Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association Ottawa Renovators’ Council Message from the Chair

Casey Grey Watch out for red flags Renovating? Where do you start? What should you be looking for? There are so many things to consider. Begin, first of all, with a RenoMark™

SELECT A HIGH-PERFORMANCE WINDOW FOR YOUR HOME

Traditionally, a window was simply an opening in a wall, roof or door that allowed light, sound and air to enter and people to see out. Today, windows are complex architectural

Should I stay or should I go: Camping out while you renovate your property

By Natalie Belovic If you are in the market to buy a property whether it be a condo or a single or semi detached, finding one where you can add value

Ottawa Renovates fall issue published

The fall issue of Ottawa Renovates Magazine has been published.  . If you haven't already received a copy distributed in many areas of the city with The Ottawa Citizen, you can

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

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

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

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

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

Good news? A new roof really lasts

By Francie Healey You probably groan when you see the signs that your house needs a new roof. It’s a big expense and a large “event”, for sure. But it’s likely less