Category: Cleaning Services

Eavestroughs 101

In the lastest edition of HomeStars U, North Shore Eavestroughing’s Darren Perry shares his advice on the installation of eavestroughing. The following are common problems many eavestroughing systems face. 1. Overflowing eavestroughs: Improper eavestroughing can lead to overflowing water, which can leak into your basement. Can create rot against the...

/ May 28, 2014

Dealing With Flood Damage In Toronto

On Monday, July 8th, 2013, the city of Toronto experienced its wettest day in recorded history, with more than 100mm of rain falling, the equivalent of one month’s worth of rain, in just three tempestuous hours. The storm caused the flooding of major arteries, roadways and homes, as well as shutting...

/ July 10, 2013

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

Send Us Pictures Of Your Christmas Light Display For A Chance To Win!

Its that wonderful time of year again. Time to enjoy family, friends, festive holiday cheer, and the beautiful traditions of Christmas. Its also time for those who love to display their Christmas cheer through a beautiful light display, to go about the hard work of getting those lights up and...

/ November 24, 2011

Vancouver Public Library Foundation Fundraising Program

It was a pleasure to work with the Vancouver Public Library Foundation during October to help raise funds to buy books for kids. The team at VPLF is amazing and truly dedicated to their role which supports the Vancouver Public Library. The Vancouver Public Library Foundation was established in 1997 to...

/ November 14, 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

7 Great Kitchens (As Posted By Our Reviewers)

Every now and then we take some time to go through the many reviews posted on our site. Not only do we find great contractors (and some to avoid), but through reviews we find great design ideas. Here are a three trends in kitchens from the past few months. A...

/ August 24, 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

Summer Traffic Report & Search Word Forecast

I took a look into both the search words and queries that bring people to HomeStars and the words and queries that are used once someone reaches the site, to get a better idea of what to expect in the coming months. Some of the most popular searches, no matter...

/ July 7, 2011

It's Summer — Take the Steps to Enjoy Your Vacation Home

Some call it a cottage. To others, it’s a cabin. It’s your vacation home and if you haven’t done so already, it’s time to open it for the season. Unlike your primary residence, your vacation home doesn’t receive your year-round care and attention.  It’s important to follow some steps to make sure your...

/ June 16, 2011