Home Renovation Blog

Clean and safe home renovations
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At Damaren Renovations we make cleanliness and safety a priority. However, home renovations can easily become a dirty job. If you’ve had experience with remodeling, you may be aware that during demolition debris and dust can be produced in large quantities. So, one of the first conversations at project start … Read More

What is the cost of a home addition?
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As homeowners, one of the first questions most people have about additions is “what’s this going to cost?” and give priority to finding ways of saving while still getting the best options – of course, without also sacrificing the elements they can’t live without. Considering the typical size and costs … Read More

3 steps to planning a successful home addition
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A great way to improve your home and way of life is to plan a home addition. Adding space for a larger kitchen, a new bathroom or a new bedroom can be a very inexpensive way to improve your house when compared to buying a new one. The possibility of … Read More

When doing a home renovation, plan ahead!
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Construction and renovations have a relatively small season and trying to negotiate the planning and permit process while in fact starting the job during the same season can be difficult. Depending on the renovation, generally speaking most home renovations are big projects and many homeowners are not properly prepared to … Read More

Bathroom renovation trends of 2014
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Recent survey results show interesting details about bathroom renovation trends for 2014. Questions were asked to people who are going through a bathroom reno or are planning to have their bathroom remodeled.

Estimate vs. exact quote in Renovations
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You get what you pay for – goes the old adage. When considering a renovation and looking for estimates or quotes, sometimes we think the cheaper the better, what can go wrong with the triple threat; Cheap, Pretty and Good.

Time to plan your home renovations for the holidays
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Peak time for showing your home is the holidays. People love to show off their home during the holiday season. Working in the Guelph renovations industry, it is important to be one or two seasons ahead of the times to ensure projects are delivered for peak season. We talk about … Read More

Basement Renovations: Transform Your “Lower Level”
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When thinking of the basement, most people think of it as a massive storage for things that don’t have a place in their homes. Dark and often times scary, this lower level of the house is a part in which you may not imagine spending more than 5 minutes at … Read More

Advantages of home renovation in a slow economy
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As a home owner, you may find that your home needs some changes, perhaps some renovation. Sometimes, people ask what are the advantages of making a home renovation and this list will offer some light into that. Advantages of remodeling your house during a slow economy Value increase Remodeling your … Read More

Budgeting for a Bathroom Renovation
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People frequently ask how much will a bathroom renovation cost and whether if it’s better to do a partial renovation or to gut it. For this article, we will work with the costs associated with renovating an existing 5′x7′ bathroom.

Plan a Successful Kitchen Renovation
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Your New Kitchen – Begin the Planning! Sometimes, a kitchen renovation seems a daunting project. Do you feel that a full kitchen renovation and design project will be overwhelming? We help you by providing some helpful tips to get you going with your kitchen design.

5 tips for your bathroom renovations
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Thinking about renovating your bathroom? A great bathroom renovation should consider all your needs, present and future. Keep in mind the next tips and ideas before starting your design and your reno.