HomeworX: Radiant Floor Heating

Do you dread waking up and walking barefoot on a cold floor? Well, If you’re in the process of planning a renovation or building your new home, consider installing radiant floor heating. It’s an energy efficient way to keep warm…

Home Insulation Solutions

Home insulation materials are particularly important in the winter. Wexmark Homes’ Mark Wexler outlines some insulation options – from fibreglass and mineral wool to cellulose and spray foam.

The Art of Demolition | Why Trash when you can Upcycle?

When it comes to homebuilding or renovating, the process often begins with demolition. So, when I hear the word ‘demolition,’ I have visions of Ty Pennington, a team of volunteers, and an excavator, smashing through the roof of a house,…

Choosing Reliable Trades

The Trade-Off Hiring reliable trades, prior to a home renovation, is integral to the quality and completion of a project, throughout a build or renovation. There are several factors to consider: knowing what makes a trade reliable, and understanding the …

When Design and Construction Don’t See Eye-to-Eye

The Compromise Design and construction. Two of the most important elements during a renovation. But what happens when they don’t see eye-to-eye? Translating drawings in a renovation and addition isn’t a perfect science.  In new houses, you can usually build…

Bathrooms on a Budget

Wait! Before you renovate (Read this!): The amount of time you spend in your master bathroom is often pre-determined by what it looks like. Besides the kitchen, the bathroom is the most important part of a house. Depending on what your…

3 Misconceptions about your Kitchen Renovation 

Think Before You Do Time for a kitchen renovation? Before you start ordering your favourite tiles and imported countertops, you’ll definitely want to take a look at these 3 misconceptions that people have when undergoing a kitchen reno. Surprisingly, budget…

Backyard Must-Haves

The great outdoor products Optimising the outdoors is a priority for families that spend more time at-home, and that do more outdoor entertaining. The backyard can be host or home to several must-have products so you can make the most…