Know Your Reno | Home Renovation Information Sessions
KNOW YOUR RENO | FREE Home Renovation Information Sessions
Are you planning a home renovation project or new build? Every Saturday, starting October 1st you'll have the chance to meet with home reno experts to learn all about how to Renovate It Right and ask them all your home improvement questions! From how to work with a general contractor, to heating your home, picking the right tiles, renovating your kitchen and bathroom —you'll learn everything you need to know to Make It Right, as our favourite contractor Mike Holmes likes to say 👍
Location: Fusion Eatery at Improve Canada, 7250 Keele St. Concord, ON
Dates: October 1 - December 3
Time: Every Saturday, 11 AM - 12 PM
October 1 - How To Work With A General Contractor
October 8 - Heating Your Home
October 15 - How To Pick Your Windows, Doors, & Window Coverings
October 22 - Renovating Your Kitchen
October 29 - Planning Energy Efficient Upgrades & Building A Smart Home
November 5 - Renovating Your Space YOURSELF (DIY guide to home renos). Dos and Don'ts
November 12 - Renovating A Bathroom
November 19 - Design Trends For 2023
November 26 - Choosing Your Flooring (kitchen, bathroom, basement)
December 3 - Tips On Decorating Your Space
Here's everything you need to know about these home reno information sessions:
October 1 - How To Work With A General Contractor
Join our home renovation contractors as they answer all your questions about how to find and work with a general contractor —including:
How do you find a general contractor?
What's the difference between a general contractor and subcontractor?
What questions should you be asking your contractor?
How to budget for a home reno?
Should you hire an interior designer?
Who is in charge of hiring a subcontractor?
What is the role of a project manager in a construction project?
What type of permits will I need? Who pulls the permits?
5 Must ask questions for your contractor
5 Things your GC wants you to know (e.g. they prefer to bring their own materials)
Advice on budgeting for a large reno
What sort of warranty to expect on a project
October 8 - Everything You Need To Know About Heating Your Home
Meet our HVAC experts as they answer all your questions about heating your home from furnaces, heat pumps, and boilers to fireplaces —they will discuss:
What is the difference between a heat pump and a furnace, and which is better?
Should I invest in a tankless water heater?
What is better a furnace or boiler?
What is the most energy-efficient heating system?
What is better a gas or electric fireplace?
How much does it cost to install a fireplace?
What is most efficient: wood, gas, or electric fireplace?
What are the differences between a heater and a fireplace?
Do electric fireplaces save on heating bills?
How much does it cost to install a gas fireplace?
What are some of the benefits of air source heat pumps?
October 15 - How To Pick The Right Windows, Doors, & Window Coverings For Your Home
Talk to our window and door experts as they cover everything you need to pick the right windows, doors, and window blinds or drapes for your home —including:
What should I look for when buying new windows?
How long does it take to replace windows and doors?
What makes a window impact-resistant?
What do I need to consider when buying patio doors?
Which types of doors are better for home and also affordable?
Which is better, a solid wood door or a hollow core door?
What are the different types of modern interior glass doors?
What kind of interior doors are in style?
What are the best blinds or shades for very large windows?
Which is better for windows, curtains or blinds?
How to choose window shades for your home?
How do you pull down cordless blinds?
October 22 - Your Guide To Renovating Your Kitchen & Picking The Right Materials
Meet our kitchen renovation experts as they talk all about how to renovate a kitchen right, how to pick the best materials for your project, how to budget for your project and more —including:
What are 3 Kitchen Remodeling Ideas For Spacious Homes?
What are the important elements of a kitchen renovation?
5 Tips You Should Know About kitchen remodelling?
What are some kitchen renovation tips for a multi-family property?
What are the latest kitchen trends for home renovations?
What kitchen design will make a small kitchen look large?
How much does remodelling a kitchen cost and who needs to be involved?
How much does it cost to put new doors on kitchen cabinets?
How high should kitchen cabinets be from the countertop?
Ways to Make Your Kitchen Remodel More Energy Efficient
Install Floors or Cabinets First? Kitchen Reno Tips
What's the right choice of material for kitchen countertops?
How do we choose the right kitchen countertop?
What are the different types of kitchen cabinets available?
October 29 - How To Plan An Energy Efficient Upgrade & Build A Smart Home
Meet our smart home experts as they talk all about how to plan an energy efficient home renovation, how to build a smart home, what are som energy efficient winter savings and more.
What is an energy efficient home?
What are some winter energy saving tips you can suggest?
How to make a home energy efficiency improvement?
How do I know if my house is energy efficient?
How to build an energy efficient home at a reasonable price?
What architectural design is the most energy efficient?
What is the most energy efficient material to build a house with?
What are ways to make houses more energy efficient?
What features does an eco friendly house have?
What are the benefits of a smart home?
What are the components of a smart home?
What are the pros of having a smart home? What are the cons?
What is the future of smart homes?
What are some good features of a home automation system?
