Your current location is Calgary Change

Find home improvement products and services

 

Article

Meet the Author:

Kitchen Magic Custom Refacing & Cabinetry

Choose one thing and do it well; the first secret to Kitchen Magic’s longevity and success. Since 1979 Kitchen Magic has specialized in custom cabinet refacing and kitchen remodeling. Keep promises; that's the second "magic charm". Kitchen Magic was the first in the home improvement industry to offer a Lifetime...

Visit our website

Top 3 storage solutions customers are getting in their new kitchens

Top 3 storage solutions customers are getting in their new kitchens.

Article

After 1

Perfect kitchen remodeling solution on a budget

Jun 17, 2013 by Kitchen Magic Custom Refacing & Cabinetry

The homeowners wanted to reface the cabinets so the budget would allow to upgrade to Cambria® quartz countertops and replace appliances. They needed to accommodate a big room with lots of storage needs.

Article

Compact fluorescent light bulbs

May 25, 2007

One of the biggest trends in the last 20 years is how to save energy through lower power consumption. And of course, lighting is one of those critical energy wasters for many home users regardless of the size of a home. It takes a certain amount of electrical energy to light an average person’s home and great reductions can be made. By now, most people know this is a reality with compact fluorescent light bulbs where energy reduction can be as much a 75% with a …

Article

Original Haas2

Garage Door Opener and Accessories Buying Guide

Jun 29, 2010 by Lowe's

Tired of getting out of the car into the bone-chilling night air to open the garage door? Imagine how much easier it would be to be greeted by an opening door at the touch of a button. Install a garage door opener and enjoy the comfort and safety of automatic access to a safe, well-lit garage.

Article

After

Instantly update and add sophistication to the kitchen

Apr 12, 2013 by Kitchen Magic Custom Refacing & Cabinetry

The homeowners wanted to reface the cabinets so the budget would allow for some built-in specialty cabinetry, design upgrades and granite countertops. They needed to accommodate a big room with lots of natural light—going darker would enhance the room visually and warm it up.

Article

maria theresa living room

The grandeur of Maria Theresa chandeliers

Mar 26, 2013 by GoldenageUSA.com

Maria Theresa chandeliers, named after an Austrian empress of the 18th century are everything a chandelier should aspire to be: spectacular, stylish and magnificent. Representing the splendor of a bygone era, these chandeliers sparkle in traditional settings but also go very well with a contemporary theme.

Article

Original Paintsprayer Bg Mainimage

Powered Paint Applicators

Jul 19, 2010 by Lowe's

Nothing beats a power painter for making quick work of a paint job. At the press of a trigger, the paint comes to you – no more dipping and dripping.

Article

electrolux-ali-taylor

The Kitchen Re-Imagined

Mar 05, 2012

Electrolux issued a challenge to the architecture and design communities last year: with no limits to the imagination, re-imagine a kitchen you have seen, worked on, or would like to work on. The only set requirements were that the submitted kitchens must feature a minimum of five (5) Electrolux ICON appliances and that designs incorporate elements typically found within a kitchen (but not limited to). The top ten (10) finalists have been announced, with the judgement forthcoming on January 20.

Article

kitchen8

The case of the perfect fit-refacing complements a beautiful countertop

Mar 20, 2013

The problem: Old cabinets offensive next to a beautiful new granite countertop: The owners of this kitchen were considering remodeling for years. The cabinet style that came with the house-- contemporary, white metal-- just wasn't their style. But they couldn't bring themselves to part with the beautiful granite countertop that came with the kitchen. The homeowners already knew what style they wanted and how much they could afford, and replacing the countertop would have totally blown their budget.

Article

Starmark_storage-cropped

Power to the Baby Boomers!

Mar 14, 2013 by Modern Supply

Many boomers are choosing to remain in their current homes as they age. Aging in Place means the ability to live in your own home comfortably and safely for as long as possible. As people remodel their homes, they’re including Universal Design products—a design concept that meets the needs of people with varied abilities. It considers people with age-related problems, people who are tall or short, as well as those with various physical or mental impairments. It also acknowledges that abilities change over time.

Article

Thomas-jessica

Brighten up for Spring with Lighting

Mar 14, 2013 by Modern Supply

It’s spring fix-up time! The weather is getting warmer and motivated homeowners start tackling their spring to-do lists. Projects range from painting the house exterior to smaller, less daunting tasks such as cleaning, simple repairs or updates. If you’re leaning toward the simpler, less expensive route, why not update your lighting? Replacing dated lighting adds pizazz to a space without breaking the bank!

Article

clavier_iphone_en

Taking control of your home security

Feb 25, 2013 by Reliance Protectron

Full interactive security systems have arrived You arrive at the airport for your weeklong vacation and your heart drops as you realize in a panic that you forgot to activate your alarm system. Wouldn’t it be ideal if you could arm it from a distance somehow? Maybe someday in the future you sigh.

Article

Original Microwave Image

Buying Guide: Microwave Ovens

Jun 29, 2010 by Lowe's

Many people use microwave ovens only for preheating or thawing, but you can use today?s multi-featured units to cook entire meals. And these units do it quickly and efficiently. Since microwave ovens cook food from the inside to the outside, your food almost always comes out fast, hot, and, perhaps most important, not burned!

Article

Library

7 Great Attic Room Ideas

Jan 30, 2013

Today, every inch square of living space counts. Oftentimes, attics of large houses are being rented to serve as individual homes. Attics are convenient dumping spaces for used items our mothers refuse to let go. Old toys, clothes and furniture pieces are intermittently being dumped into that space between your roof and the ceiling.

Article

Original Beautiful Kitchen

Home and Fire Safety Buying Guide: Kitchen, Living Room, Porch and Deck

Jul 14, 2010 by Lowe's

Safety tips for the liveliest places in your home: the kitchen, living room, and outside areas.

Article

domed_pyramid

Skylights: What do I want to look through and why?

Nov 14, 2012 by Buy Skylights

ACRYLIC or LEXAN or GLASS The answer is, they are all good stuff depending on what look you want to achieve, how much you want to spend and if you have any local codes which may mandate what you use.

Article

-1

Porcelain Slabs VS Natural Stone

Nov 14, 2012 by Caesarstone USA

Counter tops are the focal point of any kitchen. Everyone notices a nice or horrible counter top. A beautiful counter top can make cheap cabinets look better and expensive cabinets look sensational. Granite and marble have been constants in counter top options. Natural stone brings uniqueness because no two pieces are alike. While this may be something that draws consumers in, they are also looking for new low maintenance options. There are man-made slab options in the marketplace, but some come require some maintenance to keep them looking in pristine condition.

Article

elevatesteps

Are Adjustable Height Faucets the Next Big Thing?

Oct 30, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

What about height adjustable faucets? Do they exist? Are they of any particular value?

Previous