All posts by Jessica Greaves

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Spring Cleaning Checklist

The countdown to spring is on! March 20th marks the first official day of spring, which means you’ve got about 3 weeks to get ready for spring cleaning. It’s always good to be prepared, so this year instead of scrambling once the first sight of spring is here, start booking...

/ February 27, 2017
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Ontario 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...

/ February 27, 2017
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Plumbing Maintenance – How To Keep Things Flowing

It’s no surprise that the kitchen and bathroom are the most frequently used rooms in any home. Being high traffic rooms that are used every day by each member of the household, it’s important to keep them well maintained. To avoid common plumbing issues, we’ve got some easy tips to...

/ February 27, 2017
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HomeStars Photo of the Day

The Amdi Group built and installed a custom barn door for this homeowner to create a stylish separation from the kitchen to the bedrooms. The barn door definitely adds a modern yet classic flair to this formerly awkward entryway. Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are accompanied by...

/ February 26, 2017

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Malcolm Mcgrath Cabinets and Fine Carpentry was given the task of updating this homeowner’s living room with a modern bookcase and cabinet that matched the design of their new home. The results speak for themselves! The company was able to create a gorgeous unit that will be used for years to...

/ February 22, 2017

Bathroom Renovation Q&A with 310 Reno

Thinking of starting a bathroom renovation? There’s a lot more to consider than just what kind of tile and sink to pick out. We spoke with Charles of 310 Reno Design & Renovation to find out what you need to know before you start designing that dream bathroom. 1. What should homeowners...

/ February 20, 2017
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HomeStars Photo of the Day

Take a look at this lovely basement renovation by Robinson Renovations. The homeowners say, “This was our first major renovation with a contractor and it could not have gone better… The end result was a finished space that we love and will enjoy for years to come.” This looks like the perfect...

/ February 19, 2017
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2017 Sink and Vanity Trends

To go along with that new powder room or master bathroom you’re planning, we’ve rounded up the trends we’re noticing in reviews when it comes to sinks and vanities in Canadian homes. From natural elements to a fresh take on classic black and white, we’re seeing all of these trends overlapping with...

/ February 13, 2017
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What Makes Best Of Winners The Best?

Whether you’re an avid HomeStars user or only use it once in a while, you’ve probably noticed a little crown icon on certain companies. This crown signifies that these companies are Best Of Award winners. Nine years ago, the Best Of Awards (BOA) were created to honour companies who are the...

/ February 6, 2017
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HomeStars Photo of the Day

Ben Adams Tiling gave this homeowner’s small bathroom a complete makeover that makes a big statement! We love the mix of the bold black and white tile with the gold hardware throughout. Homeowner JT says, “Ben had suggested a patterned tile and I wasn’t sure at first, but am so glad that...

/ February 2, 2017