New Year. New Furnace.

These days, home owners search for all the value they can find in every household purchase they make. You’re probably no different. So when the time comes to replace a furnace in an existing central heating system, or to install a totally new system, you want equipment that minimizes costs and delivers dependable comfort for

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Fire Safety Tips for Winter

Winter is all about feeling cosy and warm as we revel in the beauty of the season. Usually this means that the fireplace is on, the furnace is running, food is in the oven and the candles are burning. With winter being the most common time for house fires, it is extremely important that we

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Packing Away the Holidays

Holiday preparations such as tree trimming, present wrapping and hanging lights help get us into the holiday spirit and are lots of fun. But thoughtful packing of seasonal decorations and materials at the end of the holidays for the next year can keep the fun in what is for some a stressful time. Careful packing

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Pantone Colour of the Year 2019

Pantone has announced their colour of the year for 2019, “an animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge” called Living Coral. We’ve created four Living Coral design boards which show different ways to incorporate this bold colour into your home decor. 4 Ways to Use

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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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