Lucia Di Sclafani

by Lucia Di Sclafani Content Manager | Reno-Assistance

8 Gorgeous Vacation Homes You Can Stay At!

Great renovation inspiration can be hard to come by. Most people flip through home and décor magazines to get a better understanding of what they’re looking for. Some might even scour …

Jason Pagliuca

by Jason Pagliuca 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

5 Restaurants with the Most Beautiful Interior Decor

Trendy restaurants are all the hype these days. Our chosen lunch or dinner location is usually heavily weighted on the restaurant’s interior design. There’s a reason new restaurant constructions and their …

Lucia Di Sclafani

by Lucia Di Sclafani Content Manager | Reno-Assistance

4 Rooftop Terraces to Inspire Your Outdoor Haven

Summer can make you envious of homes, condos or restaurants that have great looking rooftop terrace designs. Don’t get bummed out! Take a look at these rooftop terraces from Toronto and …

Paul Begin

by Paul Begin VP | Reno-Assistance

Renovation Infographic: Canadian IPSOS Survey Uncovers Toronto’s Woes

A national study conducted by Ipsos, in collaboration with Reno-Assistance, reveals the top Canadian cities and regions in which working with contractors for renovations is nightmarish. Toronto holds first place when …

Andrew Collins

by Andrew Collins 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

How Much Will a Renovation Cost in 2018? – Infographic

We don’t renovate every day and if we upgraded our kitchen 20 years ago, or we’ve moved recently and haven’t had to renovate for a long time, there’s a good chance …

Melissa Thibeault

by Melissa Thibeault Content Manager | Reno-Assistance

Top 6 Signs You Need Masonry Work Done

Masonry work is “working with brick, concrete block, glass block, tile, terra cotta and stone using mortar to put them together.” according to the definition of the Ontario Masonry Training Centre. …

Charles Gosselin

by Charles Gosselin Content Manager | Reno-Assistance

How Long Does a Kitchen Renovation take? What to Expect

How long will my kitchen renovation take? Depending on the scale of your project, the time frame for your kitchen renovation could be impacted by a number of factors, including: …

Jason Pagliuca

by Jason Pagliuca 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

Kitchen Cabinets: The Most Popular Materials and their Prices

When it comes time to redo your kitchen, cabinets are a major consideration. Each option has pros and cons to meet different needs and tastes. In this article, we go …

Andrew Collins

by Andrew Collins 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

4 New Kitchen Countertop Materials You Need to Know About!

There’s a wide range of natural stones to choose from for your kitchen countertop. When making a final decision on which material to go for, one desired attribute may come at …

Charles Gosselin

by Charles Gosselin Content Manager | Reno-Assistance

10 Cost and Stress Saving Tips for a Budget Kitchen Renovation

Renovating your kitchen can bring your home into the modern era while creating a space for memorable meals and moments. However, if you aren’t careful, a renovation can go over budget …

Jason Pagliuca

by Jason Pagliuca 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

5 Things you can do to Avoid Paying Twice for your Renovation Project

You hired a contractor for a major renovation and everything went very well. Shortly after, though, you receive formal notices from suppliers who claim that they have not been paid. Yet …

Manuel Lochard

by Manuel Lochard Team Leader – Customer Experience | Reno-Assistance

6 Things You Need to Know Before Checking a Contractor’s RBQ Licence

Checking a construction or renovation contractor’s RBQ licence may be in vain if you do not do it at the right time or based on an informed assessment. Informed consumer alert: …

Caroline Brault

by Caroline Brault Assistant Director – 360° Verification | Reno-Assistance

Best Kitchen Renovators in Toronto & Montreal

As previously discussed in our article about the advantages of working with a kitchen design expert, in this article we look at the benefits of hiring a specialized kitchen renovator to …

Andrew Collins

by Andrew Collins 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

Sunroom Addition Cost | Toronto & Montreal

What to Know Before Adding a Sunroom A sunroom, also called a solarium, is a glass-enclosed living area usually attached to the house, accessible from inside. It’s designed to function …

Charles Gosselin

by Charles Gosselin Content Manager | Reno-Assistance

Home Addition Builders in Toronto & Montreal

Before beginning a house extension project there are a number of preliminary steps that need to be taken to minimize the risk of something going wrong during the project. Along with …

Jason Pagliuca

by Jason Pagliuca 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

Cost of Adding a Second Story | Toronto & Montreal

An overvaluation in the Toronto property market has pushed many homeowners to consider renovating their homes to meet their changing needs in lieu of moving. And when living space is a major requirement, …

Andrew Collins

by Andrew Collins 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

Kitchen Design – The Advantages of Working with a Kitchen Designer

Kitchens have evolved a lot over the years. Once found only in the rear of the home, today’s kitchen designs take the kitchen out of the background to become a focal …

Andrew Collins

by Andrew Collins 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

CMHC: Toronto Homes Still Overvalued | Why Experts Say You Should Renovate

For the last several quarters we’ve seen prices in the Toronto housing market continue to soar in evidently problematic conditions. There are comparisons drawn between current day and the housing bubble …

Caroline Brault

by Caroline Brault Assistant Director – 360° Verification | Reno-Assistance

Best Countertop Materials for your Kitchen

When renovating the most functional rooms in your home, such as your kitchen or bathroom, decisions need to be made carefully when it comes to the elements that will be heavily …

Jason Pagliuca

by Jason Pagliuca 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

What Does a Kitchen Renovation Cost? Toronto vs. Montreal

Thinking of renovating your kitchen? You’re probably wondering how much it’s going to cost. A new kitchen is a major investment and a room that gets a ton of use so you …