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5 tips for choosing the best area rugs for your home

The trend in new housing is towards hardwood or laminate flooring throughout, or at least in the main living areas. When a room’s flooring is hardwood or laminate (other than a kitchen or bath) we typically need an area rug to soften and define the

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Design tips for small spaces

When decorating a small space there are a few easy strategies that'll help make the most of a room with modest square footage.

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4 terrific terrarium tips for your small space

On a recent stroll along Queen West, I came across an ethereal plant boutique. Somewhere between the lush greenery and the in-house juice bar, I stumbled upon the coolest terrariums that I had ever seen; confirming that I had entered millennial

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DIY Tips For Winterizing Your Home

By Penny MunozNote: always consult Tarion Warranty Corporation before performing any kinds of renovations on your new home. Remember, safety first. Do not attempt anything that seems unsafe or high-risk. Hiring a professional is always an option.You can

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Mark Cullen’s Veggie Garden Primer Tips

Canadians have fewer diversions in late winter: swimming, boating, fishing and, yes gardening, are distant memories. It is difficult to even remember what warm sunshine feels like, never mind get outdoors and absorb some vitamin D.Oh for those spring

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New home sales centre etiquette tips everyone should read

If you’re a first-time buyer, visiting a new home sales centre or presentation centre can be intimidating, especially if it’s a big opening and there’s a crowd.

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Improve sleep with these bedroom design tips

Like most people, my first thought when I hear the shrill shriek of my alarm clock is ‘why?’ Studies are torn on whether millennials like myself get more or less sleep than our parents, but as for me, I know that sleep is in scarce supply and when I do

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Moving tips that you may not have heard before

Whether you bought a new home or you’re renting, moving is basically the same. You have to pack up all your things and bring them to your new home. But there are things you can do to ensure this process goes as smoothly as possible. 

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Summer maintenance tips for your 5 most used home appliances

Summer is a time for outdoor activities. Whether you're camping, canoeing, barbecuing, playing sports, or spending a day at the beach, eventually you have to head home and clean things up. That means extra loads of laundry, overloading refrigerators and

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TARION: Five Tips for Buying a New Condo

By TarionIt’s no secret that there’s an ongoing condo boom in Ontario – just look around you. Our cities are going up vertically, and that means more and more people are enjoying high rise living. So if you are joining the crowd and thinking of buying a

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