The Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Calling All Classics – Five Classic, Time-Honored Home Decor Looks that aren’t Boring

When it comes to home décor, there’s a reason that some time-honored designs continue to have longevity, making their way into modern homes and enduring over the years. While some older home designs are outdated and boring, you can still implement classic designs in order to have a look that never goes out of style. […]

Moving into an Old House? The First Five Improvements You’ll Need to Make

Whether you enjoy antique architecture, vintage design, or historic neighbourhoods, you might find yourself buying an older home at some point. Old homes have plenty of romance and charm, but it will take a little work to make them comfortable and functional. If you are moving into an old house, and need to prepare the area for living, […]

Five Easy Solutions to Make Your Tiny Kitchen More Family Friendly

The kitchen is often viewed as the heart of the home. For a lot of families, the kitchen is one of the most highly populated areas where meals concocted and devoured, company comes to visit, and memories are made. Consequently, it can also be the place with the most traffic. If you have a tiny kitchen, it […]

Done with Dull Doors? Smart Tips for Painting Old Doors to Look Like New

You’ve probably caught on to the DIY painting craze as you see Pinterest projects and YouTube tutorials in which homeowners easily transform their furniture, cabinetry, and old doors by applying a DIY paint job. But is it really as easy as it looks? Well, while these projects are relatively inexpensive and easy, it takes more […]

Send the Clutter Packing: How to Put an End to Your Packrat Habits

Image credit:BradensGrace via Etsy Every home is plagued with clutter in some form or another. If you have a packed house and a busy family, your home will hardly ever be pristine—however, if you have packrat tendencies, it can seem impossible to ever achieve any kind of order in the house. If your stuff is starting […]

The Stairing Contest: How to Breathe a Little Life Back Into a Run-Down Staircase

If it’s time to breathe some new life into your old staircase, you have many options from which to choose, depending on how drastic of a change you want. The first step in renovating your staircase is to decide what needs to go, and what can be changed. Old, frayed carpet not only poses as […]

A Good Coverup: Smart Decor Tricks for Hiding Appliances and Eye-Sores around the House

When you move into a new home or apartment, you don’t get the luxury of creating a blueprint and placing everything in an organized format. Many old houses have inconvenient placement of electrical outlets, water hoses, and other appliances merely because of the way they were designed many years ago. You may not have money […]

Is Your Bathroom a Hideous Tribute to the 80s or 90s? How to Bring it Back to the Future

It seems like old trends from the 80’s and 90’s are making their way back into fashion, but the same can’t be said about home décor. There are some things better left in the past and outdated home décor can really drag the entire look of the house down. The floral patterns and obsession with pastels that marked […]