Entries by Gary S

How to Save Money When Finishing a Basement

Finishing a basement may seem like a detailed and complicated task, but it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Most of the work will involve flooring, insulation, finishing the ceiling and walls and dealing with electrical and water lines. We’ll discuss the best ways to get the most bang for your buck […]

How to Finance Home a Renovation Project

Whatever the reason is for renovating your home it’s always a good idea to make sure the project can be properly financed. Some remodeling tasks can be quite expensive and you may want to look into your options when it comes to financing the job. Depending on the size and complexity of the home renovation, […]

How much does a basement renovation cost?

The cost of renovating your basement will typically depend on the size of the room and exactly what you plan on installing in it. In general, the average cost of finishing an open-concept basement along with a washroom is approximately $36 to $40 per square foot. However, those costs could rise to about $80 per […]

Eight Upgrades to Bring Your Kitchen Back to Life

For many homeowners, the kitchen is the most popular room of the home to upgrade since that’s where the majority of their housework, social entertaining and gatherings take place. However, in most cases, renovating a kitchen doesn’t mean tearing the existing one down and starting from scratch unless it’s absolutely necessary. Below are the top […]

REMODELLING A KITCHEN: WHERE TO START

Many homeowners who are interested in remodeling their kitchen don’t always know exactly where to start. For some people, remodeling a kitchen could be a major job as it entails a complete overhaul of the existing appliances and décor while for others it’s a relatively small endeavor. Either way, kitchens are one of the most […]

HOW TO PRIORITIZE YOUR HOME RENOVATION PROJECTS

At one point or another most homeowners decide to dabble in renovating their homes. You might realize that your house or condominium unit needs a little bit of sprucing up due to age and the natural wear and tear process. Or you may just renovate it to increase your home’s property value. In any event, you’ll often find […]

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST TO REMODEL YOUR KITCHEN?

The average kitchen remodel usually falls in the range of $10,000 – $30,000 CAD. The cost of remodelling a kitchen will generally depend on the quality of materials you plan on using, the size of the room and whether or not you decide on changing the layout. But on average, a Canadian homeowner can usually […]