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Home renovations for fun and profit

Home renovations for fun and profit

Considering a home renovation? A home renovation and improvement project can improve your quality of living and also boost your home’s resale value. So, the question becomes: what renovation project should you focus on to better your quality of life while adding the most value to your home? Bathrooms. Kitchens. Income suite. Flooring and fixtures...
Considering a home renovation?

Considering a home renovation?

Before embarking on a home or property renovation project, understand that there are many things that can go wrong. What follows is a number of possible problems – and solutions – to consider before starting on what can be an extremely expensive, complex and frustrating process. Manage your expectations Get multiple quotes on your ideal..
Construction job or construction career?

Construction job or construction career?

The construction industry is facing a significant challenge: attracting new talent. The construction workforce is aging fast. Workers with decades of experience and expertise are retiring and most companies, like Outlook Project Management, must fill multiple positions. Unfortunately, there is not an adequate supply of new, qualified candidates available. The problem is not unique to..
To build or not to build: that is the question

To build or not to build: that is the question

With over $2 billion worth of building permits issued in 2017 (an estimated 25% increase over 2016) on Vancouver Island, construction firms, trades and builders are spread thin. The increased demand, shortage of labour has pushed construction companies to their limits. As a home or business owner, should this influence a planned renovation or new..