November 5 - DIY Home Renovation Projects Do's & Don'ts
Meet our home renovation epxerts as they talk all about how to plan a DIY home renovation project, what you should know before starting a DIY project, what jobs are best left to the pros and more.
How to save money on home renovations?
How to save money on the cost of remodelling a basement?
How can I get my home renovated with a small budget?
How do people budget for bathroom remodelling and save money?
What are some easy home improvement projects?
What are some DIY home improvement hacks?
What are some home reno projects that need to be left to the pros and can't be DIY?
What are Tricks for Instant Home Renovations?
What colours increase a home's value?
What are the most popular colours for an interior renovation?
Can you install hardwood floors yourself?
How to install tile floors, professional or DIY?
What is the easiest flooring to install yourself?
What things can lower the cost of home renovation?
Easy DIY Home Makeover Tips to Save Money?
Can I do my own electrical work?
November 12 - How To Plan And Pick The Right Materials For Your Bathroom Renovation
Meet our home renovation experts as they talk all about how to pick the right materials and plan your bathroom renovation.
What are the benefits of renovating my bathroom?
What preparations are needed for the bathroom renovations?
What is the whole process of a bathroom renovation?
What are the features of a good bathroom renovation?
What are some bathroom remodelling trends in 2023?
How much does a master bathroom remodel cost?
What is the most expensive part of a bathroom remodel?
Which material is best for bathroom renovation?
What tips do you have for a bathroom renovation?
What kind of flooring is best for my bathroom remodel?
Can you tile a bathroom floor if it isn't level?
What is the difference between a vanity and a sink?
What are the new designs in wash basins?
Is it okay to slope a bathroom floor?
What is the main benefit of using walk-in bathtubs?
Should I convert my tub into a walk-in shower?
How do I replace a bathtub in a small bathroom?
I want to buy a Jacuzzi/hot tub. What should I look for?
November 19 - Understand The Latest Design Trends & How To Incorporate Them In Your Home
Meet our interior design experts as they talk all about how upcoming design trends, how to incorporate these design trends in your home and keep up your home design current, examples of sustainable design, and more.
What colours will be 'in' for home design in 2023?
What are the upcoming kitchen trends for 2023?
What are the most common home decor items in 2023?
How to design small spaces in interior design?
What are some best examples of sustainable home designs?
What are the latest interior design trends you need to be aware of?
How do I keep up with the current style of home decor?
What are the latest furniture trends in interior design?
What are some suggestions for dining room designs?
What are the interior trends I can easily add to my home?
What are the best rustic-style interior designs for your home?
What are some design trends that can sell your home faster?
What are some do's and dont's with interior decoration?
What are the modern office interior design trends of 2023?
What is a good design idea for a home office?
How can we use lighting for home decoration?
Why is modern wall art a new trend in interior decoration?
November 26 - How To Choose The Right Flooring For Your Home: Kitchen, Bathroom & Basement
Meet our flooring experts as they talk all about the different types of flooring options available and how to pick the right flooring for your kitchen, bathroom, and basement.
How should I go about selecting my home floors?
What is the cheapest most durable flooring?
What's the best flooring option for a house by the water?
What are the best flooring options?
How to choose the best colour flooring for your home?
What type of flooring makes a room look bigger?
What are the best flooring ideas for a living room?
What are the different kinds of home flooring available?
What is the best waterproof flooring for a kitchen?
What is the best type of flooring for a bathroom?
Is cork flooring waterproof?
What is a good bathroom flooring you can easily install?
What are some suggested quartz tiles for house flooring?
What is the most reliable and long-lasting home flooring?
Which are the best options for floor tiles for your home or office?
Why should I install wooden flooring for the home?
What's better, wooden flooring or flooring tiles?
Which is the best tile flooring or marble flooring in a kitchen?
Should you use the same flooring throughout your house?
What is the best underlayment for vinyl flooring?
Is Herringbone flooring popular?
Is luxury vinyl tile a good choice for a basement floor?
What are the features of vinyl flooring installation?
What flooring is the easiest to clean?
What type of flooring adds the most value to a home?
What are the benefits of solid wood flooring?
December 3 - Expert Tips For Decorating Your Home
Meet our home renovation experts as they share their tips and tricks for decorating your home, from furniture trends to how to decorate different rooms in your home and your walls.
What are some tips for decorating a living room?
How to decorate a small room without cluttering it?
What are the best tips for home decorating using area rugs?
How often do you feel the need to change your home decor?
What are decorating issues that new homeowners face?
What are some innovative ideas for wall decoration?
What are the best ways to decorate a kids' room?
What are the best ideas to add texture to interior walls?
I just bought a new condo. What decorating advice do you have?
How to choose throw pillows for a sofa?
What type of home decor do you buy most often?
What are some 'quick' home decor DIYs?
What does minimalist home decor mean?
What are the 5 modern and minimalist home decor ideas?
What are your best tips to build a gallery wall?
What is the best furniture layout in a small living room?
How to design a small kitchen living room combo?
What are some tips for buying coffee tables for your home?
What do you need to be careful of while decorating your home?
What is your favourite low-cost decorating trick?
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