Home Renovation Blog

Undermount Sink with a Laminate Countertop ?

Undermount sinks have become all the rage in today’s age, as they provide a sleek appearance and are easier to keep clean (no ridge means no opportunity for grease and grime to accumulate).  Yet, an undermount sink requires a different type of installation than traditional ‘drop-in’ sinks.  Also, undermount...

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Water Damage in Ottawa? Your Essential Guide to Repair

Did your home incur significant water damage in Ottawa? If so, it’s crucial to act fast – as wet surfaces and materials start to form mold and other severe issues after only 24 hours.  As such, you’ll want to assess your damages and begin repairs as soon as possible. ...

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Kitchen Remodeling in Ottawa: Cabinetry Guide

Whenever we consult with a client about kitchen remodeling in Ottawa, cabinetry is almost always the first subject that pops up, and it’s easy to see why. Your cabinets are often the central focal point of your kitchen, as they’re what catches the eye first. That means the cabinetry...

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Why You Shouldn’t Install Drywall Behind Shower Walls

A common problem we tend to run into a lot at RenosGroup is drywall in wet areas.  Here are some reasons why you shouldn’t install drywall behind shower walls. While installing shower surrounds and bathtub walls over drywall is technically possible, it’s a recipe for disaster. That’s because drywall is...

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An Extensive Guide to Carpentry in Ottawa

If you want to renovate your home, the chances are high you’ll need to find skilled carpentry in Ottawa.   Carpenters are involved in everything from building custom cabinets to doors and window frames. If you’re seeking quality renovations, you’ll need to know a bit about the basics of carpentry....

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Ultimate Guide to Bathroom Renovations in Ottawa

Are you thinking about renovating your bathrooms in Ottawa?  Renovating a bathroom is a considerable investment, so it’s worth doing it right.  That’s why we’ve created the ultimate guide to bathroom renovations in Ottawa. The last thing you want is to spend thousands on a subpar renovation that looks...

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Creating the Perfect In-Law or Guest Suite Basement

Whether you are designing a basement suite for guests or to accommodate your in-laws, the basement renovations Ottawa families require need a solid plan to make the space as comfortable and functional as possible. For guest suite basements, sometimes a good place to start is to look at hotel...

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How to Avoid Mold & Mildew in Your Home

Once your bathroom renovation is complete and your home looks stunning, you want to keep it looking in mint condition for as long as possible. These care and maintenance tips will extend the longevity of your bathroom renovation and help you avoid mold and mildew growth: What are Mold...

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General Contractors in Ottawa: Why RenosGroup is the Best

Are you thinking of undergoing home renovations? If so, you need to hire reputable general contractors in Ottawa that places your needs and total satisfaction above all else. That’s how we feel at RenosGroup, which is why we continue to offer free in-home consultations for every new client. For...

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Basement Renovation Costs to Be Sure to Expect

Renovating your basement can be a daunting task, and can come with some unexpected costs. It’s all too common to find that a crack in the wall or foundation may require a costly external sealing project or drain installation, or that the best way to open up that dark...

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Considering Turning Your Basement Into a Rental Unit?

If you’re looking for a way to make additional income, why not consider turning your basement into a rental unit? With enough square footage and a few basement renovations, you could get back your initial investment and continue to have extra money to use as you need it. Even...

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Home Addition Costs in Ottawa

Do you want to add square footage to your garage, or finish your basement but aren’t sure about the price? Then you’re in the perfect place. At RenosGroup, we pride ourselves on educating our customers. That’s why we’re completely transparent about our rates. We’re also upfront about what you...

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