Setting a standard of excellence for Canadian home service contractors

RenovationFind.com How can homeowners looking to renovate ensure they don’t get burned by a contractor who ghosts, flakes or doesn’t build to code? With no official regulations for home improvement contractors, the risk is entirely on the individual. Something Keith Riley of RenovationFind.com is looking to change. “Everyone’s heard a story about someone hiring [...]

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Installing plumbing fixtures that can save you money

If you are undergoing a renovation for your bathrooms or kitchens or just decided it’s time for an upgrade, then changing your fixtures can mean a lot more than just visual [...]

Home security provides more than just intruder prevention  

Most of the time when you think of home security, what comes to mind is protection from intruders, installing cameras, or adding upgraded locks to doors. While these are [...]

How installing a water feature can enhance both the quality of your home and your life

Landscaping your backyard is a great way to add both visual value to your home, as well as financial value. However, adding a water feature is also the perfect way to improve [...]

Give your cabinets a good coat of paint

A change is as good as a holiday, and in the same way that a new wardrobe or hairstyle can work wonders for you, a makeover can work wonders for your property. Cabinet [...]

What is a design build?

Written by Peak Improvements in Edmonton Why go it alone? A growing number of homeowners are going to design build contractors to help them with their home improvement [...]

Why you should always test for mould before buying a new home

Hiring a professional home inspector when you’re about to buy a new house is typically something most home owners do without a second thought. After all, you want to [...]

Kitchen Renovation Checklist

Kitchen renovations have a very high return on investment when compared to other home renovations. Not only will a beautiful and functional kitchen add to your personal [...]

Important safety differences between natural gas and propane

When it comes to natural gas or propane, both options are popular among homeowners. Both propane and natural gas are also energy-efficient and cost-friendly options. So when [...]

Knowing the best fit for your home: vinyl vs fiber cement siding

If your siding is starting to take on a weathered or old look it may just be time for a replacement, but it may also be the perfect time to consider a new style, change of [...]

Eavestroughs care and repair 101  

Eavestroughs are an important part of your roof plumbing that help catch and direct rainwater safely away from your home to avoid water damage. They can however become [...]