August 29, 2015

Consider This Before Basement Renos

Whenever a Top 5 list of home renovations list is compiled by a media outlet, kitchens and bathrooms always make the top of the list, but often squeezing into 4th or 5th place is the basement. Truth is, developing an unfinished basement is a great way to add extra living […]
August 19, 2015

Whitemud Creek Kitchen Renovation

Here is another Nord Alta Construction kitchen renovation in the Whitemud Creek area in Edmonton, AB. This one is a beauty!
August 1, 2015

Sherwood Park Kitchen Renovation

Sherwood Park’s newest kitchen was beautifully renovated by Nord Alta Construction.
July 11, 2015

How long does a kitchen remodel take?

Have you ever wondered how long it takes to completely remodel a kitchen? If you’re in the market for a new kitchen or think you’ll be in the market for one in the next few years, it’s a good idea to review the process of how a kitchen project unfolds […]
May 7, 2015

Mother’s Day: Surprise her with a home renovation.

Be like Ashton Kutcher and Surprise your Mom this Mother’s Day with a home renovation. Instead of the usual Mother’s Day card and flowers, why not honour the woman who brought you into this world by giving her a new kitchen or bathroom. Seems a little far fetched? Ashton Kutcher […]
June 21, 2014

Which light bulbs should I use?

It happens to just about everyone. That light bulb over your kitchen table burns out and you have to go to store and pick up a new one. The only thing is, when you get to the store, you realize that they have an entire aisle of light bulbs to […]
May 31, 2014

Building a fire pit in your yard in Edmonton?

If you’re looking to build a fire pit in your backyard in Edmonton this summer, then you’re in luck. All the major home centers have small models that are generally very affordable and if you’re looking for something a little more extravagant, there are plenty of options either through retailers […]
May 21, 2014

Should your contractor supply products?

One question that often gets asked before starting a renovation project is: Who should supply the materials? The client or the contractor? Now, this usually doesn’t come up when we’re talking about plywood or drywall. This situation surfaces when we’re looking at finished products, such as bathroom or light fixtures. […]
May 13, 2014

Renovation Trends You Need To Know

It’s an interesting coincidence that I was doing some research into home renovation and design trends for this article when a regularly scheduled newsletter from Remodeling showed up in my inbox with exactly that topic. It seems that a lot of online publications have a lot to say about renovation […]
May 8, 2014

Kitchen Renos With Interior Design Ideas

Kitchen renovations, from one project to another, can be a very different experience. Talk to a dozen families that have had their kitchen remodelled in the last few years and you may hear stories like, “This contractor was wonderful to work with.” Or conversely, you may hear something like, “My […]
March 4, 2014

Choosing The Right Entry Door

When replacing your Front Entry door, there are a lot of options (and a lot of price points) to consider. Without turning this blog entry into a technical manual for front entry doors, here are some things to think about when choosing one. Materials Most front entry doors are made […]
February 28, 2014

Is my home renovation eco-friendly?

As a kid growing up, I remember being taught (mostly through TV) about the four ‘R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Recover. Our family received a small blue plastic box in which we were told by the City of Edmonton to put in newspapers, soup cans, and other recyclable materials. Our […]