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Home Renovation Survival Guide – Selecting the Right Contractor

This is the most important step of all. If you hire the right contractor to lead your home renovation, all should go relatively smoothly … and vice-versa! When meeting prospective contractors it can be challenging to differentiate the best from the rest, so we’ve condensed a list of the top 10...

/ March 13, 2016
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March HomeStars Star Reviewer Prizes

Writing more reviews means more chances to win these awesome prizes! One of our active Gold Star Reviewers gained a better than 1 in 4 chance at winning their prize in February, just by writing reviews. Good day neighbour! Thanks for stopping by. This month we tried to find three very popular items for...

/ March 1, 2016
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HomeStars announces two sets of Award Winners

HomeStars announces winners of 8th Annual Best of Awards Also announces new Giving Back Award to recognize companies that ‘pay it forward’ TORONTO, February 18, 2016:  The 8th annual HomeStars Best of Awards (BOA), just wrapped up at the Toronto Congress Centre. HomeStars also hosted four other award events across...

/ February 18, 2016
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HomeStars announces Giving Back Award winners

HomeStars created the Giving Back Awards to recognize companies that have done significant charitable work in their community in 2015. We received over 200 entries and selected the 78 most deserving companies listed below, who went ‘above and beyond’ in giving back to their communities. The winning companies listed below...

/ February 16, 2016
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GBA Winner: New Age Security Alarms and Video Surveillance

HomeStars would like to congratulate New Age Security Alarms and Video Surveillance for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of Vanessa Lachman, “All churches & Non-Profit Organizations are graciously given a 10% discount. Participated in a ‘Pay it Forward’ campaign for donations and non-perishable food items to the...

/ February 16, 2016
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GBA Winner: Nine Clouds Beds & Mattresses

HomeStars would like to congratulate Nine Clouds Beds & Mattresses for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Bill Laidlaw, “We donated and delivered a total retail value of $22,168 in mattress sets and bed frames to families leaving the Interim Place shelter to rejoin our community.”...

/ February 16, 2016
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GBA Winner: Perfect Painters, a division of Perfect Renovations Group

HomeStars would like to congratulate Perfect Painters, a division of Perfect Renovations Group for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of Kimberly Robertson, “We donated our services as ‘Painters for a Day’ to the following three organizations: Toys for Tots Fundraiser, Meadow Hawks and North Mississauga Soccer Club....

/ February 16, 2016
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GBA Winner: Peter & Greg Walker Contracting Inc.

HomeStars would like to congratulate Peter & Greg Walker Contracting for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of Lindsay Walker, “This year, we were able to donate to seven local charities in the Etobicoke area through our annual “Signs for Charity” program. Every April, we ask our previous...

/ February 16, 2016
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GBA Winner: Sarah Kidder Design

HomeStars would like to congratulate Sarah Kidder Design for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Sarah Kidder, “Along with another decorator, I renovated and fully furnished the basement of a family whose 7 year-old son has a non-cancerous, inoperable brain tumour. It was all done through...

/ February 16, 2016
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GBA Winner: Reliance Home Comfort

HomeStars would like to congratulate Reliance Home Comfort for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of Rich Massingham, “Reliance has proudly supported both United Way and Habitat for Humanity in 2015. We raised over $350,000 in the last year to support United Way and donated $300,000 worth of...

/ February 16, 2016