All posts by Jessica Greaves

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

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

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

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Looking to update your outdated dining room?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

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

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 $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

How To: Create a Cozy Home with Lighting

This past Sunday we saw the clocks go back an hour for Daylight Savings. While this means we all (hopefully) get an extra hour of sleep, we also lose an important hour of sunlight every day. With the days getting shorter, darker and colder, now is the perfect time to...

/ November 6, 2016