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

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

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

The Best Home Energy Loan Programs Across Canada

Did you know it’s possible to go green and save green at the same time? From installing solar panels to retrofitting your furnace, there are plenty of ways to make your home energy efficient. Unfortunately, the upfront costs of many green home renovations can be quite prohibitive. That’s why some...

/ October 3, 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

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
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How Often Should You Water Your Plants?

Is your green thumb failing you when it comes to houseplants? It’s probably the water! Here’s a master list of how often you should water the most common houseplants to get you started. Peace Lily Water: Once a week As its name suggests, this plant is low maintenance, pretty and actually...

/ September 26, 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

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