Tips For The Garden: Environmentally Friendly Gardening

If you’re putting thought into what to do to your property, you might want to start by considering the impact your yard and garden has on the environment.

DIY Friday: 8 tips for optimizing your home’s lighting

Good lighting an essential for creating a welcoming atmosphere and as a bonus is a great way to show off your homes décor.

DIY Friday: 10 safety tips for your next Do-It-Yourself adventure

Beginning a Do-It-Yourself project can be an exciting challenge with the potential to increase your home’s resale value, but it can quickly turn dangerous if you don’t put safety first. Consider these 10 safety tips before embarking on your next DIY adventure:

A Breath of Fresh Air: Improving Your Home’s Air Quality

Is the air in your home making you sick? It can be as innocuous as a persistent cough, rash or headache. But, for the very young, the elderly and those with respiratory disease, the effects of indoor air contamination can be far more serious.

Tips for Renovating Your Basement

Want to add more space to your home without building up or out? Look no further than your basement. According to the Appraisal Institute of Canada, renovating a basement can give you an over 50% return on your investment when it comes to selling your home.

Hot Options: Tips for Choosing the Right Fireplace

Whether it’s coming inside after hitting the slopes, playing ice-hockey, or walking the dog on a brisk night: there’s nothing better than curling up to a nice, warm fire.

8 Tips For Lighting Up Your Home

Good lighting enhances the mood and desirability of your home while serving a critical function. Here are a few tips to optimize your home’s lighting:

Mold-proofing your home, room by room

Molds growing inside the home are a concern for many people; they can damage or discolour materials and fabrics, they are an indicator or worse things to come (ie. wood rot and structural damage due to high levels of moisture), they cause a stale and earthy odour, and they can even disintegrate paper and cardboard.