Home Renovations

Why 2017 Could See More Homeowners Renovating Over Relocating

YPNextHome | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada Business

Spring has long been associated with the start of renovation season. Perhaps it's the warm weather that's stirring your inner do-it-yourselfer. Or, maybe, it's Canada's rising home prices that are the real wake-up call. And it's not just the price of the homes themselves that's increasing.

You're Making A Mistake If You Think Your Home Will Sell Itself

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada Business

There's a difference between selling and selling well.

Get Your Home Summer-Ready With This Handy Checklist

Houzz.com | Laura Gaskill | Posted 05.03.2016 | Canada Living

It's time to clean the yard and set up the patio furniture.

5 Outdated Things To Change In Your Home Right Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Living

These solutions won't break the bank either.

How To Make Your Home's Most Valuable Room Worth Even More

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Living

The best part? You can get it done in a weekend.

Designing Your Dream Home? Keep These 5 Tips In Mind

The Huffington Post Canada | Kait Howell | Posted 10.10.2015 | Canada Living

Turns out designing a dream home is a lot like dating

Top 10 Most Popular Home Renovations For Albertans

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 12.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

Albertans decided to drain their renovation budgets into basements and bathrooms in 2014, a home improvement study has found. Trustedpros.ca has r...

How To Know If It's Time To Move -- Or Renovate

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Living

It's the question homeowners start pondering from the moment they bang into their spouse in the bathroom: do we need to move, or can we just renovate?...

This Is Everything You're Doing Wrong With Home Renovations

Style At Home | Scott McGillivray | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Living

Having experienced many renos, Scott McGillivray has seen a lot of mistakes made. Some are big, some are small, but they all have one thing in common:...

Why Home Renovations Bring Out the Best in Me

Lori Gard | Posted 10.20.2013 | Canada
Lori Gard

Last week, I went away on a six-day excursion, some of which was spent without the company of Husband. Which is to say, I took the two youngest and f...

11 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for the Market

Anne Day | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Business
Anne Day

We decided to put our home of 28 years up for sale. We're nearing the end, and my firmest hope is for a quick sale... and a long closing. So I have a break from this routine and more time before I have to pack. If any of you are about to embark on a similar venture, here's a few pointers on getting your home ready for the sale.

5 Things To Consider Before You Start A Home Improvement Project

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Style

TORONTO - Whether you're about to tackle a do-it-yourself project or enlisting the support of professionals to carry out the job, there's a lot to con...

How To Find A Contractor For Your Home Renovations

CBC | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada Style

Five tips on choosing a home contractor, part of the CBC News and Business in Vancouver series 'Renovation Reality' on the home reno business. ...

Renovation vs. Relocation: Should You Stay In Your Home Or Should You Go?

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Style

TORONTO - The dream of home ownership can go awry as time wears on when a house that once was a perfect fit suddenly falls short of meeting your evolv...

A Dining Room Fit for Royalty

Candice Olson | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Style
Candice Olson

A plain white room like this provides no direction whatsoever. Choosing the palate of red, black and gold was a bold move, I admit. But this type of room is just the place to try something exciting. My client didn't have anything to work from, so it was up to me to help her find a design direction.

How To: Winter Cottage Renovations

StyleAtHome.com | Posted 03.14.2012 | Canada Style

Do you harbour fantasies of retiring to your cottage permanently? Or do you wish you could get more use out of your weekends at the cottages, not just...

McGuinty Promises Tax Credits For Helping Seniors Live At Home

CP | Pat Hewitt, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - With a trip down the campaign trail just days away, Premier Dalton McGuinty promised Sunday that a Liberal government would establish a new ...