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The Butler Did It…In the Servery
“Dinner is served”, announced the butler to the guests. Formal dinners of a time gone by were announced and overseen by the butler. While the role of this trusted home manager is scarce in todays’ society, one thing has made a resurgence in newly-built homes. It’s the butler’s pantry or servery. (more…)
- March 19, 2017

Backyard Living Expo Launching in GTA
A one-of-a-kind show is coming to The International Centre in Mississauga this spring, just in time for backyard, patio and barbecue season. From April 21-23, 2017, grilling enthusiasts, green-thumbers, landscapers, home renovators and virtually anyone with an interest in backyard furniture, patios, decks, and more will come together for a jam-packed weekend at the Backyard Living Expo – an entirely new event in the GTA, that will offer visitors an early look at all of the trendiest backyard products and pieces for 2017. (more…)
- March 17, 2017

Racing ahead with energy-efficient homes
Sustainability in the housing industry was the centre of EnerQuality’s (EQ) Housing Innovation Forum and Awards [...], Thursday, Feb 23. One of the interesting presentations was regarding the world’s first labelled Active House, built in Centennial Park by Great Gulf Homes, which was awarded Best Green Marketing Campaign winner at the EQ Awards held after the Forum. (more…)
- March 12, 2017

National Home Show offers expert reno advice 
If you’re thinking of starting a renovation project look no further than the National Home Show which runs from March 10 to 19 at the Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place. The National Home Show is North America’s largest home and garden show featuring products and services for your home. There is something for everyone at the Show with more than 700 exhibitors on the floor. (more…)
- March 10, 2017

Function meets style in the kitchen
Celebrity designer Jo Alcorn discusses practical, yet stylish kitchen design tips. The kitchen is the heart of the home so it’s a bonus when you can have an open concept to more living zones. This once multiple room traditional home in the east end of Toronto has now become a functioning family living space. (more…)
- March 4, 2017

Confessions of a Garage Maniac
Outdoor home improvement guru --Carson Arthur provides some inside advice on garage makeovers. I have a confession to make. Even though I’m an outdoor gardener and lifestyle guy, I have a thing for garages. I really like to organize and make a garage into a functional space that meets a family’s needs. (more…)
- February 27, 2017

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

Renovating? Check out the GTA Home and Reno Show
If you’re looking for unique ideas or expert advice for your next home renovation, visit the GTA Home and Reno Show. The Show runs from February 17 to 20 at the International Centre in Mississauga and features more than 300 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for home renovation or repair. (more…)
- February 12, 2017