How to Fix a Heat Discrepancy

How to Fix a Heat Discrepancy What to Do When Your House is Hot Upstairs and Cold Downstairs If you’ve ever noticed that the second floor of your house is warmer than the first, you are in good company with homeowners and renters across the country. You’re experiencing a basic fact of physics – heat…

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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…

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Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. This year, instead of spending money on gifts that won’t last longer than a week, do something that both you and your partner can enjoy for years to come. A thoughtful home improvement project could be the perfect gift you’ve never considered. We’ve rounded up…

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How Much Should You Have In Your Emergency Fund?

How Much Should You Have In Your Emergency Fund? Owning a home can be expensive. Not only do you have your monthly mortgage, taxes, and insurance, but every now and then you’ll have to tackle emergency repairs. Repairs may be simple, such as replacing a leaky faucet, or costly, such as a new roof. So…

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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…

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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.…

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! The holiday season is usually a time to get together. But this year, everything was different. No one could have imagined the 2020 we experienced. While we cannot choose when hardship comes, we can choose how we respond  – and we’ve seen Canadians rise to many challenges in remarkable ways this past…

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! As 2020 comes to a close, we owe a huge thank you to our members, contractors, partners, and everyone else we’ve worked with over the last year. It’s been a strange and difficult year that would have been worse without our friends and neighbours. Here are a few reminders to alleviate other seasonal…

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9 Ways to Brighten Your Home This Winter

9 Ways to Brighten Your Home This Winter Dark, damp and dreary days of winter can give your surroundings a drab feeling. To lift spirits and make your home inviting during the colder months, try these tips for brightening up your home. 1. Let There Be Light The right lighting can have an amazing impact…

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