Category: Garage

Spring Gardening & Landscaping

In some parts of the country, you wouldn’t believe it’s Spring. Here in Vancouver, we are seeing our April showers. But are we prepared for May flowers? Gardening, lawn care and landscaping are just as important as a home renovation or repair. The decision on what to do depends on...

/ April 5, 2011

Spring Cleaning – Tips and tricks

  Aaaah…Spring is truly in the air. Spring brings with it a feeling of renewal, a need to refresh. Perhaps this is our way of  adapting to our surroundings, and truly appreciating that airy feeling that comes with the new season. Spring cleaning is an age old custom primarily in places with cold winters. ...

/ April 1, 2011

Four Days of Fun in Ottawa: Home & Garden Show 2011

This past weekend marked the annual Ottawa Home & Garden Show – and what a whopper it was! Four days of home-focused fun, hundreds of companies and interesting people. Anyone visiting would not have left lacking ideas for their home. The flashiest by far were the colourful folks at the...

/ March 31, 2011

Homestars Recognizes Best of Calgary's Home Service Professionals

Calgary’s 2nd Annual Best of Home Awards were held Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at Melrose Cafe and Bar. It was a fun event, with over 65 people showing up to recognize  the 2010 Best Of Home Award Recipients in the categories below. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HrkVkGIOM0 For all of the photos visit our Facebook...

/ February 24, 2011
Outdoor Kitchen Landecks Landscaping, Flamborough, ON

Why Didn’t I Win Best of ’09? – A Company Question.

We had a good question come in a few days ago, and I thought one that we'd like to answer for everyone, rather and just respond directly.I can’t understand why “Company Name” got the Best of 2009 award in "Category X"? If you read their reviews, most of them are...

/ May 29, 2010

Moldy Basement? Concrobium eliminates mold safely and easily, without bleach

Concrobium has been approved by Health Canada as a safe, non-toxic substance with no emissions of volatile organic compounds. It has also been registered with Environmental Protection Agency in the United States.

/ November 18, 2009
Bathroom vanity built by Rebarn

Why We Love Drain Rescue

The fine folks at Drain Rescue posted a nice note on their blog "Why We Love HomeStars". We appreciate it!

/ September 1, 2009
Finished basement by Remodel Construction Company

A Cautionary Story for Home Owners: Preventative Steps for Storm and Rainwater Management

It is now essential that owners familiarize themselves with the basic issues and some of the science of rainwater control, at least within the bounds of one's own property. It may not be as exciting as undertaking a new renovation, but poorly designed drainage control systems can eventually cause serious...

/ June 9, 2009
Back deck French doors by Long Life Windows & Doors Ltd.

Highlighting Great Service with Truck Decals

In January we awarded our top rated companies awards based on their 2008 reviews. Of course those companies wanted to show off thier credentials, so we put together truck stickers for them.

/ April 21, 2009