Building an income suite is the most profitable kind of homeowner renovation, one that creates real value. It can help offset rising mortgage payments and provide you with an emergency cushion. When looking to access more income from your home, you need to pay close attention to every last detail. Look at fundamentals, such as updating your home’s hardware and fixtures. “Remember, these are the elements of your home that you touch and use every day, so they’ve got to perform” says Scott McGillivray, real-estate entrepreneur and the lovable host of HGTV's series Income Property.
Your bedroom should be an oasis — a soothing space where you can count on a good night’s sleep. Sometimes that means a new mattress, but sometimes, a headboard can completely transform the look and feel of your bedroom while adding style, luxury and comfort to your space. Instead of heading to the furniture store to buy an out-of-box headboard, you can easily improvise and make one yourself using some basic building supplies.
Design Expert, Andrew Pike recently featured Taymor on The Marilyn Denis Show in a “Design Statement Front Doors” segment, which reveals some of Pike’s favorite quick fixes and design tips. Learn how to accessorize your front door and get a designer look without breaking the bank as Pike discusses the importance of color, lighting, plants and above all—how hardware and accessories can make your home shine.
Roz Weston — of ET Canada — and his girlfriend Katherine, wanted to turn their 70s style cottage into a dream vacation property. In order to bring their dated design into the new millennium, the couple enlisted master renovator Scott McGillivray, of HGTV’s Income Property, to turn their decades-old interior into a luxury family retreat. We are proud to have Taymor signature door hardware featured on the show. We are big fans of the industrial farmhouse chic design and love Roz and Katherine’s story about escaping the city to slow down and reconnect with family.
Spring is in the air which means we can look forward to warmer weather, longer days and a hot real estate market. If you’re looking to list this spring, or just do some reno’s, here are some simple things you can do to boost your home’s value, without breaking the bank.