20 12, 2019

6 Vancouver home renovation tips to achieve the walk-in closet of your dreams

By |2019-09-25T17:41:57-07:00December 20th, 2019|Renovation Tips|

Are you frustrated trying to jam your clothes in your closet? Can you never find what you are looking for? Find yourself knocking over clothes every time you try to remove one piece? It sounds like you are ready for a Vancouver home renovation for your closet! Before you jump into creating the walk-in closet of your dreams, we have a few tips for you to consider.  6 Vancouver home renovation tips for your closet redo 1. Maximize your space  Although you will have more space once you build your dream closet, you can still create even more. The trick is to use your space to the best of its ability. Think of how your space can be laid out to make the most of the area’s height, width, and even corners. Consider what kinds of shelves and other organizational

19 07, 2019

The best ways to transform your basement during your home renovation in Vancouver

By |2019-06-26T17:23:47-07:00July 19th, 2019|Renovation Tips|

Do you have an unfinished or under-utilized basement? A home renovation in Vancouver is the perfect time to change that! With a single renovation, you can turn your basement into a fully functioning part of your home. Here are just a few of the ways you can make your basement work for you… Nine ways to transform your basement during your home renovation in Vancouver 1. Create a second living room   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Samantha Morgan🏹 (@the.white.arrow) on Jan 19, 2019 at 8:30am PST A second living room can be a great use of your basement space. You can add a comfortable couch and some recliners. If you want a TV, it is easy to put one in. Then, if you have family members who want to watch different shows, there are

21 09, 2018

How to add extra space to your home during a Vancouver home renovation

By |2018-08-21T14:56:43-07:00September 21st, 2018|Renovation Tips|

Your Vancouver home renovation is the perfect time to reassess the space you and your loved ones need. Is your home feeling cramped? Are your children growing up and need separate rooms? Are you about to start a family and want to add a nursery? No matter the reason, it is important to get the space you need. At the same time, gaining space in the city can be challenging. With the right approach for your home, however, you can easily give yourself the space you – and your family – require. How to approach expanding your space during your Vancouver home renovation When most people want more space in their homes, they imagine purchasing a new property. With the high prices in the city, though, this is often not practical. Given this, think about how you can use a

6 07, 2018

7 flooring trends to use in your home renovation in Vancouver

By |2018-06-25T08:39:45-07:00July 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

11 05, 2018

The top tile trends you should use for your Vancouver home renovation

By |2018-04-24T13:13:19-07:00May 11th, 2018|Inspiration|

Tiles are on trend right now when it comes to a Vancouver home renovation. With a seemingly infinite number of tile options though, how do you choose the patterns and styles that are right for you? Here are some of our favourites to get you started… Our favourite tile trends for every room of your Vancouver home renovation 1. For the kitchen Photo credit: Home Bunch Subtle texture is very on trend for Vancouver home renovations right now. We love the high gloss version as it highlights the texture. This look is perfect for the kitchen as it’s subtle, but creates visual interest. Get it in a light colour like crisp white or dusty pink to open up the room! 2. For the bathroom This look is a fun blend of two trends. The first is the alternate

20 04, 2018

10 ways to add storage during your home renovation in Vancouver

By |2018-04-23T09:49:44-07:00April 20th, 2018|Inspiration, Renovation Tips|

A home renovation in Vancouver offers owners a chance to re-think their space. This time is the perfect opportunity to create storage of all shapes and sizes. If you have an older home, this can be especially important as they are notorious for have less room and awkward storage areas. Regardless of your house's age, this is your chance to squeeze every inch of storage area out of your home. How to add storage during your home renovation in Vancouver 1. The sleek bathroom Bathrooms can easily get cluttered. During your home renovation in Vancouver, help hide that clutter with a tall pull-out. Now you can have everything you need at your fingertips, while still maintaining a spa-like simplicity sure to keep you calm - morning and night. 2. A mudroom bench Photo credit: Closets Plus   Entryways

13 04, 2018

Where to find inspiration for your Vancouver home renovation

By |2018-03-21T13:57:31-07:00April 13th, 2018|Inspiration|

A Vancouver home renovation can be exciting but finding the perfect inspiration is challenging. Design sites are all over the internet, but not all are created equal.   So where should you begin your search? Here are our favourite sources of inspiration to help get you started… Five places to find inspiration for your Vancouver home renovation 1. Pinterest Photo credit: Emily Henderson Pinterest is a favourite for home design fans and fanatics. In fact, there are so many ideas that you may find yourself getting overwhelmed by them all. To avoid this, use Pinterest as more of an exploratory search. Start general until you find a sense of direction for your Vancouver home renovation. During your search, be sure to check out HGTV Design Star Emily Henderson’s budget-friendly ideas and Gabrielle Savoie’s tropical influences. 2. HGTV

23 03, 2018

5 spring home renovation ideas for your Vancouver home

By |2018-03-23T08:48:49-07:00March 23rd, 2018|Renovation Tips|

The end of winter is finally here – and you may find yourself looking forward to planning a spring home renovation. But what are trendiest new looks for spring? If you need a little inspiration for your spring home renovation, we have you covered…   1. Marble Photo credit: @parkandoakdesign Classic and classy, light coloured marble brings an elegant look to your Vancouver home. Pair it with warmer colours or wood to keep your space inviting. If you love the look of marble but find it out of your price range, consider Laminam as an alternative. This new Italian porcelain product can the style of marble to your spring home renovation, without breaking the bank. Ask your renovation professional about porcelain as well. 2. Skylights Photo credit: Velux Spring is a time for brightness, including in

26 01, 2018

How staging your home can increase your investment property resale value

By |2018-01-22T10:32:13-08:00January 26th, 2018|Investment Properties|

Having an investment property is all about profit. If you are looking to resell, one of the most effective ways to maximize your value is to have your investment property staged before putting it on the market. However, not all staging is created equal, so how do you get the most bang for your staging buck? Staging tips and tricks to help maximize your investment property’s resale value 1. Don’t forget about the outside First impressions are important, especially when it comes to homes. While many people stage the inside of their investment properties, few people remember to think about the outside. Staging the outside of a property is a big project, and it can suck up both time and money. So if you are on a budget or have little time to stage your property, we suggest that you

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