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Accelerate your reno's with our Renovation ACCELERATOR!

Do you need your DIY reno's to be accelerated? We can help you make your renovation dreams a reality with our new Renovation ACCELERATOR program. Equivalent to 5 days of renovation learning 

SAVE over $660 over taking the classes individually!


If you are up to the challenge and looking for hands-on renovation training from real professionals with practical renovation knowledge, then this is the course for you.  We have taken all of our favourite homeowner topics and packaged everything together in the equivalent of 5 concentrated days for our students to maximize their efforts on getting their renovations started. 

Over the week, we will be covering starting your basement development, wiring your basement, the steps to renovate your bathroom, introductions to tiling, vinyl plank flooring and finishing carpentry.

Class Description:

Basement Development Topics: 

  1. laying out and planning - what to think about when you start looking at your space.
  2. wall framing - learn to set your basement walls like a PRO!
  3. insulation and vapor barrier - tips to install it right.
  4. boxing in duct work - building and installing those 'ladders'.
  5. creating door openings - learning to figure out those rough frame openings!
  6. hanging doors - tips and tricks from veteran carpenters who have been hanging doors for years that will save you time and frustration.
  7. installing drywall and mudding and taping - learn to do it properly and it will make your life easier!

Wiring Your Basement Topics: 

  1. Gain the skills and knowledge to feel confident to complete your home electrical project.
  2. Tips and methods for working with cable, boxes, switches, and outlets.
  3. All the necessary tools for planning your home electrical projects.
  4. Theory:
    1. Electrical safety
    2. Reading wiring diagrams
    3. Electrical code rules
  5. Practical, hands-on exercises:
    1. Using testing equipment to measure for voltage
    2. Basement wiring including receptacles
    3. Connecting a single pole switch
  6. Most important, do's and don'ts of homeowner's electrical safety.

     Bathroom Renovation Topics: 

    1. demo - yes, there are steps to think about before you start!
    2. standard plumbing - one step at a time, learn to update your plumbing.
    3. drywall - proper drywall installation.  Yes, there is blue & green & tile board!
    4. fixtures installations - follow our steps to install your toilet, sink and shower!
    5. vanity - we will help you whether you are replacing a vanity or installing a brand new one.

     Home Improvement Topics: 

    1. Introductions to Power Tools – beginners or advanced, instruction and practice, practice!
    2. Introduction to Tiling – steps and tips and tricks.
    3. Introduction to Flooring – learn to lay vinyl plank flooring. 
    4. Introduction to Finishing Carpentry - baseboards and casing: outside corners, inside corners, mitres!

    Class timeline:

    Monday - 9AM - 4PM

    Tuesday - 9AM - 4PM

    Wednesday - 6PM - 9PM

    Thursday - 6PM - 9PM

    Friday 9AM - 4PM

    Saturday 9AM - 4PM


    Interested in individual topics instead? Check out our Start Your Basement Development, Basement Development Next Steps, Wire Your Basement, Reno Your Bathroom or Introduction to Tiling, Flooring, Finishing Carpentry & Power Tools classes.

    Putting together Weekday BATHROOM & Weekday BASEMENT will give you 4 days of reno learning without the electrical portion. 

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