Category: HomeStars

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What Makes Best Of Winners The Best?

Whether you’re an avid HomeStars user or only use it once in a while, you’ve probably noticed a little crown icon on certain companies. This crown signifies that these companies are Best Of Award winners. Nine years ago, the Best Of Awards (BOA) were created to honour companies who are the...

/ February 6, 2017
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February HomeStars Star Reviewer Contest Now Open!

Win The Best In Prizes For Your Home! Star Reviewers have up to 1 in 40 odds to win!   Every month HomeStars Star Reviewers are offered the chance to win the best in gadgets and appliances for their homes. All you have to do to get one entry is log...

/ February 1, 2017
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Nancy’s 2017 Renovation Predictions

2016 was fantastic year for the HomeStars community and we hope that it was for you and your family as well. More so than in previous years, we have seen our community increase investment in their homes as the upward rise in house prices continues in Canada’s major cities. In...

/ January 2, 2017
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January HomeStars Star Reviewer Contest Now Open!

 Put Your Best Foot Forward in 2017 with HomeStars Star Reviewers have up to 1 in 40 odds to win!     Happy New Year! Now that the ball has dropped and we’ve all had our prerequisite day of rest, it’s time to get started on making 2017 the best year...

/ January 2, 2017
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December HomeStars Star Reviewer Contest Now Open!

 Write Reviews, Win Cool Prizes – It’s That Simple Gold Star Reviewers have a better than 1 in 50 chance to win!   Two for the counter, one for the floor. That’s the story of this month’s Star Reviewer Prizes from HomeStars. If you’re like me, this is how it...

/ December 1, 2016
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Giving Back Awards – CLOSED FOR NOMINATIONS

AS OF DEC 15, 2016, NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. Last year we launched the Giving Back Awards to recognize companies that have done significant charitable work in their community in 2015.  In all, 78 companies from across Canada won this prestigious award last year. The winning companies did not just make a donation...

/ November 9, 2016
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Introducing Star Score – A New Way For Canadians to Evaluate Contractors

Today, HomeStars launched a new and better way for Canadians to evaluate the contractors they are researching to hire. This innovative new system is the first of its kind among review sites. It is called Star Score. Star Score is the result of many employee’s hard work over the past two...

/ November 3, 2016
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November HomeStars Star Reviewer Contest Now Open!

 Review The Work Done In Your Home & Pick Up One Of These Hot (AND COOL) Gadgets! Gold Star Reviewers have a better than 1 in 50 chance to win! A smart fan, a smart doorbell and a… blender. Will they please just go ahead and make a smart blender...

/ November 1, 2016
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HomeStars Halloween Party 2016

This past Friday our Toronto office employees got together for the 2nd annual Freaky Friday Halloween party, put on by the Fun Committee. They went all out and collaborated on decorations made by a local Toronto artist. We thought others might like to see what the HomeStars crew got up...

/ October 31, 2016
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How To Effectively Rate And Review A Home Professional

For those amongst us who actually remember the 70’s, the movie 10 introduced the notion of the “Perfect 10” into our urban lexicon. But as the protagonist of the movie George soon discovered, there is no such thing as a ‘perfect 10’. Indeed, there is no such thing as perfection. Which is...

/ October 31, 2016