$ Bang for your Buck $

$ Bang for your Buck $

 It’s the fundamental question facing anyone who has ever embarked on a home renovation: How likely am I to get the money back when I sell my house? There’s no easy answer, because what a buyer might be willing to pay depends on many factors — everything...
Flooring 101

Flooring 101

Flooring 101 Choosing flooring is a big decision. That’s a big surface area you’re trying to cover and what you choose will have a major impact on the look, feel and use of each room in your house.  Laminate Flooring: Laminate flooring is made from composite wood...
Home Humidity

Home Humidity

Home Humidity It’s important to maintain the proper humidity levels in your home to keep a comfortable, healthy space. So how do you determine what your home’s situation is ? Measuring the humidity throughout your entire dwelling will give you a more...
Have a look Thru

Have a look Thru

Have a look Thru Windows Your house may not be able to talk to you, but nevertheless, it gives you signs when something’s not right. A home’s windows are particularly communicative. Although they don’t last forever, high-quality, well-maintained windows could last for...
Counter Tops

Counter Tops

Counter Tops Get beyond the brand names and your countertop options really just come down to a handful of materials. Once upon a time, you were lucky to have some faded laminate as a small prep area beside the sink. Today, you can choose from hundreds of colours,...
Transform with Trim

Transform with Trim

Transform Your Home with Trim   The decorating possibilities are infinite. Revive a room by replacing the casings and baseboards, or add a “wow” factor with a crown or chair rail. Mouldings can take a room or an entire home from flat to fabulous in no time at...
Insulating your Basement

Insulating your Basement

Basement Insulation Basements can account for about 20 percent of a home’s total heat loss. This is due to the large, uninsulated surface area both above and below grade level. Contrary to popular opinion, earth is a poor insulator. There is also a lot of air leakage...

How Long, How Much

How Much Does a Remodel Cost, and How Long Does It Take? If you’re looking for a sense of how much it will cost to renovate your home, and how long it might take, we’ve got some numbers for you. The 2016 Houzz & Home annual survey gathered information from more...

Dream To Done

Dream to Done: How to Build a Renovation Plan to Match Your Budget As a client, you may feel like you have little influence over whether your remodelling project stays on budget and hits the finish line on time. But you have more control than you might think....

Tiled Showers

Tiled Showers Done Right, Made to Last Tiled showers are beautiful, durable, and hygienic when designed and installed properly. Tile offers a myriad of design options that other assemblies simply can’t match. However, moisture and condensation are the two biggest...