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5 landscaping tips to increase your property value
Investing in landscaping can bring some of the biggest returns for homeowners, yet too often it remains overlooked or underdone. The same care and attention we apply to interior renovations should be applied to the garden. “Curb appeal plays a huge role in selling your home and adding value to it,” says Michelle Sordi, director of marketing at Husqvarna, the world's largest producer of outdoor power products. “Enhancing your outdoor space with smart landscaping solutions is a great way to invest in your home.” Read More...
Spring cleaning for your kitchen
Spring is a great time for a fresh start, but spring cleaning is something that most people dread. That dusty refrigerator top, cluttered cabinets and an oven that smokes when you use it have been ignored long enough. It may seem like an ominous task but here are some tips to make spring cleaning a breeze: Read More...
How to clean up the house quickly for spring
Out with the old and in with the new. Sally Morse, director of creative services for leading window fashions company, Hunter Douglas, offers the following tips to give your home a blast of spring fever... Read More...
Give dad the perfect Father's Day this year
Now, if you ask most dads what they want this year for Father's Day, and they will humbly say spending time with the family is enough for them. While that may be true, we can make Father's Day extra special this year by spoiling dad with the perfect gift and a delicious homemade dinner... Read More...
Backyard entertaining essentials
Spring and summer are the seasons to dust off the welcome mat and throw open your doors to friends and family. Whether you are throwing a big backyard blowout for all your family and friends or an intimate gathering of those closest to you, as the host you want to establish an atmosphere that keeps everyone feeling at home and free to help themselves. Read More...
How to protect your pet from fleas and ticks
A cat or dog with fleas or ticks in their fur is an uncomfortable and irritated pet. But did you know that these infestations can lead to more serious health problems for both your pet and your family? Some animals – and people – can suffer allergic reactions to flea saliva, causing rashes. Sometimes, fleas and ticks can transmit disease. Read More...
Optimize Your Air Conditioning System
Switching your thermostat from “heat” to “cool” is usually a sign that summer is fast approaching and it is time to start thinking about your central air conditioning system. While a yearly check-up is best left to a qualified contractor, there are some things homeowners can do to avoid an ill–timed malfunction of their central air conditioning system... Read More...
How to maintain your concrete paver driveway
An interlock driveway or walkway can add distinct curb appeal and elegance to an otherwise dull outside of your home. This is typically the first element that anyone sees when visiting or passing by your house; therefore, it's important to maintain and keep it in top condition. Read More...
Top Tools for Spring Cleaning
The snow has finally melted and warmer weather has arrived. The trouble is, all that brilliant sunshine has a way of highlighting the mess that's been hiding under the snow for all these months. Suddenly your spring cleaning “to-do” list is looking longer than ever Read More...
Did you know that spring cleaning can help the economy?
As you clean out that garage or basement when spring cleaning this year, you'll likely find recyclable items like cardboard, glass, plastic bottles and metal cans. Most of us support recycling because it's 'the right thing to do.' But have you ever wondered if it's really worth the effort? Read More...
Spring cleaning! It's Good For Your Home and the Environment
It's that time of year again: spring cleaning. Organizing your basement or garage is a great way to free up space. Remember that cardboard, plastic, metal cans and glass bottles can be recycled. But that doesn't mean just throwing them all in the Blue Box. Read More...
Use this handy spring cleaning checklist
After the long Canadian winter, there's something about this time of year that inspires us to throw open our windows and let the fresh breeze in. Spring is an ideal time to de-clutter and infuse renewed energy into our living space. Read More...
Keep the spring thaw outside where it belongs
After winter's long deep freeze, most of us look forward to warmer spring weather and longer hours of sunshine. But not all aspects of spring are as pleasant. Melting snow can spell trouble, leading to leaky roofs and ice build-up. Read More...
How to create affordable 'cottage chic'
Spending time at a cottage is just as much a part of Canadian life as our legendary hockey. The cottage is where we unwind, reconnect, and escape the day-to-day routines. While it's important for the cottage to be inviting and comfortable, it's good to know that decorating it can be simple and affordable. Read More...
Cut indoor allergens in your home
They're all around us. They're even in the air we breathe every day. Indoor allergens like dust mites, pet dander and mold are miniscule menaces that are known to easily aggravate current and pre-existing asthma symptoms. In fact, indoor allergens are more closely associated with asthma than outdoor allergens like trees, weeds and grasses. This is because indoor allergens are in the air year-round and often unavoidable. Read More...
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