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

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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Quick ways to protect your home from extreme cold

There is a special weather alert for the City of Toronto. The cold snap is expected to last from today through Saturday. Even after the weekend, the temperatures will remain in the negatives over the next couple weeks. It will be

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5 warning signs your home is not ready for winter

You may be ready for winter, but that doesn't mean your home is! Check out these five warning signs that your home is not prepared for the snow and cold!

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Tips for winterizing your lawn and garden

Canada's gardening guru, Mark Cullen, shares some great tips on winterizing your lawn and garden. It's not too late to save some plants!

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5 home upgrades to prepare for the wear and tear of winter

These five home upgrades will help you prepare your home for the wear and tear of winter! See what you should put on your weekend to-do list!

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