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Posts Categorized: Home care

Protecting your Properties for a Canadian Winter – A Checklist

According to the ever-popular Farmer’s Almanac, we’re in for a real Canadian Winter this year. We got off easy the past few years with warmer than average temperatures, but this year will be much like the winters of past years- wet, cold, and snowy! To help you prepare for the deep freeze, we’ve come up… Read more »

Fall Maintenance Checklist

Fall is officially here, and it is the perfect time to take care of both the little and not-so-little things in your home that need attending to. By doing this you’re preparing your home for the colder weather around the corner which can help you save time and money in the future.   Clean out… Read more »

Recipes for a Thanksgiving Meal

  With Thanksgiving around the corner, most of us will be spending time with family and friends. These gatherings typically entail copious amounts of food some traditional and some plain old family favourites. In this article we will running you through the recipes of a full meal from appetizer to dessert and everything in between…. Read more »

Fall Home Decor

Color Contrast Using a minimum of two contrasting colours you can create a big impact with your fall display. Use a blue colored vase that complements the color of the leaves you use. This makes the leaves stand out and adds more interest to the room. You can even use colors like purple or green… Read more »

Back To School Tips

In a blink of an eye summer has come and gone. Was it even a proper summer to begin with? These last few days have been chilly, with the prior weeks subject to cloudy and rainy days.   Leaving that aside, let’s get down to business: It’s back to school time!   For most parents… Read more »

Tips For A Timeless Kitchen

The kitchen is the biggest asset in your home. By investing in its decor you could wow friends, family as well as future buyers. The key to a beautiful kitchen is convenience as well as a timeless design.   Quartz Countertops Quartz-surfacing countertops require less maintenance than their granite comparables and are timeless in terms… Read more »

5 Ways To Boost Your Home’s Value

Here are some tips for how to get the best bang for your buck on your home renovations, even in a tight real estate market. 1. Curb Appeal     If your house doesn’t look appealing from the outside, chances are a potential buyer will never make it inside. If the color of your house… Read more »

7 Refreshing Summer Drinks

Summer heat can be hard to beat, but with these thirst quenching drinks your guests (and you) will be asking for more! No fancy ingredients, just the basic ones you can find at your local supermarket.   Green Tea Soda   Here’s what you need: 8 bags green tea 4 cups boiling water 3 tablespoons… Read more »

How To Transform Your Condo Balcony

When you live in an apartment, you give up a ground-level yard for a concrete floor and metal railings. By transforming your balcony into a pleasant space, you can enjoy a more inviting environment and find yourself spending more time there. Floors That cold, dull concrete floor is not a welcoming sight. By disguising the… Read more »

5 Ways to Declutter Your Garage

For most of us the garage is treated as a storage space for both big and small items. No one likes going in there to find something, so we’re going to help you change that! WALL SPACE              A lot of vertical space goes to waste. The whole point of this is to maximize… Read more »