All posts by Jessica Greaves

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

How To Keep Your Contractor Happy

If you’re about to start a new renovation project, you probably have a lot of questions you would like to ask your contractor but might not feel comfortable asking yet. Like any relationship, you want to ensure you and your contractor are getting what you both need out of it,...

/ July 13, 2017

Thinking Outside The Box: The Moving Story of Cargo Cabbie

Javier Lirman is the president and founder of Cargo Cabbie, a 5-time HomeStars “Best Of” award winning moving company in Toronto. We spoke with Javier to learn more about being a business owner and how he turned a run-away moving van into a successful business opportunity. What is your company and...

/ July 7, 2017

Choosing The Perfect Patio Awning

Patio season is officially here and as the days get longer they also get hotter and sunnier. If you’re looking for a way to get the most out of the sunny season and enjoy your backyard space while beating the heat, a patio awning might be the perfect solution. Gone...

/ July 5, 2017

5 Real Laundry Rooms, Nooks & Closet Renovations

Laundry — no one likes doing it (and if you do, please come to my house and help me out) but it’s something we all have to do. While we can’t make the task any more enjoyable, we can help you make the space you’re doing it in a lot...

/ June 28, 2017

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

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

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
living room area rug

How To Choose The Best Area Rugs For Your Home Decor

The right area rug can really tie a room together but an ill-fitting rug can throw off your perfectly planned design. How to choose an area rug is more than just finding the right colour and pattern; size matters and it differs from room to room. Whether you’re looking for...

/ May 30, 2017
Easy Vegetable Garden

The 10 Easiest Vegetables To Grow In Your Garden

Thinking of starting your own vegetable garden? While not everyone has a green thumb, even the most basic beginners can have a lush garden full of the easiest vegetables to grow. Pick your favourites and you’ll be eating homegrown and healthy vegetables in no time. Easy Vegetable Garden Plants 1....

/ May 19, 2017