Category: Furniture

Top 6 Special Mention Projects of 2016 – Editors Pick

At HomeStars we see tens of thousands of home projects during the year that are unusual or worthy of special mention. It was pretty difficult to narrow our choice down to 6 for 2016, but we did it! Here are our favourites. Company: Hunt Heritage Masonry The facade of this...

/ December 20, 2016

Student Moving Tips for Back to School

With September just around the corner, most recent high school grads are preparing to start their freshman year in college or university. Students who choose to attend a post-secondary school in a new town will be moving away from home for the first time, which can be stressful and time...

/ August 9, 2016
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Study Spaces for Kids of All Ages

It seems that once the calendar turns to August, all we can think about is gearing up for back to school. Even though there is still a month of summer heat and lazy days left, parents and students alike start prepping for the school year ahead. While a new backpack...

/ August 5, 2016
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The Art Of Small Space Living

Reducing carbon footprint and living a more ecologically friendly life has become a passion for many homeowners, particularly in dense urban environments. This often means living in small spaces such as condominiums or homes with a small footprint. With space at a premium in many cities, even a small condominium...

/ July 25, 2016
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Backyard Entertaining

Backyard entertaining is all about enjoying the company of friends, neighbours or relatives in a relaxed outdoor setting, along with hot food and cold drinks. The ideal set-up should make it easier for you to multi-task: chatting with guests while serving drinks and cooking food. 1.  BBQ is the Cornerstone...

/ June 27, 2016

Best of HomeStars 2016 have been announced

Today, we’re delighted to announce the winners of the HomeStars Best of 2016 Award, the 8th consecutive year of these awards.  We are proud to recognize such a dedicated group of almost 700 home professionals, from all across Canada. This award is a testament to the pride these companies take...

/ February 16, 2016

HomeStars announces Giving Back Award winners

HomeStars created the Giving Back Awards to recognize companies that have done significant charitable work in their community in 2015. We received over 200 entries and selected the 78 most deserving companies listed below, who went ‘above and beyond’ in giving back to their communities. The winning companies listed below...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: Nine Clouds Beds & Mattresses

HomeStars would like to congratulate Nine Clouds Beds & Mattresses for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Bill Laidlaw, “We donated and delivered a total retail value of $22,168 in mattress sets and bed frames to families leaving the Interim Place shelter to rejoin our community.”...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: Reliance Home Comfort

HomeStars would like to congratulate Reliance Home Comfort for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of Rich Massingham, “Reliance has proudly supported both United Way and Habitat for Humanity in 2015. We raised over $350,000 in the last year to support United Way and donated $300,000 worth of...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: Roy Inch & Sons Service Experts

  HomeStars would like to congratulate Roy Inch & Sons Service Experts for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of Peter Inch, “We have a program called “Hugs” where we give product or services to families in need. This year, we gave a full furnace to a local...

/ February 16, 2016