Category: Walls & Ceilings

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

GBA Winner: Beyond Foam Insulation Ltd.

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 Beyond Foam Insulation for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Curt Janzen, “Beyond Foam worked on a project for medically...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: IDEAL Insulation & 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 IDEAL Insulation & Roofing for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of Colin Gnyp, “For years, IDEAL has donated time and equipment...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: Wallace Fleming & Associates

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 Wallace Fleming & Associates for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of Greg Wagner, “Our company donated design and construction services to...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: WPI Renovations

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 WPI Renovations for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Scott Werenka, “WPI Renovations has continually supported the Airdrie Angel program...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: Hamilton House Painters and RENO TEAM

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 Hamilton House Painters and RENO TEAM for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner James Kinnaird, “We offered an unlimited amount of...

/ February 15, 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

Skip these updates when selling your home

Selling your home is no small undertaking. Aside from the obvious cleaning and purging of unwanted or unused personal belongings, there are generally a few upgrades to be made in order to get the best price for your property. But it’s important to not go overboard, so we’ve put together...

/ October 26, 2015

Fall Maintenance Checklist

Here’s a list of things you should do this fall to prepare your home for winter:  Must-dos: Furnace servicing: change filter, humidifier panel Shut off outside taps Drain garden hoses Clean eavestroughs/gutters and downspouts to avoid flooding Check flashing along eavestroughs and the roof to ensure water cannot seep through...

/ October 9, 2015
Technician checking furnace filter

How to Optimize the Efficiency of Your Air Conditioning System

Optimize your AC’s Efficiency Simply put, air conditioners take heat out of your house, in much the same way that refrigerators do. To optimize their efficiency, try to prevent heat from getting inside the house in the first place with the following steps: Your roof gets most of the direct...

/ May 4, 2015