Insulating for Comfort

We all want a comfortable, cozy home. A comfortable home is one that consistently stays at a comfortable temperature throughout the day without any drafts. Many of us have experienced a room that’s too cold in the winter or too warm in the summer, and you avoid spending time in it. Insulating all exterior walls,

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Did You WIN Celebrity Designer One-on-One Design Time?

A lucky winner has been drawn in the ‘One-on-One Design Time’ with Glen Peloso Giveaway. They have won a 30 Minute Design Consultation for themselves and a friend with Celebrity Designer, Glen Peloso. Glen Peloso has provided Home Renovation Design inspiration for over a decade. A well respected name in the design world; he has

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Laminate Flooring FAQs

Laminate flooring has made considerable improvements over the past few years. Thanks to advancements in manufacturing, design and construction, this affordable, family-friendly flooring option is finally coming forward as a smart way create handsome interiors without the worry and expense that can come with hardwood. How Much Does Laminate Flooring Cost? The cost of laminate

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Designer Holiday Glam Tips

Designer Yvonne Whelan enjoys decorating her home for the holidays and usually changes up her holiday décor every two years to keep it fresh and interesting. This particular look is all about fun glamour, focusing heavily on neutral metallics like silver and gold with texture and a pop of bright color in the form of

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Types of Wood Burning Systems

What are some of the different types of wood burning systems that are available? There are many different types of wood burning systems. Some of the more common types are summarized as follows. Masonry Fireplaces Masonry fireplaces, found in many homes in Canada, are primarily decorative or aesthetic, and are not considered an efficient means

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Discover the DUCA Difference

At DUCA, you can expect more than just leading financial products and services; you can expect to be treated like a person, not an account number. If you’re looking to finance your dream renovation simply speak with the folks at DUCA and experience a boutique style of personal banking. DUCA exists to help people do

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Have a Merry Renovation

How to have a good relationship with your contractor It’s been said before that the contractor-homeowner relationship is a bit like a marriage: you’re sharing a house, are often asking each other difficult financial questions, and sometimes you just wish the other would go away! Over the years, I’ve worked on countless renovation projects, large

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The Bayhill™ Collection

Tailored yet relaxed, Moen’s Bayhill™ Collection is an exercise in design balance. This lustrous collection works seamlessly with today’s lifestyles. The Bayhill™ one-handle high arc pulldown kitchen faucet is available in Mediterranean Bronze and Spot Resist™ Stainless finishes. The Mediterranean Bronze delivers a rich, dark brown, old world finish with striking light and dark accents for a

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Tips to Creating a Standout Kitchen Backsplash

Choosing a backsplash is the perfect time to have some fun with your kitchen décor. Adding a backsplash is akin to adding jewelry to the kitchen. Since there is only a two-foot height between the countertop and upper cabinets, splurging can be kept reasonable. Combine a few of the below 5 backsplash elements to create

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