General Renovation

Tiny Homes: Are They the Right Choice for You?

Tiny homes and mini homes are becoming more and more popular! There's even tiny home festivals and entire neighbourhoods of tiny homes being planned. But what’s driving this trend? What is a tiny or mini home? And finally, is a tiny home right for you?  Where it all began  The ...

Published on:
26 October 2021
7 min read
Yves Carignan
President & CEO - Drummond House Plans
Tiny Homes: Are They the Right Choice for You?
9 Tips to Prepare for a Major Renovation
Published on:
12 August 2021
6 min read
9 Tips to Prepare for a Major Renovation

It’s decided then! After surviving lockdowns, working from home, and being with the kids 24/7, your down-the-road renovation project can’t be put off any longer – we hear you! Challenges posed by the pandemic have caused many households to take a hard look ...

Yves Carignan
President & CEO - Drummond House Plans
Building a House: Floor Plans and Types of Construction
Published on:
17 June 2021
6 min read
Building a House: Floor Plans and Types of Construction

A lot of questions quickly come up when it’s time to start a new construction project, but their answers aren’t always easy to find. Many people don’t recognize the amount of planning that goes into construction projects. Land selection, floor plans, ...

Yves Carignan
President & CEO - Drummond House Plans
Hottest Home Trends for 2021
Published on:
19 May 2021
8 min read
Hottest Home Trends for 2021

Who doesn’t want to change things up from time to time? Whether it’s for minor renovations or a complete home makeover, it’s easy to get lost in the vast array of ...

Maria Santamaria
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Cost Of A Home Renovation in 2021 | Montreal vs Toronto
Published on:
2 January 2021
10 min read
Cost Of A Home Renovation in 2021 | Montreal vs Toronto

Since 2010, RenoAssistance has been able to help over 75,000 clients find good contractors for their renovations. In this time, we've received tens of thousands of quotes from 360° Verified Contractors.  ...

Julie Calce
Content Writer | RenoAssistance
Your chalet, your way!
Published on:
21 December 2020
4 min read
Your chalet, your way!

Who doesn’t dream to escape to a remote cottage where you are unreachable for a little while? Whether you are planning on renting, renovating your own cottage or building one from ...

Lucia Di Sclafani
Content Manager | RenoAssistance
Preparing your Home for Spring: What to Check
Published on:
31 March 2020
6 min read
Preparing your Home for Spring: What to Check

The arrival of spring means it's the season of renewal. It's the perfect occasion to give your home some TLC, to ensure everything is in good working order. To help take ...

Marilena Tricarico
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
5 Advantages To Renovating During The Winter
Published on:
8 January 2020
4 min read
5 Advantages To Renovating During The Winter

During the winter months, we often are under the impression that home renovations must come to a halt. However, that is very much not the case! There are quite a few ...

Karine Gazeryan
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Renovating Your Home for Resale
Published on:
7 January 2020
5 min read
Renovating Your Home for Resale

After years in the same home, every homeowner wants to get the most return on their investment when it comes time to sell. Taking on one or many renovation projects before ...

Marilena Tricarico
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
How Much Does a Renovation Cost in 2020? – Infographic
Published on:
11 December 2019
4 min read
How Much Does a Renovation Cost in 2020? – Infographic

Most homeowners don't renovate everyday, so it's very likely you've lost track of how much renovations cost in the current market. We consulted our Renovation Advisors to take the guess work ...

Marilena Tricarico
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Home Staging Hacks for the Holidays
Published on:
10 December 2019
9 min read
Home Staging Hacks for the Holidays

With friends and family coming to visit frequently in the coming months, it’s normal that any homeowner would want their house to look great. If you haven’t had time to renovate ...

Julie Calce
Content Writer | RenoAssistance
The Benefits of Renovating Your Kitchen and Bathroom Simultaneously
Published on:
7 October 2019
5 min read
The Benefits of Renovating Your Kitchen and Bathroom Simultaneously

Tackling more than one renovation project at the same time has some benefits. For example, completing kitchen and bathroom renovations simultaneously could save you time and money. It may help reduce ...

Marilena Tricarico
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Changing Your Home into an Open Concept Floor Plan
Published on:
23 April 2019
9 min read
Changing Your Home into an Open Concept Floor Plan

Hailing from the 90s, the open concept floor plan continues to wow homeowners with its beauty, flexibility and ability to bring everyone together. Why have a big space with plenty of ...

Maria Santamaria
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Converting a Multi-Dwelling Building Into a Single-Family Home
Published on:
20 April 2019
6 min read
Converting a Multi-Dwelling Building Into a Single-Family Home

Are you considering turning a duplex or triplex into a single family unit? If so, you’re not alone. Converting a building to a single family home can be a rewarding undertaking ...

Francis Guertin
Renovation Advisor| RenoAssistance
Should You Go For a Full House Remodel?
Published on:
20 April 2019
13 min read
Should You Go For a Full House Remodel?

As the needs of your household change, thoughts of selling your home may arise. You do not have to take that route, however, if you are not smitten on the idea ...

Eric Perigny
Chief Operating Officer | Founder
8 Gorgeous Vacation Homes You Can Stay At!
Published on:
13 July 2018
5 min read
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 ...

Lucia Di Sclafani
Content Manager | RenoAssistance