August 2009 | Print |  E-mail
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Cooking lessons
Kitchen renovation includes reversing a staircase to make room for baking classes

He said, she said
When it comes to renovating, are two (shower) heads better than one?

Growing room
Children can contribute when it comes to designing their spaces

Addressing the envelope
Metal roofs, cement siding handle West Coast weather and worse

Wonder windows
Retrofit programs curb the cost of energy-save

BUYERS' GUIDE - Your top five renovation questions are answered by experts

  • How to plan a (big) renovation

  • How to pay for your renovation

  • How to hire a reliable contractor

  • How to (really) save money on building materials

  • How to avoid interior design mistakes


  • Editor's note
  • New & now
  • Drew cooks
  • Free "how to" workshops
  • Contractor's corner
  • On the move
  • Resources list
  • Our favourite things


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