The 5 Best Bedroom Paint Colours For A Restful Sleep

A good night’s sleep: something so necessary, but so hard to come by. There are many little things that you can do to ensure you get your much needed beauty rest, such as painting the colour of your bedroom. According to a study done by Travelodge , these 5 colours...

/ July 18, 2017

How To Keep Your Contractor Happy

If you’re about to start a new renovation project, you probably have a lot of questions you would like to ask your contractor but might not feel comfortable asking yet. Like any relationship, you want to ensure you and your contractor are getting what you both need out of it,...

/ July 13, 2017

6 Eye-Catching Exterior Paint Trends For 2017

We are all told not to judge a book by its cover, but that is easier said than done. First impressions are everything, and your exterior paint colour can really set the tone for what the rest of the house is going to look like. By updating your home’s exterior,...

/ July 12, 2017
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Yard Maintenance Myths

It’s beginning to look a lot like a hot, sizzling summer. For those of you raring to get some yard work done, here are some good-to-know facts (and some maintenance myths) before you snap on those gardening gloves. Dog pee makes your grass lush Myth Man’s best friend is not really...

/ July 11, 2017

Thinking Outside The Box: The Moving Story of Cargo Cabbie

Javier Lirman is the president and founder of Cargo Cabbie, a 5-time HomeStars “Best Of” award winning moving company in Toronto. We spoke with Javier to learn more about being a business owner and how he turned a run-away moving van into a successful business opportunity. What is your company and...

/ July 7, 2017

10 Homemade Remedies To Get A Handle On Your Unwanted Garden Pests

For those of you that have a backyard garden, you are well aware of the trials and tribulations that are involved with the entire process. Between weather, weeds, fungi, insects, and soil fertility, there is a lot that can go wrong, and in some cases, not a lot that can...

/ July 6, 2017

Choosing The Perfect Patio Awning

Patio season is officially here and as the days get longer they also get hotter and sunnier. If you’re looking for a way to get the most out of the sunny season and enjoy your backyard space while beating the heat, a patio awning might be the perfect solution. Gone...

/ July 5, 2017
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Infographic: History of Home Security

Progress in home security technology has progressed immensely in the last 100 years, and it will continue its evolution for many years to come. Historically the main focus for thwarting intruders has been on improving detection; this means improved motion sensors and high definition security cameras. The next big priority...

/ July 5, 2017

July HomeStars Star Reviewer Contest Now Open

Make Your Countertop Shine With HomeStars More Reviews = Better Odds To Win! This month we at HomeStars wants to bring the style and function of some of our favourite countertop items to 3 lucky Star Reviewers. Whether you’re looking to enjoy barista quality beverages with the flick of a...

/ July 4, 2017

The Best Ways To Incorporate Concrete In Your Home

Gone are the days where concrete was reserved for drab, industrial spaces. Now it is a huge trend and is being introduced in many creative ways throughout the home. Not only does concrete look great, but it is also extremely durable, versatile, and affordable, so how could you go wrong?...

/ June 29, 2017