Category Archives: Living Tips

Homebuilding Terms: Helpful Terms You Should Know When Building a Home

At Cypress Homes, we realize that home building terms can become lost in translation and that not everyone understands what every home/building term is or what they mean, so we’ve come up with a list to help you better understand … Continue reading

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Canadian Lumber Tariff…What Does it Mean for Home Building?

The Canadian Lumber Tariff will play an extensive role in the price inflation of building a new home. Recently, the United States, through the Trump Administration, has put a 3%-24% tariff on Canada’s soft lumber trade. What exactly does this … Continue reading

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Tips in Choosing the Right Swimming Pool

As everyone knows summer is approaching fast and what better way to keep you cool than with a swimming pool. If your home already has a pool then jump right in and enjoy yourself, but if you don’t then here … Continue reading

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What Every Buyer Looks For

When it comes to house hunting, no two buyers are the same. Everyone has different tastes in colors, materials, and layouts. Everyone’s situation is different. Sure, adding granite countertops or hardwood floors might appeal to a large portion of buyers, … Continue reading

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5 Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer

We all know that buying a home is not an easy process. That’s why Cypress Homes is here to help! Getting some help when buying your first home is a great idea. These five tips will help you out when … Continue reading

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Ways to Make a Small Kitchen Seem Bigger

Kitchens are considered to be the heart of the home. Are you stuck with a tiny kitchen with little storage and counter space that seems dark and dingy? These days, kitchen remodels can cost tens of thousands of dollars, but … Continue reading

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Small Details That Can Add Value to Your Home

More recently than ever, we all want to stretch a buck as far as we can. There are many ways you can add to your home with out dropping thousands or even hundreds of dollars. The little details of a … Continue reading

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Maintaining Your Home During Winter

Winter is in full swing, and there are some things you will want to keep an eye on in your home to make sure everything is running smoothly. Here are 5 easy tips to follow when maintaining your home during … Continue reading

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Deck The Halls: Christmas Decorating Tips

The holidays can be a costly time of year with gifts, travel, food, decorations and more.  So here are some ways to deck your halls without spending a fortune: Ornament Cylinders – Put those extra ornaments to use!  Instead of … Continue reading

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How to Pick and Care for Natural Christmas Trees

Christmas trees are one of the most recognizable images of the Christmas season. They are the focal point of your holiday decorations.  You decorate your tree with lights and ornaments, pile gifts underneath them, and gather around your tree with … Continue reading

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