Ford’s New Housing Plan Means More Multi-Family Homes

Historic multi-family houses

Legislation Aims to Increase Toronto Housing Supply With the housing shortage in Toronto not getting any better, the Ford Government has tabled new legislation that will signal the end of zoning for single-family homes. The legislation’s aim is to increase housing supply in Toronto and select other jurisdictions. Another objective of the changes is to […]

How to keep your neighbours on your side during a renovation

How to keep your neighbours on your side during a renovation And what your contractor should be doing to help with this process Before starting any major renovation, it is always a good idea to talk to your neighbours. Let them know that you understand that the upcoming renovation might be an inconvenience for them, but […]

Contracting 101

Contractors 101: What You Need to Know Your Guide for Who to Hire and Who NOT to hire for Your Renovations You’ve got a renovation idea and you want to move forward soon. But you’ve heard some bad things about contractors, so you’re unsure how to choose one. Good news! The majority of the time […]

World Water Day – How can you conserve water?

World Water Day – How can you conserve water? March 22 is World Water Day, so how can you reduce water usage and increase energy savings? World Water Day reinforces how lucky we are in the GTA and Ontario to have access to clean, fresh water. As such, we should do what we can to […]

How to Plan for your Spring or Summer Renovation

How to Plan for your Spring or Summer Renovation Spring will be here soon, but the time to plan is now! If you’re thinking about a renovation or upgrade to your home in 2021, Focus Construction recommends that you start planning now. Why? For one, demand for materials and contractors will only increase, so you’ll […]

Planning and Managing a Renovation

Behind the Scenes – What Goes into Planning and Managing a Renovation Seen some beautiful renovations? Here is what you’re not seeing Renovations can look beautiful when they’re completed, but there is a lot of planning, management, and obstacles along the way first. Focus Construction outlines what you need to know first if you’re thinking […]

Best Bang for your Buck Renovations

If You’re Renovating This Year, Find Out the Best Bang for YOUR Buck After a challenging 2020, it’s time to get the most value for your money in 2021 With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many of us to work remotely, the way we look and use our homes has changed. At Focus Construction, we’ve already […]

COVID-19 Lockdown Changes Construction Industry

What You Need to Know: COVID-19 Lockdown Changes Construction Industry   What has changed as of January 14th, 2021   The Ontario government has updated the list of what they consider essential construction, so if you’re thinking of renovating in the near future, you’ll want to know what you can and can’t do. Essential Construction […]