Tina’s Favourite Finds at the National Home Show

With more than 700 renovation and décor specialists at the 2017 National Home Show, presented by Re/Max, there are many innovative products and great design solutions to inspire a wide array of projects for your home.

So much to see … here are a few of my favourite things

Booth 2009

The new Skovby Dining Table now available at Casalife. The shape of the table is simple and minimalist and designed for families with the need of varying table height. This unique multi-purpose table can simply be adjusted in height from 64 cm up to 110 cm! Press an up/down button under the tabletop and the top is raised or lowered to exactly the height needed. The Skovby #30 dining table is available in white and black.

Haven Fire Safety
Booth 2647

Fire Suppression System
As seen on Dragons’ Den, this patented invention was developed by a Canadian Fireman. This self-activated fire safety device promises to be the next standard in residential fire safety protection since the smoke alarm. Today’s house fires burn 8 times faster and produce 200 times more smoke than a fire would have 50 years ago…..and the solution is here!

The HAVEN can provide you and your family the extra seconds to safely exit your home in the event of a fire. The HAVEN will provide effective fire suppression to a 16′ x 16′ area. This lite weight, non-toxic environmentally friendly device fits up into a small 5 ½ inch hole in your ceiling. After installation, the HAVEN looks similar to a smoke alarm. It also has a 10 year protection guaranty. Recommended for the areas of your home that is at most risk of a fire. Perfect for kitchens, furnace rooms, laundry rooms, bedrooms and hallways to make access from the home easier.


Booth 3738
Canongate part of the desert series. Modern and monochromatic with subtle texture, Canongate™ is an intense study of dark green-gray that creates an anchoring effect of permanence and stability.
cambria canongate

Iconic Furniture
Booth 4102

This French inspired bed is tufted with a luxury velvet. It maintains the correct balance between classic and modern style with pure luxury and handmade finishing.


Booth 2820

dbell™ HD Live Video Doorbell
dbell™ is your extra eye on the door. With dbell™, you’re always connected with your home and visitors.
This device contains a 160° wide HD video camera with Mic and multiple sensors to help keep you, your family, and your home safe. dbell™ HD live combines the most desired features of a video doorbell and a home security systems. It instantly alerts you when the doorbell is rung or when motion or sound is detected. The ultimate video doorbell solution.


Gladiator GarageWorks

Booth 4426

Maximize Your Storage Space With GearTrack® Channels.
Enjoy eight linear feet of storage space with this all-in-one starter kit that helps you stay organized. Includes two 48″ GearTrack® Channels, two end caps, colour-matched screws and a variety of hooks . The assortment of hooks easily attach to GearTrack® Channel and give every foot a secure, yet repositionable home on your wall..


Booth 2001

The Glass Design Ice Crystal Vessel Sink.
Glass Design is an Italian manufacturer of artistic glass bathroom washbasins.
Working in an artistic way with traditional materials, like the formed 24%pb crystal and the artisan glass, Glass Design contributes to the creation of a new style, where even the accessory is addressed in all details. A true “fashion” product, highly appreciated in the world.


Century Architexture
Booth 3316

Pre-engineered brick panels
The look and feel of real brick. The quarter-inch-thick pre-engineered brick panels offer the aesthetic and durability of century-old sandblasted walls – at a fraction of the price and installation time. Several styles allow custom designs to perfectly suit your space.

century A

Best Buy
Booth 3001

Meural Canvas Digital Art Frame
WiFi-connected digital frame that gives you instant access to tens of thousands of works – and it’s easy to upload your own images. You can control your Meural Canvas with the Meural app, website, and the wave of your hand. Meural’s proprietary TrueArt technology renders each image as lifelike and textured as gallery art

best buy

Samsung 36″ 27.9 Cu Ft 4-Door French Door Refrigerator with Family Hub Samsung 36″ 27.9 Cu Ft 4-Door French Door Refrigerator with Family Hub (RF28K9580SR)-Stainless Steel

The Samsung Family Hub refrigerator features a 21.5″ Wi-Fi-enabled touchscreen on the door to put a kitchen command center at your fingertips. The 36″ Samsung French door refrigerator has 27.9 cu. ft. of space so you can store everything pineapples to popsicles. The bottom right door is a FlexZone and can be used as either a fridge or freezer (with 5 customizable temperature settings) to maximise fresh food storage space
With the smart hub at your fingertips there are three built-in cameras let you examine the contents of your fridge from your mobile device or view inside from your Family Hub’s touchscreen; browse without even opening the door. Plus you can send calendar updates, photos, and notes directly from your smartphone to display on the Family Hub.


Enbrdige Home Energy Efficiency Centre 2519

Nest Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat 3rd Generation
Bigger, brighter screen and a thinner sleeker design. Programs itself to save you money, review your energy history. Wi-fi connectivity for remote control from your phone/tablet or laptop


Plus you could be eligible for a $100 incentive from Enbridge Gas Distribution with the purchase and installation of a qualifying smart thermostat – Enbridge Gas Distribution Booth #4044

Walmart HomeTrends
Booth H463

Celebrating the fun side of summer.
Bring some summer fun flair to your outdoor space or patio with these fun and colourful pillows.
wallmart hometrends

Zen Sheds
Booth H113

Zen Sheds
Permit free to build, 10; feature wall
Includes ‘8×12’ ZenShed, steel roof, primed siding, exterior trim, 5’patio door, vented single entry door



Ocean Sales
Vineyard Elite Perfect Wine Opener

The Perfect Wine Opener – Air Pump Wine Opener
The Perfect Wine Opener harnesses the power of air to “pop” the cork right out of the bottle without any damage. AS EASY AS PUSH! PUMP! POP! Super easy to use! Just PUSH the pin through the cork, PUMP 2-3 times, and POP! The cork jumps out of the bottle.

wine opener

Booth 2919

Self-Watering Trudrop Planters
With the introduction of the TruDrop system in the Dot planter comes a new era of container gardening. The Dot planter comes all one piece, it has a water gauge that can be easily read to indicate levels of water in the reservoir and which lays flush on the rim so there are no parts that can be easily broken off, it has a system that works outdoors as well as indoors by including an overflow valve for outdoor planter placement and a quick-coupler to connect to a hose when indoor planters need to be drained.

drop planter

Canada Blooms

Perfect Pergolas

So much outdoor living inspiration can be experienced in Canada Blooms. Great ideas from the perfect pergola, an outdoor kitchen, water features to a little slice of serenity. No matter the size of your garden, there is so much to see and be inspired to help you transform a space to the perfect outdoor oasis and adapt to your outdoor lifestyle.


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Tina Holmes

Home decor + reno enthusiast, lover of wine, food, a good laugh. Producer of Toronto Home Shows, cottage dweller & cycling addict

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