14 02, 2020

11 signs your property is ready for a Vancouver home renovation

By | 2020-02-24T12:27:25-08:00 February 14th, 2020|Renovation Tips|

It can be tough to know when your property is in need of a Vancouver home renovation. There are some key signs that industry professionals look for. We’ve outlined these signs in this blog so that you can do a professional-level review of your property to decide whether it is in need of a renovation.  11 signs it is time for a Vancouver home renovation 1. Your property has structural issues Inspect your home for clear signs of structural issues, including cracks in the foundation or basement walls, sagging floors, roof or ceilings, gaps where your floors and walls meet, bowing walls, or cabinet doors that often swing open on their own. Leaks and rot are also signs that structural damage might be present or is on its way. In the case of structural damage, it is vital to renovate

20 09, 2019

The pros and cons of adding heated floors during your Vancouver home renovation

By | 2019-05-31T14:30:29-07:00 September 20th, 2019|Renovation Tips|

Are you undertaking a Vancouver home renovation this fall? Have you been thinking about adding heated floors to your home? Before you do that, there are a number of factors to consider. These factors include which rooms you will want to add heated floors to, if adding heated floors will increase the value of your home, and what the pros and cons are of adding heated floors. So let us jump in with the basics… Heated floors and your Vancouver home renovation Heated floors are created when you have a heating element built in under your flooring. There are several options for the heating element, including: Wiring Mesh mat Solid mat Once the element is in place, your contraction will then lay your flooring on top. The heat will then radiate up. Generally, homeowners adding heated floors will focus on

6 07, 2018

7 flooring trends to use in your home renovation in Vancouver

By | 2018-06-25T08:39:45-07:00 July 6th, 2018|Inspiration|

Flooring is central to the overall style of each room in your home. Sometimes, though, flooring can be lost in the shuffle of picking other design elements. That is why we have put together a list of seven of our favourite flooring trends to help inspire you for your home renovation in Vancouver. 7 flooring trends to consider for your home renovation in Vancouver 1. Bleach it out Photo credit: SEBRING Light flooring is in for home renovations in Vancouver this year. Consider going with a light stain or bleached look. If you are on the more adventurous side, you could also consider pickled wood. 2. Harden up Photo credit: The Flooring Girl Hardwood is the biggest flooring trend of 2018. New homes are going for hardwood – everywhere. An elegant look like this is the