Safety Tips for Portable Electric Heaters

Portable electric heaters are an inexpensive way to warm up cold areas that your home’s central heating system struggles to reach. However, they can be a fire hazard so it’s important to be safe when using one. The most popular type of portable electric heaters are infrared space heaters, which...

/ February 15, 2018

How to Create a Farmhouse Style Bathroom

Homey, classic and charming are all ways to describe the farmhouse style trend that is so popular right now in the world of interior design. This aesthetic incorporates so many different kinds of earthy textures and tones that look good in just about any room, especially the bathroom. Whether you...

/ February 14, 2018
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How to Avoid Burst Pipes

Have you ever filled up a water bottle and placed it in the freezer overnight, only to find that it broke through the plastic the next day? Water has a unique ability to expand when it turns into ice, which is literally very cool for a science experiment, but a...

/ February 13, 2018

7 Tips to Create a Productive Home Office

Being able to work from home is an unbelievable perk yet most people feel as if they are not nearly as productive in their home as they would be at their office. We are here to give you a few tips that will assuredly maximize your productivity within your home...

/ February 8, 2018

How to Write a Helpful Online Review

A well-written online review is the most effective way to share your experience with other homeowners and help them make an informed hiring decision. It empowers you to have a voice by ensuring that lousy work does not go unnoticed, while also helping the best service professionals earn new business...

/ February 7, 2018

What to Do First: Paint or Buy Furniture?

Giving your place a fresh makeover is always exciting, whether you are moving into a new home, or planning on fixing up various spaces in your current abode. It takes a lot of energy flipping through home and style magazines, scouring Pinterest boards for design inspiration, not to mention trips...

/ February 6, 2018
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What Is the Point of Popcorn Ceiling?

Popcorn ceilings, otherwise known as stucco ceilings, acoustic ceilings, or cottage cheese ceilings, were hugely popular in residential houses built between the 1930s and 1990s in Canada. Characterized by their textured look and feel by being stippled with a sponge, or sprayed on with a hopper gun using a special...

/ February 1, 2018

February Star Reviewer Contest Now Open

February’s prizes have been picked by you! For the first time ever in Star Reviewer history, we took to our Instagram followers to see which prize they would rather win. Do you agree with their selections? Follow us on Instagram to have your say next month. Now on to the...

/ February 1, 2018

10 Easy Ways To Avoid Big Mistakes During Your Next Home Reno

You’ve decided to take the plunge and move forward with that big home renovation you’ve been dreaming of for years. You’re excited and nervous, but are you prepared? Without proper preparation, your dream reno can quickly become a nightmare. To avoid any big mistakes in your next home renovation, take...

/ January 31, 2018

6 Things Millenial Home Buyers Are Looking For In A Home

The millennial generation is a difficult generation to pin down but understanding their purchasing habits when it comes to real estate is important. In 2015, the millennial generation surpassed the baby boomers, making them the largest living generation right now, and therefore the largest generation of possible home buyers. Take...

/ January 30, 2018