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Bathrooms Kitchens February 13, 2018

How to Choose The Perfect Tile For Your Home

Tiles have been used in homes for 12,000 years, and since then many different kinds of tiles have emerged. The styles, colours and designs are too many to list, but we want to introduce some basic guidelines for choosing what type of tile to use for your project. The four most common materials for tiles are ceramic, porcelain, stone and glass.

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Bathrooms October 13, 2017

Luxuries to Splurge on When Planning Your New Bathroom

Bathroom trends are leaning towards a spa-like bathroom experience. Of course, the functionality has to be there also. But in the Pacific Northwest, there are certain things that make a bathroom very inviting and relaxing. Here are a few things to splurge on to take your bathroom from strictly utilitarian…to spa-like oasis. In-floor Heating and… View Article

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Smart Home Technology Bathrooms Design Kitchens Other Home Renovations December 23, 2016

A Look into Smart Home Technology

As a home renovation business that invests in software and technology, we are constantly following and interested in advances in technology specifically for the home or what is better known as “Smart Home Automation/Technology”.  In this post, we will give you a brief introduction on what Smart Home Technology is, some examples and how you… View Article

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Home Renovations Budget Bathrooms Kitchens Other Home Renovations November 17, 2016

Tips on Prioritizing Your Home Renovations

Like most home owners these days, you are likely busy with work, activities, family, and all other stuff we call “life”. Often at the top of your (or your spouse’s) wish list are certain aspects of the home you wish to (or badly need to) renovate … but life takes over and months or years… View Article

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Bathrooms January 9, 2014

Schluter shower stall waterproofing

Once upon a time in a land not so far away … OK so actually this isn’t a fairy story.  It used to be felt that tiling the walls of a tub surround or shower stall was enough to keep any significant moisture from getting into the walls behind and causing any damage.  It still… View Article

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Bathrooms Kitchens February 28, 2013

What’s in a Faucet? Choosing the Right One!

Many people ask us why the huge price range with bathroom & kitchen faucets … and why is the allowance as part of a bathroom renovation often far greater than what I see faucets priced online for? There are few considerations: 1. Is the faucet you saw advertised online certified for use in Canada?  Many… View Article

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Bathrooms February 28, 2013

Bathroom Design Dilemma – How to Fix

Ok, so you’ve got to the point of figuring your bathroom needs some love and brought more up to date.  Where to start??? Ask yourself the following questions… 1. Do I want to change everything about the existing bathroom (one extreme) or are there just a few smaller elements that I’m not crazy about (the… View Article

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