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Carpet and Vinyl and Hardwood, Oh My!

Carpet and Vinyl and Hardwood, Oh My! Many of us don’t even know where to start when it comes to renovating our floors. Before you install brand new flooring, you’ll likely need to remove your existing floors, and possibly replace your subfloors. Both of these processes have labour and/or material costs attached. Carpet For you carpet…

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Small Space Decorating

Small Space Decorating The trick is to keep it well-organized and highly functional. From small apartment furniture to paint choices, here are 8 interior decorating tips for small spaces. 8 small space design tips 1. Pick the right paint colour Dark colours may be cozy, but they make rooms appear smaller. Choose monochromatic light colours…

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5 Bathroom Renovation Must-Haves

5 Bathroom Renovation Must-Haves When thinking about your next bathroom renovation what comes to mind? Is it heated floors or multiple spa-like shower heads? Whatever your dream bathroom looks like, there are always must-haves and then the rest. These 5 bathroom renovation must-haves will add value to your renovation and also keep it stylish and…

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Summer Safety, Makes Me Feel Fine

Many Ontarians celebrate our August Civic Holiday by barbecuing at home, heading to the cottage or beach, or cracking open a cold one with some friends. There are lots of ways to enjoy the holiday with your  loved ones, but before you get started – might we suggest some safety tips, just in case. 1.Family…

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Trim Work: Colour Choices

I’m not sure when it happened, but at some point during the last century it seems a decorating law was passed that required the vast majority of all baseboards, mouldings, trim and doors to be painted white. Probably by the same people that wrote the rule about Labour Day and purse-to-shoe matching. Painting doors and…

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Bright Ideas: Electrical Upgrades For Your Home

There’s all sorts of new ways to turn your house into your dream home – but have you considered any changes to your wiring? Whether you’re drawing up plans for a new house, or upgrading your existing system here are some ways to get the most out of your electrical system. Outlets With USB Ports…

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Happy Canada Day!

The Canada Day long weekend is finally here! With the fireworks scheduled Sunday, hamburgers on the grill, and cold drinks in the cooler, there is so much to love about our national holiday. Don’t want to talk about the Raptors anymore? Here’s some trivia instead. Canada Day kicks off, what Canadians call, “those two months…

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Preparing Your Home for Summer!

Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to prepare your home for warm weather and the activities that come with it. Follow these tips to help you get ready for the upcoming summer months. Check Your Cooling System Check that your air-conditioner is running properly especially with higher temperatures coming. If you have an…

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Weekend Project: Front Door Update

A front door is a little bit like a book cover: You can’t possibly know for sure what’s inside, but a pretty cover will get you excited to discover what’s behind it. As the first thing people see when they come to your house, your front door is a large part of people’s first impressions…

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