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Home Improvements
Renovation Nation is Toronto’s highest ranked renovation company. We are the leading home renovation company in GTA with more than 10 years of expertise, specializing in bathroom, basement and kitchen renovation. Trust us with your next home improvement project and we will exceed your expectations.

If your looking to improve or modify existing space to improve the quality and value of your home or just to create a general mood or the feeling to the house, Renovation Nation – Toronto Home Improvements can make your project an exciting experience, quickly, effectively and cost efficient.

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Many of our customers tell us that if they would of known that there Home Improvement project could be completed within there budget they would have pursued it long before. Renovation Nation wants you to understand that remodeling a Kitchen or Bathroom is different that buying a car.

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Toronto Residential & Commercial Painting – Professional Painters

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Renovation Nation provides the highest quality workmanship and fair, affordable prices in the Toronto painting market. We feature quality house painting from fine historic homes to new constructions. Some of our basic services include:

  • Exterior Painting
  • Interior Painting
  • Wallpapering
  • Decorative and Faux Finishes
  • Stripping & Refinishing
  • Stucco


Toronto Residential & Commercial Painting – Painters

When you contract the Renovation Nation Toronto Painting Department you can be sure your painting & decorating job will be completed exactly as contracted, on schedule, on budget and you can be assured that the finish will be stunning with a quality that will last.

Be it interior, exterior, commercial or domestic, large or small commissions, we have the tools, skill and experience to deliver a professional finish with minimum disruption to your home or business.
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Some of our more specialized bodies of work include More painting & decorating specialties:

Residential/Domestic Homes – Federations, Terraces, Bungalows how exciting to restore and renovate. Ornate ceilings, picture rails, chair rails.

Strata and Rental Repaints – Precise work, Body Corporation Work – we liaise with all unit owners prior to commencing work and advising courteously when work will be commenced and proposed to be finished so as to avoid any inconvenience.

Decking – whether painted or polished the finish will be breathtaking.

Wood Staining and Varnishing – wooden staircases, windows, balconies, doors- mirror finishes guaranteed.

Corporate or Commercial Offices – Professional effects with a modern touch – weekend availability so as to avoid inconvenience to your business.

Retail Stores – Experience in beauty salons, bridal stores and bargain shops.

Decorative Effects – French wash, ragging, distemper (Porter’s method), lime wash, marbling, wood graining amongst other effects.

Maintenance – Hotels, shopping centers, strata – we can accommodate all kinds of budgets.

Interior Painting for your Toronto Home
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The proper application of paint on walls, floors, or furniture can change the look of a room at very little cost. Using the right paint, selecting the proper product, and using professional-style techniques will give you the results worthy of your home. Get all the information you’ll need on interior paint types, products, materials and application from one of our courteous representatives. Our representative will assist you with Color selection and tips from the pros, faux painting techniques, and paint estimator tools. Plus detailed how-to on painting interior rooms!

Whether you are decorating one room or hoping to reinvent your entire interior space, the addition of color via beautifully painted walls, ceilings and trim is both inexpensive and simple to complete. At Renovation Nation we pride ourselves on completing your painting project in a timely manner and giving you the results that you would expect from our industry tested painters.
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These colors represent our brand of Paints. Our colors were selected from the Sherwin Williams paint collection. They represent current trends inspired by fashion, film, culture, and nature. Don’t worry if you don’t see the color you wish for we can always get it for you, these are the many colors we carry in stock. Remember any Color can be customized to your specifications. We aim to please, in all your home remodeling/painting projects.

A classic is something — a color, a style — that has established long-term meaning. Traditional has an attitude of heritage from the past, and contemporary leans more toward Fad and Fashion; a classic seems to say “forever classy”.

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Toronto Kitchen Remodeling and Construction Contractors

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We start by helping you select the best materials available, and then we?ll follow through with thorough, expert installation, while paying strict attention to details.

