Recent Articles in ‘Renovations’

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Cabinets of Distinction

Troico’s Mountain Series offers quality cabinetry that is also affordable

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Security from abroad

If you’re planning a week or three away this summer, here are a couple of cool security tools you can leave at home but operate from abroad.

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Classic restored to its glory, past and future

Victoria couple strikes a fine balance between heritage and modern-day conveniences

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Couple brings the outside in with alterations

Conservatory allows avid gardeners to enjoy the beauty of outdoors from comfort of indoors

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Wall removal makes for best of both worlds

1920s home retains its charm with an open, efficient workspace and an elegant dining area

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Don’t wait until April to renovate

Homeowners awaiting the HST’s disappearance could be wasting time

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Painted floors offer sharp look at low cost

Patience and nerve are required, but the results can be worth the effort

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Kitchen conversions should be timeless

Beware of trendy updates, say designers, since styles are constantly changing

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Do your own trim, save plenty of cash

Installing your own trim, moulding and baseboard is one of the most profitable do-it-yourself home-improvement ventures you can take on because it lets you save so much cash.

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Rona’s Group of Seven challenge captures Canadian colours

Interior designer Teresa Ryback has come up with a way to distil the essence of a West Coast season and put it into three paint cans.

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Add value and style with just a few small repair jobs

Whether you’re planning to put your house on the market — or you’re looking for a little exterior facelift — slight repairs affect your property well beyond its first impression.

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See How the Pros Renovate These Homes

Event opens up professionally renovated dwellings to the public for scrutiny

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Reworked Homes On Show

Eight renovated residences included in this year’s tour

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Colour It Your Way

Manufacturers offer all the tools required to choose just the right paint in the right shade to give your home a whole new look.

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Think Pink

Tomboy Tools teaches women how to do their own repair and renovation jobs in the home.