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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…

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Beautiful Built-Ins: Pros and Cons

Beautiful Built-Ins: Pros and Cons To built-in, or not to built-in? That is the question. Or at least it’s one among many you’ll face going through the process of customizing your home. Built-ins can enhance your living space in many forms. Media walls, wine storage, dining room buffets, desks, dressers, drop zone cubbies and outdoor…

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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…

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Small Changes With a Big Payoff

Small Changes With a Big Payoff Sometimes, you don’t need to gut the kitchen. There are little things you can do around your home that will have a huge impact on how it looks and improve your everyday life! Make Your Entrance Inviting A cheery front-door colour and a touch of landscaping can do wonders…

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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…

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10 Easy Ways To Help Keep Your Home Spotless

10 Easy Ways To Help Keep Your Home Spotless Let’s face it: No one wants, or has time to make a second job out of cleaning their home. And that’s okay. Here’s a list of little things you can do daily to keep your home presentable. Enemy No.1: Shoes What do $600 Manolo Blahniks and…

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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…

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Is Your Roof In Trouble?

Is Your Roof In Trouble? A solid roof above your head is pretty crucial if you enjoy having a warm, cozy, and leak-free home. In the wake of the extreme weather we’ve had this past year (those summer storms can do a number on your roof) here are some things you should keep an eye…

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