Category: Concrete, Brick & Stone

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 ūüôā ) 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

Celebrating The Best Of Hamilton & Best Of South Western Ontario

We had a great time at The Wild Orchid Restaurant last night with the Best of Hamilton and Best of South Western Ontario award winners! Despite some yucky weather (which seems to be becoming an annual Hamilton Best Of tradition) and a handful of parking tickets for some of us,...

/ March 1, 2012

HomeStars Sticker Spotting at the Calgary Home & Garden Show!

Day 3 at the Calgary Home & Garden Show, and let’s play spot the HomeStars sticker! We met with tons of booths who proudly displayed their HomeStars sticker asking Homeowners to ‘Read Their Reviews!’ Sheila’s Drapery                 Rocket Renovations        ...

/ February 26, 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

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

Unique Sinks and other Bathroom Fixtures

Thinking of¬†renovating your bathroom? Get inspired and check out some of the newest and most innovative¬†bathroom fixtures!   Anything from lighting, sinks, faucets and shower heads, tubs to toilets! They are all available in fresh and modern new designs that will give your room a unique look. The options are...

/ August 25, 2011

5 Reviews & What Makes Them Great: For Homeowners, By Homeowners

We see a lot of different reviews at HomeStars. There are the Angry – homeowners incensed by a wrong and demanding redress. There are the effusively Happy – gushing with gratitude for a job well done. And at times the Hurried – the reviews to achieve a means, like getting...

/ August 9, 2011

Inspirations for Increasing Curb Appeal

What is wrong with this picture? Imagine what could be done to improve the curb appeal of this home! It is literally a blank slate! Whether you’re trying to sell, or just want to improve the look of your home from the outside, increasing curb appeal is really easy! Kicking...

/ August 4, 2011

Three Alternative Roofs to Consider

Looking around at a standard North American neighbourhood the diversity of roofs might not be overly apparent. Sure they come in, what, two or three colours, but after the options of shingles or steel, what other choices are there? Numerous, perhaps surprisingly so given the doldrums of mass urban planning....

/ July 21, 2011