Functional Home Office

Functional beautiful home office considerations … when a work space really works, you’ll want longer office hours… Having a dedicated work space in your home doesn’t have to mean business when it comes to how it looks and feels. There are many ways that you can create a home office or study that is as […]

Outdoor Kitchen Design

Outdoor kitchen design for Vancouver, …al fresco for the seasons, as summer is fleeting… Let’s get cooking! … Vancouver summer is so beautiful, no one wants to be trapped in the kitchen! Outdoor kitchen design means creating a space where the chef can dazzle guests without missing out. Consider interaction with the rest of your […]

Determining your design style

Define a design style that is all about you! Over the past decade house pride has become very prevalent; home design, decor, and styling have become not only a booming business, but a hobby to many. You no longer need to be trained to know design styles, simply identify your own to create a look […]

Burnaby Renovation Tour

The ‘Parade or Renovated Homes’ is put on by the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association (GVHBA) and takes place annually in late May/early June. This year TQ Construction opened a Burnaby Bungalow to illustrate to visitors how a homeowners’ goals can be achieved in multiple stages to alleviate the impact of schedule and budget as well as […]

Summer in Vancouver, designed for Outdoor Living

It’s summer in Vancouver and the outdoor living is easy! Summer in Vancouver is beautiful!! It feels as though it starts earlier each year. This is cause for celebration, as it allows close to half the year to enjoy our great outdoors! This is reason to make sure your outdoor living space, be it a […]

Vancouver Curb Appeal to Impress and Perform

Vancouver Curb Appeal to Impress and Perform Curb appeal is a big deal! …Here in Vancouver we are deeply house proud, as we should be, it’s an accomplishment to have a home in this city! The desire to have our friends, family and neighbours impressed with our humble (or not so humble) abode begins with first […]

Simple lighting solutions to brighten your space

Brighten your space with these simple lighting solutions February can be a dull time of year in our homes and as a result for our spirits… brightening our homes through improving lighting can help to resolve these doldrums. When it is dark and dreary outside find a pick-me-up in a lighting improvement project. One of […]

Kitchen design functionality considerations

An ergonomic kitchen contributes to efficiency and eliminates unnecessary steps and time. While planning your new kitchen, think about what bothers you most in your current kitchen. Is there enough space for pots and pans? Are they close enough to the stove? Is there a cabinet that seems impossible to get organized? Here are some […]

Renovation criteria points

Imagine yourself seated in a judge’s chair, deciding how to evaluate an award submission for a kitchen. Now imagine that it’s your kitchen…Does this sound like the Nightmare Before Breakfast?! As a judge you give criteria points for Functionality, Detailing, Unique Solutions and, possibly, on Adapting to Site Conditions and Energy Considerations or Green Attributes. […]

Addition to your home

There is one sure way to make your home more spacious; just add another room. Now that may seem like the obvious, and in fact it is. Room additions are one of the most common type of home improvements because they provide you with the one thing that you would otherwise have to purchase a […]

Celebrating Service Satisfaction

TQ Construction Recognized among North America’s Best Customer Service Leaders within the Residential Construction Industry GuildQuality’s 2015 Guildmaster Award Honors TQ Construction   Burnaby BC, May 19, 2015 – TQ Construction, Renovator/Builder in Burnaby, BC, has been awarded a 2015 Guildmaster Award for exceptional customer service. GuildQuality, an independent customer satisfaction surveying company, has powered […]

TQ Construction is hosting an Open House

Come see what the Best Renovation in Canada looks like! Visit ‘Lynndale Retreat’ the home that CHBA has recently named WINNER for ‘Best Whole House Renovation; $250 – 500K’   Saturday April 25, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM 3511 Lynndale Crescent, Burnaby “It’s changed the way I live… I had this huge house, […]