All posts by Jessica Greaves

Easy Decor Changes To Elevate Your Home

Have you ever looked at the cover a home design magazine and thought, “I wish my home could look like that”? If you clicked on this post, we’re guessing this thought has crossed your mind at least once or twice. While we all can’t afford to have a magazine worthy...

/ September 21, 2017

5 Ways To Make Your New House Feel Like Home

Moving into a new place is all at once exciting and overwhelming. Once the final box has been moved in, it’s time to turn your attention to making your new place feel like yours while living in a sea of boxes. While we can’t help you unpack all those boxes,...

/ September 13, 2017

Cottage Closing Checklist

Once again summer has come and gone and now it’s time to head up to the cottage for one final weekend of fun. While you’re up there soaking up as much summer as you can, it’s important to prepare your cottage (or cabin, depending where you’re from) for the coming...

/ August 29, 2017

How To Help Your Contractor

We’ve all been in situations where someone who is trying to help is actually making things more difficult. You know they’re just trying to be nice, but it’s hard to tell them to stop. Have you ever stopped to think that this is exactly what your contractor is going through...

/ August 24, 2017

What To Do Before You Hire A Cleaning Company

If you’re currently surrounded by towers of dirty dishes, piles of unwashed laundry, and heaps of unmade beds, then it’s time to call in the professionals. Unfortunately hiring a cleaning company isn’t as easy as making a call. To ensure you find the best company for you, follow these steps before...

/ August 17, 2017

How To Be A Good Neighbour During A Reno

Undertaking any kind of home renovation is a daunting task. While you’re focused on the disarray inside your home, your neighbours are focused on the activity outside and how it’s going to affect them. Keeping the peace in the neighbourhood is up to you, and while it may seem like...

/ August 10, 2017

Kid-Friendly Fridge Organization

Keeping a fridge well organized is a challenge all its own, but throw in a couple hungry kids trying to get in there to get their snacks and you’ve got a real situation on your hands. Luckily there are lots of easy storage solutions and tricks out there these days...

/ August 1, 2017

August HomeStars Star Reviewer Contest Now Open

Can you believe it’s already August? While it feels like summer has only just begun, there’s only one month left of summer vacation and lazy days. To make sure you get the most out of this last month of summer, we’re giving 3 lucky Star Reviewers these awesome prizes guaranteed...

/ August 1, 2017

Choosing Practical Paint Colours

Giving a room a fresh coat of paint is an easy and cost-effective way to totally transform the space. If you’re thinking of trying a new colour for your walls, there are a couple things to consider before you can sit back and enjoy the new space. Once you find...

/ July 25, 2017

How To Make Moving Easier

Moving is all at once an exciting and hectic time. While you’re excited about a fresh start in a new place, you have to somehow manage to live your day to day life while packing it all up. If you’re lucky enough to be getting ready to move, then you’ll...

/ July 21, 2017