• About Schmidt & Company

    Disruptive Thinking. It’s amazing what can happen when you operate nimbly and with an …

  • Why Waterloo Region?

    Located 1 hour from Toronto, in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, Waterloo Region brings metropolitan living …

  • 10 Things to Do At Home during the COVID-19 Quarantine

    Hello All, We are on week three of quarantine in our home and as we …

  • Pre-Packing for your New Home

    Pre-Packing for your New Home

    When selling your home, you can do yourself a favour and pack up the items you know you won’t need over the next few months. This time frame will allow you to…

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    Helping Buyers Feel Less Like Intruders

    Helping Buyers Feel Less Like Intruders

    When potential buyers visit your home, they often feel like intruders. After all, in most cases, they don’t know you personally. Yet, there they are, walking through your hallways, looking in your…

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    Buying a Home? 5 Ways to make it a smooth adventure

    Buying a Home? 5 Ways to make it a smooth adventure

    Buying a home is an exciting experience. Whether it’s your first of your fifth time, it’s best to be prepared and to stack the deck in your favour. Here are 5 ways…

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    Highlights on Skylights

    Highlights on Skylights

    Skylights are often overlooked when we are renovating or building a new home. It is typical to maximize our use of windows, but if we consider the many benefits of a skylight,…

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    Get Green!

    Get Green!

    A dark, plain or dreary room can be livened up immediately with the right plant. Big or small, plants create a pleasing addition any room and there is one out there for…

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    Staying On Top of Energy Costs

    Staying On Top of Energy Costs

    Make a Power Switch! If you’re looking for ways that you and your family can reduce your energy use, keep track of your consumption by saving your bills, and noting the dates…

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    When the Home Inspector Finds Something Wrong

    When the Home Inspector Finds Something Wrong

    You shop for a home. You find one you like. You make an offer — conditional on a satisfactory home inspection. Okay so far. Then the inspector discovers a problem with the…

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    Mold. An unwelcome guest.

    Mold. An unwelcome guest.

    Mold can become an issue in your home if you overlook some basic maintenance and care. Often recognized as a black stain or smudge that smells musty, it grows on materials that…

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    The Greatness of Grey

    The Greatness of Grey

    Oftentimes, fresh paint is all that’s needed to take a room from drab to dreamy, and that has definitely been the case with the resurgence of grey. The popularity of grey paint…

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    5 Secrets To Selecting Interior Lighting

    5 Secrets To Selecting Interior Lighting

    Lighting is, perhaps, the most important element in decorating. The right lamp, chandelier or ceiling fixture can instantly make a room more attractive and inviting. The wrong lighting, unfortunately, can have the…

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