Tag: toronto


What a Million Dollars Gets You In Every Major City in Canada

It isn’t big news that some Canadian cities are in the middle of a housing crisis, where average detached housing prices have risen to $1.49 million in Vancouver, and $1.6 million in Toronto. This has made it more difficult than ever to own a house, but it really doesn’t have to be....

/ May 26, 2017
Bathroom reno by Easy Bathroom Renovations

The National Home Show is in Full Swing All Week Until Feb 27 – Come by and See our Gorgeous Booth!

The National Home Show in Toronto kicked off to a great start on Friday and has been hectic with thousands of homeowners coming all weekend. The show runs also this week until Sunday February 27. If you still want to come – write a review and receive $7 off your...

/ February 21, 2011
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Five Great Companies in the GTA That Missed our ’10 Best of List But Deserve High Accolades

We recently did a pull for our 2010 winners of the Best of Awards. It’s a very tight race sometimes and while the algorithm gives us a clear winner – as we looked closer there were certain things we know can be improved in how the math determined the winner...

/ February 5, 2011
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Home Renovation Rebates and Savings…

The official tax year has drawn to a close but chances for rebates and savings on home renovations are still possible. While an ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes grant can only be received by homeowners who booked a pre-retrofit evaluation by March 31, 2010, provincial rebates are available. Homeowners need to upgrade...

/ January 26, 2011

HomeStars is Supporting HoHoTo and the Toronto Daily Food Bank

I’m thrilled to announce that HomeStars is a sponsor for HoHoTO but also that we added something a little extra – from now until the event, we will donate an additional $5 for each approved review to support HoHoTO and the Toronto Daily Bread Food Bank in their fight to...

/ December 1, 2010

Toronto Small Business Forum

This Tuesday October 19th, Enterprise Toronto is hosting an all day Small Business Forum at the Metro Convention Centre (255 Front St. W. – North Building, 100 Level) from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. This is a free event but registration is required for attendance here. Hosted by Enterprise Toronto,...

/ October 15, 2010

Some Home Improvement Going on at The Ex

Toronto’s The Ex started on Friday August 20 and goes for the next 18 days until Sept 6. I went down to visit the Direct Energy Centre where they have hundreds of exhibitors selling a wide range of goods: from clothing to the latest kitchen gadgets. It’s a fun destination...

/ August 22, 2010

Do It Yourself Workshop @ Toronto ReStore Etobicoke

Toronto Restores - run by Habitat for Humanity Toronto - are great places to get all sort of home improvement items. Once you pick out your door at the ReStore, how are you going get started installing it? Now you’re in luck! Mark Klavir, from Concept Design and Renovation, is...

/ August 10, 2010

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

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