Renovation Contracts

To help ensure a stress-free renovation it’s very important that you and your contractor are on the same page. All aspects of the renovation should be put in writing. This will protect the interests of both you and your contractor should future complications arise. A renovation contract is a legal agreement between you and the

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Doug Ford is Cancelling the GreenON Program

GreenOn Rebates are Gone, but it Still Pays to Upgrade! Doug Ford, Premiere of Ontario, announced that he would be ending the Liberal government’s Green Ontario Fund. This means an end to Ontario homeowners’ ability to claim rebates for energy-efficient home upgrades on items like windows, thermostats, heat pumps, and insulation. As per the GreenOn

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Rustic and Simple Cottage Style

Rustic woods and easy-care fabrics create a low-maintenance atmosphere When designing your cottage, simple and easy-to-maintain should be your main objective. If you design your vacation home with this in mind you’ll spend the summer being happy, carefree and relaxed. Start with a Cottage Purge Your home-away-from-home should not be a drop-off spot for everything

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Rheem Tankless Water Heaters

With today’s rising energy costs and environmental awareness in mind, Rheem has met and exceeded the expectations of home and business owners for new water heating solutions. Welcome to Rheem tankless water heaters. Rheem tankless water heaters combine new technology and functionality in an innovative way to heat water. The result – you now have

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Deck Building 101 – Types of Structural Supports

What type of supports should I provide for my deck? There are many aspects of a deck that should be considered when discussing the structure. These include: joists, beams, post size, supports, spacing, decking thickness, guard/railing height, and spindle spacing. These aspects are especially important when a deck is high off the ground or supporting

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Discover the Series 9 Grill

Serious Outdoor Grills for People Who Love to Cook DCS Outdoor by Fisher & Paykel brings you the new Series 9 Grill. The robust Series 9 Grill provides the full package, designed to deliver functionality and power demanded by a professional chef with features to cater for a wide repertoire of cooking styles. Built to

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Beach Vibe Décor

A small front room gets a family-friendly, open concept makeover. Canadian Home Trends discusses the transformation of a small front room into a beautiful living and dining space with Lori Steeves of Simply Home Decorating. Tell us a about the design and layout. This space is home to a family of four who wanted to

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