Category: Garage

GBA Winner: All Canadian Self-Storage

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 All Canadian Self-Storage for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Stacey Scher, “Just some of the charities we helped support...

/ February 14, 2016

GBA Winner: 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Toronto and GTA

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 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Toronto and GTA for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Ashton Lubman, “We partnered with Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation...

/ February 14, 2016

When buying your first place, keep in mind these Do's and Don’ts

So you’re ready to spread your wings and fly – into the nest of homeownership? It’s an exciting step and since it may be the biggest purchase of your life, it is also normal to feel some nerves. In fact, there’s a lot to know as the new kid on...

/ October 28, 2015

Insulation 101

Insulation affects your energy bills and comfort levels year-round. Alex Schuts from Insta-Insulation has provided the basics every homeowner should know when it comes to insulating their home. 4 Signs your house lacks insulation: You aren’t comfortable in your home – it’s either too hot or cold. Your energy bills are...

/ March 18, 2015

Our Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Forget long-stem roses and chocolates! Get your Valentine something they’ll appreciate year-round. Here are some truly thoughtful and creative gift ideas for your sweetheart! 1. Handyman Services: Kill the honey-do list. 2. Junk Removal: What’s more romantic then giving up something for the one you love? 3. Closet Organization: Take...

/ February 13, 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

For Healthy Lawns and Gardens, It's About Patience & Prep

If your gardens and lawns have been rather lacklustre this summer you may want to check out our latest video to see how you can make improvements for next year. Garden Care Tips from Ann Evans of Garden Girls: Pros know it’s about fall, not spring: 1) Most people think of...

/ August 20, 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

Announcing the Best of 2012 Winners

A big congratulations goes out today as we announce this year's Best of Vancouver, Hamilton and Southwestern Ontario award winners.

/ January 28, 2013

Great Meet & Greet at Melrose in Calgary!

Last night we had a terrific venue for the HomeStars Meet & Greet – our way to kick off the Calgary Home Show that starts today. Everyone loved the Atrium room where the venue was held, and the food was awesome! Thanks to David and Brandon of Melrose Cafe &...

/ September 20, 2012