August 20, 2018

3 ways to add value to your kitchen remodel

Although there are endless combinations in materials, layout, and design of a kitchen, most people tend to stick to the same or similar choices. It obvious why, of course. No one wants something that will look odd or dated or just plain wrong, so they stick to certain themes. Have […]
July 23, 2018

The Pros and Cons of an Open Concept Kitchen.

Open concept kitchens are a trend that is here to stay. There are a lot of positive things that can be said of having little to no barrier between the kitchen and the living and/or dining room. Are there any negatives to an open concept kitchen? I suppose there are […]
July 2, 2018

Should You Hire a Renovation Contractor or DIY?

Have you heard that series of commercials on the radio from Rona? You know, the ones that say “We’re here to help take you from <disappointing voice> ‘I can’t believe you did that to our bathroom.’ to <exciting voice> ‘ I can’t believe you did that to our bathroom!” They […]
May 14, 2018

What does Lifetime Warranty Mean in Construction?

Firstly I would say that it’s a nice marketing strategy, beyond that it sometimes doesn’t mean a lot. There are a lot of factors that can lead to your warranty not living up to “lifetime”. Let’s just suppose that you can take every manufacturer’s word for giving you a lifetime […]
April 15, 2018

Making you kitchen reno a Breeze with these Three Things

Clear the clutter Every kitchen renovation requires that the contents of the kitchen go elsewhere until the work is completed. This may seem like an easy task and for a few of us it is. Most of us are collectors of the finer things in life such as the 12 […]
March 15, 2018

Four Key Elements That Make Every Renovation Great.

Having you home renovated is not all that difficult to do. If you’re an inspiring DIYer who browses a few renovation videos on the internet or spends a lot of time watching the renovation shows on cable T V, you might be able to work some renovation miracles in your […]
March 1, 2018

Springtime Renovation Checklist

You wouldn’t know it, here in the City of Edmonton, with all of the cold weather and snow we’ve been having, but Spring is just around the corner. In addition to shedding our winter coats and boots, we often look to the Spring as a time to start our renovation […]
February 12, 2018

3 Easy ways to make your bathroom more comfortable.

Do you like being comfortable in your home? Of course you do. With today’s renovations, more and more thought is being put into not only creating something beautiful, but also making your home more comfortable…and bathrooms are no exception. Here are some ideas that can easily make your bathroom more […]
January 29, 2018

Three easy ways to save money on a kitchen renovation.

Renovating a kitchen can be an expensive endeavor but there are many ways to save a bit of your hard earned cash and still have a great looking kitchen. Here are 3 ways to shave a bit of cost off your kitchen project without skimping on a quality product. Go […]
January 11, 2018

Why an Island? 3 reasons to have one in your kitchen.

Open a kitchen design magazine or check out a gallery of kitchen photos and one thing you’ll notice is that many kitchen featured include an island. Why an island you ask? Well, here are three great reasons for having one in your kitchen. Extra counter top space Almost everyone wants […]
December 2, 2017

Common Myths About Remodeling Your Home.

Let’s face it. There is glut of information on the web about renovating your home. However, a lot of this information is either too general to be useful, contradictory in nature, or just plain doesn’t apply to us fine folk in the City of Edmonton and surrounding cities. So let’s […]
November 17, 2017

Who should I notify before I start a renovation project?

It goes without saying that a renovation, big or small, will have an impact on your daily routine for the duration of the project. What we often forget, is that it may also have an impact on others as well. So, here is a handy-dandy list of some people you […]