To view the publication
Please click on the image below

Open the interactive version


ottawa renovates spring 2017

Making your renovation profitable

It can be difficult to be sensible when you first start thinking about renovating your home. Although it’s fun to dream about everything you could possibly want, when it comes Read more...

Preliminary voting commences for Ottawa Citizen People’s Choice award for renovators

. There are five rounds of voting. The top two finalists in each round will compete in the second round at the Ottawa Fall Home Show. The winner will be recognized Read more...

Renotour 2017 — Sunday, Oct. 15

Presented by the, the 2017 Renotour gives consumers the opportunity to view professionally renovated homes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. RenoMark® Renovators will be on site to offer insight and Read more...

5 things every homeowner should know about commercial insurance before renovating

Greg Strahl By Greg Strahl Your home is your castle. It is the biggest investment you will ever make, and your sanctuary away from a hectic world. So, when you decide Read more...

How to have a smooth renovation

Well, okay. Truth be told, a renovation is going to be stressful. But there are things you can do to minimize the stress and even enjoy the journey. First, hire a Read more...

Don’t waste money on amateurs

It can be scary, deciding to do a major renovation. Should you do some of it yourself? Should you get a handy neighbour, friend, or relative to do it for Read more...

The foundation: Boring, maybe – but critical

The foundation of your home deteriorates over time just like everything else. It just takes longer to break down. Every 40 to 50 years, it needs to be dug up Read more...

OakWood profile: The story behind the success

He wrote: So imagine my surprise when I walked into OakWood founder John Liptak’s gigantic design centre in east-end Ottawa to learn that his $10-million building is Canada’s highest Read more...

Building your wish list: Beginning your renovation planning

Renovating? Put on your thinking cap. It’s time to do some serious dreaming. But even before you start that list, take a good hard look at your lifestyle and your personal Read more...