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OGC Awarded 2019 Big50 Class of North America’s Top Remodelers

OGC was named by REMODELING Magazine to its 2019 Big50 Class of North America’s Top Remodelers. OGC has been selected by REMODELING magazine to join the REMODELING Big50. Each year since 1986, the REMODELING Big50 inducts 50 remodeling companies that have set...

Top 10 Ways to Save Money With Ottawa Hydro in 2019

Do you feel frustrated everytime you open up your Hydro bill because of how much it's costing you? Yet, you feel like you're always having to tell your kids to turn off the lights and stop leaving their computer on? You're not alone and the good news is you can save...

Make your basement a home gym

The three outcomes that we always tell our clients to strive for in their basement renovation projects are: 1) Personal happiness 2) Increased energy efficiency 3) Improved market value If you can achieve all three of these principles in your project it's what we call...

Home Addition Value Guide

Value Added to a House From an Addition No matter how creative you get with lighting, décor, and design there's always going to be one thing inhibiting you from really making changes to your home: space. There are hundreds of tips to make a room look bigger, but the...

Make your space look bigger

Tips to Make Your Space Look Bigger There's a simple fact about home design in that you can only do so much with the space allotted. This means you're probably not going to feasibly fit a hot tub, shower, and luxury his and her vanity in a 15 sq. foot bathroom. That...

Common Bathroom Renovation Mistakes

Common Bathroom Renovation Mistakes and What to Look for in a Remodeling Contractor One thing we always recommend to our clients if they have some home improvement finances they want to part with is to pay attention to the bathrooms. Your bathroom is not only a...

Accessibility Renovations

Accessibility Renovations for Seniors Accessibility renovations for seniors are projects that add incredible value now, but also when it comes time to sell your home. You may lure in a potential buyer just because the home is already set up for senior citizen or those...

Bring the theater to your basement

Our customers get basement renovations for a wide variety of reasons. These include converting the area into an apartment for a senior / student, creating a laundry room that isn't a dungeon, or just having a place where kids can play and limit the destruction. One of...

Ergonomic Kitchen Design

Ergonomic Kitchen Design You've probably heard more than a few times that the most important room in your home is the kitchen. It does make sense, the kitchen is where you prepare and sometimes eat meals, it's where you entertain guests, and sometimes it's the first...

Bathroom Remodels that Save Space

Bathroom Remodels that Save Space We all know that a bathrooms main job is to be functional. You need a toilet, you need a shower or bath, and you need a sink – it's a fact of life. That being said, just because it is your bathroom doesn't mean you can't a) enjoy some...