When will government recognize GTA housing supply problem?
We need the government to take action on our housing supply crisis and pricing challenges in the GTA, like they have taken action on skyrocketing hydro rates. Similar to electricity rates, housing prices in the GTA and surrounding areas have risen significantly over the past decade, and like hydro provincial policy is a key contributor to the upsurge. (more…)
- February 26, 2017

How to Prepare for a Modular Home Addition
Undergoing a substantial home renovation can be a stressful and overwhelming process. We spoke with Vladeta Jericevic, President and CEO of Modular Home Additions and discussed how his customers can prepare themselves and their homes for a smooth renovation with his company. (more…)
- February 25, 2017

DIY 101: The beginner’s guide to buying a drill
Whether you consider yourself to be a handy DIYer or not, it’s essential that every household has its own collection of basic tools. Alongside the standard hammers, screwdrivers and wrenches, another extremely useful household tool is a drill. A good drill/driver will be your go-to tool for completing a vast assortment of jobs around the house. You’ll use it for everything from hanging pictures to assembling furniture or building a backyard deck. In fact, if you only own one power tool, it really should be a good quality drill. (more…)
- February 24, 2017

Style File: Industrial
The edgy, metal-heavy style of industrial décor was once relegated to stripped-down, urban loft conversions and rocker-esque abodes. Thankfully, those days are long gone, and households from the city to the suburbs can enjoy the raw and rugged style. (more…)
- February 23, 2017

Yes, you should hire professional movers
If you’re getting ready to move into a new home, you might be debating about whether to make the move on your home (with help from a few unlucky friends) or to hire professional movers. If you’re leaning toward the DIY option, you’ve probably got moving costs on the mind. After all, why pay hundreds for the service when you can buy a few pizzas and a 2-4, right? (more…)
- February 22, 2017

Bathroom Renovations: A look at lighting
There are a lot of things to consider when planning your bathroom renovation. You may be focusing on adding a new shower or vanity. Perhaps your attention is on repainting or updating the flooring. The question is, have you given much thought to your bathroom lighting? (more…)
- February 21, 2017

Healthy Oscars Party Snacks
All the cinema buffs out there will know that we are right in the thick of awards season culminating with the 89th annual Oscars at the end of the month. I know the Oscars are a big deal, and that many of you will even be hosting parties to celebrate the occasion. (more…)
- February 20, 2017

The 2017 GTA Home and Reno Show
It’s a beautiful day! The sun is shining and the temperature is heading in the right directions, which means you have no excuse not to make the drive out to Mississauga to attend the GTA Home and Reno Show! We spent all day yesterday wandering the aisles, meetings the vendors and taking in tons of informative presentations (always our favourite part). (more…)
- February 18, 2017

Dining Room Lighting We Love
Whether you use your dining room every night to enjoy dinner with your family or you only find yourself in the space for special occasions, having a show stopping light fixture suspended from the ceiling, over top of the table is a design must. We found some incredible dining room lighting styles that we had to share. (more…)
- February 17, 2017

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