Category: Decorators & Designers

Home Theatre 101

Consumers often associate home theatres with a lot of clunky equipment. Mike Widerman of Toronto Home Theater debunks these myths by showing us a sleek and modern home theatre that doesn’t skimp on picture and sound.    Myth #1: TV’s are better than projectors At the heart of this room...

/ January 9, 2014

Landscaping & Lawn Care Costs in Canada

Canadians have spent less money on landscaping jobs in the last 5 years. It’s safe to say the average Canadian is spending less in general since 2008, so this trend isn’t surprising. With an average project cost of nearly $13,000.00 for reviews under the category of Landscaping Contractor and Designers,...

/ August 20, 2013

Getting The Most Out Of Your Kitchen Renovation

When you think of the most communal parts of your home the kitchen will likely top the list. This high traffic space is typically not tucked away behind closed doors and as a result it’s a room that needs to be both efficient and welcoming. The average cost of kitchen...

/ July 24, 2013

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

Website Renovation – Our New Site

Today we launched our new site design! HomeStars has had the same look since we launched in 2005 and it was time for an update; we've been working so hard to help you make your homes picture perfect, we forgot about renovations of our own!

/ August 27, 2012

Meet out Best of Vancouver award winners at the Home Show this week !

The BC Home & Garden Show has started today and is on every day until Sunday February 26th. The show is back at the newly renovated BC Stadium.

/ February 23, 2012

What Companies are saying about HomeStars

Before the holidays we had an open house at our office. During the event we invited our attendees to tell us how HomeStars has helped and changed their businesses, as well as how they deal with bad reviews, when they happen. From landscapers and electricians to appliance repair and self...

/ January 5, 2012

It's A Christmas Miracle! Holiday Home Improvement Stories

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring……… Well……… For a while, until a bathroom pipe burst and started raining Christmas agony and frustration on our previously confident and content family’s kitchen, that is. Sound familiar? For the lucky majority of us, it does...

/ December 22, 2011

HomeStars wants to send you to the Canadian Finals Rodeo!

The Canadian Finals Rodeo is bringing the Wild West to Edmonton, Alberta November 9 -13! This world renowned rodeo is the final of the rodeo season in Canada and means a huge jackpot of nearly $1million for the winners! HomeStars has TWO pairs of tickets to the sold out Sunday...

/ November 4, 2011

A HomeStars Halloween Tale

Everyone in your neighbourhood knows “this” house.   It’s the house the kids ride their bike in front of really fast. Or, when you walk by (if you walk by) you have to look at even though you don’t want to. And the fact that it seems to sit alone...

/ October 31, 2011