Okanagan woman out thousands for abandoned kitchen reno – Okanagan

Bev Scott of Kelowna is still steaming about the kitchen renovation job she paid for, but was never completed. Scott said she paid more than $7,500 to Square One Designs for a new countertop that came in three pieces of quartz instead of one slab. “They made no attempt to line up the striations or […]

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More West Kelowna renovation victims come forward – Okanagan

Kathi and Gordon Kirk of West Kelowna figure they’re out nearly $8,000 for a kitchen reno job that didn’t turn out as they expected. The Kirks hired a local company called Square One, owned by Tami Weller. The Kirks contacted Global News after seeing a Global News report earlier this week dealing with Morgan Oldenburg, […]

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West Kelowna couple in renovation limbo – Okanagan

For three months, Morgan Oldenburg and his wife Kristi Hennessy of West Kelowna have been waiting for their kitchen renovations to be completed. They hired a local company called Square One Design run by Tammy Weller. “We gave her $5,775 as a deposit and the total was going to be $11,550,” Oldenburg said. Tammy Weller […]

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Regina family selected for free home renovation after MS diagnosis

Over the last five years, Bonnie Gorski’s home has felt more like a prison than a place to call home. “It’s pretty hard for me to even look out the window because I’m sitting in one spot all day,” Gorski said. The 50-year-old from Regina has lost full mobility in both her legs after being […]

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Kelowna woman pointing finger at contractor, hardware store for expensive patio – Okanagan

Cassandra Jamieson recently had her aging patio rebuilt by a contractor hired through Home Hardware in Kelowna. The job is done now, but she says it took too long and went way over budget. The alleged problems with the project reads like a grocery list. “Number one is the floor,” said Jamieson. Jamieson says that, […]

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Wheelchair accessible ‘renovation gone wrong,’ says Inverary couple – Kingston

An Inverary, Ont., couple is in shock, after what they are calling, a renovation gone wrong. READ MORE: Good Samaritans carry six-year-old Edmonton boy in wheelchair home after snowfall Maggie and Bill Hollingsworth had to make several changes to their home after Maggie broke her hip and her husband, Bill, had a stroke, which placed […]

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Survey reveals home improvement contractors aren’t being asked for credentials

With more than 40 years of experience under his work belt, David Litwiller wants you to ask him the tough questions, before hiring him to renovate your home. READ MORE: Planning a home renovation? Tips for keeping your finances in order Litwiller is the president of Litwiller Renovations & Custom Homes in Calgary. “All too […]

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Why starting your home reno in November could save you lots of money – National

Spring is the time of year that most Canadians associate with home renovations. But in some cases, November might actually be a much better time to give your home a fresh look. When it comes to home upgrades, pricing works much like it does for hotel and flight bookings: If you pick the low season, […]

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How To Pick An Automatic Door And Maintenance Program

How To Select An Automatic Door And Maintenance Programs
“First impressions count”.  I am certain we have all heard this just before we have tackled a myriad of social interactions or job interviews.  However, it does ring true, first impressions do indeed count. When you are a business or retailer, the last impression you would want to leave your customers with is a malfunctioning [...]

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How To Choose An Automatic Door Installation Contractor

How To Choose An Automatic Door Installer
For major retail businesses and in major business buildings, having automatic doors does a lot to keep people flowing in and out easily. These doors are installed based on the number of people that enter and exit daily with a certain amount of supplies. It is why automatic doors are easy to have and helpful [...]

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