Recent Articles in ‘Renovations’


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

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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.

Georgie judges selected Windward Oaks as a finalist in both the Best Outdoor Living Space and Best Single Family Detached Home Valued Over $5,000,000 designations.

Three Enchanted Waterfront Homes Nominated for the Georgie Awards

Finalists in prestigious categories redefine luxury and all its trappings

The focal point in the Pied-a-Terre project is a boomerang-shaped bar.

Renovations Showcase Impressive Projects

Nine categories cover every room in the house and every budget

Summerland’s Homescape Building & Design’s magnificent Holler Wine Cellar was nominated for Best Unique Feature.

Best Innovative Feature and Best Unique Feature

Winners in innovative and unique feature categories to be announced at gala in February

Named recently as finalists in the ‘highrise residential community of the year’ are Concert Real Estate’s Patina, Bosa Properties’ Jameson House and Solterra Development’s Dolce at Symphony Place.

Georgie Awards’ finalists announced

Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, event celebrates excellence in home-building industry


Reflect Yourself

Design expert Janette Ewen describes the appeal of putting your own stamp on the way you decorate your home.


Matchless Makeover

B.C. renovators are tops at their craft and the GVHBA’s Renovation Gallery website includes outstanding examples of their work, such as those featured here.


The Perfect House

Ramsin Khachi set out to design the ultimate home – simple, functional and full of features that make life easier. Here he describes the process he took to renovate a house he plans to sell.