Tesla Powerwall now part of new OakWood-Holmes High Performance Initiative

Do you have a client that is planning a major renovation or new custom home project? Do they want the project to benefit from the most innovative solutions in energy-efficiency,

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

Showroom profile: Spectrum Kitchens . . . All those possibilities

By Francie Healy Lori Di Saverio, Sandra McLaurin, and Peter Summers have worked together in the kitchen and bath business for more than 25 years. And they say there’s never a

Renovator profile: Mike Martin — Making time for quality

By Francie Healy Mike Martin, still a young guy, has been in the renovation business for 30 years. But he figures he’ll never retire. He loves what he’s doing too much. Practically

Renovator profile: Sandy Hill Construction

 By Francie Healy Nathan Gurnham and Serena Brownrigg-Gurnham, new co-owners ofn in Ottawa, make a formidable team. For more than 10 years before they bought the company, Nathan worked for its former

CKC Group: New showroom up and running

  In with the new, out with the old. Get planning, it’s a New Year & that means it’s time to renovate! Our new showroom is officially up and running! We are

Ottawa Home & Remodelling Show offers insights and ideas

There will be a full roster of speakers with expertise in renovations, and the will be exhibiting, with members available to guide you and provide information about renovations. This year the

Private Residence in Alta Vista built by Cada Construction

Designed to preserve all the trees on the property, the 180-degree view of the garden offers a sense of ‘living in the forest’. Cada Construction took over this custom home project at the

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

Gary Singh: First you have to listen

By Francie Healy The trick to knowing your customers, says Gary Singh, President of the Ottawa renovation company, is to get into a conversation – not just about the project they