Have a home reno to-do list, but not sure how to get started? Learn the hands-on skills you need to complete DIY projects alongside the experts with a visit to the DIY Centre.
You’ll find learning opportunities like understanding the basics of using power tools, small DIY projects, simple home improvements, paint tips, tool safety, and reno tips from the pros.
Whether you’re just getting comfortable DIYing in your own home or you’re an experienced DIYer, the DIY Centre has something for everyone. Find the right tool or technique for your next home project or simply try the tools out first hand.
About Our Experts
Jordan is all about arming homeowners with knowledge and the know-how to tackle DIY projects on their own. Come by and ask Jordan questions and for expert tips on how to take on your next DIY project.
Desta Ostapyk is a beloved Toronto-based designer, well known for both her keen eye and loveable personality. A graduate of the Toronto International Academy of Design and Technology with a specialization in Interior Design.
Shawn Monteith has been involved in the construction industry for the last 37 years. Building houses, high rises or commercial spaces, Shawn is involved from start to finish. In the mid 90’s, Shawn started doing shows and showing the public some of his techniques and tricks of the trades at the PNE, Vancouver Trade shows and numerous Vancouver morning TV shows. Moving back to Ontario didn’t stop this handyman. With his own stage at the CNE and segments on The Marilyn Denis show, Shawn has continued his passion helping the public with his construction knowledge.
Mark Rason is best known within the online woodworking community for his fun-loving and creative approach to all things DIY. He has a passion for helping people face their fears and find the joys of a “Do It Yourself” project.
Zac is a professional contractor and DIY woodworking enthusiast. When he isn’t building custom homes all across the GTA you can find him online sharing tips on social media. Zac is best known for his creative furniture projects where he combines his building know-how into an artistic pursuit, fusing many different mediums and materials into functional pieces. He’s committed to helping people learn by sharing the knowledge he’s accumulated over the years.