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How you can help make Toronto a greener city at home

The City of Toronto partnered with three community groups on the Toronto’s Greenest Neighbourhoods project with the goal of encouraging more people to take advantage of rebates and incentives for home energy retrofits.

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5 ways to prevent home flooding in the rainy season

It may seem difficult to predict each year whether or not your home will be safe from flooding during the rainy season, but some regular maintenance and planning should prevent major water problems.

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Spring cleaning as an act of self-care

To some, it might seem like self-care is merely a millennial buzzword; but there’s much more to it than face masks and aromatherapy candles. Staying on top of spring cleaning can be a form of self-care, too.

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$100 million to support energy efficient retrofits in Ontario homes

The governments of Canada and Ontario recently announced up to $100 million in funding to support energy efficient retrofit projects for homeowners.

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Why hiring a housekeeper is a good idea (if you can afford it)

Now that spring is officially here and spring cleaning is underway, many of us are coming to terms with the fact that cleaning is literally and figuratively a chore. So why not hire a housekeeper for your new home?

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How to update your kitchen without breaking a sweat

For some, the kitchen is the most used part of the home. It often serves more as a gathering place for family than the living room! But what do you do when your kitchen feels stale?

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Important things you should replace in your home

Even as home prices balance out, many buyers are still having affordability issues in and around the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). If you’ve had your eye on a new home but haven’t quite found it yet, we think you’ll appreciate this list of small updates.

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Improving your outdoor space with love and affection

Leading up to the National Home Show, we had a chance to pick the brain of outdoor expert, Peter Bonanno, Owner, Curb Appeal Concepts Inc. In the spirit of this month’s “Love” theme and with spring in sight, we asked him about backyard renos!

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Home maintenance tasks you never think about

When it comes to home maintenance, there are the obvious things that stand out for everyone; clearing the gutters, shoveling the driveway, repairing downspouts, sealing windows, etc. We bet there’s a handful of home maintenance tasks that

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2018’s top trends in the home renovation industry

National trends suggest that nearly half of Canadian homeowners will choose to renovate their properties this year (with 48% of homeowners polled by CIBC last May planning to renovate in 2017). If, like much of the country, a home renovation

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