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Our spring arrived a bit later than many of us would have preferred but that doesn’t mean you can’t spruce up your home to make it more summery. Below are 5 key pieces to help create a new look and feel. And the good news...

Modern open concept living spaces are popular for their spacious appeal. However, some people find that they want to create some definition to their space by creating distinct areas such as a living and sleeping area. A great place to start is an open shelving unit....

Even though we live in a major growing city, we are very fortunate to have many parks where we can go relax, read, exercise or walk our dogs. Here is a list of the GTA’s top 10 parks as compiled by Toronto Life Magazine. 1. Corktown...

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Mould is something we, as home owners, hope we don't have – but in reality don’t really know if we do because it is not always that easy to see or smell. With the recent weather here in the city of Toronto, and all of our...

With this cold weather I thought it would be a good time to mention the importance of yearly fireplace and furnace inspections. Fireplaces should be inspected by a qualified technicians as improperly working fireplaces can cause a fire in your home; something to note, older homes built prior...

If you are thinking of buying a home in the near future and applying for a mortgage it might be helpful to check your credit report before applying. Not only will this help you understand your own credit score, it will give you the opportunity...

A friend of mine recently had to replace their water heater. The project itself became a bit more complicated and as a result there were various trades people in the home. At one point long ‘moving’ blankets were used to protect the floors. My friend ended...

City living can be fun, convenient and at times very fast paced. All the action, people, and comings and goings can also make it a bit louder than we might appreciate and living in a condo can certainly accentuate that. While a certain amount of...

A friend of mine’s husband works at Rogers. She sent the following information out via email this morning and I thought it would be helpful to circulate it since it appears to be localized to the Toronto area. "You may have heard that there has been...

Storage and organization is a challenge for any condo owner.  Make the most of your space with these helpful tips. Utilize vertical storage units and accessories in your living spaces to free up floor area. Install bookshelves vertically and use baskets within them to keep clutter...

New Home, New You! Healthy Fridge/Fresh Firsts Your fridge will be full of a ton of things eventually, but here’s a great place to start - with the basics! Add your own flare based on your tastes but most of these last a long time...

New Home, New You! Kitchen Appliance/Tool Essentials Do you have some kitchen tools you want to toss? Never had your own kitchen before and not sure where to start? Here are my top kitchen gadgets/appliances/tools you need to make your kitchen cooking friendly! Appliances Kettle Blender...