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April 2017

Common Renovating Costs: Construction and Demolition

Many of us haven’t the slightest idea of how much it really costs to undergo a basic home renovation, let alone a complete overhaul.

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March 2017

Construction 101 - Realistic Kitchen Remodel Timeline

When planning a kitchen remodel timeline, most homeowners need to know the best time to start in order to be completed before a certain key date (a holiday, a graduation, an upcoming wedding, a new baby on the way, out-of-town guests visiting, etc.). It’s no surprise that I often get asked the question, “How long does it take to remodel a kitchen?”

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February 2017

Common Renovating Costs: Kitchen and Bath

Many of us haven’t the slightest idea of how much it really costs to undergo a basic home renovation, let alone a complete overhaul.

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January 2017

Kitchen Makeover Ideas on a Budget

Wish to give your kitchen some pizzazz without blowing away a fortune?

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December 2016

Home Renovation Reality Check

Home makeover shows give you the impression you can transform your house in a few short weeks. MoneySense shows you why real renovations are nothing like what you see on TV—and what you really need to know to pull off a successful remodeling.

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November 2016

Bathroom Renovation Budget Breakdown

The cost of renovating a condo is on average 30% more than a house due to restrictions provided by the condo rules and existing building design. Follow these simple tips to save money on your reno project.

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October 2016

So You Want to Start a Renovation - How to Shop for a Contractor

Contractor and host of Holmes on Homes , Mike Holmes gives advice on hiring a contractor.

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September 2016

Client deposit: How much should a contractor ask for?

You’re about to sign a contract with a homeowner to do a renovation project for them. How much money do you require for a deposit? This is a frequent topic of conversation among contractors.

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August 2016

Top 5 Renos for Return on Investment

Adding value to your home is the number one concern for most homeowners. It doesn’t matter if you’re prepping to sell or looking to build long-term equity, knowing the right renos to invest in is important to ensure you get the most bang for your reno buck.

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