The Trouble with HGTV: Entertainment vs. Education

HGTV is enjoyed by many Canadians. Programs about real estate, home and garden design, and renovations are favourites. I’ve watched many of these shows over the years, especially leading up to the rebuild of my own home. They can offer a wonderful way to unwind and fuel the inspiration to rethink your living space. Popular [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Blog, Creating Your Ideal Home, What You Need to Know|

10 Relationship-saving Tips for Major Reno/rebuild Projects

Reno/rebuild projects can tax a relationship as much as the pocket book. Why? They require a lot of collaborative decision-making, and the path to consensus is not always easy. Discussions can be fraught with emotion because of the central role the home plays in our lives. Home is a place we go to rest, to [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Blog, Creating Your Ideal Home, Renovation vs. Rebuild|