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August-30-2017
Things to Do Before Hiring a Residential Contractor
Make sure you plan your renovations and construction projects by learning how to hire a good contractor that protects your rights.

May-18-2017
Doing Business with A Door-to-Door Sales Representative, a Good Idea?
Learn how to choose a good deal in the field of construction and renovation when a sales representative comes to your door!

March-16-2016
Comparing Fixed Cost with Time and Materials
When preparing to hire a Montreal general contractor to perform a residential or commercial construction or renovation and any of a number of different tasks, you will have to have an understanding of how you will be billed

February-15-2016
Know The Truth About Your Roof
We hardly ever think about the roof of our home until something goes wrong.

January-15-2016
The Benefits and Disadvantages of Buying a Newly Built Home
According to a recent survey conducted by Trulia, twice as many potential home buyers prefer to purchase a new home in lieu of buying a home that has been previously lived in.

December-17-2015
5 Tips to Help Prepare Your Home to Receive Guests this Holiday Season
Receiving guests, especially during the holiday season, can be somewhat stressful. Thankfully, our reliable home contractors know a few helpful tips to make your holidays a little smoother for both you and your guests this year.

November-03-2015
Maximize your Revenue- Tips for Re-modeling a Bathroom for Re-sale
There are certain rooms in the home that are major selling points, including the bathroom. Knowing it is one of the most difficult and sometime expensive rooms to renovation, offering an up-to-date bathroom is appealing to most home buyers.

October-06-2015
5 Surefire Ways to Add Value to Your Home
Whether you want to spruce up your home because you are selling it or you just want to boost your investment, adding value to your property makes perfect sense.

September-09-2015
5 Practical Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter
Although it is easy to say "I want my home to be cooler in the summer, and warmer in the winter", any Montreal General Contractor will tell you that there's more to it than simply applying a bit of sticky insulation or plastic to your windows.

August-05-2015
After a Natural Disaster: Montreal General Contractor Home Renovation Tips
Did you know that floodwater carries a significant number of contaminants? If your home has suffered from water damage, your general contractor will remove all the contaminated materials.

July-06-2015
Assemble a Team To Renovate
You have reached a point where you have decided your home can use some much needed renovation. The reason can be just about anything.

June-04-2015
Home Remodeling Dos and Don’ts
There are problems that many homeowners encounter in the renovation process because they do not have the knowledge and experience of a professional contractor.

May-07-2015
Montreal General Contractor, Dilamco's Top Summer Renovations
Some renovations are better done in the summer. Let's look at five of the top summer renovations and why renovation contractors say they are best done in the summer.

April-17-2015
10 Common Renovation Mistakes — And How to Avoid Them
Of course, home renovation projects are not without their pitfalls. If you're thinking of doing a little remodeling in Greater Montreal, be sure to get in touch with Montreal general contractor Dilamco Construction.

April-07-2015
You’ve Decided To Renovate: Now What?
Home ownership is one of the most exciting, yet demanding, roles people will undertake in their lifetime.

March-19-2015
Move or Renovate?
A reputable home contractor will take you through the process and help you weigh the pros and cons of moving verses renovation. Take the time to create a comprehensive list of the changes you want or need to make your home work for you.

March-05-2015
The Top 5 Canadian Home Renovation Trends in 2015
Take a look at the latest home renovation trends to ensure you get the maximum value from your remodeling project.

February-19-2015
Is Your Reno Project Eligible for LogiRénov Tax Credit Program?
Dilamco is the renovation contractor you want to contact to help you take advantage of this credit in 2015.

February-05-2015
Top Five Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient
It is definitely not a secret that homes can suck loads of energy if there is frequent laundry washing, long showers, marathon TV viewing, constant PC usage, and etc. A great percentage of the population in Montreal seems to forget this little known fact until the electricity bill arrives in the mail.

January-22-2015
Add Needed Space with a Finished Basement
Looking for a new home for your growing family? Consider the advantages of fixing up your basement.

January-08-2015
Renos That Do Not Add Resale Value To Your Home
Some projects will do little to increase a home's value and may not be a good investment. Review some renovation projects that are not recommended by a Montreal general contractor.

