Make Moving A Cleaner, Greener Process
Protecting the environment is an important concern for consumers and businesses alike, but many don’t realize that moving can have a positive impact on the environment. Waste caused by the moving process not only stems from packing supplies, but also from the waste accumulated over many years within a home or office. Both sources can…
Storage Planning Is The Key To A Successful Home Renovation Project
Spring has arrived and it’s time to tackle the home renovation project you’ve been planning all winter long. You also may have noticed a lot of friends and family are taking on home renovations, and that’s for one reason: as house prices continue to rise in several Canadian real estate markets, many homeowners are choosing…
Reno Expert: Senior-friendly Kitchen Design
In order for us (or our parents) to function on our own, we need to be able to feed ourselves. In this column I look at some of the key features to consider when renovating a kitchen to make it senior-friendly. I also cover exterior projects geared to the aging-in-place movement that will ensure safety…
Product Showcase: Kitchens - Taps, Sinks & Countertops
ONCE IMPOSSIBLE IS NOW POSSIBLE: Art resides at the core of Vicostone's product development and they aim to immortalize artistic touch in every design. With constant innovation and unique know how, Vicostone pioneers in "The Art of Quartz." Inspired by the elegance of natural travertine with a vein cut that visually resembles wood grain, this…
Product Showcase: Exteriors
QUALITY STORAGE SHEDS AND CABANAS: Duro-Shed is celebrating 25 years of supplying and installing quality storage sheds and pool cabanas. They clearly take pride in the work they have done by giving customers the best product for their money. If you are thinking of a new storage shed, pool cabana or even a new garage,…
Home Finds: Trend Watch: Contrast Kitchen
Today's kitchen is a blend of modern and rustic—where an efficient workspace and a laidback, relaxed environment co-exist in perfect harmony.
Trend Watch: Marble Mix
Marble is a luxurious, timeless stone usually seen gracing the surfaces of bathrooms and kitchens…So coveted, in the past few years I have watched this classic material, real or faux, extend its scope from the countertop and floor to smaller decor and accent pieces throughout the home. But it doesn't travel alone; marble pairs up…
Mikey Network One Example Of How Homebuilders Give Back
Every February is heart month and with it comes the annual heart health campaigns from various groups, including the Mikey Network. While their slogan is “The Beat Goes On,” their message is of awareness and preparation. In construction, two important health and safety principles are awareness and prevention.
Silestone Presents New Eternal Collection In Canada
Silestone officially introduced its new Eternal Collection in Canada last month during the Interior Design Show in Toronto. Featured in Cosentino's award-winning booth designed by internationally acclaimed Canadian design firm, Cecconi Simone, the new collection was brought to life through the exhibit's contemporary applications including a display wall, cladding and a floor-to-ceiling fireplace surround.
Jonathan Adler Proves It’s Never Too Early To Develop A Sense Of Style
It is never too early to develop a sense of style, which is why Jonathan Adler is so pleased to announce his newly designed Fisher-Price baby gear is now available in Canada.