Home Renovations

10 Home Improvement DIYs You Should Never Attempt Yourself

Tackling home improvement projects yourself can be tempting, especially with all the how-to videos and tutorials available today. However, not all DIY tasks are suitable for non-professionals. Some projects can pose serious safety risks or require a level of expertise that goes beyond basic handyman skills. In this article, you will learn: The importance of […]

What Renovations Add the Most Home Value?

The most important question every homeowner should consider is whether a renovation will pay off and boost the value of their home. Although you may not be planning to sell your home anytime soon, remodelling projects can add home value, improve your family’s quality of life and attract future buyers. Even if selling isn’t your […]

Laundry Room Renovations: Inspiration, Tips & More

It’s 2024—your laundry room deserves a makeover. This often-overlooked space in your home is brimming with possibilities to add both social media-worthy style and convenience to your daily routine. With the right design choices, your laundry room can become an organized area you’ll actually enjoy using. In this blog, we look at the latest trends, […]

6 Types of Insulation and Their Applications

When it comes to renovations, most homeowners don’t find insulation be a particularly exciting topic. After all, it isn’t as sexy as granite countertops, and it doesn’t stimulate the imagination the way scouring over paint samples and backsplash tiles might. Nevertheless, if you don’t want to live in a home with cold spots or come […]

Surviving a Home Renovation: Your Complete Planning Guide

Renovating part of your home is an exciting time. Designing and choosing your new features is the fun part. But when it comes to actually having the work carried out, a home renovation can be quite disruptive and stressful. “So why go through it all?” I hear you ask. Well, because in the long run, […]

10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a General Contractor

The decision to renovate your home is an exciting one. Looking forward to that custom-designed kitchen, or second-level addition has you eager to begin looking for someone to do the work. As excited as you are, now is not the time to be hasty. Choosing a general contractor requires some research and a little bit […]

Five Easy Ways to Make Your Home Safer for Kids

Baby safety and child safety should be at the top of your mind when you’re upgrading or renovating your home. So, how do you make your home safe for kids? Here, we go beyond a simple home safety checklist and instead talk about how the renovation and design of your home can make it safer […]

5 Tips to Set Up the Perfect Office Space at Home

Working at home sounds appealing to almost everyone. But, unless you have a great office space already, you might find that you’re distracted, unfocused and uncomfortable at home. It’s all about how you set up your office, especially if you’re renovating, which requires some planning. Everyone could use some tips to make sure they have […]

5 Reasons Behind Unexpected Renovation Costs & How to Avoid Them

Investing in internal house renovations can often end up costing more than you think. While you get quotes for the labour and material costs, it is common to overlook unexpected renovation costs that might come up. Here are five common reasons you might encounter unexpected renovation costs with tips to help you avoid them. 1. […]

Which Home Renovations Require a Permit?

In Ontario and Canada, homeowners and renovation companies require permits for several different kinds of renovations. Of course, different cities also require different permits, but starting with the national and provincial permits is wise. What Home Renovations Require a Permit? A huge range of home renovation projects require a permit. Essentially, you need to get […]