Look Up: Ceiling Design Trends

Living Room

Take your ceiling decor to new heights by making them a focal point in your home! Interior designers and architects have been using ceiling décor for centuries. From famous paintings like the Sistine chapel to mosaic murals in ancient temples, ceiling art has long been a prominent design element around the world. Flash forward to […]

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How To Know If Radon Is In Your Home

Concrete

Your house is where you spend the majority of your time. That’s why it’s so important to make sure your home is safe and healthy for you and your family. You likely already know about the importance of having working smoke alarms on every floor and in every bedroom, and an emergency exit plan. But […]

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Rethink your workspace: Setting yourself up for a productive day

Office

The pandemic has shifted the way many of us work. Large numbers of Canadians went from working in an office full-time to working from home. And now, hybrid models are common. If you work from home at all, your home office needs to be practical and functional. Setting aside household distractions and concentrating on work […]

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10 good ideas for your basement renovation (and 2 things to reconsider)

Basements are often blank canvases that can be adapted to meet your needs. If you’re considering a basement renovation, here are some ideas to get you started designing a space that is not only functional, but fabulous!  Give your hobbies the space they deserve Home renovations are about truly making the space yours. Working with […]

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Renovating today: An evolving industry

The renovation industry is all about implementing meaningful changes and transformations to your home that last through the test of time. Much like a renovation itself, the renovation industry is constantly changing and transforming for the better. We sat down with Rob Capar, owner and founder of maison d’etre design-build inc., to hear about how […]

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Minimize Risk of Wildfire Damage to Your Home

Approximately 8,000 wildfires occur each year in Canada. Densely forested areas across much of the country are at risk of wildfires, particularly during dry conditions and drought. The average area burned in Canada is 2.5 million hectares per year. Forest fires or wildland fires are common occurrences from May to September and can cause extensive […]

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Inspiring Outdoor Space Ideas for Canadian Homes

As Canadians, we’re used to harsh winters, so making the most of these precious summer days is very important to most of us! With an influx of people working from home and using vacation days for staycations, investing in your outdoor space is more enticing than ever. The 2022 renovation season is well underway, but […]

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An Award-Winning Heritage Home Transformation

In a renovation like no other, RenoMark member Valleyburn Properties revitalized and rebuilt a 182-year-old, pioneer-built heritage home nestled in a historic village in Sparta, Ontario. The transformation involved unravelling more than 150 years’ worth of previous renovations to reveal and honour the original pioneer-built craftsmanship, while modernizing the home. The final product emphasizes beautiful […]

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14 ways to protect your home from water damage

Have you protected your home against water damage? If your answer is “I’m not at all prepared” or “at least I can swim,” you’re not alone. Many Canadian homeowners do not have potential water damage on their minds – but you should. Residential floods and water damage can cause a lot of destruction. And beyond […]

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