Renovating for seniors’ safety
As adults approach their golden years, the homes they once thought of as sanctuaries can become unsafe. Families wrestle with the decision to keep parents and grandparents in their homes or move them into assisted living facilities or other senior residences.
Modifying seniors’ homes to make them safer is another option. The National Institute on Aging says that families might be able to have a senior stay at home by helping older relatives remain independent but safe. The following are a few ways to do just that.
Without a doubt, the easiest, most affordable way to transform a room is with a fresh coat of paint, which can change everything from the tone of the interior light to which colours stand out in furnishings, art and accessories.
Building techniques vary from country to country.
Global design trends ultimately influence and update our taste here at home
Electrical considerations are an important part of any renovation but particularly in those rooms where power and water mix
Create a home office that works for you. More and more people are working from home. Whether full time or part time, this requires a space where you can amp-up your productivity.
As a city dweller in a small space myself, I love the challenge of making useful spaces in my client’s homes. For this space, I worked with Digital Influencer and radio personality Taylor Kaye.
Simplify the building permit process by entrusting your renovation to a professional.
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DIY expert, Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault, gets her garage in gear in a super stylish, low budget way.
Vangarde Cabinet Design & Factory Inc. specializes in aftermarket cabinet fronts and accessories that fit IKEA kitchens. We transform ordinary looking IKEA kitchens into extraordinary ones. Finally, there is a choice for more desirable cabinet doors and accessories for your IKEA kitchen.
Master Edge Homes is built upon a foundation of expertise and unparalleled craftsmanship. With a team of dedicated and diligent personnel, Master Edge Homes executes home builds and renovations precisely how you envisioned them. From design and build to complete renovation, we are passionate about exceeding excellence with meticulous design, skilled construction, and project management.
Custom drapery, drapery hardware, blinds, shutters, specialty shades (including motorization and home automation), bedspreads, headboards, quilting, upholstery, fabric library, and a complete in-house drapery workroom. We also offer custom programs for builders, designers & decorators.
Established in 1987, Caesarstone pioneered the original quartz surface and continues to be a leading developer and manufacturer of premium surfaces. Highly functional and design forward, Caesarstone surfaces have endless application possibilities including kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, wall paneling, furniture and more.
We've been proudly serving the community for more than 160 years. We deliver natural gas safely and reliably to two million homes and businesses across Ontario. With safety as our ongoing priority, we're committed to making communities better places to live.
Canada's premium quartz manufacturer, HanStone Canada, is revolutionizing the quartz industry. Produced in a state of the art facility in London Ontario, HanStone Quartz is known for superior quality and exceptional design. Locally Made. Distinctly Beautiful. Naturally Canadian.
Sharing Passion & Performance. With our unique expertise and sensibilities, gained from our devotion to sound and music, we are committed to creating excitement and cultural inspiration together with people around the world.
Euro-Line Appliances has brought elite European engineered appliances to Canadian homes for over 25 years. Our brands exceed expectations and have earned awards in design, engineering, performance, and energy efficiency. All of our cooking, refrigeration, dishwashers, and laundry appliances are created to conserve our non-renewable resources.
Over the past 14 years Factory Tile Depot has become #1 for everything tile and stone. With 5 locations showcasing the latest and greatest trends in the tile industry, we have built the confidence of trade and retail clients alike. We are proud to offer well thought out showrooms, extensive selections of hard to find tile-stone, on site designers, and some of the best after care support in the industry. Experience the FTD difference on your next project.
Fisher & Paykel incorporates the world’s most innovative technologies and produce the most technically advanced, efficient and contemporary styled appliances. DCS created the first line of high end, commercial quality appliances and expanded to pioneer indoor and outdoor kitchen solutions for the at home chef. TRADE ONLY.
Cosentino is a global, family-owned company that produces and distributes high value innovative surfaces for architecture and design. As a leading company, Cosentino imagines and anticipates together with its customers and partners design solutions that offer value and inspiration to people’s lives.
With over 90 years of experience, BLANCO is the leading kitchen sinks and faucets manufacturer. From handcrafted in Germany Steelart® sinks and the beauty of Silgranit®, to the European design faucets, BLANCO products are celebrated worldwide for their unmatched quality and design. Blanco Silgranit® sinks are proudly manufactured in Canada TRADE ONLY.
