Part II: designing our new kitchen

I know we’ve kept you waiting for too long. So, without further ado, here’s the reveal of our kitchen reno!  When we left off, we had finished reinforcing the structure in the basement to carry the load for the new open concept space and the bulkhead was built to hide the beam and HVAC. As…

#NaptimeDIY: the hearth of the home!

If you know my husband and I, you know that we tend to move fast on projects around the house. So, before we had even moved to our new house, we started scoping out ideas for a blank wall in our new living room. The house was built in 1935 and its somewhat surprising that…

At mid-2016, here’s what we’ve been up to this year

The summer is a great time to stop and reflect on the first half of the year. So, I thought I’d take a few minutes to update you on what’s been happening with us at Hamiltonize – both virtually and in person – over the last 6 months. I’m sure you could use the reading…

Year One…done.

In May we passed a significant milestone for hamiltonize.com – we completed our first year as an official blog! A big thank you goes out to all those who gave up their free time and mental bandwidth to give our site a visit and consideration. As a whole, this has been a great experience. We’ve…

Real Estate Recap – May 6’16

April showers slowed sales but grew prices, Modern Family isn’t laughing about ad revenue, and what is happening in the Wild Wild West? Read about that and more, here!

Reviving a city, one house at a time! 

Just a quick one folks. Saw this great read on Buzzfeed telling a young man’s personal account buying a home in an urban Detroit neighbourhood. I noticed many similarities in the story to Hamilton, like the strong community feel and beauty of an industrial metropolis.  Have a read. We’d love to know your thoughts!  Enjoy!