Top 6 Built-Ins of 2016 – Editors Pick

Everybody loves a good built-in. Not only can they increase property value, they also increase how functional and organized your home is while you actually live in it. Built-ins can be useful anywhere in your home, from your basement, mud room, kitchen, living room, home office, or of course, your bedroom closet....

/ December 5, 2016
Natalie and ProRise

HomeStars $500 Contest Winner Announced!

If you follow us on Twitter, then you saw that back in October we partnered with Vancouver Is Awesome to give one lucky person $500 towards a home project of their choice. $500 can go a long way, especially when you consider some of our smaller project categories like appliance...

/ December 5, 2016

HomeStars Photo of the Day

We cannot get enough of this custom his and hers closet by DK&M Kitchens and More. Maybe if my closet was this beautiful, I too would keep it this clean. Closet inspiration at its finest!                     Every day HomeStars receives hundreds...

/ December 5, 2016

December HomeStars Star Reviewer Contest Now Open!

 Write Reviews, Win Cool Prizes – It’s That Simple Gold Star Reviewers have a better than 1 in 50 chance to win!   Two for the counter, one for the floor. That’s the story of this month’s Star Reviewer Prizes from HomeStars. If you’re like me, this is how it...

/ December 1, 2016

Top 6 Basement Renovations of 2016 – Editors Pick

A basement renovation can be a costly, time-consuming undertaking, but is often well worth it. Gorgeous is the only word we have to describe our top 6 basement transformations, which is great because basement renos are not cheap. In fact, according to our data, collected from thousands of homeowners, basement renovation costs...

/ November 28, 2016
Custom drapes by Model Space Designs

HomeStars Photo of the Day

These beautiful custom drapes by Model Space Designs have a way of making this industrial loft style bedroom feel warm and homey.                                 Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are accompanied by...

/ November 28, 2016

Average Costs Of Keeping Your Home Warm

Oh Canada! While there are many advantages to being a small, nordic country, one disadvantage is the constant battle to keep heat inside and cold outside of one’s home. The majority of Canadian homes are heated by furnaces with the exception of Quebec, where the majority of homeowners use electric, baseboard...

/ November 24, 2016

Seasonal Storage Solutions – Q&A with Kwik Kloset Inc.

With winter quickly approaching (for some of us, it’s already here!), it’s time to start prepping our homes for the new season. With temperatures dropping and the holiday season in full effect, winter means the items we keep in storage will soon be freed. But where’s it all going to...

/ November 21, 2016
Backyard stone work done by HomeStars Photo of the Day

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Assiniboine Lights & Landscapes built these lucky homeowners the backyard of their dreams equipped with an expansive interlocking stone patio, outdoor kitchen, large stone fireplace, and waterfall. Now THIS is outdoor living at its finest!                       Every day HomeStars receives...

/ November 19, 2016
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Home Security Systems – Protection when you’re away or at home

Many people buy home security systems to protect their valuables while they are out of the house. However, their first priority should be to protect their loved ones while inside the house. According to Rick Reimer, owner of Burglar Stop in Vancouver, “I got into this business 28 years ago...

/ November 18, 2016