December 11, 2018

Budgeting a renovation project and why it’s important

One of the hardest things to discuss when it comes to a renovation project is the money part. I know this to be true because I ask all of my potential clients if they’ve considered a budget for their project. Surprisingly, a lot of people don’t have one. Either they […]
September 11, 2018

3 things every shower needs.

Ahh…the shower. For some people the shower is simply a place to, well, take a shower. For me, and a lot of other people, a shower is a place where that first blast of hot water wakes you up in the morning to help you get on with the day. […]
September 4, 2018

Three ways to remain stress-free during a kitchen renovation.

There is no doubt that a kitchen renovation can be a stressful event. As a renovation contractor, I’ve seen just about the full spectrum of homeowners and families and how they deal with going through an event that greatly alters the zen-like calm of their daily routine. For some people, […]
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’s 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

Lifetime Warranty Gist 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

Doing Your Kitchen Reno a Breeze

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

Elements To Always Get Great Renos

Having your 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

Ways To Add Comfort To Your Bathroom

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

Ways to save money on kitchen renos

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 […]