Before you renovate your home, make sure you have all the bases covered so you and your family can get the most out of it.
By 2030, almost 25% of the national population will be retirement-aged. The greying of Canada’s population means there will soon be more adults aged 65+, most of whom will require caregiving and support.
You’ve decided to renovate your home, you’ve created a renovation budget, and you’ve set a firm date you’d like the work to be completed by.
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!
Today we are going to delve into some programs, grants and incentives, your local and provincial governments have to offer, to help you cut down the costs of upgrading your Toronto home.
According to Google, nearly 7 million Google Home Devices were sold over the holiday season, with Amazon's “Alexa” selling multiple millions as well. For most Canadians, these virtual voice assistants are likely their homes first smart device and they are discovering just how intelligent voice search has become.
Do you have plans to completely renovate your kitchen?
Though the prospect of transforming your kitchen can seem like a giant challenge, when you set your goals and take them in stride, the renovation process can seem a lot less difficult.
We’ve been designing and building gorgeous kitchens in Toronto for over 35 years. To make sure your remodel goes smoothly, we’ve put together this helpful kitchen renovation checklist.
Our Kitchen Renovation Checklist will help you…
Discover Your Kitchen’s Greatest Needs
Discover New Must-Have Kitchen Features
Set A Budget
Research and hire the best Kitchen Renovation team.
How to prepare for a reno project
For some, buying the right type of flooring for the house is probably more complicated than buying the house. There are different aspects to factor in, besides the aesthetic properties. Things like humidity levels, costs, and durability are just some of the factors you should be thinking about when you’re selecting a flooring system for a room, an apartment or an entire house.
An experienced renovator will turn your home renovation dreams into reality. Before that can happen, you need to first make sure that your dreams are attached to a realistic budget.
Are you looking to completely transform the look and feel of your bathroom?
Any home renovation can seem like a large undertaking challenge, but when you set your goals and take them in stride, the renovation process can seem a lot less difficult.
Have you been thinking about selling your home recently? It doesn’t matter if you want to sell it 6 months or 6 years from today; as soon as you think about it, you start thinking about how much your home is worth.
The fall for homeowners in the Greater Toronto Area is the time to prepare your home before the cold sets in. By taking a few important proactive measures we can make sure our home is ready to withstand the melting snow, cold winds, and the damage that is on its way.
The kitchen and bathroom are the two most important rooms in your condo, so whether you’re considering staying, renting or selling, these two rooms cannot be ignored! Even if your condo is relatively new – you will want to keep your unit looking its best.
Home renovations can be very difficult and extremely costly if you hire the wrong renovation company. A renovation is a huge undertaking and your biggest investment is on the line. The last thing you need to deal with is a contractor who doesn’t have your home and your best interests at heart.
Stone Veneer has been around since The Roman Empire, however, since the late 1800’s it has steadily grown in popularity. Today, it is one of the most popular siding choices for homes. Stone veneer siding gives your home a makeover that will transform the exterior of your home and improve its curb appeal.
Are you dreaming of transforming your dull and damp bathroom into a clean and modern oasis? You’ve received a few quotes and now you’re wondering if the cost of your new bathroom renovation is justified? It is; as long the work is it’s done properly.