house atop said sturdy foundation. We believe that our commitment to our valued customers goes far beyond underpinning. In us, you have a trusted resource for life. So today, we’re sharing some of the fruits of our passion – knowledge about home renovations. Some companies gossip over breaks. We like to share every kernel of knowledge that we can find. Here are some of our favourite finds:

Do you have a painting adventure in your future? If so, this one’s for you. Huffington Post provides yet another life hack which will lower your blood pressure and put some money back in your wallet. The focus of today’s life hack is paint rollers and some handy tricks to ensure that they don’t dry out before your work is complete. Check out the article here for more information.

It’s sometimes tricky to determine if a job around your property is one that you should pay the experts to do, or one that you can manage yourself over the weekend. You don’t want to create an even bigger headache by doing the job wrong, but you also may not feel like you have all the intel when it comes to appropriate contractor costs. This article should serve as a guide. In it, the author details a list of jobs which you CAN and SHOULD oversee yourself. Check out the article here for more information.

Remodels can be stressful for a long list of reasons. You may be letting total strangers into your home, or you may need to move out altogether. The gut instinct here is to project your emotions on those closest to you. Sometimes these emotions are not, shall we say, the kindest. Sound familiar? Then this article is for you. We’re talking about best practices to properly manage your emotions and ensure that your home renovation experience is a painless one. Check out the article here for more information.

We also live in a world where media rules the game. The internet and television dictate a lot of our behaviours and create many common misconceptions. Well this article will serve as a great myth buster, breaking through the perceptions that many have about home renovations. Specifically, the home renovations that you see done so seamlessly on the newest wave of home renovation shows. We only see the finished product, post potential weeks, even months of hard and stressful work. This is an important article for you to read if you’re a big fan of these shows, because they can set up unrealistic expectations for your next project. Check out the article here for more information.

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