Landscaping 101

Landscaping is defined by the process of making a yard or other piece of land more attractive by altering the existing design and terrain, adding ornamental features, planting trees and shrubs. Modern, residential landscaping can include changing the shape of the land through grading, backfilling and mounding and constructing fences, decks, planters or [...]

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What is an Ice Dam?

This mild weather has caused the snow on your house and driveway to thaw and freeze, freeze and thaw. You may have noticed dripping from the edge of your roof and in mild [...]

Investing in Quality Furniture

As Christmas approaches you start seeing television commercials for all the ‘boxing day blow out’ sales from the typical, low-quality, chain furniture stores. You look [...]

Why the RenovationFind Logo is Good for Business

RenovationFind A+ Hundreds of companies have joined with RenovationFind, receiving accreditation and a vendor listing on this growing renovation industry directory. Is your company listed on [...]

Hottest Handymen on HGTV

Home improvement and renovations shows have become increasingly popular on television.  The hosts of many of these shows have mad-renovation skills, can easily tackle the [...]

DIY or Hire a Plumber?

The bathroom drain is leaking and the toilet is running.  These are tasks an avid do-it-yourselfer could potentially tackle on their own; but what about the more advanced [...]

Energy Efficient Windows

Windows are one of the biggest contributors to energy loss in the home, especially during Canada’s cold winter months. Not only will installing energy efficient windows [...]

Fireplace Maintenance & Safety Check

Winter is looming on the horizon, days are shortening and temperatures are dropping. Homeowners are thinking about preparing their homes for the cold season ahead. The cost of [...]

Preparing the Yard for Winter

Summer has come to an end and autumn is starting to show its colours. It’s likely your lawn has slowed down its growing substantially and leaves, dead fruit and other debris [...]

Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring has been a popular choice for decades and it has come a long way in the last 30 years. Vinyl  flooring gives homeowners a low-cost flooring option that is [...]

Choosing Lighting for Your Home’s Interior

The lighting in your house's interior is not only functional, allowing you to perform specific tasks in each room; it also plays a big role in the overall atmosphere of [...]