The layout of your kitchen – where you place your appliances, your countertops, and your storage – will determine how cook-friendly your kitchen is. Ask yourself:
Will I have to walk far to get water to top off a pot on the stove?
Will I have enough space to slice, dice, chop, and otherwise prepare meals?
Will I have room to store the olive oil near the stove or will I have to go across the room to get it?
Will two or more cooks be able to work comfortably in the space without constantly bumping into each other?
Will I be able to easily rinse dishes and load them into the dishwasher?
Do I prefer a range or a separate cooktop and oven?
Do I need a prep sink and a cleanup sink?
Do I need an eating area in the kitchen?
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Of course, if you’re remodeling, the structure of your existing home will limit your layout options. You’ll have considerably more flexibility the larger your space and if you’re building a new home or adding on.

Common kitchen plans include the one-wall kitchen, the corridor or galley kitchen, the L or double L kitchen, the U-shaped kitchen and the G-shaped kitchen.

One factor to consider when planning your budget for a kitchen remodeling project are to consider the layout and cabinet configuration. It will affect the price greatly, for example, a stack of drawers will be higher-priced than a one-drawer/two-door base cabinet. A U-shaped kitchen will typically cost more than one that’s L-shaped with an island. A wall oven/cooktop combination range will generally cost about $1,000 more than a freestanding range.
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When choosing cabinets consider the wood species that will cover the cabinets, door style, the type of finish, as well as the cabinet construction. Choosing the right wood will help to figure a budget on cabinets, as well as your entire kitchen. Melamine surfaces will be the least costly, cherry is usually about 7 to 10 percent more than oak, hickory and pine. Specialty woods like alder, mahogany, fir, rift-cut woods, redwood, and teak will cost more than common woods like oak or pine. Maple is the most common wood, usually priced somewhere between oak and cherry.

The style of door you decide upon will also have an affect on the price of a kitchen remodel. A door with more details like arches, grooves and molding and the amout of each will have an affect on the cost as well. Different finishes are also a factor to consider because the types of finishes will vary in price.

Painted cabinets will run about 10 to 15 percent more than standard stains. Glazes or layered finishes will run about 7 to 15 percent more than a standard stain due to extra labor.
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New Trends in Kitchen Cabinets, Countertops, and Flooring

The National Kitchen and Bath Association predicts there will not be drastic changes in terms of customer taste this year. Projects that will dominate in 2010 will use small budgets, greener products, and traditional design. “My sense of trends is that people are looking to do more with less money,” says Ilyce R. Glink, home improvement author, blogger, and talk radio host. “They’re thinking about inlaying different tiles in order to maximize their bang for the buck rather than going with inlaid marbles. People are building smaller, cheaper, greener, and more thoughtfully.” People are looking to express themselves more through their choices than by subscribing to any fad.

Concealed Kitchens that are integrated well with design will be popular. The incorporation of the kitchen into a primary living and entertaining room provides homeowners with far more flexibility in lifestyle. Integrated and concealed appliances allow kitchens to enhances other spaces. Overall composition of kitchens are being defined by the overall scale of the room to add functionality and visual appeal. Distinctive wall coverings, tin ceilings and textured walls are used to balance the scale of new designs.

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Reviews

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Renovation Nation has hundreds of satisfied customers up date and yet to receive a single negative review. We have many customers that have used our services for over 10 years and became our dear friends. We love every client of ours, you help us grow and each of you is very special to us!
Please read our reviews and maybe you too will decide to join our list of raving clients!

