Which is Better: Granite or Quartz?

At NuStone Transformations, we’re partial towards quartz when it comes to kitchen or bathroom countertops. For years, the default material homeowners opted for was granite. And while granite does have its beauty and benefits, it simply comes up a little short when compared to quartz. Here’s why when it comes to which is better, granite … Continue reading Which is Better: Granite or Quartz?

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Going Away on Summer Vacation? Take Care of These 6 Kitchen Tasks First

Getting ready to take your summer vacation? No doubt, you’re busy getting everything ready before your departure date. Before you take off for the airport, make sure you tackle these 6 kitchen jobs. (Because you won’t want to do them when you get back).  1. Get rid of any garbage and recycling No matter where you’re … Continue reading Going Away on Summer Vacation? Take Care of These 6 Kitchen Tasks First

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6 Bathroom Trends to Avoid this Summer

This is it. After years of planning and saving, you’re finally going to update your bathroom this summer. Before you get started with NuStone Transformations, check out these 6 design trends you should say bye-bye to. 1. Gigantically huge bathtubs The days of oversized bathtubs are gone because they’re: Impractical Too big to properly fit … Continue reading 6 Bathroom Trends to Avoid this Summer

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Why Not Give Mom a New Kitchen for Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching (Sunday, May 13) and you aren’t quite sure what to get her. You could always go for tried-and-true gifts, such as: Get her flowers Take her out for dinner Treat her to a day at the spa Or, you could do something completely different (and awesome) by getting Mom the … Continue reading Why Not Give Mom a New Kitchen for Mother’s Day?

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Can You Claim Your Kitchen or Bathroom Renovation at Tax Time?

This blog is for general purposes only. You should always consult a tax professional before submitting your return. In the past year, you’ve had NuStone Transformations renovate your countertops and bathroom for your home. With the tax deadline fast approaching (Monday, April 30), you may be wondering you can get some of that kitchen renovation … Continue reading Can You Claim Your Kitchen or Bathroom Renovation at Tax Time?

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The Enduring Popularity & Benefits of Quartz Countertops

Quartz countertops. The mere mention of the phrase invokes a feeling of class and sophistication. Any home builder worth their salt would be wise to include quartz kitchen countertops as a design option for prospective buyers. And any homeowner looking to transform their kitchen may inevitably give quartz from NuStone Transformations serious consideration before making … Continue reading The Enduring Popularity & Benefits of Quartz Countertops

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Cabinet Refinishing vs. Refacing/Replacing

You’re ready to update your kitchen cabinets. That means you have to choose between: Cabinet refinishing vs… Refacing (or an outright replacement) More and more homeowners in Oakville, Kitchener, and Toronto are opting for cabinet refacing vs. new cabinets. Here’s why. Affordability The main driver behind any kitchen remodeling project is the kitchen renovation cost. … Continue reading Cabinet Refinishing vs. Refacing/Replacing

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Kitchen Colour Trends and Other New Home Design Trends for 2018

Happy New Year from the team at NuStone Transformations.; we certainly hope 2018 is off to a great start for you and your family. Last year’s design trends focused on: Classic kitchen design ideas Modernizing your current bathroom décor What’s in store for 2018? Well, if you have your eye towards updating your current kitchen … Continue reading Kitchen Colour Trends and Other New Home Design Trends for 2018

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5 Ways to Save Water in the Kitchen During the Holiday Season (Infographic)

The first falling of snow represents the official kick-off to the holiday season. Are you doing the hosting and cooking this year? If so, then you’ll be using a lot of water in the kitchen (and the bathroom too). In fact, it’s quite possible to double or triple your normal rate of water consumption with … Continue reading 5 Ways to Save Water in the Kitchen During the Holiday Season (Infographic)

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