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…

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…

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…

Time to Replace Your Windows?

Your house may not be able to talk to you, but nevertheless, it gives you signs when something’s not right. A home’s windows are particularly verbose. Although they don’t last forever, high-quality, well-maintained windows could last for 20 years or more, but there are many factors at play. Listen carefully to what they’re telling you,…

Landscaping 101

Select Indigenous Plants Not only will this reduce maintenance and increase curb appeal, but these plants typically grow well together and can require less chemical fertilizer than exotic plants. In addition to being beautiful accents, native plants also attract birds, butterflies, and bees! Bring Life to Small Spaces You can enjoy all the rewards that…