Winter Renovation Project – Painting Trim

This week, we look at another popular wintertime project - the painting of trim in your home. Baseboards, Window Casings, Door Casings & Crown Moulding No matter the age of a home, baseboards and door casings take a beating. From sweeping to vacuuming, to everyday...

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Winter Renovation Project – Updating Interior Doors

It can be hard to make updates to the curb appeal of your home during the winter. Which is why so many homeowners use the long, cold months to get interior projects completed. From refreshing wall paint to impressive basement renovations, there is certainly no...

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Can Gutters Cause An Ice Dam?

Icicles. They may be beautiful, but they can also be a warning sign about problems with your roof, eavestrough and home. Earlier this week, the team from BestCan Home Renovations fielded a phone call about an ice dam. The caller wondered if his gutters were the...

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Snow, Ice & Your Roof

Canadian weather is notoriously unpredictable. One minute the grass the green, the next we are buried in snow. More often than not, once the first snowfall has arrived, more blustery days are bound to follow. Which is why around mid-December to mid-February, the...

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Out With The Old, In With The New – Windows

When it comes to windows and doors, age plays a factor in efficiency. Yet the challenge for many homeowners is determining "just how old" their windows happen to be. If the windows are original to a home and were installed pre-1990, it is safe to assume the glass or...

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Why should you hire a professional window installer?

When it comes to home improvements and renovations, we all want to save a few dollars. Yet there are certain projects which benefit from training and experience. Why should you hire a professional window installer? A trained expert will not only recommend various...

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Decorative Accents to Compliment Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding is the popular choice among homeowners and landlords who want to refresh the exterior of a home or condominium. It offers a long-lasting, durable and affordable alternative to the more traditional wooden cladding. And thanks to consumer demand, the...

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Energy Star – Windows, Doors and More

Hydro One customers across Ontario have been receiving Home Energy Reports. Regardless of what you think about the validity of this social benchmarking program, the additional reminders and tips about how to reduce energy consumption are beneficial. In a recent...

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Blackburn Hamlet Home Gets A Vinyl Siding Facelift

Vinyl Siding - Job In Progress Our crew is hard at work today, giving this Blackburn Hamlet home a facelift! Stay turned, as we will be posting the "after" photos from this and other projects in the coming days. It's been a busy month and we want to showcase all the...

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Get Vinyl Siding Before Fall

Siding, otherwise known as cladding, is a protective layer on the exterior of your home. It is designed to offer protection from the elements, most notably rain and snow. When siding or cladding is functioning at optimal performance, your home is less susceptible to...

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Windows: Enhancing Your Home’s Beauty

Are your old windows taking away from the curb appeal of your home? Aging windows can not only put a blemish on the curb appeal of your home, but they can also compromise energy efficiency and protection. If you are tired of dealing with drafts or hot and cold spots...

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