Should I Stay or Should I Go Now

By Crystal January 28, 2020

Some people have the chance to move out of the house while work is being carried out by They may rent somewhere or stay at some friends or relatives. But for most of us it is not an option. Some people choose to live in their house while the home renovations are being done. Largely, it is the scope of works and client budgets that determine if there is an option to go. Renovations are never quick and can go on for months on end. So how do you cope with the noise, dust, and mess without losing your mind? Well, […]

The 2019″Cost vs Value” Report reveals the best home improvement projects you can make to enhance the value of your home.

By Crystal January 21, 2020

You may be wondering how much of your expenses you will be recouped when you sell your home. For the last 20 years, in an effort to help homeowners answer the question, Renovations magazine has produced an annual “Cost vs. Value” Report. The 2019 report has just been released, and highlights include: • Focus on to upgrades to the exterior as the “best value” projects; • Highest value home enhancements were: upscale siding replacement using fiber cement materials, wood deck addition, and a midrange vinyl siding replacement; • The best in home project nationwide is a minor kitchen renovation; • […]

Cost to Demo a Bathroom in Greater Victoria BC

By Crystal January 8, 2020

There are many different levels of bathroom renovations that you can undertake – you may only be looking to re-tile the floor and shower or to just change the outdated lights. Your budget is always going to be an essential factor when deciding on the type of work you will implement to upgrade your existing bathroom. If you are looking to make very encompassing changes to the room or design of your bathroom, a remodel or ‘gut out’ is usually the first required step after the planning stages once work can commence. If you are ready to commence your bathroom project or […]

Hottest Kitchen Trends of 2019

By Crystal January 5, 2020

We rang in the New Year this week and brought another year to a close. 2019 was undoubtedly . . . a year. While the general consensus is that the year could have been better on a lot of fronts, it was a great year for kitchens! Sure, the old and classics are here to stay. There aren’t many people tiring of the white kitchen design, for instance. But the year also brought some new and exciting things to the table. So before we really say goodbye to 2019, let’s wrap up the last year by looking back at some of […]