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4 tips to help you achieve your 2019 reno resolution

Friday Jan 25th, 2019

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The new year brings new wants and needs for the home, and that reno you’ve been holding off on is now at the top of your mind. Whether it’s a simple room makeover or big-time overhaul, it’s important to start with a plan. An electrical misstep, in planning or executing, could turn your project into a nightmare. Here, the Electrical Safety Authority shares four tips to help realize the reno of your dreams. Know who to hire for the job. Hiring skilled,... [read more]

Refresh your home with new cabinet doors

Sunday Aug 12th, 2018

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Looking for a way to update your home? If you’re happy with your existing cabinetry layout, refacing with new cabinet doors is all you need. The timesaving, no-fuss solution will make your space look brand new in a week or less. By using an in-home cabinet refacing service such as ReNuIt, which provides turnkey, in-home consultation and installation, all you have to do is pick your style and watch the beauty come to life. Cabinet refacing is perfect for quickly refreshing kitchens... [read more]

Simple tips and tricks to update your home – just using paint

Wednesday Aug 22nd, 2018

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Looking to update your home but don’t have the time or money for a full-on renovation? Not a problem. With the right application of paint, you can breathe new life into your home, inside and out. Consider these five painting projects to boost your home’s appeal: Reimagine your space. One of the easiest ways to add personality is to refresh the walls by adding bold and contemporary colours. Try highlighting a focal point or niche with a fresh pop of colour, or paint an... [read more]

Tips to energize your next renovation

Sunday Aug 26th, 2018

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When updating an older home, it’s important to go beyond just getting rid of vintage wallpaper and plastic-covered couches. More than just for aesthetic reasons, items like outdated thermostats, inefficient windows and old insulation need to be replaced because they are costing thousands of dollars each year in energy bills. “Décor styles may come and go, but energy efficiency and cost-reduction are things everyone can agree on,” says Denise Hayward, show manager... [read more]

What to know before renovating

Tuesday Apr 03rd, 2018

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Whether it's a DIY project or one you hire a pro for, a home upgrade can add beauty and comfort to your living spaces. But before you start, know that some furniture and building materials made from composite wood may be a source of formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is a colourless gas commonly found in indoor air. It can come from tobacco smoke, wood smoke and cooking. It also comes from composite wood, manufactured by combining wood fibres and adhesives to make cabinets, countertops,... [read more]

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