December-30-2014
A Look at 2015 Home Remodeling Trends
With a new year just around the corner, it is a great time to start thinking of a few home remodeling projects to give your home an exciting new look. Before you even hire a home contractor, you may want to have some design ideas in mind.

December-13-2014
Which Renovations Should You Do To Get The Most Value Out of Your Money?
When it comes to home renovations, you are going to want to spend your money wisely especially if you are going to resale the home.

November-25-2014
Top Winter Home Improvements
Dilamco is an industry leader in providing work as a renovation contractor. Save the time, hassle and even money this winter by visiting them for a home contractor today.

November-05-2014
Your Guide to Dealing with a Contractor
Here is a quick guide on what factors to consider in order to ensure that you hire the right professional for your needs and that you do not fall victim of intermediaries, which can be costly.

October-21-2014
How Insulating Your Home During Hot Summer Days Will Keep You Warm During Winter
Conventional wisdom reveals that although installing a new heating and cooling system will improve energy efficiency, optimal conservation cannot be obtained without ensuring that the home structure, including windows and doors, must also be upgraded to enhance the energy proficiency of the home.

October-03-2014
Those hidden contractor fees might not be so hidden after all
So you have spent a lot of time and effort figuring out the total cost of your next home-improvement job only to find out later it’s going to cost you more than you expected. This is often the scenario many homeowners find themselves in.

September-24-2014
Financial Incentives For Environmentally-Friendly Construction
Homeowners have many financial incentives to build or buy environmentally friendly homes. This includes lowering utility bills.

September-09-2014
Four Reasons To Renovate Your Home’s Exterior
Having a great-looking house is a source of pride for most homeowners. There are a number of other good reasons to speak with a renovation contractor and change a few things on the outside of your home.

June-19-2014
Top Montreal Renovation Projects This Summer
Summer is finally here! After that harsh never ending winter that cost us an arm and a leg in heating, we can now enjoy the warmth of the sun and bigger living quarters with the possibility of finally using our backyards.

June-02-2014
Tips For Property Reno For Resale
Buying a home with the intention to renovate it and resell it can be tricky. Most people do not know where to begin when they want to start a renovation.

May-20-2014
Why One or Two Hours of Renovation Planning Could Save You Thousands
A lot of people begin a renovation the wrong way. Instead of planning the project thoroughly before they begin, they seem to take a play-it-by ear approach. Some architects are not much better as they routinely make changes mid-voyage.

May-05-2014
Find your Perfect Exterior Trim Color
Choosing an exterior trim color can be one of the most challenging color decisions to be made as the trim color must compliment the exterior of the home. It is essential to ensure just the right color is chosen or there may be a clash which could have a serious impact on the overall look of your property.

April-24-2014
The All Important Rain Gutters and Downspouts
Rain gutters and downspouts are important installations to the home. Without them, foundations suffer damage. For this reason, proper installation is very important. The design of your downspouts and rain gutters is important as well, because each home is different, and the fit has to be exact.

April-10-2014
Backyard Renovation Idea for Spring
Spring has arrived and it seems that everyone has picked this time of the year to make the necessary home improvements to beautify their home and keep it appealing for the rest of the year.

March-26-2014
Buying a New Home in Montreal
It has been said many times before; buying a house is probably the biggest purchase you’ll ever make in your whole life, no matter if it is your first or tenth home.

March-11-2014
It is hot in here, or is it just the fireplace?
A fireplace is for sure a comforting, warm and gathering place in any house lucky enough to have one. You may want to refresh it.

February-24-2014
Construction Waste Disposal: Go Green!
Major renovation project in mind? Whether you start from scratch or tear down part of an existing building, a waste-management solution has to be part of the project.

February-04-2014
Finishing: The last and most important step of your renovations
There are a number of general contractors in Montreal; especially those who are concerned with renovating your home, as well as, protecting and adding value to your investment.

January-24-2014
Hiring a Montreal General Contractor for Your Storage Renovation Solutions
After the holidays are all said and done with, like many others you could be looking at an areas such as your basement or garage and wondering where all the mess came from.

December-20-2013
Winter Renovation Projects—Tips From A Renovation Contractor
While renovating your home may not seem like the most popular winter project, it is actually a great time to tackle many different home renovation projects.

