On Monday afternoon, Cathy Dunn and her two sons got their first look at their rebuilt home, two weeks after the Acts of Kindness volunteers started tearing it apart.
An Aldergrove teen hoping to become the next Miss B.C. spent the first full week of May hammering away on a construction crew.
Creating a walkway or patio out of paving stones can add aesthetic appeal to a property.
Spring is here, and then it isn’t, and then it’s here again.
When it comes to renovating a home, homeowners expect to spend money. No home renovation or improvement project is free, but some are less costly than others.
Creating a walkway or patio out of paving stones can add aesthetic appeal to a property. Pavers are less permanent than concrete and decking. As a result, it is easier to change the design later on if you want to give the space a new look.
The Greater Vancouver Home Builders' Association Renovation Council - in partnership with FortisBC - is presenting its popular Ask a Pro Renovation Seminar + Expo on Thursday, May 16.
The Dunn's cats are being boarded at a kennel, the three-member family relocated into a friend's basement suite, and most of their belongings put in storage to make room in their Aldergrove home for 250-plus volunteers who are going to begin ripping it apart Friday morning.
A session scheduled for next Monday at the Ladner Pioneer Library will look at the best ways to support seniors to remain independent.
I promised to serve up some kudos this week that are long overdue.
Homeowners take on projects to improve their homes for a variety of reasons.
When we hear the line "shop local," we often think it's just a cliche, a way to promote local businesses simply because they employ people in our neighbourhoods and keep dollars in our community.
Flea Market: Collectors and bargain hunters can rummage through previously loved goods at the Seniors' Activity Centre annual flea market fundraiser Sunday, April 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the West Vancouver Community Centre arena, 2121 Marine Dr. All proceeds raised will go to supporting senior citizens and helping the SAC purchase equipment. Info: 604-9257280. Ideal Home Show: Local companies will offer the latest home improvement trends for those looking to renovate, rejuvenate or revitalize their home April 7, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the ice arena at Harry Jerome Community Centre, 123 East 23rd St., North Vancouver.
Open floor plans have evolved to be the floor plan of choice in new homes and current home renovations. Turn on a home renovation show and you're likely to see eager homeowners knocking down walls to open the kitchen to the family room. Walls have become anathema to homeowners.
NORTH Vancouver's fifth annual Ideal Home Show is back and bigger than ever with more exhibits for prospective home renovators to browse than previous years.
Darcy Hope Show Manager, Evergreen Exhibitions Ltd.
Home repairs are inevitable. For the homeowner who also happens to be handy with a hammer, the occasional home repair is nothing to fear and something that many even enjoy. But there many homeowners who aren't so adept at home repairs, and such men and women typically rely on trained professionals when something goes awry around the house. For those homeowners who either don't have the time or the ability to fix issues that arise around the house, the following is a breakdown of three of the more commonly called-on home service providers.
It's "the people" who have made all the Extreme Home Repair projects possible through the years.
Three local companies are being recognized for their work with a slew of award nominations.