Home Renovations

How to Make Your House Brighter

You’ve bought the house of your dreams surrounded by large mature trees. You consider this place your heavenly oasis with lots of shade on hot sunny days, right?  Unfortunately after you move into your new castle, you discover that all of those big trees cast a dark shadow over the house. The interior is darker […]

6 Top Home Repairs to Make Before Listing Your Home

If you’re thinking of selling your house, you’ll want to make sure that it’s in tip-top shape to attract buyers. In addition to a thorough cleaning or staging, fixing minor problems, making repairs or upgrades, will help you polish your home’s overall look and appeal. You want to make a good first impression for potential […]

Top 10 Home Renovation Mistakes

Completing renovations on your home can be really exciting: you get to pick out new fixtures and appliances, new paint colours and potentially all new furniture. In order to get the maximum return on your investment, it’s important to make sure you avoid these 10 home renovation mistakes. Incorrectly Measuring for Cabinets This is one of the […]

5 Simple Ways to Give Your Home a Facelift

Your home is your space: to relax, throw parties, rest, enjoy and spend time with friends and family in. Over time you might feel as though your home needs some retouching but you aren’t quite prepared to do major renovations, or maybe you don’t want to change the structure of your home but just the […]

Tips to Make Your Home Renovation Enjoyable

When it comes to renovating a room or home, it can be a rather stressful experience. Just the fact there will be disruption, as well as the money that you have spent, mixed with the excitement of having a newly renovated area, can make the period of renovation less than enjoyable. There are however, ways […]

Planning for Building Your Dream Home: Tips from the Pros

Whether you’re planning a dream home from the ground up, or looking to take your existing home to new heights of sophistication, it all starts with a well-designed plan. Planning out your renovations properly will allow both you and your contractor to work towards a shared vision and a stellar final product. When getting ready […]

Surviving a Home Renovation

Renovating part of your home is an exciting time. Designing and choosing your newly renovated house is the fun part. But when it comes to actually having the work carried out, it can be quite disruptive and stressful. Depending on the size of the job, the amount of disruption to your everyday life can vary. […]

How to Select Baseboards Materials for Your Home

When choosing baseboard material for your project, you may be surprised to find out that selecting what material you use doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Even though the cost is a big factor, most homeowners find that their choice is dependent on what they want the finished baseboards to look like once installed. […]

Insulation – Types and 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 […]

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 […]