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 […]

Lockdown Renovations


What has been the most common renovation during the pandemic? Have an inside look into what homeowners have been renovating during this unprecedented time. It’s been a difficult eight months for many of us for a host of reasons. The pandemic has provided many challenges, including an increased amount of time spent at home and […]

Where Does Your Money Go During A Renovation?


There are some costs to a renovation that you may not realize   Whether you are planning on renovating your home or are in the middle of a renovation, you might wonder where your money goes in addition to the cost of labour and materials.  At Focus Construction, we’re known for our transparency, so we’ll […]

How To Spot a Bad Renovation?


[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1576860791552{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]How To Spot A Bad Renovation So you’re in the market for a condo or home and wanting it to be reno’ed and ready for you to move in the day you get the keys. In addition to a home inspection, here are a few things to look out […]

Renovating A Multi-Unit Home

Home Renovation Plan

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1576860559626{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Renovating a Multi-Unit Home You’ve been priced out of your ideal neighbourhood but you aren’t quite ready to let the dream go. What are your options? Some folks opt to add a secondary suite to their existing home or purchase a duplex/triplex to provide an income stream that can […]