According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, home sales in August of 2020 climbed 6.2 percent compared with July of 2020 to hit an all-time record across Canada. Compared with a year ago, sales in August were up 33.5 percent. The active real estate market is definitely having an impact on the Comox Valley real estate market and particularly the Crown Isle Community. Due to the fact that there is a limited supply of lots, more buyers are looking at this desirable Comox Valley area to purchase or build a home. Due to its close proximity to the Comox Valley…
Fall on Vancouver Island means it’s time to think about creating cozy indoor spaces for the wet and wintery months ahead. New drapes or curtains might be just the refresh your home needs. And did you know, the right window coverings can even help reduce your heating costs through the winter. Talk to a Budget Blinds of Vancouver Island expert today to discover the latest trends in window fashions, home automation and so much more. With famous brands like Hunter Douglas, and their own in-house designs Budget Blinds is sure to have the right products at the right price.
As fall begins and families return to their busy schedules, it’s time to ensure your home is keeping up. Make everyday life easier with whole-home automation from Budget Blinds of Vancouver Island – set up your home to work with you so that everything you need can be controlled with the push of a button. Turn your lights on automatically as you come home on those dark fall evenings. Adjust your motorized blinds to automatically maximize daylight in your home. Or use automation tools to enhance your home security while you’re away, with automatic lights and blinds. Budget Blinds of…
Budget Blinds locations in the Comox Valley, Nanaimo-Oceanside and the Cowichan Valley are earning great reviews from their customers. With Vancouver Island-based owners, these local businesses are keeping their clients happy, based on the following Google reviews: “5 stars – Sales, explanations, suggestions, installation were all excellent.” “Had 2 other companies come by to give quotes. Budget Blinds came out on top. Very knowledgeable. Very professional and friendly, understanding as well, totally recommended.”
The new Crown Isle community of THE RISE in Courtenay, BC continues to be a popular choice for families of all ages. This scenic location offers views of farmland and the mainland mountains. Well-planned walking trails throughout the neighbourhood provide spaces for peaceful walks and easy access to neighbourhood amenities. THE RISE is perfectly situated, with all of your day-to-day needs close by. Shopping at Costco, Thrifty’s grocery store and the Crown Isle Shopping Centre are only minutes away. Also located close by are the Comox Valley Hospital, North Island College, the Comox Valley Aquatic Centre, elementary and secondary schools,…
As the days get longer and warmer, summer is really starting to heat up on Vancouver Island. As we all stay close to home this year, you may find your indoor spaces getting a little too warm and bright. Budget Blinds on Vancouver Island is ready to help! With Covid-19 safety protocols in place, they are open to help you find cool comfort in the form of new window coverings.
The BC Construction Alliance has released information on helping to create an ergonomic workspace at home. For more details, the full report is available here. Many of us are not used to working from home and as we transition into a home office it is important to remember a few key steps:
In the span of two months, the coronavirus crisis has demanded sweeping changes from the construction industry in North America, and experts say many of them will remain in place even after the outbreak recedes. As contractors prepare to return to work on sites that have been shut down by shelter-in-place initiatives, they will face an industry that has been drastically changed by both public health and economic effects of the pandemic. Here are eight ways that COVID-19 has altered the construction industry for the near future and beyond.
So many of us have been spending a lot of extra time at home these past few months, and are probably noticing areas that could benefit from an update or maybe a complete room makeover! Or as the seasons change you may be wondering how to keep your house cooler, or make that home office a little more enjoyable.
The BC Construction Association provided the following updates on April 22: Health Minister Adrian Dix thanked the industry and recognized Construction Month during the April 22 COVID-19 briefing, acknowledging the thousands of skilled tradespeople across BC working on critical infrastructure, and the significant adjustments that worksites have made to keep workers safe while continuing to operate as an essential service.