Employee Story: Darcy Craig

Posted: July 23, 2015

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We’re back with another Employee Story! Darcy Craig, our VP of Operations, is a long standing employee who helps make our team amazing. Check out his story below.

What is your title or role at Home Solutions/Simple Spaces? 

VP, Operations

When did you join Home Solutions/Simple Spaces?

In a time long forgotten they were in search of a hero, little did they know the hero would be found in November of 1996 and his name would be Darcy J Craig. Their lives would forever be changed for better or worse! Haha. 

What is your Home Solutions/Simple Spaces Story?

I’m playing some basketball and my buddy says to me, “hey, you need to make a couple bucks?” and as an unemployed 19 year old I certainly did.Read More

Sponsoring the Stampede Rotary Dream Home: Twenty Years Proud

Posted: July 9, 2015


Simple Spaces and Home Solutions are very proud to have been a part of the Stampede Rotary Dream Home for almost 20 years.

Our partnership and participation in this initiative grew from our desire to give back and lend a hand to our industry partners. Almost 20 years later, this has become an annual tradition for our company – it’s just something we love to do.

This year’s dream home was built by Homes By Avi, one of Calgary’s top homebuilders. The style of the home is stunning, and it’s not something you want to miss when you’re down on the grounds this year.

Inspired by the look of a mountain chalet, this home really takes design and quality to the next level.… Read More

Employee Story: Tanya Hayes

Posted: June 22, 2015

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We’re back with another employee story. We are blessed to have so many amazing people on our team.

This employee spotlight focuses on Tanya Hayes, VP of Estimating and Administration at Simple Spaces/Home Solutions. This is her story.

Pictured above: Tanya Hayes

What is your title or role at Home Solutions/Simple Spaces? 

VP, Estimating and Administration

When did you join Home Solutions/Simple Spaces?

September 1995

What is your Home Solutions/Simple Spaces Story?

It’s pretty random really. The last company I worked at had been sold – so I was in between jobs and while wandering home one day I saw a sign posted in the window for part-time help wanted at a store called Storageworks. The store looked pretty interesting so I stopped in to see about the position and met Sarah Williams who was the Manager at the time.Read More

Which garage accessory kit is right for you?

Posted: June 9, 2015

At Simple Spaces, we’re celebrating garage organizers with our Garage Sale, on until the end of June. Until then, we’re giving away a free accessories kit with every garage organizer! And in true Simple Spaces style, we’ve created three custom kits based off of your hobbies and lifestyle.

So, which one suits you best?

The Sports Fan

You love all things active. Your summer consists of softball on the weekend, tennis on Friday afternoons or long bike rides whenever you can get away. Basketballs, baseball bats, golf clubs and bikes are your summer staples, while skis, snowboards snowshoes and more make up your winter gear. You sound like the perfect candidate for our Sports Kit!

For a limited time, the Sports Kit and an 8 ft wall track comes free with your new garage organizer!… Read More

Employee Story: Patrick McAllister

Posted: May 26, 2015

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We’re proud to bring you another employee story from the people who make up Home Solutions and Simple Spaces!

This employee spotlight focuses on Patrick McAllister, VP of Installation and Production at Simple Spaces/Home Solutions. Check out his story below.

 Pictured above: Patrick McAllister and Soren Nielsen

What is your title or role at Home Solutions/Simple Spaces? 

VP of Installation and Production

When did you join Home Solutions/Simple Spaces?

July 1998

What is your Home Solutions/Simple Spaces Story?

In July of 1998, I had been in the glass industry for about 10 years. Home Solutions was just entering into the glass business and I was approached and offered a job as a Senior Installer. I stayed in this position for about 4 years, at which time Home Solutions went through a transition.Read More

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