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The Best Toronto Contractors – 2009 Awards Night

Last night HomeStars announced the Best of Toronto awards at the Toronto Cricket Club. About 200 people showed up representing about 110 different companies. It was a night to celebrate those that don't get publicly rewarded often for the hard work they put into their businesses.

/ February 5, 2010
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Best of 2009 Toronto Awards Night Coming Up on February 4

On February 4 the Best of 2009 winners will be unveiled in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Hamilton – similar to our 2008 Best of winner page. Last year over 80 companies came out to celebrate the event.  This year there are 95 qualifiers and everyone is welcome. We are not...

/ January 31, 2010
Beautiful Gutters by True North Eavestroughing

Did I Mention We Got a Nice Writeup in the Toronto Star?

I'm really late on this post. There were the holidays and I was away taking a little time off. But as I left for down south there was a great article about us from Ellen Roseman, a great consumer/money columnist for the Toronto Star and YourHome.ca.

/ January 14, 2010
Sunken kitchen with wine bar by SKY Kitchen Cabinets Ltd

Habitat Toronto Launches New Promo Video

Habitat for Humanity Toronto branch has just released a new promo for their ReStores video featuring our belived Mag Ruffman, aka. toolGirl, and host and emcee of our upcoming Xmas party for Toronto contractors.

/ November 12, 2009
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Toronto Hydro’s Festive Light Exchange for 2009

Pull out two of your old incandescent energy sucking light strings, take them to the exchange depot nearest you on the appropriate date and Toronto Hydro will give you a new super energy efficient LED light strand.

/ November 5, 2009
Deck by Hickory Dickory Decks

Janette Ewen’s Design for City TV’s Extreme Dream Home Contest

When Janette Ewen was asked to design her dream home for the Extreme Dream Home contest for CityTV, she had the same reaction as any child being shown a candy shop and told to take as much as he or she wanted.

/ October 15, 2009
Deck maintenance by Beaver Brothers of Richmond Hill

Samantha Sannella Offers her Thoughts on CityTV’s Extreme Dream Home Contest

Samantha Sannella, one of the judges for CityTV's Extreme Dream Home Contest, is more than just a little familiar with design excellence in any form. She is the president and CEO of the Design Exchange, Canada's premier location housing examples of innovative Canadian and international design

/ October 14, 2009
Kitchen renovation by Newkitchentoronto.ca

Ramsin Khachi, Talented Builder and Designer Speaks To Us About CityTV’s Extreme Dream Home Build Contest

Ever had a dream to design your own home? Do you take photos of homes you love, or even just sections of homes? Now you have the opportunity to nurture your inner architect and possibly win a fabulous vacation for four!

/ October 9, 2009
Ensuite bathroom renovation

Vicky Sanderson Shows Us How to Entertain Without Breaking Our Backs or Budgets

Getting ready for the Fall Home Show on this weekend (October 1-4, 2009) at the Better Living Centre in Toronto I caught up with Vicky Sanderson, Toronto Star Columnist, and Hostess Extraordinaire. I always learn a few tricks from Vicky and this chat was no exception.

/ October 2, 2009
Photo of work done by B&B Masonry

Tool Girl Mag Ruffman Speaks Out About Your Emotional Attachment to your Home

Tool Girl Mag Ruffman will be at the Fall Home Show in Toronto this weekend to give a presentation on using power tools, as well as hosting a workshop where a few individuals will actually be able to try them out (you have to register to attend the workshops).

/ October 2, 2009