Underestimating Costs is Primary Mistake in Renovation Projects

Underestimating Costs is Primary Mistake in Renovation Projects
The number one mistake condo owners make in renovating is underestimating costs. Renovation work is regularly more expensive than you initially expect. While some of the reasons the costs are higher than expected are due to unexpected challenges that could not possibly be predicted, others are due to a flaw in the initial pre-planned budget. When professional renovators draw up a project budget, ...
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Mistakes Homeowners Make During Renovations

Mistakes Homeowners Make During Renovations
Renovating your condo can be extremely exciting! When the renovation is well planned and executed, it can add value to your home and bring your family happiness for years to come. However, there are a handful of vital mistakes homeowners often make during renovations. If you’re renovating your condo, be sure to keep these common mistakes in mind. Gutting the Whole Room: Before you start rippin...
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What Every Quality Contractor Should Have

What Every Quality Contractor Should Have
Whether you’re renovating or building, a quality contractor is an important part of any successful building project. It’s important the contract you choose have specific qualities that will help your project become a success. Keep these in mind as you are interviewing various candidates. What contractors should have…A Reliable Reputation: The best place to start in finding a great contracto...
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Featured Toronto Contractors

Reno ExpertsRenovation Experts has completed 100s of projects in interior renovation over the past 6 years ranging in both scope and size. We are committed to providing our customers with quality workmanship, clear timelines, outstanding project management and competitive pricing. Our teams are specialists in specific aspects of interior renovation which means that quality is guaranteed and custom...
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Geothermal Heating New Trend in Condos

Geothermal Heating New Trend in Condos
Recently, condo developers have been looking for alternative heating and cooling methods to meet the desires of eco-friendly buyers. Thus, geothermal power systems are being used more widely now in condo development. This “green” alternative energy system is highly popular with buyers who have a concern about the environment. In many condo developments, the units are heated and cooled by wate...
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Questions Condo Owners Have After Hurricanes

Questions Condo Owners Have After Hurricanes
Many condos are located on the coasts, where hurricane activity is often rampant in certain seasons of the year. This may lead condo owners to have many questions after a hurricane does damage to their condo building. Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions condo owners have after a hurricane hits their area. Who is responsible for paying for hurricane damage to condos?The insurance y...
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Condo Building Solutions to Address Smoking Residents

Condo Building Solutions to Address Smoking Residents
While a lot of cities across America are becoming “smoke free”, most often this only pertains to public spaces. Thus, a condo building resident almost always has the right to choose whether they smoke in their own condo unit or not. Of course, this can be extremely aggravating for their neighbors who may experience smoke smells in their own unit, even if they’re non-smokers themselves. Many...
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The Newest Features in Eco-Friendly Condo Spaces

The Newest Features in Eco-Friendly Condo Spaces
Investing and living in an eco-friendly condo unit is a great choice to make, both financially and on a personal health level. Condo industry veterans are quick to agree, an eco-friendly condo will draw a higher return upon resell than a traditional condo and will attract a new and trendy group of buyers who are looking for specific details many other condos won’t be able to offer them. Some of...
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Condo Renovations Part 1: What’s Allowed?

Finally deciding to renovate your condo can be a really exciting time! When a condo is in major need of upgrades, chances are you can’t wait to get started. However, it can be extremely stressful to engage in a condo renovation and there are several steps you need to take before you even begin. Many condo buildings have special rules and regulations regarding renovations and learning about these...
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Small Condo Upgrades Can Save on Energy Bills

There are millions of condo owners who already do the basics when it comes to cutting back on their energy use, such as turning off lights when they’re not in use and unplugging unused appliances. However, there are many more small condo upgrades homeowners can do to save even more on energy bills. A homeowner who insulates any attic areas, seals their windows or installs high-efficiency window...
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