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Hottest Neighbourhoods in Toronto

Diverse and densely populated, Toronto has developed an interesting collection of unique and vibrant neighbourhoods. Explore this energetic city full of rich and exciting experiences, and you’ll invariably stumble across some of the area’s unique gems. Here is a look at some of Toronto’s most interesting and hottest neighbourhoods. Continue Reading

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Landscaping Projects to Take Before Fall

Hot humid days and those perfect warm summer evenings are meant to be enjoyed with your family and friends in tow. And there’s no better place to indulge and lounge around in the sunshine than in your own backyard with a few refreshing beverages in hands. But if your yard has been neglected and is less than inviting to hang out in, don’t sweat it! There are simple upgrades that you can perform throughout your backyard setting to spruce it up, add in more seating for your guests and bring back the love. Here are some simple strategies you can use for inspiration for any landscaping projects you’re looking to take on this summer. Continue Reading

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5 Awesome Basement Renovation Ideas

If the current status of your basement involves cold concrete floors and dark, creepy corners filled with boxes of junk, it can be hard to really see past all of that and imagine it as a whole new space that can actually look cozy and welcoming. The reality is, with a few good renos, you can really utilize that extra room, and provide you and your family with a warm and inviting living space.

So if you’ve been considering remodelling your basement, here are 5 awesome renos ideas that can help inspire you and help you imagine just how amazing that basement can look. Continue Reading

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Spring Cleaning Roof Checklist

When spring cleaning, be sure to not forget to give your roof a little attention and elbow grease. Properly maintaining your roof will allow it to last for several years, minimizing the need for repairs later on. Here is a checklist of some key roof cleaning chores to carry out every spring. Continue Reading

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Nice Furniture and Children Under The Same Roof

Are you starting to wonder if you can maintain nice furniture under the same roof as your children? Well, you can! It can be hard to imagine for some, but there are ways you can keep your furniture free from damage and pesky stains while in the presence of your kids. Here we look at a couple ways you can protect your favourite items and keep your kids safe at the same time. Continue Reading

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How to Create an Entrance that Says “Welcome Home”

Choosing the door itself is a big part of making your front entrance more inviting. In addition to the door of your choosing, the details will make a big difference in the presentation of the space. Adding decorations and lighting will make your front door even more appealing and welcoming for your guests. Nothing says “welcome home” quite like a stunning front entrance. Continue Reading

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Keep Your Home Cool This Summer Without Air Conditioning

Air conditioning can be a welcome blessing and a wicked curse at the same time. There’s no worse feeling than leaving a crisp, chilled living room and stepping outside to be slapped in the face with a sickening wave of humidity. There are plenty of alternative ways to stay cool that won’t give you nasty surprises once you leave home. These methods are also far easier on energy consumption, which is never a bad thing. Continue Reading