Month: November 2017

How to Build the Perfect, Cozy Reading Nook

Life moves fast, and sometimes it is hard to find time to slow down and take time for yourself. By creating a cozy reading nook in your home, your own personal paradise, we guarantee you will be more inclined to take that much needed time to unwind after a long...

/ November 30, 2017
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When to Hire a Handyman or a Specialist

Whether your house is in need of simple repairs or you want to bring your dream home to life with a large-scale renovation, there are plenty of scenarios when you might want to hire professional help. Maybe you don’t have the time or energy to take care of it yourself....

/ November 29, 2017
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Floor Solutions On A Budget

Is your current floor a sight for sore eyes? With all the activity our floors see, it’s no wonder they’re the first thing to show wear after years of daily use. While we would all love to have pristine floors at all times, the truth is it’s just not possible....

/ November 28, 2017

How to Compromise on Home Decor with a Partner or Roommate

Whether you are moving in with a partner, friend, or roommate, there are bound to be some challenges when it comes to co-decorating your place. Chances are your vision of how you want your home to look will not directly line up with their vision, so compromise here is key....

/ November 23, 2017
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Aging in Place Tax Credits, Grants & Loans in Canada

If you’re planning on staying in your home as you get older, the costs associated with aging in place can quickly add up — especially when you’re retired and on a fixed income. According to our 2017 Aging in Place Report, 62% of Canadian homeowners are unaware that tax benefits are...

/ November 22, 2017
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A Lazy Person’s Guide to a Clean Home

For some, keeping a clean home is a joy in itself. For others, it’s a job best left to an hour before company comes over. If you find yourself in the latter group then odds are you’re just a little bit lazy when it comes to housework. Fear not, even...

/ November 21, 2017
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Home Warning Signs That Could Lead to Big Problems

Picture this: You’re having a big dinner party for some very important people and you want the evening to be perfect. An hour before the guests are set to arrive, you can’t help but notice an unpleasant odour coming from the basement. You open the door leading down to your...

/ November 16, 2017

10 Important Questions to Ask a Potential House Sitter

If you are planning on going away for an extended period of time, hiring a house sitter is a great way to keep your mind at ease. We know that leaving your home and all of your belongings with someone can be quite intimidating, so we have come up with...

/ November 15, 2017
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Functional and Stylish Aging in Place Home Modifications

When thinking about a home that’s ready for senior living, chances are you picture things like bathtub benches, stairlifts and grab bars. Although these are important modifications for many aging homeowners, they are by no means the only aging in place enhancements to choose from. In fact, there are many home...

/ November 14, 2017
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How to Safely Get Rid of Your Old Electronics

Electronic devices like computers and televisions are among the most prized possessions we have in our homes; unfortunately, they are also the worst things that we can send to landfills. These devices contain materials that do not break down easily and chemicals that over time pollute our air and water....

/ November 9, 2017