Design and Build
Design and build insights for home and cottage owners in Peterborough, Ontario and the surrounding areas
Navigating the Canvas of Kitchen Style and Design
Explore the latest in kitchen design: from open-concept spaces and nature-infused aesthetics to smart innovations. Dive into today's top culinary trends!
Cooking up the perfect space: Mastering your kitchen layout
Explore the art of kitchen layouts, from the ergonomic magic of the work triangle to diverse designs like U-shaped & island layouts. Find the perfect balance between aesthetics & functionality for the heart of your home.
Kitchen Design Guide For Peterborough and Kawartha Homeowners
Thinking of designing a kitchen for your Peterborough or Kawartha home or cottage? Explore the intricacies of kitchen design: from layout foundations to style expressions, technical aspects, and functional details for a cohesive space.
2022 PKHBA Award Winner
Spotlight Home and Lifestyle won Renovator of the Year, and Best Renovation Under $200,000 at the 2022 PKHBA Housing Design Awards held Thursday April 27th, 2023.
What is smart home automation?
A smart home utilizes technology to automate everyday tasks around your house such as turning lights on and off, adjusting the temperature of your home, making sure your doors are locked when you go to bed, and so much more…
4 Things to consider when planning a guest room
Need some extra space for guests or family? Here are four things to consider when planning your new home or cottage
What is a Net Zero Home?
Did you know a Net Zero Home is up to 80% more efficient than a home built to conventional standards and is comparable in cost?
How much home do you need?
Did you know: today’s houses are approximately 30% larger than homes built in the 80’s and 90’s and almost twice as big as houses built in 1960 or earlier?
7 Things to consider when purchasing land for your new home or cottage
Dreaming of building a custom home or cottage? If you don’t have property to build on, here are seven things you’ll want to consider before you purchase land.
7 things to consider when designing your laundry room
There is one room in every home that gets used every day and often doesn’t get the attention it deserves - the laundry room. Here are 7 things to consider when designing your laundry room.
3 architectural styles Ontario home and cottage owners love
With dozens of home styles to choose from it can be overwhelming. Discover three popular architectural styles Ontario home and cottage owners love.
8 things to consider when planning your new home office
Planning to work from home? Here are 8 things to consider when designing your new home office
How much will your Peterborough home or cottage cost?
You've decided to design and build a home. There's just one questions left - how much will it cost?
New Build or Renovation - Eleven Tips For Determining A Budget
Establishing a budget can be a daunting task, but it is a critical piece of information for you and your contractor. Understanding your budget parameters is just as important as determining the scope of your project.