Renovated home unveiled to Lethbridge family – Lethbridge

After winning a home renovation in July, a Lethbridge family celebrated moving into their newly remodelled home on Wednesday. Katie Taylor and her family won the BILD Lethbridge Region’s $20,000 home renovation giveaway. The contest was one that BILD Lethbridge executive officer Bridget Mearns said was an ambitious project on a strict timeline. “We announced […]

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Home repair scheme targeting seniors, say Toronto police – Toronto

Toronto police are warning the public to be vigilant after seniors in Lawrence Park reportedly fell victim to a fraudulent home repair scheme. Police say on Tuesday, one to three men visited homes occupied by seniors in the Bayview Avenue and Blythwood Road area. The suspects reportedly convinced the seniors that they were in need […]

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Regina family’s ‘Build Love’ home renovation officially underway – Regina

One Regina family’s home is about to be usable by all those who reside, as Build Love has officially kicked off the Gorski family’s home renovations. Bonnie Gorski is a mother of two and wife to Stuart. She has Multiple Sclerosis and her condition is worsening, having lost all mobility in her legs. The family […]

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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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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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Advice from Mike Holmes on buying a new home: ‘remove the guesswork’

Mike Holmes is out with a new HGTV Canada series called Buy it Right that aims to arm Canadians with the information they need before putting a down payment on a new home. The series follows Holmes as he revisits three houses each episode, in different parts of the country, along with the home buyers. […]

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San Francisco home reno yields 120-year-old casket containing remains of toddler – National

A San Francisco construction crew renovating a house earlier this month was shocked to discover what is believed to be a 19th century casket containing the body of a three-year-old girl. Erika Karner was having renovations done in her garage, when a worker called telling her that they had discovered the girl, complete with skin, […]

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