Category: Carpentry & Woodworking

Best Of 2011 Awards Night in Toronto

Last week HomeStars honoured the Best of 2011 winners in Toronto. Each year HomeStars.com awards companies who have done commendable work based on their customer’s feedback. It was our fourth event of its kind in Toronto and definitely the biggest yet with over 200 attendees at the Toronto Cricket Club. ...

/ March 12, 2012

Day 1 at the Calgary Home and Garden Show!

Day 1 at #chgs12 was a fun filled day for the HomeStars crew and hundreds of exhibitors ramping up for a great weekend in Calgary! It was a pretty busy Thursday, and most of the exhibitors we talked to were impressed with  the first day’s attendance. HomeStars is set up...

/ February 24, 2012

Best Local Businesses to Buy Christmas Decorations

Where can you get unique holiday decor locally? Every city has a special shops that really shine this time of year, and offer an exceptional selection of Christmas and holiday decorations! We would like to help you out as you strive to shop locally while creating a gorgeous home this...

/ December 8, 2011

What to expect from the Vancouver Home + Design Show

Flooring options, new paint colours, sunrooms, decks, kitchens and bath ideas are just a few topics in-store for you at the Vancouver Home + Design Show. Opening on Thursday, October 13th at the Vancouver Convention Centre – West, the home show is the perfect event for homeowners and consumers ready to design...

/ October 12, 2011

Cool booths day 2 at the Calgary Home & Design Show

Day 2 at the Home Show brought us to some great new booths, and also some longtime HomeStars users!  Thanks to everyone for chatting with us and sharing the story of your company. We  visited MIG Homes who have 19 great reviews on their listing – they are a family...

/ September 25, 2011

Personalizing Your Space With Vicky Sanderson

HomeStars welcomes guest blogger Vicky Sanderson today with some tips on personalizing your space. The bad news is that a growing penchant for eclectic home decor means it’s getting harder and harder to tell from design mags and television make-over shows which looks are hot, and which are not. The...

/ September 22, 2011

Fall Home Renovation Projects

Each season provides the perfect opportunity for home projects and renovations. Fall is no exception. Take a look at these Fall Home Renovation Projects from an Investopedia article. Winterize the Deck Decks get a lot of use during long summer days. By the time fall comes around, they can look worn...

/ September 6, 2011

A Tribute to Father & Son Companies

Many companies on HomeStars are family run businesses. The father and son duo is a common one and there is something comforting about the tradition of a father teaching his son about his trade, passing on his wisdom of the business and eventually handing down the company he has built....

/ August 19, 2011

When the Condo floods…

HomeStars team member Shannon didn’t know what was happening. As she tried to work from her condo, the drilling and the grinding from the floor above was driving Shannon to distraction. Just as she was thoroughly cursing her upstairs neighbours, there was a knock at the door.  There was the...

/ August 18, 2011

Sales Events – Everyone Wins

Have you checked out your local Savings on the homepage recently?  It’s easy to miss them, down there at the bottom of the screen, but it’s one of the best ways to start your search. Why not click on the Savings in your area and see if you can get...

/ July 22, 2011