May 2015

There are 9 blog entries for May 2015.

Hotel Room - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/portobaytrade/4624882514

For those looking to travel and stay in a hotel, you might enjoy the Ace Inn located in the heart of Fort McMurray. This is a rather new hotel in the area and offers 48 rooms that offer the space and variety you need.

These rooms are priced to fit your budget and with a cozy atmosphere and rates that are affordable, you can take advantage of making your stay that much sweeter. You have access to the downtown are if you plan on being there for a few days allowing you to see all the area has to offer.

Some of the features and amenities you can benefit from and enjoy include:

  • 27” LCD television in your room
  • Kitchenettes/Jacuzzi suites
  • Meeting rooms for business purposes
  • In room coffee, refrigerator and hand blow dryers
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Home for Sale - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/106574022@N04/11705392445

Buying a new home can be both exciting and daunting all at the same time. You want a home you can love for years to come as it’s a lot different than renting a home. Buying a home is something that takes time and certainly can’t be done in a day. There are some things you should take into consideration before you buy a home that can make the process run a lot smoother.

Location, Location, Location!

The first thing you want to consider is the location of your home. You want the area you live in to be something you can adapt to and that you’ll enjoy. Whether you want to live in a larger city or a small town, this is the most important factor. You want to make sure the location fits your lifestyle as well as your budget and this means more than the

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Searching for a new home isn't an easy thing to do on your own. However, with the right real estate agent, you can get just what you need. Whether buying or selling, an agent makes a huge difference. Here are a few tips to help you find the right agent.

Ask Plenty of Questions

As you are interviewing real estate agents, make sure you ask plenty of questions. You want to be able to trust and like your real estate agent. If they have a problem with your questions, they are probably not the agent for you.

See them in Action

Before hiring an agent, you may want to stop by one of their open houses to see them in Action. This can help to ensure you get what you want and you can see their strengths and weaknesses before you hire them.

Check

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The renovated open concept dining room found at the Sawridge Inn is where you will find the Hearthstone Grille & Lounge. This restaurant provides plenty of great dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Here's what you can expect when you dine at the Hearthstone Grille & Lounge.

The Menu

The menu is split into breakfast, lunch, dinner and a winter menu. Some of the favourites on the menu include:

  • Steak & Eggs
  • Eggs Benedict
  • Brandy French Toast
  • Canadian Skillet
  • Smoked Salmon Bagel
  • Build Your Own Pizza
  • Smoked Meat Rueben
  • Mile High Fort Mac Club
  • Soft Shell Crab Burger
  • Charcuterie and Cheese Plate
  • Mushroom Chowder
  • Whole Stuffed Duo of Quail
  • Trochu Pork Chops
  • Fish & Chips
  • Fettuccini Pasta With Chicken
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PK's Pizza is cooks and serve, a variety of different foods that are considered quite delicious. To many they are known for having the best pizza in town. They also have a nice little bar for those who enjoy pizza and a cold beer. Here’s what you will discover at PK’s Pizza in Fort McMurray.

The Menu

When it comes to pizza, they have something for everyone. From Hawaiian pizza, to Mexican pizza, to Greek pizza, to vegetarian pizza, they have it all. You can even create your own pizza if you don't see one that suits your fancy.

While PK's is known for its pizza, that's not all they have to offer. Besides pizza, you will also find gourmet burgers, salads, steaks, pasta, appetizers, and desserts on the menu. Other specialty items they have

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Home

If you are looking to sell your home in the near future, you may want to add a little value by making a few simple changes. Not everyone is fortunate enough to have a garage. For those who do, turning it into an all-purpose space is a great way to make your home more attractive to buyers. Here are 3 simple things you can do to turn your garage into a key selling point.

#1 - Fix the Floors

When people walk into an old garage the first thing they will notice is the floors. Are they cracked and dinged up? If so you need to fix it. Have the floors polished or epoxied in a neutral colour. This will provide the new owners with a blank canvas and the ability to do anything they want.

#2 - Give Your Garage More Versatility

If there is one thing

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Kitchen - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/svabic-849136/

Anytime you are selling your home there will be little things you can do to make the home more appealing to buyers. Things such as cleaning the walls or simply changing the light bulbs can go a long ways as far as garnering interest.

However, if you really want to increase the value of the home, consider giving your kitchen that much needed facelift. Here are 3 tips to help you remodel your kitchen and turn it into a major selling point.

Tip #1 - Focus on the Cabinets

If your cabinets have become stained overtime, it’s time to do something about it. Potential home buyers will be turned off by stained cabinets. There are several different ways you can give your cabinets a facelift without breaking the bank. One way is to simply reface the

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Japanese Food - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jemsweb/4363654363/

Looking for the best sushi in Fort McMurray? Well look no further than Fuji Japanese restaurant. Many Fort McMurray residents completely overlook Fuji Japanese restaurant. Some even call it the city's best kept secret. When it comes to quality and value, no one does it better.

This little jewel is without a doubt one of the top restaurants in the entire area. No other restaurant provides so much value for your money.

The Menu

Fuji Japanese restaurant offers a variety of different items on their menu. Some of their appetizers include Edamame, chicken karage, prawn gyoza, deep fried wonton, and lobster tail just to name a few. They also have a host of soups & salads, sushi combos, and party trays. Party trays start at $39 and go up to around

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House - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/OpenClips-30363/

House hunting becomes very exciting as soon as you start looking at some of the best homes in the area. However, the excitement can cause you to miss some of the smaller signs that could mean the house has larger homes. Here are some of the things to make sure you look for when house hunting.

The Roof Looks Off a Bit

Sometimes roofs look like they are a little off because they have an issue. Not all will cause you to need a new roof, but you do want to look for broken tiles, missing shingles or other small issues. These could mean repairs need to be done.

Water Marks In the Basement

If you find water marks in the basement, there's a possibility of a leak. Of course, this could have been an old leak that has been fixed, but you should

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