• 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 …

  • 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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    Redecorating On A Budget

    Redecorating On A Budget

    Getting bored of the four walls that surround a particular room? Want to redecorate, but worried that you don’t have the budget? Here are some low-cost ideas for revitalizing the look of…

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    Staging Tips #1-5

    Staging Tips #1-5

    When it comes to “staging” your home for sale – which basically means ensuring it looks clean and uncluttered – you probably already know the basics: clean the counters, vacuum the floors,…

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    Play, Games, and Home Buying

    Play, Games, and Home Buying

    As humans, our play instinct is a powerful force that is active in our everyday tasks—think of your Fitbit, using your loyalty card at the grocery store— or playing video games, apps…

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