If you live in a desirable area and you’ve been thinking about transforming your basement to attract renters, now may be the perfect time. In today’s housing economy, converting your basement into a rental suite is an excellent way to help pay off your mortgage, while providing affordable living accommodations for low-income renters. Not only that, the addition of a basement apartment is a home improvement project that provides one of the highest returns on investment and adds value for resale purposes.
Whether you are renovating the exterior or the interior of your home, you are likely going to need to purchase a new door. But what should you look for in a new door? What risks are you trying to mitigate? What should you be concerned about? You can be sure that you are buying the right door for your home when you consider the following.
Toronto has a large inventory of heritage and century homes. Whether you’re attracted to Victorian Architecture or you love the idea of having a tangible connection to the past, the allure of a century home can be hard to resist.
The world of design is constantly moving forward, and kitchen renovations are the ‘new black’. Homeowners see exciting improvement projects to boost the value, visual appeal, and functionality of the space. To complete them with flying colours, you should take into account your lifestyle, preferences, and goals. You can let your dreams run wild as long as they stay within limits of your budget and what is feasible. At the same time, brace yourself and know that there is a lot of ground to cover, from light fixtures to major appliances!
Welcome back readers – I know you’ve come to our blog to get professional renovation advice, and today is no exception. We’ve all heard the renovation horror stories – whether at family gatherings, community events or articles you’ve read online. It begins with a homeowners’ dream for a renovation that could be published in a magazine but, something goes horribly wrong and they are left with an unlivable space and looking for the offending contractor. The results are frequently cataclysmic!