Do You Know the Basics of Home Security?

Most people feel confident that they know the basics of home security. For example, they know to: keep all doors locked; have a light on in the house while away; and, never hide a key outside in an obvious place, like under the mat. Yet, almost a million and a half properties get burglarized in […]

Gardening: Tips For Avoiding Waste When Watering Your Lawn

Avoiding Waste When Watering Your Lawn If you have a lawn then you probably find yourself having to water it. The following tips will help you avoid waste when watering your lawn: Use a low-angle, pulsating sprinkler. Water sprayed high into the air produces a mist that loses much of its moisture through evaporation. Water […]

Winter Maintenance Checklist

With winter just around the corner it’s a good time to ask yourself; is my home ready for the season? Having a handle on general upkeep of your home and performing regular maintenance is the key to keeping your house in good repair.

Tips For Heating Your Home Efficiently

The dramatically rising cost of home heating is a bothersome concern for many Canadians. Here are some tips on how to heat your home.

Kitchen Renovations: A survival checklist

Kitchen renovations are at the top of a lot of homeowner’s wish lists – here are some tips on how to survive the process.

Winter Maintenance Checklist For Your Home

Most chores can be divided by season, so now is the time to get your winter maintenance checklist ready.

Tree Care: Selecting an arborist

I’m on the search for a great arborist this year as the harshness of this past winter left destruction throughout my garden.  It seems as if everywhere I look I find something else that needs to be replaced or (at the very least) needs a lot of love to get back to a healthy state. […]

Choosing a Fence: 3 simple steps

A great-looking fence adds tremendous value to your home – whether it’s resale value or your own enjoyment of it over the years.

Property Taxes: Information You Should Know

Property taxes are a reality for all home owners in Toronto. Here is some additional information about taxes in the City of Toronto.

Dealing With Winter Damage In Your Yard

Winter damage has been particularly brutal on many yards and gardens this year, here are tips on how to deal with it now that it is spring.