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Get it in Writing: Working With your Renovation Contractor

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Commercial Renovations, Home Renovations, Renovation Projects, Today's Renovators | 0 comments

Get it in Writing: Working With your Renovation Contractor

The Government of Canada recently launched a new website and TV commercial highlighting the risks of hiring contractors on a cash basis. Accompanying the video is a new website, http://hiringacontractor.com/, stressing the importance of having a written contract and hiring reputable contractors. The website is filled with useful resources for Canadians looking to build a new home or start a renovation project. Some helpful download files that are available include: Get it in Writing! Brochure Contains a concise overview of important...

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Three Renovation Projects to Tackle this Summer

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in Home Renovations, Today's Renovators | 0 comments

Three Renovation Projects to Tackle this Summer

Now that Summer has finally arrived, we’re all aiming to get the most out of the warm upcoming months.  In this space, we’ve already talked about preparing your home exterior for summer, maintaining your fences and prepping your deck for a summer filled with barbeques and friends. The coming months of warm weather will also provide you with an opportunity to restore and augment areas of your home, without hampering your lifestyle. Here are three renovation projects that you can tackle through the summer months that will help spruce up your...

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Maintenance Tips For Your Wooden Fence

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Today's Renovators | 0 comments

Maintenance Tips For Your Wooden Fence

A well maintained fence is something you can take pride in and that your neighbours will appreciate.

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Preparing Your Home Exterior For Summer

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Today's Renovators | 0 comments

Preparing Your Home Exterior For Summer

Recently, we’ve covered how to clean your home after a renovation and gave some tips to prep your deck for the summer. Today we want to help you prepare your home’s exterior for the summer months, which includes your front and back yards, the swimming pool and maintaining the summer tools you’ll need to keep your summer oasis in tip-top shape. Removing Winter Damage After a snowy winter, the exterior of your property will have suffered quite a bit of wear and tear. Take a walk around your yard and look for any clumps of mud that have formed....

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Tips For Cleaning Up After a Home Renovation

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Home Renovations | 0 comments

Tips For Cleaning Up After a Home Renovation

Spring cleaning is a popular term at this time of year. With that in mind, we’ve got some quick advice to help you with you clean up once you’ve finished your latest renovation project. Start From The Outside and Work Your Way In The first place to start with your clean up is your walls. They’ll have collected quite a bit of dust throughout the project so you’ll want to begin your cleaning quest here. To clean your walls, simply use a damp cloth or towel. Wrap it around a broom handle to get it up to those hard to reach places if you have...

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Tips to Help You Prep Your Deck for Summer

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Home Renovations, Today's Renovators | 0 comments

Tips to Help You Prep Your Deck for Summer

The temperatures in the Ottawa region are finally starting to warm up. Signs of spring are all around us. If you have a deck, you’ve probably noticed the snow that’s been heaped upon it for months is beginning to melt. Before long, you’ll be able to return to your deck, enjoying sunshine, fresh air and warm weather. But before that happens, you’ll need to take a few steps to get your deck back into shape for Summer 2014. Take a look Give your deck a thorough once over. You’ll want to be on the lookout for things like: Nails or screws that are...

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The Ottawa Home & Garden Show is here—like our Facebook page for a chance to WIN free passes!

Posted by on Mar 20, 2014 in Today's Renovators | 0 comments

The Ottawa Home & Garden Show is here—like our Facebook page for a chance to WIN free passes!

Mark your calendars—the Ottawa Home & Garden Show, which brings together all of the best products, services and experts under one roof, is finally here. Of course, you will find us there! From March 20-23, come find us proudly representing Today’s Renovators at booth #1622. But wait, there’s more! From now until Friday at 3pm, make sure to like our Facebook page for a chance to WIN two free passes to the event! That’s right, you could win free entry into Ottawa’s #1 home and garden show for over 30 years! Just in case you aren’t a lucky...

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Preparing Your Home For Spring

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in Home Renovations, Today's Renovators | 0 comments

Preparing Your Home For Spring

Sure, there’s still some of that white stuff on the ground, but the reality is that in a few short weeks, we’ll be seeing more and more green. The air will change, the birds will sing, and before you know it, spring will be upon us. Now is a great time to start preparing your home for the change of season. Due to folks staying inside over the last few months to escape the cold, many portions of the home may have been neglected. Are your interior systems up to snuff? What about the conditions on the exterior of your home? Has the harsh winter...

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5 Reasons to Renovate your Commercial Space

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Commercial Renovations, Today's Renovators | 0 comments

5 Reasons to Renovate your Commercial Space

Last week we gave you five remodeling trends for 2014 for your home. This week, we’re going to focus on the commercial side of things and get you thinking about renovating your commercial space. The experts at Today’s Renovators don’t just undertake home renovation projects—we have the tools and resources to complete any commercial renovation in a timely and cost-effective manner. Winter is definitely hanging on, but we’ve got five great reasons to start warming up to some renovations for your business/commercial space. Check them out below!...

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Five Renovation and Remodelling Trends for 2014

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in Home Renovations | 0 comments

Five Renovation and Remodelling Trends for 2014

Mother Nature isn’t done yet! While the snow is still falling, there’s no time like the present to cozy up inside and plan some renovation projects. We can help! Give us a call today to chat about your ideas. In the meantime, check out 5 trends for 2014 that are sure to get you excited about your home this year:   Energy Efficiency Is In Significantly cutting down on your bills is definitely in this year! High-efficiency products and appliances are in demand, and they range from appliances, to windows and doors, to shower heads and even...

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