Category: Flooring

Writing a Review Can Be Very Rewarding

Review writers on HomeStars help others in their community make the right decision when it comes to home contracting, but this isn’t the only way you can give back (or get a little something) when you write a review.  There are currently several charitable promotions available in communities across Canada...

/ May 23, 2011

Breakfast Nook?

  A couple of days ago Bill came over for a visit. He has been on the front lines as I’ve worked to create a small dining area out of what was once a small den attached to the kitchenette of my condo. He has been quite helpful with the...

/ May 17, 2011

Infusing natural light into your home

Of the three types of lighting (ambient or general, task, and accent) ambient, particularly when it’s natural light, truly makes the most of your living and work space. Ideally, the best way to get natural light throughout the day would be to have a rotating home. Villa Girasole is an...

/ May 11, 2011

Changing spaces

This year I have taken spring cleaning to new and unprecedented levels, and have taken on  repainting some areas in my home. I work from home, and my old office space was very small with no natural light. I began to feel as though I was working in a cave,...

/ May 2, 2011

Earth Day Toolbox – Green Home Renovation Trends

In 2011, Going Green is No Longer a Trend, but a Necessity. This is a regular blogging segment that reviews the past week’s trends in the home improvement industry. If you come across a cool post or video you think should be included, send an email with the subject line...

/ April 22, 2011

Homestars Recognizes Best of Calgary’s Home Service Professionals

Calgary’s 2nd Annual Best of Home Awards were held Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at Melrose Cafe and Bar. It was a fun event, with over 65 people showing up to recognize  the 2010 Best Of Home Award Recipients in the categories below. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HrkVkGIOM0 For all of the photos visit our Facebook...

/ February 24, 2011

Have You Been Bamboo-zled?

The beauty in HomeStars.com is the real life information it provides everyday people like you and I.  By having reviews written by real people with real experiences at your fingertips, you can feel confident in making good choices, leveling the playing field for everyone. In the world marketplace, we are...

/ December 6, 2010

Welcome new members to the HomeStars team

I’m happy to announce the addition of two new members to our HomeStars team – Sandra Sigfusson and Nichole Wesson. They are both joining our team out west in Vancouver. Sandra is our Community Builder and she definitely knows about building. She grew up surrounded by the construction and real estate...

/ November 16, 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
Beautiful chartreuse door by Legacy Windows, Doors, Exteriors

Top Notch Calgary Exhibitors

I’ve met some awesome people at the Calgary home show so far. It’s a gorgeous show – huge and worth coming to. Last night was opening night and they had goodie bags for ladies that came by filled with some great stuff (including purse size tape measures from HomeStars) 🙂...

/ September 18, 2009