yeg renovations

August 16, 2013

The Three Quotes Rule: Why Getting Three Renovation Quotes Might Not Be Right For You

Every website, newspaper or magazine that discusses renovations and hiring a contractor insists that you get in touch with at least three contractors to get quotes. […]
September 4, 2013

Why does it cost so much more per square foot renovating rather than building new?

Interestingly enough there are many good reasons why it costs more to renovate.  Economy of Scale  Certainly most remodels are small and compact in nature and […]
September 26, 2013

Insurance Tips to Get Canadians Reno Ready

Research from TD Insurance has found that the majority of homeowners are not considering the insurance implications of their renovations. Only 6 percent checked their policy […]
October 28, 2013

Controlling the dust – tips on keeping your renovation as dust free as possible

 Getting a home remodeled can mean a bright, clean, new area for your home. But what about the rest of your house? During a […]
November 7, 2013

Snapshots of a front entry door and a garden door for easy accessibility

Here are a couple of snapshots of a front entry door, a deck, and a garden door we finished just last week. This project was special […]
November 15, 2013

Accessible homes become law in Vancouver. Is a bylaw for Edmonton and other Canadian cities in our future?

Global News posted a story a couple of months back about Vancouver’s new Accessible Homes Bylaw. The bylaw includes new requirements for buildings, such as wider […]
March 25, 2014

Spring is Here! Well Almost!! Three Things you need to know about BBQ ing.

 Every year at this time there is “pent up” energy that goes along with the first signs of spring. Namely action hero Chef Louie jumps into […]
May 8, 2014

Renovating My Kitchen With Interior Design 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 […]
May 13, 2014

Renovation Trends: What do 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 […]
May 21, 2014

Should your contractor supply the products for your renovation project?

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 […]
May 31, 2014

Building a fire pit in your yard in Edmonton this summer? Here’s some info.

If you’re looking to build a fire pit in your backyard this summer, then you’re in luck. All the major home centers have small models that […]
July 8, 2014

Products we like: Vinyl Flooring

Are you looking for a good option for flooring for your renovation project but are having a hard time deciding among the many options? Consider for […]