5 Libido-Boosting Home Improvement Projects
Did you know that romance and home renovation go together like champagne and chocolate? This Valentine’s Day, we’re telling you about 5 libido-boosting home improvement projects that not only make your home a more comfortable place to live, but also help you renovate the romance at home. (more…)
- February 14, 2018

The Pros and Cons of Basement Lowering
If you are looking at growing the amount of livable space in your home, the basement is a great place to start. But what happens if you have an older home with an unwelcoming, unfinished basement with low hanging ceilings? That is where basement lowering, also known as underpinning, comes in to play. Basement lowering is a very big job that requires additional input & analysis from engineers/architects and can result in big changes to the amount of living space in your home, but does it make sense for you? (more…)
- September 18, 2017

Warm up your cold basement floors
  No one wants to spend time in a cold, damp basement. That is why, no matter how much money you spend on turning your basement into a beautiful family room, game room or gym, if it doesn’t feel as good as it looks, it will not be used to its full potential. (more…)
- September 14, 2017

Turn any room into a workout space
Working out at home is a great option for everyone, from stay at home parents, to students, commuters, seniors, and anyone else who needs a convenient way to get in the recommended hours of exercise each week. No matter how large or small your home may be, there’s a home gym solution for just about anyone. Here’s a look at some of the different ways to create a workout space in your home, whether it’s a dedicated space, shared, or temporary. (more…)
- September 12, 2017

Water damage restoration is not a DIY project
Water damage restoration isn’t something you should take on yourself. We explore why water damage should be remedied by professionals and how to find a service you can trust. Home flooding is no laughing matter. Whether caused by rainfall, burst pipes, or as a byproduct of a fire, water damage can have a significant impact on your quality of life. Not only does it cause damage that you can immediately see, but it also has the potential to produce long-term problems if not dealt with in a timely manner. (more…)
- August 23, 2017

Make the most of a basement laundry
If you live in an older home, one of your most frequent laments may be that your laundry room is in the basement rather than on the main or even top floor of your house. However, we think that what may seem like an inconvenience could actually offer a world of exciting possibilities for your next home reno or redecorating project. (more…)
- August 8, 2017

Renovating to accommodate adult children
Did your little chicks come home to roost just when you thought your nest was empty? Or have they never flown away at all? If the answer to either question is yes, don’t worry, you are definitely not alone. In May, New in Homes reported that 42% of Canadians in their twenties are living at home, compared to only 27% of young adults still lived at home in 1981. So, if you’ve been dreaming about turning Jr’s bedroom into a home gym, you may want to think again. (more…)
- June 23, 2017



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