Kijenga Blog

Kijenga is more than just the place to connect you with reputable and certified contractors. We’re the one-stop-shop. Here are design ideas, tips, tricks, and professional recommendations for your home.
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Steps to Ensure You Have a Stress-Free Kitchen Remodel

Let’s face it, your kitchen is one of the most used and loved rooms in your entire home and it makes perfect sense that you would want to invest in making it beautiful and functional. Many homeowners in Saskatoon dream about remodeling their kitchen one day and fantasizing all of the cool features they would want in…

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Guide to Keeping Your Plumbing Project on Schedule

Over time, the pipes in your house will gradually corrode, rust, and decay. Your plumbing will eventually get leaks and could potentially cause a flood of water or worse, raw sewage that will cause thousands of dollars in damage to your beautiful home. There are small plumbing fixes that can be completed in a day…

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7 Landscaping Strategies to Follow For the Perfect Design Plan

Are you one of those Saskatoon homeowners who randomly collects plants and has no real design plan when it comes to their arrangement? You wouldn’t be the first. However, without a method for the placement of your shrubs and flowerbeds, not only does your front yard lack the cohesion that makes good landscaping attractive but…

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The Right Approach to Starting Your Bathroom Remodel

Remodeling the bathroom is the most common home improvement project according to a recent study of Canadian homeowners. It doesn’t come as a surprise to most people. Renovating a bathroom is great for re-sale and it’s a room you use most often in your home. Improving your bathroom can shoot up the value of your…

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Deciding Between Luxury Vinyl and Laminate for Your Home Flooring

Are you shopping for the perfect flooring for your home and debating between luxury vinyl and laminate? Both are incredibly versatile in colour to the point that they can pass off as everything from stone to hardwood. Both materials are significantly less costly than natural materials such as hardwood and tile and yet offer durability.…

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Rebuild vs. Resurface: Breathing New Life into Your Old Deck

With Saskatoon winters reaching temperatures of below freezing and the wet season lasting 124 days of the year on average, it’s no wonder why your deck has taken quite a beating over the seasons and the years. And beyond the weather, your deck, whether wood or composite, has seen lots of traffic from active kids,…

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The Actual Costs of Home Ownership

When it comes to the roof over your head, everyone is different. You might have a growing family who needs more space or you may be someone living in a basement suite and hate the fact that you can hear your neighbour work out at 6am on Saturday mornings. Whatever your reason for considering home ownership,…

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Spring Cleaning and Home Maintenance Guide for May

Weather in May can be hit or miss in Saskatoon and Saskatchewan but it shouldn’t hold us back from getting done our spring cleaning! For homeowners, now is the ideal time to get motivated to do some work on your property. Spring cleaning is more than just throwing open the windows to let in the fresh…

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Roofing Terminology: Talk Like a Roofer

If you need a replace your shingles or repair your roof in Saskatoon and you are getting ready to meet with a few contractors you connected with through Kijenga, you’ll want to be equipped to have a productive conversation about an estimate of costs and projected timelines. Be prepared by understanding the terms that professional…

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Promoting and Supporting Women in Trade

It can be pretty intimidating for a woman to enter the trades because of the underrepresentation of females in industries like construction, carpentry, plumbing and electrical. In 2011, census data revealed the rates of women in trades were increasing with 1432 female electricians, 931 female motor mechanics, 676 female carpenters, and 638 female plumbers across Australia.…

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