Tag: Home Renovation

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Home Automation: Home Smart Home

Many homeowners are confused, even intimidated by the terms ‘home automation’ or the ‘Internet of Things.’  While it’s supposed to make life around the house simpler, safer and more energy-efficient, some feel it would make life more complicated. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Today’s catchphrase is the...

/ April 22, 2017
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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
Kitchen cabinets made brand new via a fresh coat of paint by True North Home Services.

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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Home Insulation: Don’t DIY, Hire a Pro

There are many benefits of good home insulation: It will lower your heating and air conditioning costs, minimize temperature fluctuations, prevent mould growth, buffer outside noise and reduce your home’s environmental impact. Although you may be tempted to DIY, hiring an insulation professional will payoff in how they assess your home upfront...

/ November 10, 2016
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Home Heating Systems – Which is Best for You?

Winter is just around the corner … is your home heating system up to the task? When selecting an appropriate home heating system, either for a new home or as a replacement, it helps to have a basic understanding of the different types of systems, their efficiency ratings and long-term...

/ November 7, 2016
Bathroom Renovation by Bosch Services Ltd.

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Graffiti has definitely come a long from its controversial street origins in the last few decades. This Banksy tile gives an urban spin on this contemporary bathroom by Bosch Services Ltd. Very cool! Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are accompanied by great photos. Our editors are so inspired...

/ September 19, 2016
Kitchen renovation by SKY Kitchen Cabinets Ltd

HomeStars Photo of the Day

I am quite envious of this Oakville family who gets to call this kitchen their own. SKY Kitchen Cabinets Ltd has built them this modern space that is both beautiful and functional. Check out this post and many more #HomeStarsPhotooftheDay on our Instagram page.            ...

/ August 31, 2016
Bathroom Renovation done by Easy Bathroom Renovations

HomeStars Photo of the Day

This ensuite is a dream come true! Easy Bathroom Renovations did a great job converting this outdated bathroom into a peaceful and modern oasis. Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are accompanied by great photos. Our editors are so inspired by the fantastic work done that...

/ August 3, 2016
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How to Photograph Your Home Renovation

Whether you are renovating the whole main floor of your home or the tiny powder room off your kitchen, taking photos at every stage of the project is one of the best things you can do as a homeowner. Not only are they useful when showing off to your family...

/ July 4, 2016
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Backyard Entertaining

Backyard entertaining is all about enjoying the company of friends, neighbours or relatives in a relaxed outdoor setting, along with hot food and cold drinks. The ideal set-up should make it easier for you to multi-task: chatting with guests while serving drinks and cooking food. 1.  BBQ is the Cornerstone...

/ June 27, 2016