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Posts Tagged: DIY

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 »

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 »

Homemade Festival Foods

Summer’s almost over, and with that comes the end of many food festivals, carnivals and such. If you want to enjoy the same festival treats in the comforts of your own home, then keep reading!   Mozzarella Cheese Sticks – ¾ cup all-purpose flour – ½ teaspoon salt – ½ teaspoon black pepper – 2… 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 »

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 »

8 Budget-friendly Backyard Ideas

The best way to save money on your backyard is doing it yourself. Materials are typically inexpensive and easily accessible at your local garden store, making it the best way to give your garden a makeover!   Light It Up   Just by adding ambient lights to available spaces in your backyard can change the… Read more »

Choosing Your Home’s Colour Palette

Choosing a colour palette for your home can be difficult and that’s why we’re here to help! Here are some useful tips and guidelines to keep in mind: Lighting: Choosing your colour scheme is highly dependent on lighting, both artificial and natural. Natural lighting determines if a room is dim or not during the day…. Read more »