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5 Master Bedroom Renovation Tips & Ideas

Whether you’re trying to make a new space your own, or you’re tired of staring at the same boring walls, day after day, a master bedroom refresh can make all the difference. Fresh paint, new floors, and modern furniture can elevate your sleep…

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How to Create a Functional Home Office Space

Everyone who starts working at home soon realizes that the layout of their home office has a huge impact on their experience at work. Once you know you need to upgrade your space, your first stop will probably be Instagram or Pinterest. But ke…

4 Reasons You Should Buy an Air Conditioner in Calgary & Edmonton

If you live in Calgary or Edmonton, it makes sense that you would primarily think about your heating options for the winter. Our climate is typically cold and unforgiving; therefore, heating is a necessity. But it is also essential to consi…

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Your Ultimate Guide to Paint Your House: Interior, Exterior, Colours and Styles

Painting your home, on the inside or the outside, is one of the fastest ways to make it feel fresh and new. A professional quality paint job can radically alter how a room feels or your curb appeal by simply putting on a new coat of paint. Choosin…

How to Find a Reputable Home Renovation Contractor in Toronto

A home renovation project can change the outlook of your home and make it more appealing. Yet, finding a home renovation contractor for the remodelling job can be quite challenging. And if you don’t get the right contractor, your home remod…

Tips to Buy a House in Ontario for the First Time

Buying your first home in Ontario has become a bit of an intimidating process. It was already challenging for newcomers to the real estate industry who needed to learn the best home buying strategy. Now there is pressure to do so on the fly, wi…

Pros and Cons of Living in Ottawa: What You Need You to Know

Canada’s capital is a world-class city offering an exciting lifestyle with all the amenities you can imagine. If the opportunity arises, a move to Ottawa could be just what you need to enjoy the lifestyle you’ve always imagined.  However,…

4 Top Bathroom Remodel Mistakes to Avoid

Remodelling your bathroom should be a pleasure, improving both the appearance and function of the space. However, bathroom remodel mistakes are often the result of focusing too much on trends and not enough on the function of your space. H…

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Patio, Walkway, and Driveway Heating Systems Explained

Ontario winters get pretty messy, and nobody likes spending the morning digging out the snowy debris. Fortunately, modern technology and innovative exterior design have provided us with driveway heating systems, and similar winter…

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Tips for Hiring Movers

Moving is a stressful time and the right movers can take a lot of that weight off your shoulders. You’ll be trusting movers with your most valued possessions, and to not damage your new property. There are many things to know about hiring move…

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4 Different Types of Home Insulation

Home insulation is one of those critical investments that you want to make carefully. High-quality insulation will help keep your home secure from the weather outside, helping to reduce your heating and cooling costs. On the other hand, i…

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6 Questions to Ask Your Concrete Contractor

Concrete is forever. Well, not quite. But, it is safe to say that if your concrete contractor makes a mistake, or doesn’t really know what they are doing, it is going to be a hassle to fix it. That’s why choosing the right contractor upfront is s…

5 Deck Building Guidelines to Follow  

Are you trying to learn how to build a deck? If you’re new to construction, it is a surprisingly detailed process. Proper design and technique will be critical if you want to keep your deck safe to use. As you gather knowledge and start to plan y…

4 Questions to Ask Your Patio Contractor

A new patio can bring your outdoor entertaining game up a notch, make your home more valuable, and provide plenty of other benefits. But the last thing you want is for that patio to be hard to maintain, with loose stones, weeds, and tripping ha…

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How to Renovate a Garage into an Apartment

A garage renovation is like a miniature version of a total home renovation. If you want to turn your garage into a space that is fit to live in and not just store your car in, you’ll have to make major changes to it. Here’s a brief rundown of the maj…

Choosing the Right Backsplash Tile

The first question I’m often asked by a Client when discussing backsplash tiling, is “what style of tile would you recommend?”   My answer, following a smile, is “whichever tile you like.” Selecting the right tile for yo…

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How to Choose a Commercial Contractor   

Your organization might have guidelines on how many quotes to get from commercial contractors. But, from there, you’re essentially on your own choosing a contractor for your project. Commercial projects tend to involve a lot of investme…

How to Plan a Basement Renovation

You’re finally ready to tackle the basement and turn it into the practical, beautiful space you’ve always dreamed of. The process of planning the renovation is as important as the work itself and will ultimately dictate the quality of the f…

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How to Plan a Renovation While You Work from Home

Planning an office renovation, or the renovation of any part of your home when you work from home can be challenging. No one wants to live, or work, in a construction zone. But making time for a renovation can dramatically improve your produc…

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Our 5 Favourite Low Maintenance Plants

Are you wanting some beautiful additions in your garden this year? If you’re looking for hardy plants that don’t require a whole lot of work then look no further. Our horticultural team has decided on their five favourite plan…

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What We Look at When We Assess Condition of A/C

What we look at when we assess the condition of your air conditioner. At first glance, it may look bleak: you know you’re going to need either an AC repair or a new air conditioner. But you’re no air conditioning expert, and you want to make an in…

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Some Promises are Made to be Broken

We’ve all been there.  You make a promise you think you can keep, then life happens and you break that promise.  If the promise wasn’t a major one, the fallout will likely be minimal…but if you had to break a big promise, well, that c…

The Benefits of Renovating

How Renovating Can Benefit You Psychologically Actively taking the initiative of a task or project can boosts your energy. Handling renovations can impact you psychologically for the better. Studies have shown those who have an unclutt…

Renovation Ideas That Maximize Storage And Minimize Clutter

If you are wondering what you could possibly add to your home to maximize storage and minimize clutter, you may be surprised to know just how many options exist!  Closet organizers. Building custom shelving in your closets is very effec…

The Vermeer’s BIG Renovation

Our clients Keith and Adrienne made the HUGE decision to completely gut their 1970’s bungalow and add an additional 1200 square feet of living space to their home. They knocked down a wall and closed off a staircase in the main living area to c…