Resources & advice on everything from hiring a renovation contractor to home maintenance.
Whether it’s planning a reno, hiring a contractor or finding a home maintenance guide, our Resources & Advice section is your go-to spot.
Trying to decide whether you can tackle a renovation on your own or should hire someone else to do? The Canadian Home Builders' Association offers 6 questions to ask yourself, plus lists tasks to avoid and advice from other homeowners.
Consumer Protection Ottawa offers tips on how to learn to protect yourself, particularly when hiring a roofer.
CMHC's summary of renovation financing, including grants and incentives.
Comprehensive guide to a safe, independent and comfortable home as you age.
Excellent resource including seasonal checklists, cleaning tips and more.
RenoMark contractors sign a code of conduct, are properly licensed and offer a warranty.
Comprehensive guide to renovating from the Canadian Home Builders’ Association.
Tips and Advice
The Insurance Bureau of Canada on preparing for an emergency.
Ensure your home and your home insurance are protected against climate change.