Deck additions grow in value

By CARSON ARTHUR   The numbers are in for 2018 and the home renovation market is going through another shift. Every year I eagerly await the Cost vs. Value report put out by Remodeling Magazine and even though this report is an American study, the national averages are an excellent indicator of what is happening in the Canadian marketplace. A big surprise…

Renovation recipe: Cooking up a dream kitchen

By Shannon Sigafoos, Of The Morning Call Have you ever dreamed of your ultimate kitchen? Think about it down to the minute details: What countertops would you choose? Would your cabinets be painted? What style hardware would you pick? If you’re having trouble picturing it but know you’re ready for a full kitchen redesign, it’s time to seek out an expert…

How Homes Powered By Artificial Intelligence Will Know & Care For You

By Andrew Weinreich  Predicting Our Future is a podcast about the next revolutions in technology, as seen through the eyes of a serial entrepreneur. Below is an edited transcript excerpt from “Episode 16: How Homes Powered By Artificial Intelligence Will Know You And Take Care Of You” — the final episode in a 7-part series on the future of the smart home. In this episode of Predicting…