• Home Design & Decor

    4 Home Design Trends For 2019

    The arrival of a new year brings exciting changes, including new design trends for 2019. This list will give you just a small look at what is predicted to be the hottest and most popular trends and designs for the year. Trends are a great thing to keep in mind when renovation or building a new home as they could end up influencing your decision. Keep reading to find out more: Floral Patterns When you hear the word floral you may think of an overwhelming design or outdated look, but surprisingly a floral pattern can be quite modern and unique. It’s predicted this year that floral with be THE pattern…

  • Home & Lifestyle,  Home Design & Decor

    3 DIY Ways To Improve Your Home

    When it comes to projects or improvements around the home, a do it yourself method can be really great and can save some money! Depending on the project, most things can be tackled as a beginner DIY-er, but you will need to go in with patience a generous timeline in case something goes awry.  We have highlighted three DIY projects below that will improve your home and have it looking amazing with a few simple changes. Read on to find out more:   DIY Shaker Door This is such a great DIY project if your home has simple doors that need a new look and if you don’t want to buy…

  • Media

    New & Improved Dealer Locator

    As part of a continual effort to improve the digital services offered, Valor is happy to announce a large scale change to the Find Your Dealer section of the website. Changes include: Pins: The map will present the user with pins on the map to show dealer locations. Click the pins to learn more, get directions or contact the dealer. Improved geo-location: The locater will automatically be able to tell your location and provide results within the map (via a pin) or in a list below the map. New search options: Users can now search via city, province/state, direct address or postal/zip. If a dealer is not within one of…

  • Home Design & Decor

    How To Decorate With Black & White Pictures

    When it comes to decorating your home with art, you may find yourself leaning towards colorful prints and photos.  While this is a great way to go, don’t forget how amazing black and white can look in your home despite the lack of bright colors. Black and white photos can make a really big statement and the neutral palette can help the designs of the art and the subjects of the pictures really stand out. Keep reading to find out more on how to decorate with black and white pictures: Create A Gallery Wall Gallery walls are a trend that popped up a few years ago and it seems that it…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    5 Ways To Improve Your Home’s Technology

      Technology is forever improving and changing as the years go by and it seems that you can find a piece of technology almost everywhere you go. So, to keep up with it all why not install a few things that will improve your home’s technology and make daily tasks a little more efficient. The options are endless from thermostats to lighting control and you might find that life gets a little easier with these systems in place.   Voice Assistant These little hubs are popping up everywhere from companies such as Google, Amazon, Samsung and more! You can basically have an assistant in your home who can provide you with…

  • Home Design & Decor

    5 Tips To Make Your Home Magazine Worthy

      Do you ever find yourself looking through magazines and watching designer TV shows, wishing you had the picture perfect spaces you see? Well, while it may be hard to recreate those looks exactly, your home can still look like a space taken right out of a designer publication with a few key changes. You’ll need to get a little creative but you can create a beautiful home that will leave that envy feeling behind and leave you with a designer looking space. Keep reading to get 5 tips on how to make your home magazine worthy.   Remove Clutter: Clutter is the number one reason why a home will feel…

  • Fireplace Safety

    How To Prepare Your Home For Fall

    Well, as we enjoy the last bit of our Summer holiday’s and soak up the sun, that can only mean one thing: Fall is right around the corner. In fact, according to our calendars the first day of Fall arrives on September 22nd, which means we need to get our homes ready for the upcoming cooler months. This is a great time to tackle some projects and to do list items before we arrive officially into the new season. So what’s on your list? Well, once you have created a small list of things to do before Fall, compare it with our points below and see if you missed anything.…