Category: Tile & Stone

The National Home Show is coming up

If you live in Toronto, it’s a busy time for home shows this month. The Interior Design Show opens this Friday February 6 until Sunday at the Direct Energy Centre. It looks like they have some interesting exhibitors. I always find really unique home decor pieces and gorgeous displays. But this...

/ February 4, 2009

The things you learn when your house breaks down…

When I moved into our newly constructed house there was a naive side of me that expected everything to work perfectly for at least the first five years. In hindsight, it seems to me that the best house to move into is a four to six year old home, after all the kinks have been...

/ January 20, 2009

A skylight in a condo? It will cure your blues too!

Sceptics aside,  Cliff Arnall’s theory of the third Monday in January being the most depressing day of the year seems to me to hit the mark. What with holiday let down, credit card bills and a severe lack of daylight for those of us in northern climes,  January can be a pretty...

/ January 13, 2009
Granite counter refacing by Techno Kitchen Refacing

The Latest in Counter Tops

In our first house we installed a very practical, reasonably priced laminate countertop. I was happy with it because it because I liked the cobalt blue colour and its durability. It turns out though, that it’s not as scratch resistant as I would have liked…we found out the hard way...

/ June 20, 2008