Category: Carpentry & Woodworking

Home Automation/Smart Home Technology 101

Home automation, smart home technology and the connected home are all terms that have been thrown around a lot in the last year and if you are still wondering what it all means check out this video below.  Rob May of Sounds Good Audio & Video Solutions explains what it means...

/ January 9, 2014
After the Landscaping Renovation by Distinctive Designs.

All Decked Out

Few things are more synonymous with summer than lounging on a deck with and ice cold beer. Here at HomeStars we’re hoping to make your deck-related research a tad bit easier with some pointers on deck building from the folks at LASKO Construction and B.B.G. Carpentry, Inc. Tips from Oren...

/ July 25, 2013

Calgary Home Show Kicked Off Yesterday

The Calgary Home & Design Show started yesterday! Don’t forget to write 2 reviews to get a free ticket – a $14 value. Enter here

/ September 21, 2012

Visiting The National Home Show

The 60th annual National Home Show is now underway at the Direct Energy Center in Toronto. Hundreds of exhibitors ( many of them Best Of Winners 🙂 ) are lined up to showcase their products and services for this ten day event ending March 25th. HomeStars would like to help...

/ March 21, 2012

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