Category: Carpentry & Woodworking

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

Top 6 Built-Ins of 2016 – Editor’s Pick

Everybody loves a good built-in. Not only can they increase property value, they also increase how functional and organized your home is while you actually live in it. Built-ins can be useful anywhere in your home, from your basement, mud room, kitchen, living room, home office, or of course, your bedroom closet....

/ December 5, 2016
Built in entertainment unit by Matthew Tromey Design and Woodworking

HomeStars Photo of the Day

This built in entertainment unit built by Matthew Torrey Design and Woodworking is the perfect addition to this family room, not only for the practical space it provides, but also because of how aesthetically pleasing it is. Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are accompanied by great...

/ November 14, 2016
Flooring by Alliance Floor Source Inc.

Choosing The Right Flooring For Your Home

New flooring can dramatically change the look and feel of any room. If you are renovating a space, one of the first things you should consider before you do anything to the room is replace the flooring. This is especially true when you are dealing with old and worn out carpets, outdated laminate...

/ October 10, 2016
Restaurant bar built by Clean Cut Design & Build Inc

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Cheers to the weekend! This beautiful, one of a kind bar built by Clean Cut Design & Build Inc is enough to get me into the weekend spirit.                       Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are...

/ August 26, 2016
Bathroom vanity built by Rebarn

HomeStars Photo of the Day

This breathtaking, one of a kind piece made by Rebarn was built out of reclaimed wood and adds a sense of rustic charm to this space.                                   Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many...

/ August 5, 2016
Custom Kitchen Cabinetry by Mooza Wood Arts

Kitchen Renovation Checklist Part II – The Renovation

Renovating a kitchen can be a dusty, messy experience that also robs you of a functional and favourite room of the house until the reno is complete. Being prepared can make it a little easier. In a previous blog post we looked at the preplanning and planning stages of a kitchen renovation....

/ July 20, 2016
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Kitchen Renovation Checklist – Planning The Reno

Ah, the joys of a kitchen renovation! The truth is, most of us plan the kitchen of our dreams for years. If you’re lucky enough to be building your dream kitchen or even if it’s not quite your dream, but pretty great anyway, you’ll want to use our handy checklist to help...

/ July 5, 2016
Deck by BBG Carpentry

HomeStars U – Deck Safety 101 (Video)

You might not think of safety as an aspect that you need to pay attention to with regards to your deck or front porch, but believe me, it’s important for you, and for anyone who ventures onto your property. I learned this the hard way a few summers ago as I stood on my...

/ May 25, 2016
unfinished cedar shows natural weathering

Deck Repair vs. Deck Replacement

A beautiful hardwood deck helps you enjoy outdoor living, mere steps outside your back door. And in the evening, it connects the warm comfort inside your home to the cool serenity of your backyard. Eventually, deck repair will be required, from cosmetic to structural. Fortunately, most deck problems are not structural...

/ May 11, 2016