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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Kijenga’s Top 5 Kitchen Renovation Trends for 2018

  Living in an 80’s oak wonderland and needing an update? Let our experts at Kijenga guide you through our top 5 kitchen trends for 2018.   1] Smart Kitchens If you’re seriously into tech, consider getting a smart fridge for kitchen. New fridges from LG and Samsung have screens on their doors where you…

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Kijenga Makes Insurance Claims a Breeze in Saskatoon & Area

Summer days in Saskatchewan are filled with festivals, patio beers, camping and sun! We trudge through the long winters knowing the fun we’ll have once the snow melts. However, sometimes our hot summers can bring a thrash of unpredictable weather. With high temperatures and humidity, summers in Saskatchewan can bring another meaning to “Land of…

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Free Renovation Checklist

We make renovations fun by ensuring you find the best contractor for your home. Once you find a reputable pro that is licensed and insured, any hiccups that come along are just bumps in the road along your journey to a better home. In this guide, we help you set goals and budgets, we identify…

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2018 Renovation Guide

Major renovation projects are usually once-in-a-lifetime and should thus demand the same attention to detail and planning of a wedding. Start your renovation off on the right foot by downloading this renovation guide we put together just for you. In planning a major overhaul to your home, you must plan out every detail while putting…

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Basement Development Price Guide

As the home renovation experts, Kijenga wants to help you save time, money and frustration by matching you with certified and reputable contractors you can trust. We created this basement development guide to stop the procrastination and help you get your project done right the first time! We help guide you through your project, from…

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Top 3 Renovation Myths

Planning a home renovation project soon? Make sure you take a look at these 3 renovation myths before you do anything!   Myth: Buying my own materials will save me money Sure, sometimes items you find on your own cost less, but getting materials through your contractor may end up saving you money in the end.…

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Creative Paint Ideas For Your Home in Saskatoon

A fresh coat or two of paint in the house can sure modernize the feel of your home. Next time you are getting your home repainted, consider boosting that feeling by adding a colour bomb or two! Here is a list of four ways you can use paint to revolutionize your home and we have…

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Choosing The Perfect Countertop For Your Kitchen

There are so many options for choosing a countertop. Not only do you select based on appearance but you should also consider your lifestyle as well. What can you afford, are you able to diligently care for the countertop, do you have littles that spill frequently? Different materials have different pros and cons and we…

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Hardie Board Siding – Facts & Pricing

Fiber cement siding, also known as Hardie Board siding was invented by James Hardie Building products. It is a combination of sand, plant fibers and cement. Although other companies manufacture it, it has become known to the masses as Hardie Board (similar to Kleenex is to tissue paper). Fun Facts about Hardie Board: Over 5…

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Contractor Lingo 101 – Communicating With Your Contractor

If you’re not up to speed on the lingo, you’re missing half the conversation. You may know this from talking and texting with your teenage children these days.  When you are getting quotes or having work done in your house you want to ensure you know what your contractor is talking about. Here are a few key…

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