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Contractor Spotlight: Kenneth Homes Design Build Inc.

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About Kenneth Homes Design Build Inc.  Kenneth Homes Design Build Inc. is a family owned and operated builder of new homes and home renovations. Servicing the GTA, including Halton & Hamilton with a family legacy in the construction industry for over half a century. Brian started working for Streetsville Construction, a family owned company that was established in 1957. In 2008 he opened Kenne ...[Read More]

Contractor Spotlight: Duane Erb Construction

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CONTRACTOR SPOTLIGHT: Duane Erb Construction A renovation can be a trying time for both a homeowner and a contractor.  Everyone involved has a stake in the success of the final project.  Given the exposure put on under-performing contractors in the media, renovators and contractors alike already have an uphill battle when trying to forge a relationship with a new client.  Contractors who use RENOM ...[Read More]

10 Pros & Cons of Solar Energy for Your Home

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Hi everyone, It seems like nowadays almost everyone wants to be green. Take a look at a piece I found on contractors.com about the Pros & Cons of Solar Energy in Your Home. Cons: 1. Light Access My wife and I once owned a home in sunny Southern California that we thought might be perfect for a rooftop solar installation—but we couldn’t make it work. Why? The peak of the roof of our house ran e ...[Read More]

Contractor Interview: Chris Killian

Contractor Interview: Chris Killian

Have you ever wondered: “What is that contractor over there thinking?” or “How did he find out that renovating was his passion?” This week we’re introducing a new section to the RENOMii blog that aims to answer the questions you have about your contractor (or colleague). We will be interviewing contractors on a monthly basis to give you an insider’s view of cont ...[Read More]

To DIY or not to DIY?

To DIY or not to DIY?

There are so many great DIY projects online, but DIY is not the right fit for everyone. Read this great article we found, and learn where DIY projects fail, and when you should seek the help of a pro instead. http://lifehacker.com/this-graphic-warns-of-common-pitfalls-that-can-wreck-yo-761641452  

RENOMii in the news …

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Hi everyone, RENOMii was featured in the KW Record & The Guelph Mercury business section on Saturday, August 9, 2014. Check it it below in case you missed it … or read it online here!                                    Cover Image: Man Landed on the Moon By Peter Mackey, Licensed under CC, View Image

Be realistic with your Renovation

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Creating a budget for your renovation seems like a simple task but don’t underestimate how quickly it can spiral out of control once the renovation begins. Staying within your budget takes a lot of self-control and often a little compromise. Nothing looks in your way at the start of the renovation. You are excited and ready for your contractor to get moving. Don’t worry you are not alone – T ...[Read More]