May 31, 2013

Products We Think You’ll Like It’s not often that Robert and I get wow-ed by new products in the renovation market. Usually, a new drywall compound […]
June 17, 2013

The Barriers of Barrier Free Living

Ask around in the City of Edmonton if people have heard of the term ‘barrier free’ and you’d be surprised to know that more and more […]
June 27, 2013

Another one of our porch lift projects here in Edmonton. This one includes a self closing gate across the opening.
July 8, 2013

Changes in Home Renovation Trends

An article I read last week on the changing trends in new home construction got me thinking about how the trends are changing on the renovation […]
July 15, 2013

Photos of recent accessibility projects that we’ve been involved in.
July 22, 2013

Why should you hire a licensed contractor for your renovations?

Without a doubt, the number one piece of advice from anyone with tips on renovations is making sure you hire a reputable contractor for your project. […]
August 1, 2013

Do It Yourself with Michael Breault – A story about a carpenter and his DIY project.

Have you ever tried a do-it-yourself project? I’m not talking about making jewelry out of paper clips or clothes out of recycled cereal boxes, I’m talking […]
August 2, 2013

Lest we forget.
August 2, 2013

Our Favorite Accessibility Features When Renovating

A lot of accessibility features can be added to a renovation project for little or no cost. Here are some of our favourites: Install some lever […]
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 […]