6 House Addition Trends for 2019 The modern home is always evolving as demographics shift and the needs of today’s families change. And one of the best ways to examine the progression of what “home” means to Canadians is by looking into home addition trends. In recent years, we’ve noticed a shift in our clientele.…

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Merry Christmas and a Happy 2019! Our office hours during the holiday seasons are as follows: Mon Dec 24 – Office Closed Tues Dec 25 – Merry Christmas Wed Dec 26 – Boxing Day – Office Closed Thurs Dec 27 – 8am to 5pm Fri Dec 28 – 8am to 4pm Mon Dec 31 –…

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As 2018 comes to a close, we take a look back at our most popular blog posts of all time, based on number of visitors per page.   #5. HOUSE ADDITIONS: 7 THINGS THAT AFFECT COST In one of our first blog articles, we explored the 7 things that affect the cost of a house…

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Project Spotlight: Richmond Hill House Addition Do you ever wish you could shift your home’s floorplan around to make your house work better for your family? For our clients in Richmond Hill, we did exactly that. Their existing 1960s bungalow with one bathroom featured a rather typical layout with a small kitchen and living space…

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The Fall Show show is coming to Exhibition place Friday Sept 28, to Sunday Sept 30. As part our our participation in Destination Renovation, we are giving away 3 pairs of tickets to the Home Show. To receive a pair, send us an email with your name and full mailing address, and we will mailthem…

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Laneway Suites: Top 10 Things to Know   A Laneway Home / Laneway Suite is a dwelling unit at the rear of the property facing a laneway. It is a separate building from the main house.  The suite can be above a garage, or built in place of a garage.   The City of Toronto…

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Toronto Approves Laneway Suites   The City of Toronto council has approved a proposal that will promote the construction of laneway suites in the City of Toronto.  On June 28, 2018, council approved changes to the Official Plan and the Zoning By-Law that will simplify the process of obtaining a building permit to construct a…

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  Are you planning to renovate your house or condo? Then you’ll want to attend this FREE seminar – “Five Steps to a Successful Renovation”. This presentation features two experienced renovators, Lou Orazem from Inspire Homes, and Jack Torosian from Golden Bee Homes, who will provide the five steps you can take to achieve a…

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This month marks 10 years since Rick Daigle started working for Inspire Homes. Rick has been a Lead Carpenter with us since that time, performing carpentry and other skilled work, as well as managing job sites. Ten years is a long time in the construction industry, which is subject to seasonal work fluctuations and the…

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It’s March already! Three great things happen in March: Daylight savings time returns on March 11th; Spring officially arrives on March 20th; and The National Home Show runs from March 9 to March 18th. Every year we participate in Destination Renovation, your first stop for Renovation Conversation, Inspiration and Information.  We’ll be at Destination Renovation…

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