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Home Renovation Timelines
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

The process of building a new home is quite straightforward when compared to the renovation process. The complexities of a major renovation require a vast amount of knowledge and experience ... Read More
Timelines

Home Renovation Timelines
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

After ‘how much will it cost' and ‘do you do free estimates' (which we will address in future articles), the next biggest questions I am asked are ‘how long will it take' and ‘when can you start?' ... Read More
Cash Deal Contractor

The Cash Deal Contractor
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

We hear about this all the time in the renovation industry and after 40 years of being in the business I still don't understand what the attraction of the cash deal is to the consumer ...Read More
Project Proper Planning

Proper Project Planning
Renovations Magazine

Someone Recently asked me how long I had been a builder and doing home renovations and when the answer came ...Read More
Award Winnipeg Home

Award Winning and Life Enhancing
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

Harwood Design Builders continues to rack up industry awards for excellence in home renovations bestowed by the Manitoba Home Builders Association. For 2015, among its other three... Read More
Winnipeg Interior Design

Reno Q & A with Genevičve Joyal
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

My wife and I have recently purchased a 1980’s condo on Wellington Crescent that needs to be remodeled before we move in. We understand that condominium renovations offer different challenges... Read More
Winnipeg Interior Design

Classic European Galley Kitchen Design
Reno Q & A with Genevičve Joyal
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

None of the finishes in our galley kitchen correspond with the historical charm of our mature home.... Read More
Winnipeg Interior Design

Reno Q & A with Genevičve Joyal
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

I'd like to maintain the character and charm of my 1930's home when renovating the main floor bathroom... Read More
Winnipeg Interior Design

Reno Q & A with Genevičve Joyal
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

We love the quiet central location of our 1960's bungalow and don't plan on moving anytime soon. Our kids are all grown up, one has ... Read More
Winnipeg Interior Design

Reno Q & A with Genevičve Joyal
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

We live in Lindenwoods and our outdated ensuite isn't functional for our daily routine. The shower is very small and we've barely ... Read More
Ciao! Grand Prize Winner

Kitchens Revealed - Grand Prize Winner
Ciao! Magazine

The winners of the 2014 Ciao! Kitchen Design Competition, presented by Assiniboine Credit Union, show off creative and ... Read More
Winnipeg Interior Design

Reno Q & A with Genevičve Joyal
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

We're looking to completely renovate our recently purchased 1960's bungalow. Currently, there is no flow between ... Read More
A Top-tier Track Record of Excellence

A Top-tier Track Record of Excellence
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

The Canadian Home Builders Association SAM Awards celebrate excellence in new homes, home renovation, innovative technology... Read More
What's Old is New Again

What's Old is New Again
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

When Ross and Tamara, long-time residents of the Norwood Flats community, saw a prime river front house become available on ... Read More
Planned to Perfection

Planned to Perfection
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

John and Edith took their time in planning the details of the renovation to their second level bathroom, scouring the internet for... Read More
Best Renovation In Canada

The Renovator's Wife - Part II
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

The last time we visited Mrs. Harwood Design Builders she had been waiting patiently for 8 years for her kitchen to be renovated while... Read More
Upgrading Spaces

Upgrading Spaces
Style Manitoba Magazine

Having lived in Alberta, Australia, Washington, and now Winnipeg, Claudia Davies and her family know a thing or two about home... Read More
No place like OM

No place like "OM"
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

Linda and Shawn love their five-level riverbank home designed by Winnipeg architect Frank Stockl back in the 70's. Frank deisgned the...Read More
Best Renovation In Canada

The Best in Canada is Right Here in Winnipeg
Style Manitoba Magazine

Being singled out by the Canadian Home Builders' Association as the foremost renovator in the nation is an honour we might expect to... Read More
best kitchen renovation

A Renovation In The Round - Curves, Glorious Curves!
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

Living in a standard square-box bungalow simply didn't reflect what homeowners, Tiffany and Patrick were all about. The couple... Read More
Basement Beautiful - Lights, Glamour, Sopistication

Basement Beautiful - Lights, Glamour, Sopistication
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

Nothing succeeds like success and in the wake of their recent national SAM award for best kitchen for 2011, Harwood Design Builders... Read More
Bringing home the SAM

Bringing home the SAM
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

THE SAM - CONSIDER IT THE OSCAR equivalent of the Canadian Home Builders' Association. The coveted award honours outstanding... Read More
The right-sized company does things right

The right-sized company does things right
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

Harwood Builders fills that important niche within the Winnipeg and Manitoba marketplace says Wayne Sage, company president... Read More
The right-sized company does things right

The Renovator's Renovation
Home Décor and Renovations Magazine

There is an old adage that goes, “the cobbler's kids have no shoes.” This same predicament holds true for many... Read More

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