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…

Out of the Closet!

Closet built-ins: the next best thing to  your bedroom Less is more A closet renovation is part of a bigger renovation. You can be quite…

From Floor to Ceiling

Third floor extensions are prime investments for homeowners, especially since they signifcantly raise the value of a home, while also providing more livable space – without spending as much on structural elements. In terms of budget, though, it really depends on…