Month: January 2017

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Kitchen Design – Q&A with a Professional

Remodelling your kitchen provides the best return on investment of any home renovation. Why?  Because the kitchen is the focal point of your home, day-in and day-out. It’s where your family congregates two or three times every day. Upgrading your kitchen with the latest innovations will not only make meal...

/ January 30, 2017
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Alberta Best Of 2017 Award Winners Announced

Every year HomeStars goes over the thousands of companies in our database to find those who have gone above and beyond in their industry to be the best. These companies made the list of Best of 2017 based on their Star Score ratings and reviews from the homeowners that hired...

/ January 25, 2017
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British Columbia Best Of 2017 Award Winners Announced

Every year HomeStars goes over the thousands of companies in our database to find those who have gone above and beyond in their industry to be the best. These companies made the list of Best of 2017 based on their Star Score ratings and reviews from the homeowners that hired...

/ January 23, 2017
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Trends In Dining Spaces

Looking to update your outdated dining room? We’ve searched our database of reviews and looked online to find out what trends are sticking around for 2017. While technically not a new trend, the closed off dining space has been gone for some time. We’re still seeing open concept kitchen/dining rooms,...

/ January 23, 2017
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Celebrating the Best Of Vancouver

It’s time to present the Western Canada 2017 Best of HomeStars Awards! Every year at this time of year, we turn our minds to analyzing and rewarding those in our vast community of home professionals that consistently do fantastic work for our homeowners. To announce the winners, we start on the coast, in Vancouver. We...

/ January 23, 2017
Kitchen Renovation completed by Heptagon Renovations

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Heptagon Renovations took this tiny, run down condo kitchen and turned it into a stylish space that feels much larger than it really is. The all white look not only gives off a sleek and modern vibe, but it also creates the illusion of an open space which is important, especially...

/ January 19, 2017
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HomeStars Photo of the Day

We can see why this homeowner calls the basement their favourite room in their house! Contracting By Us renovated this basement to include custom elements including a home theatre with in-wall speakers, projector, custom home gym, and a play house for their son. There’s something for everyone in this beautiful basement reno!        ...

/ January 17, 2017
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6 Backsplash Prices Based Upon Real Projects

A new backsplash can change the look of your kitchen or bathroom in a flash, and depending on the material you use, doesn’t cost an arm and a leg for the impact. At HomeStars we see thousands of backsplash installation projects each year. Here are some that will give you perspective...

/ January 16, 2017
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4 Things to Consider When Choosing Your New Backsplash

Kitchen backsplashes are definitely having a moment and are now a key design feature of any modern kitchen. With so many choices out there, how do you choose the best option for your needs, and most importantly – your desires? Take into consideration the following when making a decision about what kind...

/ January 16, 2017
Backyard patio and stonework by Canada's Gardenland

HomeStars Photo of the Day

If this photo doesn’t make you miss summer than I don’t know what would. The patio, fire pit, and outdoor kitchen were all built by Canada’s Gardenland, creating an outdoor living space that’s picture perfect.                       Every day HomeStars receives...

/ January 10, 2017