All posts by Connor Cherrie

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

6 Low-Maintenance Houseplants to Grow This Winter

As much as we all do not want to admit it, winter is coming. With the leaves falling off the trees, we are seeing the last of the fall colours before they disappear for good. Not to worry though, houseplants can provide the same amount of colour for the cold season...

/ November 7, 2017

How To Use Stripes In Your Home Decor

Stripes are an interesting decorating trend as they can transform a room in so many different ways. They are debatably the most versatile pattern and because of that are the most popular in interior design. Colourful and bold stripes can add a fun, wild, and playful look, whereas neutral stripes...

/ November 2, 2017

6 Small Decorating Changes That Make A Big Impact At Home

 Is your home in major need of an update, but your budget is saying otherwise? Look past the temptation of doing a costly full home renovation, and instead make little updates that can truly go a long way. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Change Your Doorknobs...

/ October 26, 2017

7 Frequently Asked Questions About Home Inspections

Purchasing a house is the biggest investment you will make in your lifetime, so it is important that you are fully aware of what you are putting your life savings into. Hiring a home inspector is a key part of the home buying process and can sometimes even be mandatory...

/ October 19, 2017

6 Functional Ways To Repurpose Your Spare Bedroom

Empty nesters rejoice! With those kids now off at college you now have a new spare bedroom that you may now wonder, what do I with this new found space? Having a spare bedroom is quite the luxury but if not repurposed, it can quickly become a useless junk closet....

/ October 11, 2017

6 Cool Homes Made Out Of The Most Unconventional Building Materials

Bricks, stucco, mortar…what do these things all have in common? They are way too conventional for these homeowners. Take a look at these 6 houses that are nothing like anything you have ever seen before. Glass Bottles It took Prince Edward Islander Édouard T. Arsenault 11 years to build this...

/ October 4, 2017

How Net-Zero Homes Work

With all the talk of net-zero homes going on today, one might be wondering, what exactly is this all about and is it for me? We took a look into this new real estate trend to give you the answers to all of your questions. What is a net-zero home?...

/ September 28, 2017

7 Ways To Better Coexist With Your Basement Tenant

With real estate prices at an all time high, it is becoming more and more common for homeowners to rent out the basement in order to help pay their mortgages. Despite the financial benefit to this, the tenant-landlord relationship is notorious for being a complicated one, leaving many potential landlords...

/ September 20, 2017
Herb Garden in The Kitchen

Planning The Perfect Kitchen Herb Garden

As the days are growing shorter and the weather is starting to cool down, gardening season is coming to a close…or so you thought. Planting an indoor herb garden in the kitchen is the perfect way to enjoy fresh herbs all winter long, while also brightening up your dark home...

/ September 14, 2017