Author: Arethea Harris

As the National Marketing and Communications Manager for VELUX Canada, Arethea knows the importance and impact that daylight and fresh air plays in our indoor environment. An avid sports fan, particularly basketball, she was a former varsity player who continues to play recreationally. With a love for architecture and design, she keeps her finger on the pulse of the latest industry trends and tips.

Written by Arethea Harris, Aug 23, 2018
Topics: Advice, Inspiration

4 Ways to Create a Healthier Indoor Space for the Indoor Generation

 Our lifestyles have changed a lot in recent years. Between working indoors, kids (and adults) spending time on iPads and smartphones instead of playing outside, exercising in gyms, and desi... Read More

Written by Arethea Harris, Dec 12, 2017
Topics: Advice, Inspiration

Transform your dark attic into usable bright space

An attic or loft conversion is a terrific way to maximize the unused square footage and increase the value of your home. Depending on your family’s needs, you can renovate the space to turn ... Read More

Written by Arethea Harris, Dec 4, 2017
Topics: Advice, Inspiration

Invest in Smart Home Renovations

Summer is the perfect time to refresh the look of your home with strategic upgrades that improve your family’s daily living experience and offer the best return on investment if you eventual... Read More

Written by Arethea Harris, Dec 1, 2017
Topics: Planning, Inspiration

Bathroom renovations top the list of home improvements

Bathroom makeovers were the most desired project in Canada in 2016, according to a recent study. From luxurious double showers to deluxe power rooms, we’re spending an average of $8,000 to r... Read More

Written by Arethea Harris, Nov 28, 2017
Topics: Planning, Getting Started

5 reasons to brighten your dark room with a skylight

1. Boost natural light and privacy. Did you know skylights can deliver two times more daylight than a vertical window? A skylight has the added benefit of offering privacy from neighbours’ p... Read More

Written by Arethea Harris, Nov 21, 2017
Topics: Advice, Inspiration

Stunning kitchen renovation trends

Here are some top trends designers across the country are loving this year:  - Colourfull sinks    Use neutral shades for cabinets and make the space pop with a colourful sink. Think bold re... Read More