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What to Consider Before Remodeling your Bathroom
Start your kitchen renovations off right with the help from Dilamco professionals.

What to Consider Before Remodeling your Kitchen
Start your kitchen renovations off right with the help from Dilamco professionals.

Top Renovation Mistakes to Avoid
While planning your renovation, here are the top mistakes you should be avoiding from the start.

Renovating your Home One Step at a Time: Master Bedroom
After working long days to come home and try to maintain your house, the perfect master bedroom is what should be awaiting you. Although it may be easy to envision your dream room, bringing it to life is another story.

Main Differences Between Residential and Commercial Construction
Do you know the differences between residential and commercial construction? If not, read on!

Recovering After the Storm Damage
Would you be ready to face a storm in the event of a storm? Read these tips to learn more.

Fire and Smoke Damage: The Road to Disaster Recovery
Fires can leave serious damage to your home. The Dilamco team is here to help you. Learn more about our "disaster recovery" services.

Building with a Contractor
As daunting as the tasks may seem, most of the hardships you will encounter on the road to building a home or building can be softened when working with a contractor.

Renovating your Home One Step at a Time: Living Rooms
Your living room is the place you spend the most time with your family, making it important to keep it updated and inviting. Are you planning to renovate your living room? Dilamco can help you with all of your renovation projects.

Renovating your Home One Step at a Time: The Basement Edition
Do you plan on redoing your basement? Dilamco can help you with any of your renovation projects!

Renovating your Home One Step at a Time: The Kitchen Edition
Are you thinking about renovating your kitchen? Here are a few ideas to get the kitchen of your dreams!

Renovating your Home One Step at a Time: The Bathroom Edition
Renovating your bathroom could be just the change your home needs. Dilamco is here to help ensure you get the renovation you want without the hassle and mess.

Starting a Home Renovation Project in 5 Simple Steps
Follow these 5 simple steps towards a smoother home remodelling. Stop stressing and start enjoying your home and making memories for the years to come.

Hire a Contractor or Do It Yourself?
When undertaking a renovation project in your home, it is common to wonder if doing it yourself to cut labor costs is a possibility; but when is it important to invest in a skilled contractor?

Your Renovations Begin with Meeting your Contractor
Do you know the difference between a contractor and a designer? In this article, we will help you distinguish these two essential professions when carrying out a renovation project.

6 Tips to Prepare for Renovations in your Home
The success of your renovation will be determined by how you plan your work. Here are 6 tips to prepare for the renovations in your home.

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.

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!

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

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.

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?

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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...

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

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

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.

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

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...

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?

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.

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

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.

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...

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

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.

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...

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?

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

Not all home renovations are created equal?

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