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Renovation projects with the best bang for your buck

Kitchens can add the most value to your home when they are renovated. Given that your home is likely both the biggest asset and the biggest debt that you have, Read more...

Renotour 2016: A showcase of renovation trends from six of Ottawa’s innovative Renomark renovators

It’s an outing you probably won’t want to miss – at least, not if you have any interest in seeing what a state-of-the-art renovation looks like. They will be standing Read more...

Deslaurier: Cabinets for every room

If “traditional” is your style, But if you lean towards a more modern look ¬– as many have over the past 10 years or so – Deslaurier prides itself in Read more...

Fall 2016 Ottawa Renovates issue published

We welcome your comments and observations about the latest issue. You can use the comments function on this site or at Facebook, or connect with us at the "contact us" page. If Read more...

Don’t get caught in a horror story

There are thousands of stories in the underground economy. Many of them — too many — are renovation horrors. Professional renovators can tell you about them. They know, because they are Read more...

Oakwood’s new design centre: The future of renovation

A new, state-of-the-art design centre showcases innovative home design and environmentally friendly construction techniques that Mike Holmes calls “very impressive.” LET’S SAY YOU’RE THINKING ABOUT A RENOVATION. You’re brimming with excitement just thinking Read more...

The Ride: Cycling for cancer research

Hundreds of cyclists, many representing members of Ottawa’s renovation industry community, cycled 108 km to support cancer research at The Ottawa Hospital on Sept. 11. The annual The Ride () event Read more...

Mortgage Matters: Financing your renovation Happiness is… doing one thing at a time

Andrea Haines By Andrea Haines Life has a way of sneaking up on you sometimes. Things change. Sometimes they change in the blink of an eye. You can be happily living in Read more...

Plan now for fall exterior maintenance

Fall is a beautiful time of year and perfect for enjoying the cooler nights, the trees changing, and all of the local festivals that will soon be taking place. Instead Read more...

HGTV’s Sarah Richardson set to headline the Ottawa Fall Home Show

It’s where the biggest names in the industry, including HGTV’s Sarah Richardson, join forces with local experts to bring the vision for your dream home to life. And it happens Read more...