Efficient Space

Published July 19, 2012

I’m not surprised at how many new retail storage stores have opened. It seems we are always trying to find places to store things in a proper fashion. Large plastic tubs and baskets are wonderful for keeping things air tight... Continue reading →

Choosing and Caring For Your Granite Countertops

If you are in the market for a new kitchen or bathroom countertop you may want to look at granite as one of your options. A popular favorite amongst homeowners for years, granite has proven itself to be one of... Continue reading →

Caring For Your Hardwood Floors

You can probably expect plenty of traffic this summer on your hardwood floors when your kids head home for the summer. Dogs and kids are just two examples of traffic that hits our floors on a day-to-day basis. It’s important... Continue reading →

An Eco-Friendly Home

We can all be a little easier on the environment. Simple steps at home can help reduce heat and water consumption and really make an impact on the earth. It doesn’t matter if your home is large or small. The... Continue reading →

Home Lighting Tips

These days more people are depending on overhead lighting such as ceiling pot lights and chandeliers to provide the majority of their lighting needs in a room. In most situations this is adequate however there are times when we require... Continue reading →

A Shade Better

If you are in the process of a renovation or building a new home you know what it’s like to be faced with a myriad of decisions. Everything must be decided upon from paint colours and door handles to mouldings... Continue reading →

Wainscoting

It seems that the majority of home decorating magazine these days are featuring modern, clean line, spacious homes. The fact that these homes are beautiful is indisputable however, sometimes trendy can be expensive and not always comfortable. I've always admired... Continue reading →

Grilling Season: Barbeques 101

Recently Weber-Stephen Products conducted a Canadian Grill Watch Survey of Canadian outdoor barbeque owners and it was discovered that an astonishing 9 out of 10 Canadians own a gas grill. This is a slight increase over 2009 numbers. With grilling... Continue reading →

Updating Your Living Space Without Breaking the Bank

You both agree the space you have purchased is perfect for you but when you look around it feels lacking in style. It's not the layout or the size of the rooms but rather the colours and fixtures look a... Continue reading →

Cyber Decorating

Every so often I like to check out the cyber world for new and interesting websites in the home décor and renovation arena. The Internet offers a wealth of information for home renovators and do-it-yourselfers. The advice is free and... Continue reading →