Tag: canada

Tips For A Fun And Festive Canada Day Celebration

Happy 150th birthday, Canada! With our country’s big birthday just around the corner, many Canadians are looking for ways to celebrate. This is the perfect excuse to gather with close friends and family, and host the perfect Canada Day party. Unsure of where to start? See below for some tips...

/ June 21, 2017
Kitchen

What a Million Dollars Gets You In Every Major City in Canada

It isn’t big news that some Canadian cities are in the middle of a housing crisis, where average detached housing prices have risen to $1.49 million in Vancouver, and $1.6 million in Toronto. This has made it more difficult than ever to own a house, but it really doesn’t have to be....

/ May 26, 2017
Bruce Peninsula

The Best Weekend Getaway Spots in Canada by Province

 Are you in dire need of a summer vacation? Why venture outside of Canada when there are so many beautiful spots within driving distance perfect for a weekend getaway. Whether you are looking for a quiet romantic escape with your significant other, a fun time with some friends, or a...

/ May 19, 2017
People checking reviews

Home Renovation Rebates and Savings…

The official tax year has drawn to a close but chances for rebates and savings on home renovations are still possible. While an ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes grant can only be received by homeowners who booked a pre-retrofit evaluation by March 31, 2010, provincial rebates are available. Homeowners need to upgrade...

/ January 26, 2011

Toronto Small Business Forum

This Tuesday October 19th, Enterprise Toronto is hosting an all day Small Business Forum at the Metro Convention Centre (255 Front St. W. – North Building, 100 Level) from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. This is a free event but registration is required for attendance here. Hosted by Enterprise Toronto,...

/ October 15, 2010

A Lot to Learn From Jay Purvis and the Panel at the Ideal Home Show

On the weekend, Jay Purvis hosted Renovations Dos and Dont’s, a panel for you to pick up some great tips from the pros and get advice on your next home improvement project. The crowd at the event took advantage of the opportunity to get specialized advice from our three panelists...

/ October 4, 2010

Join us at the Companies Connect Event at the Ideal Home Show

Join the HomeStars Team and 6 panelists for some fun and learning at our Connecting with Clients Online company event at the main stage of the Hamilton Ideal Fall Home Show on Friday October 1st. Seats are limited but this is a great opportinity to meet other exhibitors while learning...

/ September 27, 2010

HomeStars Launches in Ottawa

When you have a house like this, you know it will need repairs! All kidding aside, HomeStars is now moving into the the Ottawa area in a big way. After successful launches last year into Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton HomeStars added new team member Alicia Wanless.

/ August 3, 2010
Laundry room renovation done by Ashton Renovations

The Oakville Home Show Shows That Smaller Shows Can Be Big for Homeowners

We had a great time at the Oakville Home Show Friday April 9  through Sunday April 11th. It’s run by a husband and wife team David and Sharon Jenkins. Sharon was there the entire three days talking to homeowners and companies alike – I’ve been to dozens of shows and...

/ April 15, 2010
Bathroom vanity and toilet

National Home Show – Weekend 1

HomeStars was out in full force at our booth at the National Home Show at the Direct Energy Centre this weekend collecting reviews, giving away gifts and chatting up the people walking around the exhibition.

/ February 21, 2010