How to Transform Your Kitchen Island into a Multi-Function Centre

  A kitchen island can be so much more than just an extra food preparation area. The following ideas will transform your kitchen island into a multi-function centre:   Specialized cooking station If you often like to cook large feasts for a lot of guests, the kitchen can become chaotic very quickly. In addition to [...]

By | March 8th, 2018|

6 Important Questions to Ask When You’re Ready for a Countertop Fabricator

  It’s not enough to choose the type of countertop you’d like in your dream kitchen. You also need to be picky in choosing the right countertop fabricator for you!   How do you know though? These are good questions to ask your countertop fabricator:   Do you have testimonials I can review or references [...]

By | February 24th, 2018|

Keep the Drinks Flowing in Your Bar with These Irresistible Ideas

  Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day have both come and gone. Hopefully you were able to draw in a good crowd! If not, don’t worry – there are always opportunities coming up where you can keep drinks flowing in your bar.   Try out some of these irresistible ideas to boost drink sales:   Maintain [...]

By | February 18th, 2018|

The Ultimate Countertop Maintenance Schedule Cheat Sheet – Part 2

  Part 1 dealt with the most popular countertops in the industry. Now let’s look at what it takes to maintain the other countertop styles that will make your home stand out: Onyx countertops Onyx is beautiful with its bands of translucency, but it has a delicate surface prone to staining and etching. Of all [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|

The Ultimate Countertop Maintenance Schedule Cheat Sheet – Part 1

  Countertops are a big investment as part of your dream home journey so you want to do everything you can to keep them in pristine condition for as long as possible. With all the different stone countertop materials available though, it’s hard to keep track of what to do and when for maintenance work. [...]

By | December 22nd, 2017|

Built-In Features of a Farmhouse Kitchen

  The farmhouse look is all about sturdiness and practicality. It’s a necessity for life on a farm because home essentials cannot be as conveniently replaced as in the city. Everything has to be built to last. There’s also an emphasis on being more down-to-earth with natural materials.   With those qualities in mind, here’s [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|

How to Design a Family-Friendly Bathroom – Part 1

  Last year’s Statistics Canada census showed that multigenerational households have increased by 37.5% since 2001. The National Post article examines the various facets of this trend. Regardless of whether your own transition is for cultural or financial reasons, you have to account for that reality as you design your home. The challenge is finding [...]

By | October 29th, 2017|