Robert
Just I would like to thank you Victor & Terry for all yours hard work and patience with me…
Mr. Nicholas
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We were very satisfied with the project results. You responded to our calls and concerns right away and made sure we were aware of any schedule changes or project issues. Thank you for all your hard work in turning our project into a most satisfying experience.
Mary S.
We are so happy with our new kitchen, laundry room, addition and deck! It’s funny thinking about how we m***ged with our old tiny kitchen for so many years! Now I can cook, my husband can access the fridge and one of the kids can load the dishwasher all at the same time without bumping into one another….it’s so GREAT! The kitchen is now an integrated part of our living space.Renovation Nation did a wonderful job taking our ideas and making them a functional, beautiful reality. We highly recommend this contractor to anyone looking for renovations.
Johny
The guys from Renovation Nation worked hard and were mindful that they were in our home. Most importantly, they knew what they were doing. The fine workmanship done by such nice fellows made home renovation much easier than stories I’ve heard from others. I have recommended Renovation Nation to everyone I know that is undertaking renovation. I would hire them again without hesitation if I need anything else.
Adrian
Viktor and his crew remodeled my basement, they are talented guys, not to mention Viktor’s great customer service has made this an overall excellent experience.
Victoria J.
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I would like to thank you for all the follow-up, the status meetings, the care, concern, and time you took to listen to what I wanted . Your attitude and professionalism was beyond anything I have ever experienced with a construction company before.

Furnizorii de colocare avantaje mai mari decat dezavantajele

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Colocarea de hardware devine din ce in ce mai interesanta pentru managerii IT. Ei au mai mult control, mai putine costuri si securitatea tinde sa fie mai mare decat avand in serverele in cadrul propriei cladiri sau inchirierea unui server VPS.

Pentru multi, amplasarea de servere in centre de date este o munca suplimentara si inutila. Pentru altii, colocarea umple o nevoie reala, mai ales pentru cei care se simt ca trebuie sa imparta servere fizice, in conformitate cu tehnologia masinii-virtuale care creeaza probleme de zgomot pentru vecini si riscuri de securitate.

Utilizarea unui furnizor de colocare permite unei companii sa inchirieze spatiu pentru unul sau mai multe servere detinute de companie intr-un centru de date si folosirea capacitatii de racire a centrului de date, a conexiunilor de retea, precum si accesul la internet. Depinde de contract, dar cele mai multe companii care inchiriaza spatiu isi asuma responsabilitatea pentru hardware-ul fizic si software-ul instalat.

Avantajele folosirii unui furnizor de colocare

Motivele includ:
Costurile de latime de banda scad in mod semnificativ prin amplasarea impreuna a serverelor. Centrele de date au capacitatea de a obtine oferte mai bune privind accesul la latimea de banda si internet decat companiile individuale.
Furnizorii de colocare vor avea conexiuni de retea redundante, precum si cele de alimentare care sunt protejate impotriva intreruperii. Companiile pot avea propriile lor generatoare de rezerva, dar rareori au conexiuni multiple la internet de la diferiti furnizori.
Compania detine serverul si software-ul – nu exista nici un cost suplimentar atunci cand echipamentul sau software-ul urmeaza sa fie actualizat sau inlocuit.
Cu exceptia cazului in care compania are un departament IT dedicat care este familiarizat cu securitatea, serverul va fi mai sigur intr-un centru de date.
In afara de eliminarea zgomotul produs, exista mai multe motive bune pentru care o companie ar dori sa detina serverul si sa-l plaseze intr-un centru de date care ofera servicii de colocare. Centrul de date SRV – www.srv.ro ofera servicii de colocare, vps si servere dedicate

Dezavantajele utilizarii unui furnizor de colocare

Potentiale dezavantaje la amplasarea serverelor companiei intr-un centru de date includ urmatoarele:
In functie de locatia companiei (de exemplu mediu urban sau rural), furnizorii de colocare pot fi destul de departe. Daca este asa, acest lucru ar mari timpul si efortul de a actualiza si a repune in stare de functionare un sistem online.
Legata de locatie este abilitatea de a accesa serverele companiei – furnizorii de colocare nu pot permite accesul 24 de ore pe zi.
Daca activitatea pe internet a companiei care intentioneaza sa-si colocheze serverul, se limiteaza la furnizarea unui serviciu web, costul de inchiriere a spatiului de la un furnizor de colocare poate fi prohibitiv, comparativ cu cel al unui serviciu de web-hosting.
Un dezavantaj suplimentar are de a face cu taxele lunare deoarece preturile fluctueaza foarte mult. Majoritatea furnizorilor de colocare folosesc preturi lunare diferite in functie de cantitatea de date care trece prin serverele companiei.
In concluzie este optiunea fiecaruia de a alege modalitatea de a avea acces la internet. Totul depinde in primul rand de nevoile companiei si de puterea financiara a acesteia .

