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More Canadian homeowners will renovate this year, but spend less to spruce up their space: CIBC Poll

5/30/2017 | Posted in Home Maintenance by Michael Antczak

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With average household debt and housing prices at record highs across Canada, a new poll by CIBC finds that a growing number of Canadian homeowners (48 per cent) are choosing ... More


GTA baby boomers choosing to stay put and renovate

4/2/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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In a market that’s undergoing intensification, home renovations are becoming serious business. Last year more than $72 billion was spent on renovations nationwide, ... More


Should You Worry About Moisture on Windows?

3/9/2017 | Posted in Home Maintenance by Michael Antczak

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You're standing by your window admiring the view. Then you notice it. Moisture has built-up around the edges of the glass. Should you worry?

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Top 2017 design trends

1/20/2017 | Posted in Industry Trends by Michael Antczak

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According to the Interior Design Show, the following will be the top 10 design trends for 2017 inspiring the direction of design for the year to come.

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Paint Colors That Make a Room Look Bigger

9/13/2016 | Posted in Home Owners by Michael Antczak

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A room’s size is sometimes a matter of perception, and the paint color on the walls has a lot to with that perception. Some colors can actually make a room appear ... More


Each Canadian household to spend around $13,000 on renovations in 2016: CIBC

6/24/2016 | Posted in Home Owners by Michael Antczak

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Canadian homeowners are projected to spend an average of $13,017 per household on renovations and home improvements this year, according to the latest poll by CIBC.

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Scotiabank construction report says Canadians to spend record $53B on renos in 2015

10/29/2015 | Posted in Home Owners by Michael Antczak

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The federal government isn't the only one spending on construction projects of late, as Scotiabank said Wednesday that Canadians will spend a record $53 billion this year ... More


Mike Holmes: September is the perfect month to prepare to fight winter damage

9/9/2015 | Posted in Home Maintenance by Michael Antczak

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As summer draws to an end, start scheduling any work your home's building envelope may require, including roof repairs, re-grading, leaky basements and window ... More


Harper promises to introduce permanent home renovation tax credit if he is re-elected

8/8/2015 | Posted in Home Owners by Michael Antczak

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In the heart of Toronto’s overheated housing market, where the average detached home now sells for more than $1 million, Harper vowed to make life better not for those ... More


These 5 Home Improvements Make It Harder to Sell Your Home

7/30/2015 | Posted in Home Sellers by Michael Antczak

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When you're considering a major home improvement project, consider how it will impact the resale value of your home. Some home improvements are good investments ... More


We're spending more on renovations: Altus Group

7/16/2015 | Posted in Home Owners by Michael Antczak

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Canada’s ageing housing stock together with influence from TV shows has led to more spending on renovations. Figures from the Altus Group show that Canadian households ... More


Canadian homeowners planning to spend $17,000 on renovations this year: poll

5/8/2015 | Posted in Home Owners by Michael Antczak

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According to a poll released by CIBC on Thursday, Canadian homeowners plan to spend an average of $17,142 on renovations this year, with basic maintenance such as painting, ... More


Looking to change the look of your home? The best design and reno books by Karl Lohnes, Canada AM's design expert

4/13/2015 | Posted in Home Owners by Michael Antczak

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Whether taking on a renovation project of your own, hiring a professional or planning to redecorate this spring, here are some of the most helpful and informative books on the ... More


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