Canadian Home Design

Canada is a diverse country with design influences from around the world. Because of this, you might have a hard time conjuring up what Canadian style really is. We’ve taken inspiration from the history of our nation, sports and activities close to our hearts, and the animals that inhabit the...

/ June 22, 2017

Tips For A Fun And Festive Canada Day Celebration

Happy 150th birthday, Canada! With our country’s big birthday just around the corner, many Canadians are looking for ways to celebrate. This is the perfect excuse to gather with close friends and family, and host the perfect Canada Day party. Unsure of where to start? See below for some tips...

/ June 21, 2017
small travel trailers

7 Enormously Impressive Small Travel Trailers For Your Next Road Trip

There’s nothing quite like loading up the car and taking off for a long road trip. There’s also nothing quite like the comfort of your bed at home. That’s why many travellers opt for small travel trailers, which let you tow many of the comforts of home behind you, so...

/ June 20, 2017
stay or leave during major home renovation

Should You Stay In The House Or Move Out During A Major Renovation?

The plans and budgets are set, the materials and appliances have been ordered, and the required permits are in place.  D-Day (or Demolition Day) is fast approaching.  What should you do to prepare for the huge disruption it will cause? This article will cover major renovations where you’ve decided to...

/ June 16, 2017

Prepping Your Kids Room For Summer

Summer is on its way and that means two things for your kids: no more school and more time spent at home. Whether your kids are going off to day camp this summer or just hanging out at home, you’ll want to make sure their rooms are ready for the...

/ June 15, 2017

5 Fun Home Improvement Projects For The Whole Family

Summer is just around the corner, which means school will be out before we know it. All kids long await summer break, but for parents it can sometimes be difficult to find ways to occupy them. This can be a great time to get your kids involved with home improvement...

/ June 13, 2017

Salt Water Pools vs. Chlorine Pools Benefits

If you’re reading this article, then you’re probably thinking about switching your chlorine pool to a salt water pool. Salt water pools have gained popularity because of the idea that they don’t contain chlorine. Maybe you or a family member is allergic to chlorine, or you’ve been hearing about the...

/ June 8, 2017

The Latest Wallpaper Trends for 2017

There has been talk of wallpaper making a comeback within the last few years, and I think we can now confidently say it is back and better than ever. What was once a longtime design taboo is now the go-to home decor trend to use as a way to dramatically...

/ June 7, 2017
phantom energy appliances

15 Home Appliances That Use Energy When Turned Off

It’s no surprise that electronic appliances use electricity when they’re on. What may come as a surprise, however, is that all of our devices continue to use electricity when they’re switched off. In fact, up to 10% of your electric bill is spent on appliances while they’re not even being...

/ June 6, 2017

7 Home Trends That Look Great But Are Ultimately Impractical

When decorating a home, style is definitely a top priority. Despite that, there are many trendy interior features that look great in photos, but in reality are a real pain in the behind. Take a look at this list to see the fads that are better left on the blogs,...

/ June 2, 2017