Kitchen Sink Solutions for a Small Kitchen

Kitchen Sink Solutions for a Small Kitchen, Contact Renovations blog

Have a small kitchen and feeling a bit cramped on space? Finding it hard to keep things around your sink organized? One solution is to upgrade your kitchen sink! Check out these kitchen sink solutions in the video below:

What are your options to upgrade your kitchen sink for better organization? Today, we’re talking about creative kitchen workplace solutions.

Upgrade Your Sink

You can go with a regular sink—or go with a sink that can be endlessly configured to give you different options! The sink in the video above is from the Kohler Trinsic line, and it comes with a whole host of options:

Integrated Cutting Board

Kitchen Sink Solutions, Kohler Trinsic line, Contact Renovations blog

An integrated cutting board gives you that extra counter space that is sometimes so necessary.


We’re Hiring a Renovation Carpenter (Journeyman/Journeywoman)!

Renovation Carpenter Job Opportunity

Looking for your dream job working for a rapidly expanding company that specializes in custom high-quality home renovations? Be part of our team at Contact Renovations as a renovation carpenter! If you pride in providing clients with high-quality work, then we’re looking for you!

Job Description:

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent 

Salary: $28-$35/hr


  • Extended health care 
  • Life insurance
  • RRSP match 



  • 8 hour shift 
  • Monday to Friday 
  • No weekends!

We’re looking for a full-time experienced Journeyman/woman Renovation Carpenter that is career-minded and wants to be a part of a team completing high-quality renovations and custom home builds.


Kitchen Cabinet Organization Solutions

Kitchen Cabinet Organization Solutions, Contact Renovations blog

Looking for great kitchen cabinet organization solutions? I’ll demonstrate the cabinet pull-outs that we built into this recent kitchen renovation. It really makes the space more efficient and functional:

Today we’re talking about kitchen and cabinet storage solutions. These kitchen cabinet pull-outs offer some great storage solution options, improving efficiency within a smaller kitchen—or even a large one! 

Kitchen Cabinet Organization Solutions, Contact Renovations blog

Above-the-Fridge Cabinet Pull-Out

That space above the fridge can be a challenge to get into. An above-the-fridge cabinet with a pull-out can make access to this storage space much easier. Adding that pull-out element adds more space to access the items and to retrieve them.


How to Use That Space Around Your Fireplace

How to Use That Space Around Your Fireplace, Contact Renovations blog

Wondering how to use that space around your fireplace to create a beautiful focal point? Here’s a unique design to inspire you:

How should you use that space around your fireplace? If you want to make this wall a focal point of your living room, there are several options. Traditional options include bookcases and cabinetry. Non-traditional options include floating shelves like in this recent renovation we just completed. Let’s explore the options:

Traditional Option 1: Bookcases

Bookcases are a great option if you have a collection of books or other objects you’d like to display on either side of the fireplace.


Creative Ideas for Lighting Around the Fireplace

Creative Ideas for Lighting Around the Fireplace, Contact Renovations

In this renovation, we decided to be creative with the lighting around the fireplace. The puck lighting in the asymmetrical floating shelves elevates the look of the whole room:

Today we’re talking about creative ways to use lighting in your renovation, and how to achieve a look like this renovation we recently completed. In this stunning design, we have a fireplace area with puck lighting integrated into these floating shelves on either side. And what a difference it makes with both the appearance, but also the function of the area! Here are some things to consider when adding lighting to your fireplace area.


Finishing Options for Your Fireplace

Finishing Options for Your Fireplace, Contact Renovations blog

How do you finish your fireplace so it looks up-to-date and elegant? You will want to consider finishing options for your fireplace, since it’s such a major feature in your room! Here is some inspiration:

If you’re renovating your home, you probably want to update your fireplace as well—or maybe you just added a new fireplace to your home and you’re wondering how to finish it so it becomes the focal point you’ve been dreaming about. Well, we have some tips for you. 

Choose a Classic Finish

Classic finishing options for fireplaces include tile, ledger stone, or even just an accent colour in paint.


Kitchen/Main Floor Renovation Reveal

Kitchen/Mainfloor Renovation Reveal, Contact Renovations blog

Renovating your kitchen and main floor is a major project, but it gives your whole home a new look. It can also improve the flow in your home. Check out this renovation we recently completed, and see how the new fireplace, open concept and expanded kitchen work together to create a great space:


Here are three inspirational ideas from this kitchen main floor renovation we just wrapped up:

Update Your Fireplace

A major feature of this main floor was the fireplace, but the previous fireplace was a large, multi-tiered unit that was kind of dated.


Multi-Use Basement Renovation Reveal!

Multi-Use Basement Renovation Reveal! Contact Renovations blog

Ready to renovate to create a multi-use basement? Check out this multi-use basement renovation reveal for inspiration! We created an open concept space with plenty of room for lounging, watching TV, exercising and more. Plus, it looks great too!

Here are three inspiring features from this open concept basement renovation we just wrapped up.

Open Up Your Basement Space 

This basement was previously developed, but it was much more closed-in, which meant much less usable space. It was divided by a wall, and some of it was undeveloped. So in this renovation, we developed the whole basement to create one big open-concept space.


Luxurious En Suite Bathroom Inspiration

Luxurious En Suite Bathroom Inspiration, Contact Renovations blog

Looking to create a luxurious en suite bathroom? Check out this en suite bathroom for some inspiration.

If you have an en suite bathroom that you want to transform into an oasis of luxury, we have some inspiration for you. In this en suite bathroom renovation we just wrapped up, we have beautiful double vanity, a stand-out shower, free-standing bathtub, and gorgeous large format tile. Here’s what you need to know about these features: 

Build a Beautiful Double Vanity 

This bathroom previously had a double vanity, but we’ve reconfigured the vanity for even more versatility and storage.


Class Up Your Stairs

Class Up Your Stairs, Contact Renovations blog

Stair Finishing Options

Looking to class up your stairs? Here’s a neat solution if you want carpet on your stairs but you still want to tie it in with your hardwood floors.

Let me show you some cool ways to class up your stairs.

Incorporate Hardwood and Carpet

In this recently completed renovation, the client wanted carpet on the treads of the stairs themselves, just for safety and comfort. The way to tie this into your basement hard surface is to do the risers in the matching product of your basement floor.