At Riobel we design, create and assemble faucets, shower systems and accessories in our Canadian facility located in St-Jérôme, a suburb of Montréal. Our modern and fashionable products are designed to fit all kitchens or bathrooms. They are easy to install, while mechanical parts are accessible from above the counter to facilitate cleaning and maintenance. Riobel: a benchmark of excellence since 1995!
Fusion Stone is an easy and budget-friendly way to beautifully upgrade your home, inside and out. A patented Shouldice innovation, Fusion Stone is a thin stone veneer that is easily installed with the included stainless steel clips & screws. You just screw it to the wall and it’s “Hooked for Life”.
More than a kitchen and bath luxury showroom, The Water Closet offers unparalleled service, selection and solutions for all your plumbing and heating needs. Our goal is to be your full-service showroom while “Enhancing the Flow of Life”.
From a modest machine shop in Baltimore to the surface of the moon, we’ve proudly provided innovative solutions for over a century. Discover the pioneering history of BLACK+DECKER.
Allan Rug Co. has been serving the GTA builders, designers, architects and the public for over 50 years. Supplying a full range of commercial and residential carpeting in a wide range of colours and styles from leading manufacturers.
Space Age Closets and Custom Cabinetry has been serving Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area for over 30 years. Our services include a wide array of custom storage solutions for every room in your home. With decades of experience designing and installing custom closets and cabinets we pledge to provide excellence in service and get the job done right the first time.
X-Tile is sure to have whatever you need to express your unique individual style. We offer you an exceptional variety of wall and flooring options in ceramic, porcelain, natural stone, glass, mosaic and much more from leading suppliers around the world. Let our knowledgeable and friendly staff help you in your dream renovation or building project.
Curves International, Inc. is one of the largest chains of fitness centers for women in the world. We are famous for our 30-minute Circuit that works every major muscle group with strength training, cardio and stretching and always has a coach to help members with proper form, answer questions and offer encouragement.
A 180 acre (74 hectares) private gated community with a wooded setting located a few minutes from Panama City’s downtown. Tucán has created several styles for stunning villas, luxurious condos and apartments to choose from. All the residences are built and designed with the highest international standards of quality.
Best selection of fixtures, chandeliers, lamps, ceiling fans and shades. We carry lines from over 75 leading manufacturers to choose from.
We supply and install stylish and durable deck tiles, specializing in condo balconies, patios and terraces in Toronto and GTA. We offer affordably priced options while still delivering quality products and professional custom installations. Maintaining high quality workmanship and attention to detail is our focus.
For the past 40 years we’ve been committed to investing in the future of landscape design. If you’re planning to landscape your home, we’re confident you’ll be inspired by all that Unilock has to offer. We work hard to bring you the best selection of quality products and support because we believe that the outside of your home should be as beautiful, functional and welcoming as the inside of your home.
Oak & Tenon specializes in designing and producing custom furniture and cabinetry. We make functional art in wood with enduring style and quality ingrained.
Merit Travel delivers authentic travel experiences to the world’s top destinations, with a team of passionate and dedicated Travel Consultants at our locations across Canada. We know that not all vacations can be created with a few clicks, and that’s what we’re here for—to put the pieces together, do the research, negotiate the deals, customize itineraries and create the perfect getaway for you.
Central Fairbank Lumber is a company with roots dating back to 1912 and is a part of the Alpa Lumber Group. We are committed to providing you with prompt service, excellent quality and highly competitive prices. We manufacture, on premises, the finest and most complete range of wood mouldings, pre-hung and classic doors and have affiliate companies that manufacture roof trusses, stairs and windows.
Pharmasave is one of Canada’s leading independent pharmacy and drugstore retailers. Since being founded in 1981, Pharmasave has focused on building a national platform of community based retail outlets designed to provide customers with exceptional service, products and advice.
Omega Kitchen Hoods: Specializing in Precast Range Hoods. Omega stone cast hoods are manufactured in a multitude of custom finishes including metallic offerings like copper, pewter and stainless steel, each one created with precision and durability. From inspiration to installation... With Omega Mantels & Mouldings.
Leak, Clogged Drain, Complex Plumbing Repair? We offer 24 Hour 7 Day Emergency Plumbing Service.