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Designing an outdoor kitchen for backyard entertaining

Designing an outdoor kitchen for backyard entertaining

Want to extend your living space and make the most of warmer weather? An outdoor kitchen is a great way to enjoy your backyard or patio with friends and family and cooking up delicious meals. Here are some simple tips for a functional and attractive outdoor entertaining space: Plan your party. Celebrate your upgraded outdoor space […]

Make your outdoor space as “smart” as the rest of your home

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Make your outdoor space as “smart” as the rest of your home

Smart-home technology doesn’t need to be contained by the four walls of your home. There are many ways to bring the conveniences you love indoors outside with just the touch of a button. Gardening expert Frankie Flowers and the Electrical Safety Authority share three tips to incorporate home automation beyond the front door to make […]

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Replacing your roof? Now’s the best time for a skylight

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Replacing your roof? Now’s the best time for a skylight

A new roof is a big investment in time and money. That’s why it’s important to do it correctly the first time around. And this is your chance to make improvements to the comfort of your home. If you have a skylight and it’s not causing any problems, you might think you can ignore replacing […]

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Climate change and gardening

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Climate change and gardening

Canada is starting to respond to climate change, and it’s also a concern for gardeners. The weather is not just getting warmer – it is also extreme and erratic. The best choice for gardening is to have a variety of plants.  Annuals and perennials are good to plant as they can survive in a longer […]

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Garden must-haves – your guide to dressing for the garden

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Garden must-haves – your guide to dressing for the garden

New season, new garden. Whether it’s your first seed or you’re an accomplished vet, here are the must-have pieces you’ll need to be equipped for a successful gardening season. Utility belt. A handy addition to keep your gardening essentials within reach and accessible. It should be comfortable and be able to hold all the things […]

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Summer – A time for a home refresh

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Summer – A time for a home refresh

Rising temperatures and the peak moving season can create a sense of renewal. Decluttering around the house and cleaning out unwanted items from your closet are great ways to freshen up your home and wardrobe. Donating those items will help reduce landfill waste while giving a new life to your used clothing and household items. […]

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