How to Refresh Your Backyard for Summer


Outdoor space

Want to upgrade your backyard for that upcoming summer BBQ? May is almost over, which means that summer is just around the corner. Regardless of the size of your backyard or your budget, there are many ways to make your space more beautiful or functional for the hotter months.  We’ve gone ahead and brainstormed some […]

May 28, 2019

Where to Purchase Supplies for DIY Home Renovations


Renovations

Want to refresh your home during the spring season? There are many easy and affordable DIY projects that can allow you to revamp elements of your home as the warmer months draw near. The internet is plastered with DIY home projects, but where can you purchase the needed supplies? If you’re not careful, the costs […]

May 22, 2019

7 Ways to Prevent Flood Damage in Your Home


Home Maintenance

With the rainy transition into spring, flooding and water damage becomes an increased risk to your home. Worst case scenarios often happen when you least expect it and can bring about heavy losses and costs. If you live in a particularly rainy area, such as homes in Hamilton MLS, save yourself the trouble by preparing your […]

April 17, 2019

3 Important Ways to Care for your Condo


Outdoor space, Renovations

Condos are often the property of choice for today’s young professionals. Especially in a city like Toronto, where the average price of a detached home tops $1.2 million (for a fixer-upper), a smaller, less expensive property is a natural choice. Plus, condos are often walking distance to work in the downtown core, offer a gym […]

April 11, 2019

Top 3 Tips for Early Spring Gardening


Outdoor space

Yes, we know snow is still on the ground so it’s almost impossible to think of spring. But, we promise, the earth will keep on turning and spring will be here before you know it! This time of year is actually the perfect season to focus on early spring gardening. The fact is, we all […]

March 26, 2019

5 Ideas for Your Extra Storage Room


Renovations

If you’ve followed through with spring cleaning and cleared most of the items in your storage rooms, what do you do with all the extra space? From creating a mini movie theatre to a library, having more space is almost always an advantage and potential for making the most of your home. Here are five […]

March 15, 2019

Pet-Proof Home Upgrades: An Owner’s Guide


Smart home

For many of us, the perfect home is not complete without the addition of an adorable, furry friend to greet you at the door. However, the responsibilities of a pet owner don’t end with feeding, grooming and the occasional potty break. As your home is no longer just your own, you will need to make […]

February 28, 2019

3 Easy Ways to Lower Your Carbon Footprint this Winter


Smart home

Winter is not an easy time to be environmentally friendly because heating your house often uses non-renewable energy sources. Although there are ways to live in harmony with one’s environment even in -20 degree weather, our society isn’t built for it — and there’s rarely enough ice in Toronto to build igloos  anyway (igloos hold […]

February 8, 2019

6 Types of Hands-Free Tech For Your Home


Smart home

We all know too well the struggle of successfully carrying all your groceries to your door, only to fumble through your bag, searching for your house key. Smart phones and smart cars have already showed us the benefits of advancements in technology. Now, people are looking into smart homes, and how convenience, going-green and safety […]

January 18, 2019