July 2018

The First Home Checklist: Things to Buy Now, Things to Buy Later

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 in Home Advice

Here, the things you can shop around for, and others you should consider picking up before moving in.
Things to buy now:
Window Treatments
Kitchen Basics
Personal Touches
Bathroom essentials
Things to buy later:
Area Rugs
Accent Tables
Serving Dishes

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Posted on Jul 20, 2018 in Open House

1211 Burkemont Place
Open House Sunday 2-4pm


This gorgeous home offers a huge private lot (7622 sqft) with a gazebo and a hot tub! As you enter there's an elegant formal Living Room and Dining Room and the main level boasts beautiful hardwood floors. Enjoy entertaining in your Great Room with va...

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Notice of Public Hearing-July 30

Posted on Jul 20, 2018 in Coquitlam Events

Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing webpage. This meeting will be held on:

Date: Monday, ​​​July 30, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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Your July Home Checklist

Posted on Jul 16, 2018 in Home Advice

Care for your house inside and out, and enjoy the good times of summer.

1. Clean porch lights.
2. Unfurl a flag for the First and Fourth.
3. Check safety devices.
4. Care for furry friends. 
5. Clean windows inside and out.
6. Check window screens for holes. 
7. Refresh summer whites.
8. Conserve water.
9. Keep landscape fire-safe.
10. Prepare for summer gues...

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3 Packing Mistakes Professionals See Over and Over

Posted on Jul 13, 2018 in Home Advice

"Sometimes people will complain and not tip the guys because it took so long," says Cezar Iordan, owner of Moovers Chicago, "They don't realize that it took so long because of the simple mistakes they made."
Packing Books in Large Boxes
Not Labeling Your Boxes Clearly or Correctly
Not Packing Your Fragile Items Properly

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9 (Totally-DIYable) Kitchen Ideas That’ll Get Insta-Love

Posted on Jul 10, 2018 in Home Advice

Let these nine stylish (and doable!) ideas serve as your inspiration for a kitchen that’s more “you” this year.
#1 Go Retro
#2 Opt for Slide-Out Shelves
#3 Use the Inside of a Cabinet Door for Storage
#4 Wallpaper the Inside of Your Cabinets
#5 Add Colorful Knobs
#6 Switch to Sleek, Long-Handled Cabinet Hardware
#7 Maximize Your Storage Space
#8 Put Spices...

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