6 Energy Efficient Features for a Greener Home

6 Energy Efficient Features for a Greener Home

When you consider going green, you’re likely thinking about how you can change your life to lessen your impact on the planet. We support this conscientious cause! There’s a lot of recent progress in eco-friendly technology. An eco-friendly home is more achievable now than ever before. Going green won’t just help protect the Earth, it can also enhance the quality of your life.

Here are some of the eco-friendly features available to you if you plan to add going green to your next renovation.

Read More

Easy Ways To Bring Nature's Magic Into Your Home

Easy Ways To Bring Nature's Magic Into Your Home

Because we’re based in North Vancouver we are lucky to be so close to so much natural beauty. A walk in the woods is never too far away. But often we don’t make enough time to actually get out there and make the most of it.

Being out in nature can quiet the psyche and refresh the body. What if you brought that peaceful feeling into your home?

Read on for some ways to incorporate natural elements into your home.

Read More

Ideas for your space in 2019

Ideas for your space in 2019

If your home’s interior design is authentic to your personal style and self expression, you will feel more at ease. Having a home filled with colours, textures, art and mementos that represent you will add that extra spark of joy and inspiration.

Since it’s the beginning of a new year, the internet is awash with all the latest trends and interior design is no exception. We don’t believe in subscribing completely to what magazines deem as the must have item of each season. However, we think taking a look at what’s trending is a great starting point for those fine tuning their personal taste.

We scoured the internet and curated the following trends to consider for 2019.

Read More

Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger

Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger

Small spaces offer both charm and challenges. If done properly, they feel like cozy little hideaways. If not, they feel claustrophobic and cramped. Here are our tips to make the most of any small space.

Read More

Get to Know Contractor Lingo: Renovation & Construction Terms

Get to Know Contractor Lingo: Renovation & Construction Terms

There’s enough to think about when starting a home renovation - you don’t need extra confusion trying to understand the jargon used in the construction industry.

Here’s our guide to some of the most common construction terms you might hear.

Read More

Where to Splurge and Save in your Bathroom Renovation

Where to Splurge and Save in your Bathroom Renovation

Next to kitchen renovations, the bathroom is the next most important room to focus on if you’d like to increase the value of your home. If you’re planning to renovate, focusing on function and comfort will maximize your value.

Here’s our guide on where you can splurge and save in your bathroom renovation.

Read More

Built-In Appliances for your Kitchen Renovation

Built-In Appliances for your Kitchen Renovation

If you’re considering a kitchen renovation, you’re likely wondering which route to go for your appliances - Should you opt for freestanding or built in appliances? This all depends on the extent of the renovation you are considering. Each type has their own benefits, so keep on reading to find out which is best for you.

Read More

8 Ways to Refresh Your Home Without a Renovation

Transforming the place you live into somewhere you can truly feel at home at can be a big job. Maybe you are daydreaming of a more open kitchen or an updated, modern bathroom, but you aren’t quite ready to knock walls down and take on a major renovation.

If you’re feeling like making a change of scenery but aren’t quite ready to commit to a full remodel, consider using the following 8 tips to refresh your home. With a few easy changes, you can lift the atmosphere in your home and make it your own before taking on a big renovation.

Let’s dive into using Colour, Relaxation, and Light to elevate your current home.

Read More

6 Tips to Choose the Best General Contractor for Your Home Renovation

Choosing the right general contracting company to manage your renovation is one of the most important decisions you will make. After all, it is a significant financial and emotional investment and you’d want everything to go smoothly to avoid dealing with the repercussions later. 

So how do you go about finding the right team for the job? You need a general contractor, a project manager, a team of carpenters and highly skilled trades professionals. We know it can be a confusing process, so we’ve compiled a list of things to consider to help you make the best decision when finding the right general contractor for your Vancouver home renovation.

Read More