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Top 5 Pieces of Outdoor Art to Spruce Up Your Patio

Apr 27, 2012 by Outdoor Art Pros

Have you taken a good look at your patio and finally realized that you are really not putting this space to good use? Your deck or patio should essentially be an extension of your home, and with the right outdoor décor, it can be. Here at Outdoor Art Pros, we have all the right pieces that will make this space as inviting, comfortable and memorable as the rest of your home.

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5 Trends in Bathroom Retreats

Apr 04, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Though overall renovation budgets may still be on the wane, master ensuites seem to be one place where compromise and economy are secondary to luxe finishes. Hotel inspiration is common, with features such as TVs integrated in mirrors , door-less showers, and ultra high-end finishes being coveted.


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Buying Guide for Mitre Saws

Jul 19, 2010 by Lowe's

A workshop is not complete without a mitre saw. But what’s the difference between a mitre saw, a compound mitre saw and a sliding compound mitre saw? Keep reading and we’ll help you complete your shop with saw that’s perfect for you.

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The Lighter Side of the Kitchen

Jul 29, 2008

The great debate in real estate often comes down to the “can I live with it?” question. Buyers look at a home that may not be set out the way they’d dreamed, but they can envision “living with it” for the time being – at least, until they can afford to change it. This was the way this North Vancouver family approached their home, a beautiful space enveloped …

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5 Bathroom Design Trends for 2012

Mar 06, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), a non-profit trade association that has educated and led the kitchen and bath industry for more than 45 years, conducts an annual member survey to identify the latest trends in bathroom and kitchen design. Based on 350 responses throughout Canada and the United States, here are five (5) bathroom trends for 2012. Note that four (4) of the trends also cross over to Kitchen Design.


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Home and Fire Safety Buying Guide: Throughout the House

Jul 14, 2010 by Lowe's

How to keep your home safe from fire and potentially dangerous situations or accidents!

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Defining the Home

Jan 23, 2009 by DeCicco Homes

After 7 years, this Westmount family wanted to bring some warmth and character to their home. Although still looking almost as brand new as the day they moved in, the house also retained the somewhat stark feeling of an untouched model home.

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Kitchen Remodel Transforms Quality of Life for Mobility Challenged Homeowner

Jan 31, 2012 by Kitchen Magic Custom Refacing & Cabinetry

Kitchen Magic was asked to create a functional kitchen for this wheelchair bound homeowner who lived alone and had struggled with inaccessible space for many years and was greatly limited when working in the kitchen.

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Revamped 80's Family Room

Jan 16, 2012 by Clements Interiors

Problem: An outdated 1980’s family room with an awkward rounded fireplace with ineffective storage using up an entire wall in the room, has two entrances which divide the room in half.

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Retro Refashioned

Dec 09, 2009 by Rocket Renovations

A 50’s sensibility is modernized with a clean-lined contemporary look – making a young couple’s dream kitchen wishes come true.

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Family Room Renovation

Nov 08, 2011 by Interiors By Carolyn

Two wide entrances and a railing that was limiting traffic flow became awkward and unbalanced for our client who spent very little time in this cozy family room. To make matters worse, storage was non-existent, the furniture was bulky and the room felt like it was closing in on them. An oversized open corner mantle on the heavy oak fire place looked out of place and off scale. Our clients wanted a space that they could come home from work, relax, and spend more time with family and entertain friends.


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Choosing a Backyard Barn or Storage Shed

Aug 19, 2010 by Lowe's

Is your garage so full of lawn equipment, holiday decorations and miscellaneous items you have to park your car in the drive? Or maybe you have so much stuff stored in the attic that your ceilings are starting to sag. If this sounds like your home, a stylish storage shed, garden shed, or backyard barn is just the space-expanding solution you need.

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Bathroom Magic Renovation of the Month

Nov 01, 2011 by Bathroom Magic

Bathroom Magic always delivers what the customer wants. We completely renovated this residential bath by replacing the existing cabinetry, countertops, floors and shower. The room is now warm, yet sleek – transformed with the an elegant yet durable material -- Corian®! The beautiful results speak for themselves.