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HOME + RENOVATION SHOWS – Everything You Need to Know

HOME + RENOVATION SHOWS – Everything You Need to Know

You’ve got big dreams for your house, and whether you are looking at a small DIY project or a full scale renovation, it’s always a good idea to see what products and services are easily available nearby. Home and Renovation shows (if there are any in your area) are...

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Gateway Family Recipes: Spicy Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo

Gateway Family Recipes: Spicy Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo

The windchill is biting and the January temperature has hit bottom. I don’t know about you, but when the temperature starts to drop my mind turns to comfort food. Soups, stews, chili and pasta top the list of warm, soothing recipes that I need to feed the soul. This...

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Veloso Revamp – Renovation: Part 2

Veloso Revamp – Renovation: Part 2

This is the second part of a 3-part series detailing an entire Gateway Kitchen + Bath renovation from start to finish. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to live through a renovation, the Veloso family was kind enough to take us along on their journey so you could see the good, the bad and the dusty!

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Kitchen Design Trends 2022

Kitchen Design Trends 2022

It’s always nice to be ahead of the curve, and while it’s not usually practical to jump on every single trend when you’re considering something as extensive as a kitchen renovation, knowing what’s popular can be a great source of ideas. So what are the big up and...

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Gateway Family Recipes: Portuguese Ressois

Gateway Family Recipes: Portuguese Ressois

Have you met Bela? If not, you really should, either to design a beautiful kitchen (like the one featured in this post), or because she has the best Ressois around! If you aren’t sure how to say that, you’re not alone... but I got a lesson. It’s pronounced (with...

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LEVEL UP! Choosing the best type of cabinetry for you

LEVEL UP! Choosing the best type of cabinetry for you

Preparing for a kitchen renovation is an exciting thing to do. Dreaming of the possibilities and imagining your new space is fun, but it can quickly become overwhelming when you start trying to nail down the specifics. Maybe you know what style of kitchen you want (If...

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Veloso Revamp – Renovation: Part 1

Veloso Revamp – Renovation: Part 1

Looking at before and after pictures of home renovations, it’s easy to get caught up in the dream, but what happens when walls start coming down, your house is full of dust and contractors, and you haven’t been able to find your favourite coffee mug in a week? Renos...

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Designer Spotlight: Camelle

Designer Spotlight: Camelle

Camelle loves her work so much, she regularly brings it home with her. “I’ve renovated three of my own homes,” she said, “I was hands-on with everything, from coming up with the design to demo and construction. Getting involved in every area taught me so much about...

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Kitchen Renovation SURVIVAL GUIDE

Kitchen Renovation SURVIVAL GUIDE

The day is finally coming! It’s on the calendar and you’re counting down to the day your renovation will start. How do you prepare? What do you have to do? How will you survive the weeks of disruption in your home? Fear not! While you may not have done this before,...

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