Tag: Renovation

Lowe’s Survey: More Canadians to Renovate Thanks to Home Renovation Tax Credit

Lowe's Canada and Angus Reid Strategies conducted a survey about whether or not Canadians were going to take advantage of the Home Renovation Tax Credit. The short answer is almost half of home owners will renovate their home in some fashion.

/ February 5, 2009
Safety first! With Greater Vancouver Gutters Inc.

Two-Thirds Of Canadians Will Take On A Home Renovation Project In 2009

According to an HGTV sponsored Angoss Reid Survey nearly 2/3rds of Canadians will embark on a home renovation project this year. Also, 9 out of 10 Canadians believe their home is a better investment than the stock market.

/ December 15, 2008
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 Style At Home Show is On Friday Oct 17-19

The new Style at Home show starts Friday October 17 through Sunday October 19. Judging by their website and the quality of their magazines: Style at Home, Canadian Gardening and Canadian Home & Country I’m sure it will be an excellent show. They have excellent exhibitors such as: Cadillac Custom Shutters Home Decor...

/ October 16, 2008
Kitchen Renovation done by Newview Renovations

Renovation Meta-Planning – An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

The whole purpose of HomeStars, of course, is to help homeowners make planning decisions about home improvement. So what do we think of companies whose job it is to help with those planning decisions? Hey, that’s not for us to say – yes, we can certainly opine, but… – ultimately...

/ March 6, 2008
Scale in small spaces via Freshome.com

Drywall Horrors

Last summer we moved into a brand spanking new house. Until now, all of the houses we’ve lived in have been a minimum of 50 years old. In fact I got very used to hearing “wow, I’ve never seen plumbing/electrical work/heating and cooling systems like this,” from the tradespeople. I...

/ February 12, 2008