Category

tips

October Home Checklist

We love fall. The leaves are changing, scarves and boots are peppering the sidewalks, and the morning air has a hint of crispness that makes you want to stay under the covers just a few minutes longer. Enjoy your home to the fullest this fall by checking these October to-dos off your list.

Caulk cracks and gaps in siding
As the temperature begins to drop, even the smallest cracks and gaps can…

Kitchen Cabinet Updates

Are you tired of your current kitchen and want to breathe new life into a drab space? One of the easiest and cost-effective ways to give a new look to your culinary oasis is with a kitchen cabinet update. Read on to discover a few of our favourite ways for a fresh look without a complete overhaul.

Fresh paint
A change in colour can have a huge impact on your kitchen. Remove the hardware,…

September Home Checklist

September is a time of transition. The kids head back to school. There’s a crispness in the air. And you slowly ease back into a routine after enjoying those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer. Take your home into the new season with September’s home checklist.

Chimney and furnace maintenance.

While you may not even want to consider using the chimney and furnace just yet, now’s the tim…

Small changes that make a BIG difference

In Nova Scotia, a great party usually starts and ends in the kitchen. It’s where friends gather over a glass of wine and yummy nibbles; where children learn to bake that perfect chocolate chip cookie; and the perfect starting point for a romantic home cooked dinner for two. With so much time spent in this space, you’ll want to ensure it’s always a…

August Home Checklist

It’s hard to believe we’re already sharing our August home checklist! As we soak up this last month of summer, we’re staying ahead of the game and taking care of those tasks that will ensure a smooth transition into a new season. From back-to-school basics to fun in the summer sun, check out this month’s top to-dos.

Back to school basics.

Make sure your home is ready for back to…

Commercial Renovation Tips

Is your office space feeling a little drab? Considering a commercial renovation to breathe new life into an old space? Keep these tips in mind before the renovation begins!

First impression

First impressions are everything, and your commercial space may be a client or customer’s first introduction to your business. Its appearance and overall vibe can be a serious deal breaker. When you…

Decks by Design

The deck days of summer have arrived (finally!) and we’re sharing some of our favourite design trends for the sunny season!

Treat your outdoor space as a bonus room

If you’ve got the space, a deck is essentially an extension of your home. Outdoor furniture and rugs, sun and rain shields and grills and outdoor kitchens are all possible with a little planning. Throw in a few throw…

July Home Checklist

Inspect and repair driveway. Examine your driveway for any cracks and/or holes that may have appeared following the winter months. Use a proper sealant or caulk for small fixes or consider resurfacing the entire length of your driveway for a full makeover. Repairing cracks and holes will prevent rainwater from seeping through and undermining the concrete or asphalt.
Create some shade.
If fun…

Deck Planning 101

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”

We’ve all heard this old adage used when emphasizing the importance of planning. And we firmly believe detailed planning is the key to a successful renovation – whether big or small. That’s why we’re sharing our top planning tips for each space in your home. To kick things off, we’re getting in the spirit of the summer season…

Kitchen Trends

Are you considering renovating your culinary oasis? Read our top trends for the kitchen before the work begins!

Bold fixtures

Kitchen lighting options are endless. Besides the always reliable pot lights and under-cabinet lighting, homeowners are also opting for eye-catching light fixtures. Industrial pendants hung over a culinary workspace make a serious statement in the kitchen and add…

Recent Posts

Call Today. 1.902.488.5683. i love renovations inc. Copyright ©2014. All Rights Reserved.