Category Archives: Home Improvement

Roof Gables: What are They?

Skate house on background of the moon.

Have you ever suffered from disastrous wind damage on your roof recently? If you are concerned about high wind advisories present in your area, then you definitely need to have your roof fixed or even replaced as soon as possible. However, during the procedure, your roofing professional may cite to you the chance of adding … Read More

Updating Your Doors and Windows – Why You Should Do It

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A home requires constant care and maintenance. Responsible homeowners should make sure that everything is running smoothly at home. Many homeowners, however, only deal with certain issues when seen as emergencies such as faulty electrical wiring or a leaky pipe. There are also other parts of the home that need to be taken care of … Read More

Room Additions and Proper Insulation

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It is not unusual for clients to ask their contractor to turn the attic above a garage into a finished room. This bonus room can actually be a cozy addition to a home’s living space – when done right, that is. Done wrong, however, can make that room uncomfortable, either too cold or too hot. … Read More

Avoiding Home Renovation Disasters

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Are you dreaming about upgrading your home? You might have heard some horror stories when renovating homes, but it does not have to be all chaos and stress! Before pushing through with a major home renovation, make sure that you have a plan first. Do not just knock down walls because you have an hour … Read More

Attic Insulation: Why It is Important

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If you want to lower your energy bills and if you want to make your home more green, then you should prioritize having your attic insulated by professionals from George Kent Home Improvements Ltd. You might not think about it so much but the attic is one of the easiest places to add insulation to … Read More

Hiring the Right Door and Window Installer

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When it comes to your windows and doors, professional installation is of utmost importance. While there are many ways you can ‘do-it-yourself’ when it comes to home improvement projects, you are still better off sticking with experienced installers if you are replacing the doors and windows in your home. It might cost you a little … Read More

Choosing the Best Door for Your Entryway

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A home’s front door says a lot about the people who live in it. This is why selecting the best entry door for your home adds value to it more than you think. Since a front door has the ability to improve or degrade your home’s curb appeal and safety, it is important to replace … Read More

Hiring a Roofing Contractor? These are the Questions You Should Ask

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If you are looking for the best roofing contractor to work with but you are not sure who to choose, let this article help you decide!   Here at George Kent Home Improvements Ltd., we have residential roofing experts who understand that our clients want to check out the competition first before agreeing to do … Read More

GreenON Rebate Program: What You Should Know

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Hey there, Canadian homeowners! We are pretty sure that you know how important it is to ensure your home’s safety from drafts and harsh elements. We now bring great news! You can do such with rebates for selected high-performance replacement insulation and windows for your home! Keep in mind that a well-insulated home lets you … Read More