HOME RENOVATION AND ADDITION BLOG

It’s Time to Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat

It’s Time to Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat

It's Time to Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat Most of us need them, most of us have them, thermostats. A seemingly mundane thing that sits on your wall and controls temperature. But these days, the small object that controls temperature is not as mundane as you think,...

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Three Easy Steps For Tackling Your Kitchen Addition

Three Easy Steps For Tackling Your Kitchen Addition

Three Easy Steps For Tackling Your Kitchen AdditionIt is considered the heart of the home, the kitchen. A simple concept, but the room itself is so much more than that. It is a place of nourishment and conversation. A space to gather with your friends and family to...

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Experience Automation for your Toronto Home

Experience Automation for your Toronto Home

Experience Automation for your Toronto HomeSmart home technology, or home automation, provides you with security, comfort, convenience and energy efficiency all-in-one by allowing you to control smart devices through a smart home app on your smartphone or another...

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Cost Comparison—Home Renovation vs. Teardown and Rebuild

Cost Comparison—Home Renovation vs. Teardown and Rebuild

Cost Comparison—Home Renovation vs. Teardown and RebuildYou’ve heard the old adage: Location! Location! Location! With Toronto real estate in an unrelenting, upward trajectory, many homeowners are opting to build on the property they already own. Which begs the...

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Baby Point Crescent: Above-the-Garage Addition

Baby Point Crescent: Above-the-Garage Addition

Baby Point Crescent: Above-the-Garage AdditionThis above-the-garage addition was built to provide the homeowners with additional space by expanding the master bedroom into a luxurious master suite including a master bedroom, ensuite bathroom, walk-in closet, and...

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What Exactly is Smart Home Technology?

What Exactly is Smart Home Technology?

What Exactly is Smart Home Technology? Whether we want to admit it or not, we’re all investors in the constantly changing technology industry. Whether owning a smart phone, computer, appliances, or speakers, all of us are part of the ever growing industry that offers...

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Who Should You Hire to Manage Your Home Renovation

Who Should You Hire to Manage Your Home Renovation

Who Should You Hire to Manage Your Home Renovation With renovation DIY television shows still as popular as ever that make it seem like renovations are a breeze, it’s easy to fall into the trap of, “How hard can it be to renovate my kitchen?” But then you start and...

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“SYMPATHETIC” RESTORATION

“SYMPATHETIC” RESTORATION

“SYMPATHETIC” RESTORATION Originally used as a doctor’s home office, this historic gem in the heart of the Danforth was playfully coined the “bunker” for it’s bricked in front porch that made it feel uninviting. The home owners enlisted builder and Toronto home...

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BID VERSUS MANAGEMENT

BID VERSUS MANAGEMENT

Bid Versus Management There are generally two ways builders provide their services; a fixed bid contract including all labour and material or, a construction management contract that is essentially a time and material (pay-as-you-go) agreement. The end result is often...

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