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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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How To Prepare For A Meeting With A General Contractor

You’ve made the decision to renovate your home in Saskatoon. Now comes the task of selecting a general contractor (GC) to get the project started. Since 2013, Kijenga has been connecting homeowners who are looking to complete a major home improvement project with reputable, certified contractors. Once Kijenga has connected you with a few general contractors, you can…

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How To Understand and Compare Contractor Estimates

Whether you’re finishing your basement or getting your driveway poured, it’s always important to get estimates from multiple contractors to make an educated hiring decision. Sometimes, however, reviewing the estimates can make your contractor selection decision more difficult! We hope to help you better understand and compare estimates by answering the following questions. Is there…

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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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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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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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