Tag: kitchen

Kitchen renovation by Fresh Home Innovations

Tasteful Kitchen Renovations At 6 Different Price Points

There is no doubt that the kitchen is one of the most valuable rooms in a home, and one in which many family memories are made. Not only is it a space for cooking but it’s also one for entertaining and congregating. The Toronto Star claims that the average price for...

/ June 28, 2016
A suite in Camrost-Felcorp’s Blue Diamond condominium development in Toronto's Deer Park neighbourhood.

Consider the Emotional Side of Your Reno

There are a number of guides online to direct you in how to prepare for a renovation. The Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association lists 10 steps to a successful home renovation: Do your homework Find out how much you can afford Look for a professional renovator Choose our contractor Check references...

/ December 3, 2010
Before kitchen renovation by Level One Construction

Contractor For Fire: 8 Tips to Avoid Renovation Frustration

Could you imagine struggling for six months to get your kitchen renovated? This is exactly what “Frustrated in South Surrey” went through, and she is still dealing with the aftermath. I sat down with her to listen to her experiences and to share some of her advice on how to avoid...

/ November 22, 2010
Custom Kitchen Cabinetry by Mooza Wood Arts

Kitchen Trend 2010 & Predictions for 2011

Awhile back I started sorting through reviews on kitchens to find our favorite kitchens of 2010. While looking through reviews and photos (one of the best parts of this job is checking out some of the gorgeous renovation pictures homeowners add to their reviews) I was surprised by how similar...

/ November 4, 2010

Eco-Friendly Countertops Available Near You.

A list of some available green countertops and where to find them in Toronto.

/ June 24, 2009

What I Did In My Spring Renovation

“Anyone that’s ever had their kitchen done over knows that it never gets done as soon as you wish it would.” – Ronald Reagan My wife and I out to do our best to prove Mr. Bonzo is wrong – you see, rather than go south this year, “we” decided...

/ April 7, 2009
Over the stove cabinetry by Raywall Kitchen Cabinetry.

Sometimes Great Companies Can Have Bad Luck…

I have had a lot of compliments on my kitchen and dining room over the past few years. We renovated the kitchen in 1998 – wow is it that long ago – and then followed up around 2002 with built-ins in the dining room. Now when the topic comes up,...

/ February 9, 2009
Kitchen Renovation by Rain City Renovations

Great Kitchen Planning Websites

I confess I am a bit of a kitchen junkie. I like to dream about the “perfect” kitchen and I’ve got books and magazines galore to prove it. The good thing about constantly planning a “dream” kitchen is that if you look back on some of the choices you made...

/ November 10, 2008

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
Kitchen Renovation by Hallmark Custom Homes of Vancouver

The Most Painless Kitchen Renovation

Sue and Leon don’t have a lot of extra time to dedicate to a renovation, but their kitchen needed renovating badly; it was too small for more than one person to be in at a time, the countertop was made of those 4×4 ceramic tiles popular in the 80s, and...

/ February 20, 2007