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10 Tips To Making Your Kitchen Great

  Image Source 1. Add or change lighting. If the lighting in your kitchen is dim, or you hate the overhead fixture, change it! Switching out an overhead light fixture is much easier than it sounds. It doesn’t have to be super expensive, either. Don’t forget about under-cabinet lighting! That might be all you need to feel like you’ve seen the light, literally.   2. Change drawer or shelf li
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Favourite Rooms: Kids Rooms

This week we wanted to share with you our favourite kids rooms. They usually get the cutest funniest rooms so we wanted to show you some great ideas if you’re redoing your kids rooms or just planning for the first time!                 Photo Source
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Things to know with your “new” house

Image Source Buying your first home is one of the most exciting and stressful things you can do. There’s a lot to know and a lot to think about. Here are 7 tips and things to consider when working on that new house of yours or consider before you get it.   1. Don’t Overspend on Furniture and Remodeling You’ve just handed over a large portion of your life savings for a down payment, closing cost
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Favourite Laundry Rooms

Known to be not that exciting of a room but we think if you’re going to spend so much time in there you may as well make it nice! Here are a few of our favourite laundry rooms this week.   Photo Source
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10 Tip for Picking Paint Colours for Your House

Source Start Small If you’re not sure where to begin with colour, experiment in a powder room or bathroom, a small hall or area between rooms, or an accent wall. If you’re doing your own painting, pick an area that’s quick to do so you can see your results sooner, and be happy with it or change it. Look at the process as an adventure. To get started, select a favorite colour drawn from artwork, a ru
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Favourites This Week: Living Rooms

Who doesn’t love a good living room? Next to the kitchen it’s where we all gather, relax and entertain. Here are some of our favourite living rooms!                 Photo Source
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How to Pick the Right Floor Plan for You

  1.) Choose a floor plan that suits your lifestyle:  Factors such as: layout of rooms with consideration of family size and ages of children is essential. Most families who have young children like to have the private spaces of the house – bedrooms and bathrooms grouped in one area of the home.  While families with teenagers and young adults prefer to have bedrooms separated from each other.  If you’re house hu
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Tips on Keeping the House Cool

It’s hot outside and it’s just getting hotter! So we thought this week we’d share some tips on how to keep your house cool in all this heat:   1. Reduce the cooling load by employing cost-effective conservation measures. Provide effective shade for east and west windows. When possible, delay heat-generating activities such as dishwashing until evening on hot days. 2. Over most of the cooling se
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This week: Favorite Bathrooms

Ok, so we know the bathroom often gets over looked, or there isn’t a lot of design put into it, but we, at Heritage Lane Builders, LOVE a good bathroom! Here are some of our favorites this week. And really, if you think about it, you are spending a ton of time in there, why not have it nice right?                 Photo Source
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