Best of the Blog in 2021

Best of the blog in 2021

Best of the Blog in 2021: Our Most Helpful Tips for Home Renovation

The start of a new year is a great time to look back at the past year and see what advice connected with all of you in 2021. We covered a wide variety of topics here on this blog, drawn from the many projects we completed this year! So without further ado, here are the most popular posts from the blog:

Granite vs. Quartz vs. Laminate Countertops

Confused about what’s the best material for your countertop? Here we explain what each of these countertop types are made of, and how to decide what’s best for you and your lifestyle.

Design Ideas For Your Condo Kitchen Renovation

Many of us can relate to being limited on space! But there are ways to maximize what you have. If you live in a condo or a home with limited space, check out this post for tips and tricks to make the most of it.

Kitchen Renovation Cost Breakdown: How to Budget for a Kitchen Remodel

We all want to know the cost, don’t we? That’s exactly why we broke down the budget for a kitchen renovation.

Full Home Renovation Reveal and Tour: Modern Home Design Inspiration

This was a really fun post—a reveal of a really beautiful project we did for some clients. Designer Navin Sidhu explains all the design details that went into this modern home.

5 Ways to Brighten a Dark Condo Kitchen

Dark kitchens—another thing most of us dislike in our homes. But here are five ways to brighten it up.

How to Bring the Outdoors Inside with a 3-season Sunroom

This sunroom was a fantastic, unique project we worked on this year! In a cold climate like Edmonton, we’d all like to enjoy the outdoors a little longer. This family built a sunroom to do just that.

And Some Classic Posts Which Are Still Popular:

These posts from years past were still popular this year, and it’s not hard to see why! Kitchen renovation tips are always needed when tackling a big renovation project like that. And our interviews with experts on kitchen backsplash and vinyl plank flooring are packed with insight into these products.   So there you have it! Our most helpful blog posts this year, as decided by our readers. If you’re planning a home renovation this year, we have lots of tips and tricks on our blog every week, so stay tuned for more—or look back at what we’ve already shared. And if you need a little more professional advice for your project, reach out to us at Contact Renovations to learn more about what we do.

On YouTube: Our Most Popular Interview Episode This Year

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About Contact Renovations & Custom Homes

At Contact Renovations and Custom Homes, our client-first philosophy has made us a top Edmonton Design Build Contractor for over ten years. We pride ourselves on high quality renovations that speaks for itself. 

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