Category: Walls & Ceilings

designated substance survey

Why Older Homes Need A Designated Substance Survey Before Renovating

Anyone who has lived through a renovation can attest to the amount of fine dust created during demolition.  In older homes, especially those built before 1980, there is a chance that dust may contain hazardous substances like asbestos, which can threaten the health of your family and the contractors who are working...

/ May 22, 2017

Basement Waterproofing to Protect Your Home

Effective basement waterproofing is essential for the health of your home and your family. Without it, rainwater and/or sewage can wreak havoc in two very different ways: 1) A flood is an emergency that must be fixed ASAP as it can cause immediate property damage to fixtures and furniture, or...

/ February 20, 2017

Real-Life Homeowner Projects Involving Paint, Walls, Ceilings, Mouldings and Cupboards

Adding a fresh coat of paint to your walls or kitchen cupboards is often the least expensive and most impactful change you can make to the rooms of your home. Check out the projects found below undertaken by other Canadian homeowners for more information on cost and workmanship. Hamilton Location –...

/ September 20, 2016

Popcorn Ceiling Removal

It’s official – smooth is all the rage. Gone are the old popcorn ceilings (and horror of horrors – walls!!) of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, to everyone’s eternal gratitude. Originally a spray-on or paint-on ceiling treatment used from the late 1950s into the 1980s, ceiling stucco was the standard for many bedroom...

/ September 2, 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: Perfect Painters, a division of Perfect Renovations Group

HomeStars would like to congratulate Perfect Painters, a division of Perfect Renovations Group for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of Kimberly Robertson, “We donated our services as ‘Painters for a Day’ to the following three organizations: Toys for Tots Fundraiser, Meadow Hawks and North Mississauga Soccer Club....

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: WOW 1 Day Painting – Toronto

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 WOW 1 DAY PAINTING for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Darryl Karpel, “Our ‘WOW a MOM’ campaign painted the...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: WOW 1 Day Painting – York Region

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 WOW 1 Day Painting – York Region for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Kim Rood, “In September of 2015...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: JMT Roofing and Painting Inc.

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 JMT Roofing and Painting for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner John Jaswal, “At the Food Bank, we sort, repack...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: Millwall Roofing

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 Millwall Roofing for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Darrell Macdonald, “Millwall Roofing has a history of sponsoring fundraising events...

/ February 16, 2016