Category: Additions, Construction & Renovations

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2017 Powder Room Trends

The powder room is the perfect little space to express your inner designer; let loose on that crazy wallpaper or tile that you’ve been wanting to try out. Go for that mirrored vanity, hang that art deco mirror. This public room will be seen and used by guests, so ramp up the...

/ February 7, 2017
Bathroom renovation done by 3 Stones Custom Homes Inc.

HomeStars Photo of the Day

We love this bathroom renovation done by 3 Stones Custom Homes Inc! The bright blue tile establishes a spa-like tranquility, while simultaneously adding a point of interest. Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are accompanied by great photos. Our editors are so inspired by the fantastic...

/ February 7, 2017
Freestanding tub and frameless shower by Chicasa Design

Immerse Yourself in These 2017 Shower and Tub Trends

Let’s face it, bathing is one of those ritualistic things that humans do that bring us as much pleasure as it does a practical outcome. With so much focus on the bathroom these days, we see many real-life bathroom renovations at HomeStars. We’ve pulled out the trends that our community of homeowners...

/ February 5, 2017
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Kitchen Design – Q&A with a Professional

Remodelling your kitchen provides the best return on investment of any home renovation. Why?  Because the kitchen is the focal point of your home, day-in and day-out. It’s where your family congregates two or three times every day. Upgrading your kitchen with the latest innovations will not only make meal...

/ January 30, 2017
Kitchen Renovation completed by Heptagon Renovations

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Heptagon Renovations took this tiny, run down condo kitchen and turned it into a stylish space that feels much larger than it really is. The all white look not only gives off a sleek and modern vibe, but it also creates the illusion of an open space which is important, especially...

/ January 19, 2017
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6 Backsplash Prices Based Upon Real Projects

A new backsplash can change the look of your kitchen or bathroom in a flash, and depending on the material you use, doesn’t cost an arm and a leg for the impact. At HomeStars we see thousands of backsplash installation projects each year. Here are some that will give you perspective...

/ January 16, 2017
Kitchen cabinets made brand new via a fresh coat of paint by True North Home Services.

Nancy’s 2017 Renovation Predictions

2016 was fantastic year for the HomeStars community and we hope that it was for you and your family as well. More so than in previous years, we have seen our community increase investment in their homes as the upward rise in house prices continues in Canada’s major cities. In...

/ January 2, 2017
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Top 6 Special Mention Projects of 2016 – Editors Pick

At HomeStars we see tens of thousands of home projects during the year that are unusual or worthy of special mention. It was pretty difficult to narrow our choice down to 6 for 2016, but we did it! Here are our favourites. Company: Hunt Heritage Masonry The facade of this...

/ December 20, 2016
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Top 6 Kitchen Renos of 2016 – Editor’s Pick

The kitchen is the heart of the home; the place where family and friends gather to eat, drink and enjoy being together. This could be one of the reasons why a kitchen renovation is considered one of the best investments you can make in your home. We see thousands of kitchen renovations...

/ December 12, 2016
Bathroom Renovation by Bellsmith Carpentry & Renovation

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Would you believe us if we told you that this house was built in 1883? Probably not… but it was. Bellsmith Carpentry & Renovation completely redid this bathroom, leaving it bright and modern, with a just the right amount of colour.                     Every...

/ December 11, 2016