All posts by Jessica Greaves

How To Deep Clean Your Fridge

The general cleanliness of your fridge can be up kept with the wipe of a damp cloth weekly. At least twice a year it’s a good idea to give it a major cleaning — a complete refrigerator refresh. Set aside some time, gather your cleaning supplies, grab yourself a cooler...

/ October 18, 2017

Budget-Friendly Kitchen Improvement Ideas

Does your kitchen look a little dated, like it’s seen better days? While a full kitchen renovation might be your first thought, your bank account may disagree with that plan — a full kitchen renovation can easily cost upwards of $20,000. If a full kitchen renovation isn’t a possibility right...

/ October 10, 2017

Home Entryway Design Tips

Your entryway sets the tone of your home for you and your guests. It’s the first and last thing you see when coming or leaving your home so it should be well organized and welcoming. Whether your home has ample space or none at all, every house needs an entryway...

/ October 5, 2017

Reno Tips for New Homeowners

You bought a fixer-upper thinking it would be easy to flip it into your dream home. Having seen more than your fair share of DIY and home renovation shows you thought, “How hard could it really be?” Now that the new home buzz is wearing off and you’re actually living in...

/ September 27, 2017

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