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Happy 2016! Kickstart the new year with i love renovations’ January home maintenance checklist. From decluttering your space to protecting your home from the outdoor elements, our first checklist of the year is filled with fun and practical ways to beat those winter blues. Clean and...

When someone tells you they work from home, what do you envision? A couch and a coffee table that also turns into a living room once the laptop shuts down? Or maybe a spare room with a desk randomly plunked in the middle that is...

An open concept renovation is a popular request and the transformation is always beautiful. When multiple rooms are converted into one large, open space, the home tends to feel larger and brighter. If you’re considering open concept living, keep these tips in mind. Load-bearing walls There are...

Delicious food, fantastic company and a warm and inviting space are all ingredients of a successful party. But before the guests arrive and the merriment begins, ensure your home is host-ready with the i love renovations holiday entertaining checklist. Home well-lit and easy to find When guests...

To prepare for December, i love renovations is making a list and checking it twice. Our home maintenance tasks are fun and festive, and ensure you’ll be warm and cozy all winter long. Check attic insulation The attic tends to fall victim to the old adage, “Out...

In many homes, basements tend to become that forgotten space. A place where odds and ends are stored and no real use is ever determined. And while this has become the norm for the sad existence that is the unfinished basement, homeowners may be surprised...

While we may not want to admit it, winter is a-coming, and spiking up the thermostat is not the only solution to keep Jack Frost out and warm air in. Checking these tasks off your list will not only result in toasty inside temps, but...

Cabinets in great condition but screaming for a spruce? Basement feeling dark and dingy? Bathroom outdated? Paint is the perfect solution to breathe new life into a space. When it comes to choosing a paint colour, green, yellow, blue and red just don’t cut it anymore....

To kick start a new month, i love renovations’ November home checklist is all about preparing your home for the cooler months ahead. November is somewhat of a transition month for homeowners. Now’s the time to tie up loose ends on the outside and begin...

Putting off simple home maintenance tasks now could mean major and costly repairs in the future. Just like your body needs regular checkups to make sure everything is in good working order, your home needs that same TLC.  Consistent upkeep and care is all it...

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