All posts by Jessica Greaves


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Looking to update your outdated dining room?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

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

Get Cookin’ with the Best Stove for Your Home

If you’re in the process of designing your dream kitchen or just looking to update your current one, then you’ve probably been thinking alot about what kind of stove to invest in. When it comes to choosing the right stove for you, there are 3 main factors to consider: What you’re...

/ January 9, 2017

Trends in Appliances for 2017

Trends can be tricky especially when it comes to kitchens. With kitchens being the biggest selling point in homes, you never want them to reflect their age. If you’re looking to refresh your kitchen, either for resale or just for you, try incorporating these trends that have staying power and...

/ January 9, 2017

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Casa Kitchens Inc. was able to save the day and complete this condo owner’s kitchen after they had gone through a couple of companies that didn’t work out. The total job included some carpentry & cabinet finishing, quartz countertops, subway tile backsplash and custom shelving. The results speak for themselves!   Every...

/ January 3, 2017

New Year, New Home – Resolutions for 2017

Every new year starts the same, we wake up on January 1st and make ambitious resolutions and promise we’ll actually stick to them this year (not like last year!). This year instead of making personal goals, like going to the gym 5 days a week and feeling bad when you...

/ January 2, 2017

HomeStars Photo of the Day

These homeowners replaced their previous CasaLife leather sectional, marble coffee table and leather sitting chair with new ones. They’re repeat customers and it’s easy to see why. Even their dogs love the furniture!       Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are accompanied by great photos....

/ December 27, 2016

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Take a look at this fantastic and fun playhouse built by Contracting By Us! The company completely redid this homeowner’s basement with the focus being on this play area for their kids. What kid wouldn’t love having a slide in their home? See the full basement renovation by clicking here....

/ December 22, 2016
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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

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