Cary Emerson | RE/MAX Medalta Real Estate

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RV Winter Storage Tips

Here are some great tips for winterizing your RV in the upcoming weeks! 1.  Use Irish Spring to Keep Mice at Bay This common bar soap is a cost-effective repellent to mice, who can’t stand the strong smell. Cut up the bars and place them throughout your...

8 Easy to Ambitious DIY Projects to Improve Your Home

Whether you want a small project or a new challenge, these improvements can enhance your home and may boost its value.  Like many homeowners, you may have eyed a home improvement project in the past only to come up short on time or inspiration. Don’t feel bad....

5 Ways To Stay Cool This Summer While Staying At Home

   This year’s summer has changed for the entire world. Previously, going on outings and family holidays used to be the norm. After all, it’s in this season of the year that children are off from school and the weather is perfect. For families...

11 “Dad Hacks” That Will Make Your Life Easier

In honour of Father's Day this weekend, I have found 11 of the best "Dad Hacks" that will make your life with kids easier!   1.  Getting Shoes Right.  This dad hack has you put 2 sides of a sticker into the right and left shoe so...

11 Ways to Spruce up Your Yard WITHOUT Planting a Thing!

Let's face it, not all of us are green-thumbed gardening lovers.  You still want a nice looking yard without having to plant anything?  Here are 11 things you can do to bring colour, personality, and charm to your yard without planting a thing!   1.  Stepping Stones. ...

7 Hacks to Help Save Money

You know you should save money, but that doesn't make doing it any easier. Some money experts recommend saving 10%, 20%, or more of you income each month. But if those amounts seem daunting, it's OK to start small. We scoured the internet to find small, manageable...

14 Insanely Easy Curb Appeal Projects You Can Do in a Day

Whether you’re looking to increase storage space, expand your patio, or add interest to your garden, upgrading your backyard can be as fast and easy as an afternoon of labor. Find inspiration with these budget-friendly backyard projects that can be completed   1.  Redo the Door.Here’s an...

10 Things to Do in Quarantine

Stuck at home until you get the all-clear that you’re not a coronavirus carrier? Trying to keep the kids entertained while school is shut down?  Here are some things to try!   1.  Sort & Tag Digital Photos.  If you are like me, you have hundreds...

How Big a House Do You Need?

When it comes to homes, the popular credo is that bigger is better. More square feet = a larger slice of the American dream, right? Not necessarily. For one, bigger homes obviously cost more, and oversized McMansions can be harder to sell. As such, you'll want a home that's neither too big...