6 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Fireplace Mantel

Fireplaces are a great addition to any room, not only for their practical use, but also for their ability to add character and appeal. As they tend to be the focal point of the room, it is important that one knows how to decorate them in order to prevent an...

/ January 5, 2018

Smart Home Tech to Make Your Home Ready for 2018

Technology has enabled us to all be connected like never before to loved ones, information, entertainment and, more recently, our homes. This year, more and more of us will be looking to add smart home technology to make our everyday tasks easier and more efficient. But which smart home tech...

/ January 4, 2018

Old & Cold Window Solutions

While it’s no surprise that your old windows are to blame for the draft in your home, you might be surprised by how much heat they’re losing. The average home loses between 10-35% of its heat through gaps in and around windows. Not only does this cause your home to...

/ January 3, 2018
hosting a party tips

10 Easy Ways to Be a Better Host

The holidays are fast approaching, which means it’s time to dig up old favourite recipes, get ready to visit family and friends, and host festive get-togethers! Put your entertaining jitters at ease with these 10 tips to be a better host when you plan on throwing a party. First Impressions:...

/ December 14, 2017

9 Essential Steps to Winterize Your Home

It is official, the cold weather is finally here which means it is time to winterize your home in order to protect it for the next few chilly months to come. These few preventive measures will go a long way in saving you money on your energy bills, keeping your...

/ December 13, 2017

Small Space Party Planning

This time of year means packed schedules full of seeing family and friends at different occasions. With all the hustle and bustle going on, it’s likely you will be hosting something at your home this holiday season. While we all don’t have ample space for entertaining in our homes, it’s...

/ December 12, 2017

Stylish & Functional Home Organization to Eliminate Clutter

Keeping your home clutter-free is not an easy chore for anyone, and it may seem even more impossible in a small and already crowded space. No need to worry, these furniture pieces will give you the extra storage space you need without taking up tons of square feet. Bed Frame...

/ December 8, 2017

Considerations When Adding Carpet in a Bedroom

Carpet can be a rather polarizing flooring option. While some love carpet for the comfort it provides others can only focus on the potential stains. If you’re anti-carpet in your home then this article isn’t for you. If you’re pro-carpet and are currently looking to add some to your bedroom, keep...

/ December 6, 2017
house and condo renovation differences

The Differences of House and Condo Renovations

Regardless of the size of your space, owning a roof over your head involves a fair share of maintenance and upkeep. Some people enjoy condo living, while others prefer a house with a backyard. And, when you are planning to renovate your property, houses and condos play by different rules....

/ December 5, 2017

December Star Reviewer Contest Now Open

Celebrate the holidays with these three items guaranteed to make your household happy. Every review you write in the month of December will give you more entries to win. All you have to do to be eligible is be a HomeStars Star Reviewer and write a couple of reviews to...

/ December 4, 2017