Homeowner Tips

Save money and energy this winter! 

Did you know that during the winter months simply lowering your thermostat by 1 degree can save as much as 3% of the energy your furnace uses? Here are some other …

Rain, Rain Go Away!

All this rain we have been having can make any underlying grading problems easier to spot. It’s a good time to take a walk around your property and identify any pools of …

ELIMINATING WINDOW MOLD

While Ottawa is surely a fantastic place for you and I to live, the cold Ottawa climate is also the ideal place for mold to reside as well. The temperature difference …

5 Clever Backyard Do-It-Yourself Projects

Summer is coming. It may not seem like it at the moment, but we’re headed for long sunny days and warm evenings spent outside. In the spirit of summer longing, here …

Let the sun shine in! Enviro-friendly tips for sparkling windows

Now that the snow is almost gone, it’s time to get your house in tip-top condition for spring! If you are selling your house, don’t overlook the importance of sparkling …

How to Modernize Your Formal Dining Room

Floor plans have leaned more toward “open concept” in recent years, but don’t count out the formal dining room – it’s making a comeback in 2016! Embrace your formal dining …

2016 Paint Colour Trends

Is your home begging for a makeover? Painting is the most cost-effective way to transform a room. We already know that Pantone chose two colours for their Colours of the Year …

Put a cork in it!

Cork is no longer just for your wine and bulletin boards!           Over the past few years, we have been seeing more and more cork flooring being used, …

The Ottawa 4 You Guide to Halloween Trends

At the rate our world is evolving, it’s hard to stay on top of trends, especially when the holidays only happen once a year. That’s why we decided to put together …

A Litre Here, A Litre There: How to Conserve Water at Home

It’s no secret that water is in short supply in certain parts of the world. Though the Ottawa area is not experiencing a drought, there are still ways we can …

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