December-09-2013
Christmas Light Home Safety Tips From A General Contractor
With the holiday season comes holiday decorating. And holiday decorating really can only mean one thing—lights!

November-28-2013
Winter Maintenance Tips from a Montreal General Contractor
Winter is well on its way! As the temperatures dip below zero, many Montreal homeowners find themselves double checking their home’s winter maintenance list.

November-11-2013
Quebec’s Rénoclimat Program—Financial Aid for Montreal Home Owners
Rénoclimat is available to any home owner in Quebec, and will contribute financially to eligible home improvements. To find out more, read on!

October-31-2013
Don’t Get Sick! 4 Ways Keep your Montreal Renovations Healthy.
There are a number of ways to stay healthy during your renovations in Montreal. Alongside with good planning; reducing health hazards and minimizing exposure to harmful substances are among the top concerns for home renovators in Montreal.

October-17-2013
Montreal Renovation Tips—Finding Creative Solutions for your Home
Are you planning some renovations for the fall? Tired of your plain or worn out staircase? Need more storage or room for your family?

September-30-2013
5 Montreal Renovation Mistakes to Avoid
There are many satisfying things involved in a home renovation. And there are a few very common pitfalls that people fall into when starting a home renovation project. Want to find out how to avoid them? Take a look at the five most common mistakes...

September-17-2013
A Recipe for Smooth Commercial Renovations
Commercial renovations are a reality for many Montreal companies as they grow and expand beyond their original size. Skip the red tape and headaches by following our helpful tips.

August-29-2013
How to Make a Small Bathroom Feel Big
Small bathrooms often seem cramped or overcrowded, and can be hard to relax in. The temptation is always there to remove a wall and extend it into the next room.

August-14-2013
Montreal General Contractor Advice: The Importance of Having a Renovation Plan
When taking on a project like home renovations, the secret of your success truly lies in your plan.

July-26-2013
Beat Montreal’s Heat—How to Find the Best Air Conditioner
Air conditioners can make all the difference in your home and work environments; and it's vital to install the right one.

July-08-2013
Come Hell or High Water—Montreal’s Disaster Recovery Service
After a fire or flood, many people are overwhelmed by the clean up process.

June-19-2013
Planning Summer Paradise—Achieve Patio Perfection
With two long weekends in a row coming up, we’ve been thinking a lot about patios.

June-06-2013
Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Home
Building your new home is an exciting time for everyone involved. This article will summarize what to expect from your general contractor in ten key steps.

May-17-2013
Foundations first for your house
Deciding on the foundation for your new home be will one of the most important decisions you will make.

May-01-2013
5 Secrets of Smooth Office Renos
Are you contemplating an office renovation? Making changes can be a highly positive and motivating experience for both management and employees.

April-12-2013
Green Renovations in Montreal
Home renovation projects are very popular in Montreal today. More and more people are getting ready to sell their homes.

March-29-2013
Disaster Strikes!! Plan Your Home Renovation First
Your home is your fortress; it is that one place where peace and joy abound.

March-12-2013
Top Spring Home Renovation and Repair Projects for 2013
With spring just around the corner, it is a great time to start planning for this years’ home renovation and clean-up projects. Below are some of the most popular spring projects in Canada that you might want to get started on.

February-22-2013
Planning for Long-term Renovations
If you are planning to renovate your house, why not do it proper so it lasts a lifetime?

February-04-2013
Why Should You Consult an Architect for Your Home Extension
There are many reasons why you would love to extend your home. It can be an excellent way of enhancing beauty and elegance at home or a way of adding value to your home especially if you want to sell it in the future.

January-18-2013
Before Planning Your Home Renovation You Should Consult a General Contractor and the Bank
Your home is often your single largest investment. Planning and budgeting for regular maintenance and other improvements makes a lot of sense whether it is maintaining the value of your home while you live in it or prepare to sell it.

December-17-2012
Montreal Winters can be Harsh, is your Home Prepared?
If you know what is right for your home, you need to start preparing for winter. Montreal winters are rather harsh and unless you are well prepared, the experience can be rather devastating.

July-16-2012
Patio perfection
Now that we’re nearly half way into July, summer is underway and it’s patio season.

June-29-2012
It’s Official: let the office renovations begin
Renovating your home office—or commercial workspace—is the most potentially lucrative renovation you can make.

