Window Treatments — Problems & Solutions

Curtains were first invented out of necessity rather than for fashion or pulling a room together. The first curtains were made out of animal hides and used primarily to keep rooms warm before central heating was created. We’ve certainly come a long way from hanging animal hides on hooks. Today,...

/ October 17, 2016

Be The HomeStars Half Millionth Reviewer!

Happy Monday, everyone! We in the HomeStars Content Team have been quietly watching the reviews add up over recent weeks in anticipation of the submission of our 500,000th review! That’s right, any day now we will hit half a MILLION reviews submitted by our great users, coast to coast! To...

/ October 17, 2016

Top 10 Gutter And Eavestrough Questions

Gutters (also known as eavestroughs) are long, narrow tubes that are attached to the fascia of your home and are used to reroute rain. Downspouts attached to the gutters then funnel water to the ground where ideally, it’s directed away from the foundation of the home. Proper irrigation that takes...

/ October 14, 2016

#HalloweenwithHomeStars Contest Now Open!

We love Halloween here at HomeStars. So much so, that we decided to create a contest so we can see more of your Halloween homes! It’s easy to enter and you could win a $100 Visa gift card just for posting a spooky picture of your Halloween home. Using our hashtag,...

/ October 14, 2016
Backyard renovation by Land Effects Outdoor Living

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Such a great outdoor renovation by Land Effects Outdoor Living! I’m sure this homeowner is taking full advantage of all of this sunny October Toronto weather in this masterpiece of a backyard.                       Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews,...

/ October 11, 2016
Flooring by Alliance Floor Source Inc.

Choosing The Right Flooring

New flooring can dramatically change the look and feel of any room. If you are renovating a space, one of the first things you should consider before you do anything to the room is replace the flooring. This is especially true when you are dealing with old and worn out carpets, outdated laminate...

/ October 10, 2016
New windows by Windowtech

10 Most Popular HomeStars Pins in September

Each month we round up the top pins saved from HomeStars reviews. We love seeing completed projects and it’s great seeing those images inspiring others for their home projects. This month the majority of our top pins focused on bright windows and chic coverings. Check out our top pins in...

/ October 7, 2016
Kitchen renovation completed by EA Renovations Ltd.

HomeStars Photo of the Day

I love this modern, yet rustic kitchen built by EA Renovations for this lucky BC family.                             Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are accompanied by great photos. Our editors are so inspired...

/ October 7, 2016
Basement renovation done by Robinson Renovations

HomeStars Photo of the Day

This bright and airy basement renovated by Robinson Renovations is the perfect secondary living space for this lucky homeowner.                       Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are accompanied by great photos. Our editors are so inspired by...

/ October 4, 2016

October HomeStars Star Reviewer Contest Now Open!

These futuristic tech prizes will keep you & your home warm, tidy and delicious! Gold Star Reviewers have a better than 1 in 50 chance to win! In October we will continue on with our monthly theme of awarding our amazing users prizes that make everyone in our office jealously walk by...

/ October 3, 2016