January 8, 2019

Should your contractors use subtrades?

Hiring the right contractor for your renovation project can make or break that project. An often overlooked point when choosing a contractor is how involved they are in the actual nuts and bolts of the renovation. So, which is better? A contractor who does everything themselves or one that hires […]
May 4, 2016

What to expect from my home renos?

Reality TV is great; especially Home Renovation shows. In 30 minutes, minus the time for commercials, an army of workers comes marching through someone’s front door and exits through the back, leaving a perfectly remodeled home. As someone in the renovation industry, I strive to be just like that, but […]
April 28, 2016

Get The Most Out of Your Kitchen Renos

Let’s face it. Not every home has the space necessary for a kitchen that functions as the jack-of-all-trades space for cooking, dining and entertaining. Does this sound like your kitchen? Fear not. Here are some tips to getting the most out of your small kitchen renovation. Choosing how you use […]
January 13, 2016

Home Remodelling Trends in Edmonton

  The start of 2016 promises to be great for those looking to remodel their home. Whether you’re looking to refresh and revitalize your bathroom or evolve your kitchen into a functional work of art, there is no better time to get started on your dream remodel project. Here are […]
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 1, 2015

Sherwood Park Kitchen Renovation

Sherwood Park’s newest kitchen was beautifully renovated by Nord Alta Construction.
July 18, 2015

5 Renos That Adds Value To Your Home

A home renovation is not only a way to add some comfort, convenience, and function to an older home, but it’s also a chance to bring some value to your home as well. These 5 renovations are a good bet for maximizing your return on investment or you return on […]
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 15, 2015

Questions to ask a contractor before committing

Before starting any renovations project, it’s important to get as much information about you contractor-to-be. Knowing which questions to ask a contractor can help you choose that all-star contractor you’ve been looking for. 1. What services do you provide? Do these services include design, needs assessment, permit applications and/or inspections? […]
March 23, 2015

Interior Design & Kitchen Renos In Mind

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 […]
January 24, 2015

Truth about Renovations: Cost vs Value

How much does a home renovation cost and will I recoup my money when I decide to sell my home? These are common questions that homeowners face when deciding to partake in a home renovation. Luckily for us, Remodelling Magazine puts together some data to help answer these questions. With […]
January 10, 2015

Tips To Have A Pet-Friendly Renos

Pets are great. As a renovation contractor, there is nothing I like more than meeting someone’s dog or cat (or bird or fish) when meeting with a homeowner for the first time. However, as a renovation contractor, I am also aware that, when the renovation starts, a pet can be […]