June-18-2012
Go from square one to RENOVATE in no time
The prospect of interruption to your daily routine, or perhaps the need to move elsewhere during the renovation period, can seem exhausting.

May-23-2012
To renovate or to build new: that is the question
You’ve probably been fooled before: you could have sworn it was a brand new house...

May-18-2012
In the loop on licensing?
Across Canada, tradespeople and general contractors are required to have various licenses.

May-01-2012
Leave it to the experts, it's better that way
Selecting the right tools for your next Montreal renovation project is important...

April-17-2012
DIY can be hazardous to your health
There’s nothing quite like the pain of bashing your thumb with a hammer—not that anyone intentionally goes about attacking one’s thumb.

April-03-2012
Remember to apply for your building permit before undertaking home renovations
Failure to apply for and get a building permit is a serious offence...

March-19-2012
Save money by hiring a Montreal general contractor for your Spring renovations
Spring is in the air and winter’s snow is quickly melting away, leaving the usual mess to contend with in the yard...

March-05-2012
Ask for green when you speak with your Montreal general contractor this summer
Are you planning on going green with your home-renovation projects this spring and summer?

February-20-2012
The top 3 renovating mistakes you need to avoid
Deciding to renovate your home is a big decision. And a large renovation is a serious project—one that you don’t want to go awry.

February-08-2012
Which home is right for you?
Buying a home is one of the most important life decisions you will make—whether it’s your first or fifth

January-27-2012
Three great ways to improve kitchen countertop space
One of the biggest complaints homeowners make about their kitchen concerns kitchen countertop space...or rather the lack of it.

January-16-2012
Selecting the right Montreal general contractor to oversee your home renovation project is key
Before you choose your Montreal general contractor for your next home-renovation project, check out these nightmare stories...

December-27-2011
Top 5 Basement renovation ideas
Renovating the basement can add a new dimension to your home by increasing your living space

December-14-2011
Invest in energy-efficient windows and doors to save money this winter
There’s no denying that Montreal is a cool place to live in winter. Cool from a hip perspective, and also cool from a chilly perspective.

November-28-2011
What you should expect to see from your Montreal general contractor
Isn’t it hard work finding a Montreal general contractor that you can trust these days? The main problem, of course, is that when you need a general contractor...

November-14-2011
The hidden cost of DIY renovations
What is it about renovations that everyone thinks they can do it as good as or better than the professionals?

October-31-2011
Home renovations you get what you pay for
When you’re hiring a building contractor, the lowest estimate may not be your best bet. That “fantastic” deal might end up costing you much more...

October-17-2011
Before you go it alone and begin a renovation project at home, read this
It may be that you think you can’t afford a Montreal general contractor to do the renovations you want on your home. Or it may be that you have always wanted to try your hand at doing your own home renovations.

October-03-2011
Repairing your home after fire or water damage
Most people believe it will never happen to them, but fire is one of the greatest risks to damage of property in Canada today. Residential fires currently account for the greatest number of fires in Canada each year.

September-19-2011
The importance of finding a quality contractor you can trust
It could be that with another child on the way, you need another bedroom. Or maybe you want an additional family room that’s more informal than the lounge you currently have.

May-01-2011
Brighten up your Montréal home
As the sun begins to shine and it seems that warmer weather and nicer conditions have finally decided to settle on the Montreal area, you are likely starting to think about taking advantage of the warm months ahead.

January-18-2011
Make the most of your renovation dollars
The snow is blowing outside and as you sit in the warmth of your home looking it is finally all coming together: the bathroom of your dreams. Complete with new heated ceramic flooring, a separate tub, a beautiful etched glass shower stall, double sinks and nice wood storage cabinets. After shopping around Montreal and the surrounding areas, you have selected the colours and textures that you want. You are now committed.

December-17-2010
Green Renovations in Montreal
With the New Year around the corner, you may be thinking that this is the year to finally go ahead with some of the renovations you have been dreaming about for the last few years. Whether it is installing Energy Star1 windows and doors, or making your common living area more hospitable to your growing family, why not consider going “green” with your Montreal renovations?

June-30-2010
Not all home renovations are created equal?


February-06-2009
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