Category Archives: Exterior Design

Remodelling your Summer Cottage

When it comes to investing in renovations, updating your summer home or cottage doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg.  A few additions and renovations here and there can often be enough to really transform and old cottage … Continue reading

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Canada’s Smallest Condo to be Built in Surrey

Tien Sher, a Surrey condo development company, is hoping to build what would be Canada’s smallest condo.  The Vancouver condos for sale, would start at a mere 290 square feet, with other suites ranging in size from 305 square feet … Continue reading

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Rezoning Application for Howe and Pender Street Tower

A rezoning application is currently being put forth by financial giant Credit Suisse which would see the building of a 30 storey tower on the site of the Vancouver Stock Exchange.  The Vancouver Stock exchange building is an historic building, … Continue reading

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Making Changes to your Condo

For many people, one of the perks of owning your own Vancouver condo or Vancouver home is that you can decorate it and refinish it as you please.  And for the most part you can.  However when it comes to … Continue reading

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Using Pinterest for Decor Inspiration

Nowadays getting inspiration for your home decor need not involve buying decorating magazines or even hiring a personal decorator.  Those these options remain available, the use of sites like Pinterest can give you more options and ideas a good deal … Continue reading

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Tips for Small DIY Projects with Big Results

Though some home renovation projects might be unwise to attempt to do yourself, say for instance electrical rewiring or plumbing if you have no expertise in the area, others can be quite easy. Even some small scale projects have the … Continue reading

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Bonneville Prefab Homes

Bonneville Homes is a family company that specializes in prefab homes with energy smarts.  The modern prefab homes are not the boring buildings of prefab’s past, but instead use the latest in building technologies to create open spaces and multi-purpose … Continue reading

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Habitat Studios and Green Building

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Habitat Studio and Workshop.  The company has been building custom homes for the last twenty years and has become one of the leading green home design and building outfits in Canada. The vice-president … Continue reading

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Tiny Homes for Sale

Tumbleweed Tiny House Company is a company that was started by Jay Shafer back in 1997.  At that time, Shafer, having read that many U.S. states had laws against allowing people to live in small dwellings, felt compelled to work … Continue reading

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Eco Conscious Circular Homes

When it comes to design, nothing quite matches the natural appeal of a circular home.  These homes, offered by the Carolina-based company, Deltec Homes, offer buyers a very different kind of house. The three-bedroom prefabricated home for instance, is hurricane-resistant … Continue reading

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A Home for Every Stage of Life

When it comes to renovating a home, most people will try to avoid doing it more than they have to. Not for some couples though. While renovating certainly isn’t for the faint of heart, more and more people are working … Continue reading

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Making the Most of your Renovation Dollar

One of the biggest keys to renovation success, especially for those on fixed renovation budgets, is knowing just how to stretch your dollar to provide the most effect for the least financial output. Of course this doesn’t mean skimping on … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Green Roof Three Years Later

Three years after it was built, the Vancouver Conference Centre’s green roof has become a part of the scenery.  But is this novel take actually living up to its original hype? Well in some ways the answer appears to be … Continue reading

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