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How to Start Planning a Condo Renovation: FAQs, Tips & More

How to Start Planning a Condo Renovation: FAQs, Tips & More 

Planning a condo renovation can be an exciting project that transforms your space into a more comfortable and personalized home. However, unlike standalone homes, condo renovations come with unique considerations due to shared living…

Rustic Style Home and Kitchen - The Future of Home Styles: Modern Trends That May Soon Look Dated

The Future of Home Styles: Modern Trends That May Soon Look Dated

When it comes to modern home designs, certain trends capture our hearts momentarily, only to seem out-of-date a few years later. While predicting which current design choices will fall out of favour is not an exact science, examining the p…

Modern Kitchen - Do You Want a Modern Home or a Contemporary Home? Understanding Today's Design Trends

Do You Want a Modern Home or a Contemporary Home? Understanding Today’s Design Trends

When you’re deciding on the style of your next home renovation or new build, understanding the differences between modern and contemporary design is crucial. Both have distinct characteristics that cater to different tastes and…

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8 Home Upgrades That Look Modern & Make Life Easier for The Whole Family

Modernizing your home might make it look amazing, but the real value comes in when your upgrades add convenience. Updating your home shouldn’t just be about aesthetics; it’s the perfect opportunity to make your day-to-day l…

Modern Home Design - Exploring the Top Modern Home Styles: A Guide for Homeowners

Exploring the Top Modern Home Styles: A Guide for Homeowners

Looking to update your home with the latest styles? It’s not just about what looks good but also what’s easy to live with. In this blog, we highlight top trends that are not only turning heads but are also incredibly practical. N…

Home movie theatre in basement - Why Having a Legal Basement Suite in Ontario Pays Off, Even Without Renting It Out

Why Having a Legal Basement Suite in Ontario Pays Off, Even Without Renting It Out

There’s more to finishing your basement than just making it look good. This upgrade can significantly improve your home’s value and offer practical advantages, even if you aren’t looking to rent it out. Here’s…

Living room in basement suite - Top Renovation Ideas for a Legal Basement Suite in Ontario

Top Renovation Ideas for a Legal Basement Suite in Ontario

Renovating your basement suite can serve as a fantastic method for creating additional living space or generating a secondary income. However, when planning your project in Ontario, it’s crucial to consider both local legal requ…

Front door and covered porch - 3 Benefits of Replacing Your Front Door

3 Benefits of Replacing Your Front Door

The front door is commonly overlooked during many renovations, and yours could be damaged, outdated or drafty.  Installing a new front door can increase your home’s efficiency, resale value and curb appeal. Read more about the reas…

Home renovation plans - The Benefits of Renovating: 4 Reasons to Start

The Benefits of Renovating: 4 Reasons to Start

There’s more to remodelling than just refreshing your space. Here are 4 unexpected benefits of renovating your home! 1. Renovating Can Benefit You Psychologically Actively taking the initiative on a task or project can boost your…

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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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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…

Open Concept first floor - How to Tackle a Full Home Renovation

How to Tackle a Full Home Renovation

Before you decide to undertake a full home renovation, you need to know what the end goal is for your home. Are you renovating to raise the value of your home, or do you want to renovate your space so it becomes a ‘forever home’ wher…

Foot prints in trees representing sustainability - How Spray Foam Insulation Reduces Collective Carbon Footprint

How Spray Foam Insulation Reduces Collective Carbon Footprint

There is no doubt that the world’s climate is changing. We see it in the increased temperatures across the globe as well as the growing number of severe weather events such as tornados, cyclones, hurricanes, and more. Fortunately, w…

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…

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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Increase the Value of Your Home

As corny as it sounds, New Year’s offers us all a chance to start fresh. New Year’s resolutions can range from getting in shape to reading more, but what about making a clutter-free home your resolution for the New Year? A de-cluttered…

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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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What Do I Do with Water and Mould in My Home? Q&A With Bryan Baeumler

With summer upon us, rain for many across the country, and cottage season in full-swing, Bryan addresses a few questions relating to mould issues in a cottage and leaky chimney flashing. Question 1 Hi, Bryan. My cottage has a mould problem.…

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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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Renovation Q&A With Bryan Baeumler: Odours, Flooring & More

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. A decaying house that is. In this article, we dive into common renovation questions—or at least things that may prompt a renovation. Question 1 Hi Bryan. We have an odour coming from our cold-…

Fixing an Old House? 4 Hidden Problems that Lead to Major Spending

Are you thinking of buying a house at a cheap price? If so, you may already be envisioning modern finishes, top-of-the-line upgrades, magazine-worthy remodels, and a problem-free renovation. The reality of buying an old house isn’t so cu…

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Interior Painting: Should You Paint Your Walls, Ceiling or Kitchen Cabinets First?

Do Your Kitchen Cabinet Painting First Before you begin to paint any other area of your kitchen, you should remove your kitchen cabinets and paint them first. This is because they take up a large portion of visual space, and changing the colo…

Save Your Home From the Winter Blues! Quick Hints for Winter Maintenance

As most Canadians know, winter weather can be extremely unpredictable. Residents of our northern nation have a great deal of experience with this as of late, with the recent trend of wide temperature swings and seemingly endless precipit…

New Years Resolutions for Your Home

By: C. Gibson With the New Year upon us, it’s time for the traditional setting (and perpetual adjusting) of goals. Virtually everyone starts to think about self-improvement during this season, but what about improving your living space?…

Moving dry wall - Bryan Baeumler: Look behind your walls

Bryan Baeumler: Look behind your walls

Most homeowners don’t think twice about what’s behind their walls. But they should. Because there’s always the chance — however small — of finding hidden treasure. And also because proper insulation is vital to keeping your family safe a…