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  1. Renovation Costs in Vancouver: Understanding the Factors that Affect the Cost of Renovations 

    May 18, 2023
    Renovating a home in Vancouver can be an exciting but costly undertaking. In this guide, we will discuss the factors that affect the cost of renovations in Vancouver, including the renovation cost range, and provide tips to help you save money on your next home renovation project. We’ll also...
  2. Building Permit

    Who needs a building permit for a renovation?

    October 12, 2021
    One big myth is that the renovation project will cost more. Yes, it does, but Permits are a nominal cost and usually amount to 0.5 to 1% of the renovation contract. But what about the work? In my experience, if your trades are journeymen, the cost is about the...
  3. New Basement Living Room

    Why you should convert your basement into a rental suite

    September 23, 2021
    UPDATED As the pandemic slowly marches on, now, more than ever, it’s highly beneficial to have a second income stream. Moreover, turning your basement into a rental suite in your home is a great way to bring in extra cash during uncertain times. Considering the increases year over year,...
  4. Custom Cabinetry

    Custom Cabinetry: What to consider

    May 16, 2021
    Custom Cabinetry is a hot topic at the moment. You only have to type this into Instagram to see the beautiful custom kitchens and built-in storage units that have been custom-built. Before embarking on enlisting the help of a carpenter or starting a conversation with a renovation project management...
  5. After renovate before selling

    Should I renovate before selling?

    April 26, 2021
    If your considering moving, you might have asked yourself ‘should I renovate before selling?’. When you’re listing your home for sale you want to ensure it looks its best to gain the highest return possible. We recommend speaking to your Realtor. They can provide you with a better understanding...
  6. Outdoor kitchen space

    The perks of an outdoor kitchen space

    April 12, 2021
    Spring is here and it’s a great time to start thinking about your outdoor kitchen space. It’s time to get it ready to fully enjoy the spring and summer months. Check out the reasons we think you should consider investing in your dream outdoor entertaining kitchen. It’s perfect for...
  7. Should I start with an exterior or interior renovation?

    April 5, 2021
    If you’re considering renovating your whole home you might be wondering if you should start with the exterior or interior renovation first. Before you decide it’s important to consider the current state of the home. If you have leaky ceilings or know you want to extend your home before...
  8. prepared for your home renovation

    Get prepared for your home renovation.

    March 23, 2021
    Getting prepared for your home renovation regardless if it’s big or small can feel overwhelming. The preparation time can change depending on the scale of the renovation. Furthermore, if you plan to live in your home during the renovation or not. We’ve put together a checklist to help you...
  9. kitchen renovation

    Is it time to replace your windows?

    March 2, 2021
    With the wetter weather (hopefully) behind us. It might be time to replace your windows. Not only do your windows keep the heat in, but they also allow airflow throughout the home. Windows are also a statement that can be seen from inside and outside of the home. Tired,...
  10. furniture

    Where we buy furniture in Vancouver

    February 17, 2021
    You’ve completed your renovation and are looking to elevate it with your furniture selections. It doesn’t matter if it’s a condo, a townhouse, or a family home. Furniture can make or break a renovation. Ensuring the furniture doesn’t contradict or distract from the design is really important. Check out...
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