Category: Home Improvement

Oct 08

4 Tips to Get Your House Winter Ready

Severe weather elements can put a strain on the outside of your home. Getting it ready for winter can help avoid costly repairs and could indirectly keep your insurance premiums low. “There are a few simple steps that homeowners can take to prepare their homes for winter,” advises Tracy Laughlin, Vice President, Personal Lines, Ontario …

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Jul 30

Ten Tips to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Do your flowerbeds and pots look like weed beds? Does the paint on your house look faded? Are your shrubs hiding your front door? If so, it may be time to boost your home’s curb appeal. Try these ten tips to help you improve your home. 1. General yard maintenance is the number one and …

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Jul 30

Color Choices In Your Home

As we all know, color choices play an important role in our daily lives from the clothes we wear to the cars we drive. According to studies, our choice of one color over another color may have something to do with the way color makes us feel. For this reason, color choices in our homes …

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Jul 30

How to Love Your Laundry Room

Have your ever thought about how many hours you spend in your laundry room if you added them up at the end of each week? If you’re like me there are very few days that go by without doing at least one load of laundry. This being the case, it makes perfect sense to decorate …

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Jul 21

Tips For a Cozier and More Inviting Home

Recently, I had a few unexpected guests in my home and I panicked when I realized how untidy my home was. My children’s toys were everywhere, I had big pillows and blankets on the floor where my family plays together, and my kitchen sink still had our lunch dishes in it, and so on. Why …

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Jul 15

Simple Ideas to Organize Your Kitchen

The kitchen is often known as the heart of the home. It is the place where we gather to eat, cook, entertain, and spend time with friends and family. As a result, the kitchen can become one of the most difficult rooms to organize and keep clean. Try some of these tips and time savers …

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Jul 09

Top 6 Home Improvements to Add Value

Homeowners often look to customize their home for personal enjoyment and to appeal to future buyers. So, we ask, which remodeling projects add the most value? “Homeowners are often inclined to renovate to suit their individual preferences and lifestyles,” says Craig Blanchard, broker-owner with Royal LePage Atlantic Homestead in St. John’s, Newfoundland. “However, while turning …

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