Platforma digitala pentru transfer de bani online, PrioriPay, un serviciu avantajos

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Deschiderea tuturor granitelor, turismul foarte bine dezvoltat din intreaga lume, complexitatea pietei muncii, diversitatea si contextul international in care traim, a dus la nevoia dezvoltarii unei platforme romanesti care sa asigure transferul de bani online, oriunde si oricand, in conditiile in care exista o conexiune stabila la internet. Aceasta platforma digitala a fost construita si a devenit populara datorita numeroaselor avantaje pe care le pune la dispozitie atat persoanelor fizice cat si celor juridice. PrioriPay este denumirea serviciului care face posibil serviciul de transfer de bani online intre utilizatorii care detin un cont in interiorul platformei. Inregistrarea si crearea unui cont reprezinta procese simple, care pot fi realizate de catre persoane cu varsta minima de 18 ani. Toate procedurile se realizeaza in mod legal, transparent si confidential, insa datele oferite la inregistrare trebuie sa fie valide.
transferdebanionlineCrearea unui cont pe www.prioripay.com in vederea realizarii de transfer de bani online poate fi facuta de pe un PC, o tableta, un smartphone sau un laptop. Datele personale si bancare furnizate pentru inregistrare vor fi securizate si nu vor fi dezvlauite in momentul transferului catre beneficiar. O adresa de email este absolut necesara in acest proces, intrucat beneficiarul va fi instiintat cu ajutorul email-ului de faptul ca un transfer a fost initiat. De asemenea, adresa de email va trebuie sa fie una valida, avand in vedere faptul ca utilizatorul va trebui sa confirme inscrierea pe platforma online PrioriPay. Cele mai frecvente intrebari cu privire la inregistrare sunt legate de costuri. Este important de stiut ca nu vor fi percepute costuri de deschidere a unui cont, de inregistrare, de administrare sau de inchidere a contului, atunci cand acest lucru este necesar.
O inovatie pe care o aduce acest serviciu de transfer de bani online este faptul ca un cont PrioriPay poate sa fie deschis in RON, EURO si USD, iar schimbul valutar intre valute este posibil cu ajutorul acestui serviciu. Astfel, o persoana poate sa transfere o suma de bani in valuta dorita in orice moment. Contul PrioriPay este un cont similar cu cel bancar deschis la o banca comerciala din Romania sau din strainatate, insa acesta este administrat online si poate fi creditat cu fondurile contului bancar, cu fondurile unui alt cont de acelasi gen sau prin alte tipuri de transferuri. Avantajul fata de conturile bancare este faptul ca beneficiarul sumelor transferate nu va avea acces la date personale sau la datele contului bancar, precum nici comerciantii online care accepta plata online cu cardul nu vor putea accesa aceste date.
Confidentialitatea este una dintre calitatile care recomanda acest serviciu. Un avantaj major este si faptul ca utilizatorii pot sa realizeze transferuri bancare in orice moment, din confortul propriei case si de pe orice dispozitiv conectat la internet. Limitele impuse pentru transferurile dintre persoane sau companii vor depinde de nivelul de verificare. Nivelul 1 de verificare este un status atribuit contului PrioriPay, iar pentru acest nivel exista o limita de tranzactionare de 2500 euro pe an. In cazul in care se doreste ridicarea acestei limite, se va solicita un nivel mai avansat de verificare si anume Nivelul 2. In acest sens, vor fi solicitate documente care sa demonstreze identitatea si adresa utilizatorului, precum si confirmarea adresei prin introducerea unui cod primit in posta.