Inspire Homes Wins Best Renovation Award

Inspire Homes is thrilled to announce it has been awarded Best Renovation – Universal Design/Renovation in the 2024 Renomark Awards – GTA.   The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) holds these awards annually, recognizing the best  renovators and custom home builders in the Greater Toronto Area. The winning project was an accessible bathroom renovation…

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Inspire Homes Named Finalist For Two Best Renovation Awards

Inspire Homes Named Finalist for Two Best Renovation Awards For the third time in the past four years, Inspire Homes has been selected a finalist for the Renomark Awards.  The awards honour the best in renovations and custom homes. This year, we are a Finalist in two categories: Best Renovation Under $300K  and Best Renovation…

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Should You Borrow Money Now For A Renovation?

Home renovations can be an exciting endeavor, transforming your living space into the dream home you’ve always envisioned.  And home renovations can feel daunting, especially in today’s environment where interest rates are currently higher than we’ve seen in 15 years. We were recently speaking with a homeowner who was looking to do a $100,000 renovation…

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Home Electric Vehicle (EV) Chargers: A Comprehensive Guide

Home Electric Vehicle (EV) Chargers: A Comprehensive Guide   In a world rapidly transitioning towards sustainable energy solutions, electric vehicles (EVs) have emerged as a pivotal player in reducing carbon emissions and combating climate change. Every year, we have multiple requests for EV charger installation, as part of larger renovation projects we do in Toronto…

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Inspire Homes Named Finalist For Best Renovation Award

Inspire Homes Named Finalist for Best Renovation Award For the second time in the past three years, Inspire Homes has been selected a finalist for the Renomark Awards – GTA.  The awards honour the best in renovations and custom homes.   This year, we are a Finalist in the Best Renovation (No Addition) under $300,000 category…

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Free Home Show Tickets

Spring has arrived, the weather is getting nicer, and the 2022 National Home Show is coming to Exhibition Place from April 15th to the 24th.  Yes, after two years of cancellations, the Home Show is back! Our staff will be participating in the show. Our designer Stephanie will be at the Livable booth on Sunday…

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2022 Construction Costs

Much has been written and said about price increases in the past two years.   2020 saw the price lumber start to rise, peaking in spring 2021.  As an example, a 2×4 piece of lumber increased from $3 each, to over $10.  Since then, then price of lumber has come down, but the cost of other…

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Holiday Office Hours

Happy Holidays! Our office schedule during the holiday season will be as follows: Friday Dec 24 – Closed Monday Dec 27 – Closed Tues Dec 28 – Open Wed Dec 29 – Open Thurs Dec 30 – Open Friday Dec 30 – Closed Monday Jan 3 – Open We wish everyone a safe & restful…

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Seniors Renovation Tax Credit Extended

The Ontario government has extended the Seniors Home Renovation Tax Credit, which we first told you about last year.  Read the government announcement. The program will give seniors a 25% credit on up to 10,000 of eligible expenses, to help them live safely in their home.  Examples of qualifying expenses could include ramps, grab bars,…

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Inspire Homes Wins Best Renovation Award

Inspire Homes Inc is thrilled to announce it has been awarded Best Renovation Under $250,000, in the 2021 BILD Renovation & Custom Home Awards. The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) holds these awards annually, for professional renovators and custom home builders in the Greater Toronto Area. The winning project, located in a mature…

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