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Building a Deck for your House

Building a Deck for your House

Long summer nights spent entertaining guests on a deck are the epitome of Canadian summers.  Who among us can’t conjure happy memories with friends lounging, barbecuing, or partying it up on an epic deck.  If you are interested in building...

Bathroom Reno

How Much Do People Spend on Bathroom Renos?

Next to kitchen renovations, the bathroom reno is the most popular home renovation of them all.  It seems homeowners want their bathrooms to offer a stylish, spa-like experience that represents a relaxing escape from the hassles of daily life.  Not only do we spend a considerable amount of time...

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Bedroom Renovation – Planning

There are many reasons homeowners undertake home renovations, from adding value to their home to revitalizing outdated décor and bedroom renovations are no exception.  When it comes to the master bedroom, an added benefit is creating a peaceful relaxing space in your home where you can truly unwind...

Kitchen Renovation

Budgeting for Renovating a Kitchen

When it comes to changing the look and feel of your home, there are few renovations that have the impact of a kitchen remodel.  With that in mind, it should come as no surprise that kitchen renovations also tend to be the most expensive.  Still, a new kitchen can really revitalize your home, so...

Renovation Company in Vancouver

Choosing a Renovation Company in Vancouver

Home renovations can be equally exciting and daunting.  Regardless of the specific nature of your home renovation project, choosing a reputable...

How Much Does it Cost to Build a New House

How Much Does it Cost to Build a New House in Vancouver?

The Vancouver real estate market is hot and getting hotter.  With so much competition among home buyers, many people are considering building a new home that will not only meet their specific needs but may also allow them to avoid the real estate bidding wars that are becoming commonplace in this...

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K Residence – New construction in Vancouver

K Residence – New construction in Vancouver

Home renovations

BC Home Renovation Tax Credit 2016

Did you know that as an individual over the age of 65 or as a person with a disability that you might be eligible for a home renovation tax credit?  In British Columbia, the Home Renovation Tax Credit for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities is designed to help people with the cost associated with...

Bathroom Renovation

Planning a Bathroom Renovation

Any successful bathroom renovation is contingent on good planning, and this is particularly true of bathroom renovations.  The bathroom, after all, is a very important room in your house. ...

Kitchen Renovation Materials

Kitchen Renovation Materials

Kitchen renovations are among the most challenging for home owners because there are a lot of considerations to make – from flooring and countertops to cabinets, lighting, and fixtures,...

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Tips for Kitchen Renovations

Kitchen renovations are at the same time the most common and most expensive of home renovations.  When you’re making such a sizeable investment into your home, it’s worthwhile to take some time and carefully plan every aspect of your kitchen project.  So what are the main things you need to...

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10 Tips for Bathroom Renovations in Vancouver

Before diving head first into your bathroom renovation, you should take some time to consider all your needs.  There is no cookie-cutter solution to make every bathroom renovation work...

Kitchen Renovation

Kitchen Renovation: Backsplash Design Ideas

Kitchens are one of the most frequently renovated rooms in the house.  While kitchen renovations can be quite expensive, there are plenty of...

Kitchen Renovation

T Residence – Condo kitchen renovation

Condo kitchen renovation in downtown Vancouver at coal harbour

This condo kitchen went through a total transformation.

After demolishing the space and doing some preparation work such as self-leveling floor, we installed new engineered hardwood flooring, maple kitchen cabinets painted...

Y Residence - Bathroom Renovation

Y Residence – Bathroom, Kitchen & Living Room Renovation

Condo renovation in vibrant Lower Lonsdale in North Vancouver.

This condo has undergone significant transformation for a new owner.

Its transformation includes bathroom overhaul, a fresh coat of paint throughout the space, new flooring, new kitchen counter top, a spacious under-mount...

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What to Look for in a Home Renovation Company

Looking for Home Renovation Company?

There are no shortage of home renovation shows on television; in fact, there are more than a few dedicated only to fixing botched renovations.  When it comes to a home project, you should never underestimate the importance of finding a reputable, qualified,...

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Hidden Costs of Home Renovation

Any home renovation can be a major undertaking that comes with a considerable price tag.  If you’re planning a home renovation, let me stress the importance of planning.  Whether your project is something seemingly simple like a new fence or something more serious like a new kitchen, there are...

Kitchen Renovation

Kitchen Renovation FAQs

Kitchen renovations are always an exciting project because they have a major impact on one of the central meeting places in your home.  However, kitchen renovations also tend to be among the most expensive, so it’s important to carefully consider and plan your project to ensure you get the kitchen...

Hardwood Floor Restoration

Hardwood Floor Restoration

Over the past couple of decades, hardwood floors have experienced a renaissance.  This traditional flooring was the standard until the 60s and 70s when wall-to-wall carpeting became the standard for home design.  Nowadays, hardwood flooring has risen in popularity partly because of its unmistakable...

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Kitchen Renovation Tips

Kitchen renovations are among the most costly home improvement projects, but they also tend to make the biggest impact.  As with any renovation project, the key to success is careful planning and budgeting.  When you’re mapping out your kitchen renovation, you have a number of important considerations. ...

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K Residence

4000 sq. ft. Vancouver Westside home.
This home went through a major renovation. Almost every inch of its living space – except for the foundation, framing, exterior walls, and roofs – was transformed.
It took almost 7 months from start to finish. The renovation work included...

Kitchen Renovation Tips

Kitchen Renovation Tips on a Budget

Kitchen renovations are the most expensive of all.  When it comes to fitting new appliances and cabinets, it should come as no surprise that kitchen renovations can make a major impact on your bottom...

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C Residence – Bathroom Renovation

Bathroom Renovation in North Vancouver

Planning Home Renovations

Planning Home Renovations

Home renovations can be a costly and time consuming endeavour, but for most homeowners the payoff more than justifies any hassle they may encounter.  Nevertheless, careful planning of home renovations help to ensure that your project stays on...

Kitchen Renovation Tips

Y Residence

Kitsilano heritage home renovation project

This heritage house has now much more modern design with new kitchen
cabinets and granite counter top, bathroom, on-demand hot water system,
new flooring (engineered bamboo), shaker style doors and windows.

Extensive reinforcement...

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O Residence

Kitchen renovation in North Vancouver

The old-fashioned kitchen cabinets were demolished and installed
high-gloss finished, contemporary cabinets with black quartz counter top.
Fir pocket doors, new windows, new floor tiles and glass back splash
Movable cabinet under the counter...

W Residence

The kitchen, the main and the 2nd bathroom were upgraded during the renovation of this home. Its old oak kitchen cabinet is gone and a new contemporary style cabinet with quartz stone counter top is installed. The side table has the quartz stone top.
The main bathroom has a bathtub, shower stall...

V Residence

A house in Burnaby. 5,000 sq. ft, 3 stories.
This project has 3 stages.
Firstly, the main bathroom on the 3rd floor was renovated. Unwanted large Jacuzzi was removed and an air bubble bathtub and a shower stall were built there. As well, the vanity and toilet were upgraded and a guest...

R Residence

A cluster housing in False Creek. 30 year-old building.
The kitchen was too small for a couple to cook together and it had a lower ceiling which made the room look even smaller. In order to solve the problems, the ceiling was made higher and the tile heated floor was installed.
The carped...

C Residence

Residential house in North Vancouver
The owners of the house are a couple. The traditional style kitchen’s wooden floor was renovated to tile floor, and modern style cabinet with quartz stone counter top is installed.
The texture browning finish ceiling changed to sloped cork ceiling.