Recent Articles in ‘Renovations’

Kitchen conversions should be timeless

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

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.

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.

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.

See How the Pros Renovate These Homes

Event opens up professionally renovated dwellings to the public for scrutiny

Reworked Homes On Show

Eight renovated residences included in this year’s tour

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.

Think Pink

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

Tune Your Décor To Suit The Season

Start with neutral colours for walls, flooring and furniture; then make subtle changes with colourful accents

Going Green Easier Than Ever Before

Economical and eco-friendly: There are more sustainable solutions to help you save

‘Classic’ Home Stood On Stilts During Facelift

Crumbling foundation demanded unique renovation to create a modernist retreatBy Grania Litwin

Organize Your Clothes With The Help Of A Professional

Today’s storage solutions offer space-saving drawers for everything, including belts.

DIYer Brings Home Back From Nightmare Reno

The 1891 Victorian Italianate now shines in the James Bay neighbourhood.

Turning Vision into Reality

By putting themselves in the hands of professionals, these homeowners turned an often-fraught experience into a stress-free reality.

Three Enchanted Waterfront Homes Nominated for the Georgie Awards

Finalists in prestigious categories redefine luxury and all its trappings