Pump Up Your Powder Room

Pump Up Your Powder Room Your bathroom is likely one of the smallest rooms in your home. But, even if you’re tight on space (or budget), you can create a huge impact with some simple updates. Maximize Space Freeing up floor space can have a big impact in making a room look larger, simply by…

Growing Older at Home

Here’s How To Outfit Your Home For The Rest Of Your Life According to the most recent demographic projections by Statistics Canada, one in five Canadians will be aged 65 and older by 2024. And this generation—which still makes up the largest percentage of the population—is holding strong to its rebel roots, with a vast…

Interior Painting: Pro Tips

Pro Tips for Interior Painting Paint is an affordable renovation that has a huge impact on your home – but there’s a little more to it than you might think. Here are 4 things you should keep in mind before committing to the 50L can. Choose your colours Color choice is probably the most challenging…

2021 Bathroom Trends

2021 Bathroom Trends A well designed bathroom is a thing of beauty, but it’s made up of a mix of elements. Take inspiration from these updates if you are dreaming of tackling a reno next year, or just want a preview of the coming attractions, these bathroom trends will lead the way in 2021. 1.…

Last Minute Gift Ideas

December Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist Last Minute Gift Ideas 2020 has been a strange year, and while the holidays may be a little different there’s never been a better time to share in the spirit of the season. If you have a homeowner or two on your holiday list, consider the list below. Practical…

Appliance Maintenance and You

Appliance Maintenance and You Your home appliances are not only expensive investments, but they’re also the ones that can cause the greatest inconvenience when they stop working. Many appliances fail because they are overused or misused by the consumer. Whether you pay for an extended parts and labour warranty from your contractor or you stick…

Energy Efficiency Check

Energy Efficiency Check Autumn is in full swing; cool, crisp days, the last of the leaves have fallen, and all my favourite clothes have come out of storage. This fall, as you go about getting your home ready for winter, pay attention to the little details that can improve energy efficiency around your home. Book…

Get Your Furnace Ready For Winter

Is Your Furnace Ready For Winter? A furnace is a lifesaver during our harsh winters. But it can also be a danger under the wrong conditions. Installing a furnace is actually more important than the furnace itself. You could have a state-of-the-art, top of the line furnace, but if it isn’t installed properly there can…

Weekend Projects – October 2020

Weekend Projects – October 2020 October is a great month to check off your fall home maintenance tasks. Fall is definitely here and you likely have a lot of weekend projects you’re trying to get done before peak holiday season begins. With Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror, this is a time to finish up outdoor…