All posts by Jessica Greaves


HomeStars Photo of the Day

We love this stylish dining nook by Bellsmith Carpentry & Renovation. The addition of a wrap-around bench increases seats without taking up too much space. A fantastic renovation to this home, originally built in 1883! See the full project and review here. Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many...

/ April 24, 2017

When & How To Paint Your House Exterior

There’s something about a new season that calls for change. Whether that’s switching up the decor in your house or a new haircut, there’s no denying change is good. If you’re looking to make a big change to your home, why not give it a new coat of paint? We’ve...

/ April 21, 2017

Flash Prize Friday – April 21

Happy #FlashPrizeFriday! We’re back with another amazing prize available today only! Head on over to HomeStars & write a review for your chance to win this awesome Nest Protect smoke alarm! Start writing those reviews now, the contest deadline is midnight tonight. Share on social media with #FlashPrizeFriday so your...

/ April 21, 2017

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Now this is a renovation! 21 Renovations completely transformed this townhouse from top to bottom. Not only did they demolish and reconstruct two bathrooms and the kitchen, they also installed new lighting throughout, refloored the whole house, smoothed out all ceilings, and painted all of the walls and doors! Check...

/ April 18, 2017

Eco-Friendly Apartment & Condo Living

If you’re looking to go green in your apartment or condo, you might find it more difficult than your friends living in houses. While they can add solar panels to their roofs and grow their own vegetables in backyard gardens, you might feel like there are fewer options for your...

/ April 17, 2017

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Just in time for spring, Duralock Interlocking completely transformed this home’s backyard from barren to beautiful. The homeowners now have an extra living space and are enjoying their backyard for the first time since moving in 8 years ago! This space was worth the wait and only took Duralock two...

/ April 13, 2017

HomeStars Photo of the Day

It seems like spring has finally sprung! We can’t wait until it’s warm enough to enjoy patio and backyard weather like these homeowners. Green Apple Landscaping gave this house a complete backyard transformation, including a storage space and maximizing their greenery. Check out the full review to see the before of what this...

/ April 3, 2017
A cute shared room for boys or girls.

Room for Two: Shared Kids’ Room Ideas

If you’ve got more kids than bedrooms in your home, learning how to create a shared space that both children will be happy in is the difference between a fight before bed each night and sweet dreams for everyone in your home. Sharing a room doesn’t have to result in...

/ April 3, 2017

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Take a look at this full condo transformation! It’s amazing what a new coat of paint can do for a home. Durham360Painting painted every room in this condo to give it a cool and sleek downtown vibe. We love the choice of different greys throughout. Great job! See the full review here....

/ March 29, 2017
Stucco and wood mixed material home

Pick a Side — Siding Options for Your Home

Is it time to give your home exterior a refresh? If so, new siding is an easy way to totally transform the look of your home without moving. Deciding on new siding for your home involves more than picking a colour and finding what looks good. While personal style will...

/ March 27, 2017