Category: Flooring

GBA Winner: Picture Perfect Flooring Ltd

HomeStars created the Giving Back Awards (GBA) to recognize companies that have done significant charitable work in their community in 2015.  HomeStars would like to congratulate Picture Perfect Flooring for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Pavel Luszczek, “Every year, I pay it forward. This year...

/ February 16, 2016

December HomeStars Star Reviewer Prizes

These amazing must-have gadgets for the 2015 holiday season could be YOURS, this month only from HomeStars! Whether you’re looking to monitor your front door from the palm of your hand, connect to the world at the flick of the wrist, or have the answer you always dreamed of for...

/ December 1, 2015

November HomeStars Star Reviewer Prizes

Gold Prize Dyson DC77 Multi Floor Upright Vacuum MSRP $699.99 Unlike all other vacuums, this one doesn’t lose suction. It’s because of the new, revolutionary Dyson Cinetic™ science – it captures the dust that clogs all others. It doesn’t have any dirty filters to wash or replace, and it has...

/ November 13, 2015

The Numbers Behind The Star Reviewers Prize Draw

  Our November contest is already underway, don’t miss your chance! Start reviewing right now!     October was a very exciting month for us, here, as we launched our new Star Reviewers Program. In addition, we have also introduced a monthly prize draw, open to all active Star Reviewers...

/ November 5, 2015

Skip these updates when selling your home

Selling your home is no small undertaking. Aside from the obvious cleaning and purging of unwanted or unused personal belongings, there are generally a few upgrades to be made in order to get the best price for your property. But it’s important to not go overboard, so we’ve put together...

/ October 26, 2015

Prizes – October 2015

Gold Prize Dyson DC77 Multi Floor Upright Vacuum MSRP $699.99 Unlike all other vacuums, this one doesn’t lose suction. It’s because of the new, revolutionary Dyson Cinetic™ science – it captures the dust that clogs all others. It doesn’t have any dirty filters to wash or replace, and it has...

/ September 25, 2015

Types of Air Conditioners

Summer weather has arrived! If you’re feeling the heat and want to get air conditioning for your home, here’s a quick guide on the different options on the market and their price, based on costs reported by homeowners.  1) Central Air How it works: It uses your home’s ducts and...

/ June 22, 2015

Best of 2014 Winners

We have travelled across Canada to award the country’s best home improvement companies. Tonight we are wrapping up awards season in Toronto. This is our seventh year awarding contractors who have done outstanding work, based on homeowner reviews. Check out the winners in your region! Toronto’s Best of 2014 award...

/ February 2, 2015

Ice Storm Superheroes

The ice storm just before Christmas left a lot of homeowners without power and with damage to their properties. Many called companies listed on HomeStars and had their issues fixed in time for the holidays. Over the last few weeks we have seen an outpouring of reviews from grateful homeowners...

/ January 8, 2014

Mod Lighting: Making sure the electrical work in your home is safe and beautiful

Some homes need electric work so badly that they may not even be eligible for insurance coverage. Brian Wilson from Captain Electric provides tips on upgrades that will keep your home and family safe. Brian Wilson of Captain Electric: 1. Permits An ESA Permit is required for all new wiring...

/ September 30, 2013