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Club K-9

Monday, December 21st, 2009

The entry way to Club K-9 Doggy Daycare

Club K-9 Doggy Daycare was the winner of the “Business Facelift” contest sponsored by WE Mean Business. Regeneration provided a new entry way and check-in area, utilizing colors in keeping with the K-9 brand.

Businesses Realize Huge Savings when Employees can Work from Home

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

There’s a downsizing trend underway at many small businesses. Shrinking staffs and more workers “telecommuting” has prompted a move to smaller offices. Owners say they’re saving money on real estate, office furniture and other expenses by letting employees work from home. Employers can be equally concerned about the lack of a designated home work space affecting productivity. Every home can accommodate a designated work space, no matter what the limitations seem to be. Would you want to work from home?

Re-Purposing and Saving Space

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Spending a lot of money to re-purpose a room will not necessarily make your home more valuable. Converting a mudroom into a first floor laundry room may not spell value to prospective buyers. However, adding organized storage cabinetry and shelving can create added space in a home. The addition of storage and living space will certainly meet with approval. Whether or not you have plans to sell your home in the immediate future, it is not advisable to proceed with a project without considering if it will add value.

Is that home addition necessary?

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

The potential to build a home addition or to construct a new building on your property depends on zoning bi-laws and permits. Before you consider these expensive projects, make sure to evaluate them using the most up-to-date information on the real estate market. Consider your home’s current market value, and then add the cost of the addition. If you intend to sell, you must be able to accurately estimate what the total project will cost upon completion. If, however, the motive is to gain space, you may find it less costly to forgo the renovations in favor of a redesign. A needs assessment evaluation will quickly determine if the square footage you own will accommodate new plans.mg

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