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Cooking up the latest kitchen trends

Cooking up the latest kitchen trends

While the hottest trends might not always match your personal taste, there’s likely something that will inspire you to try something new. Whether you’re planning to do a complete kitchen renovation, or just looking to add some trendy touches, here’s what you need to know for your next kitchen update: Fun with colour. Say goodbye to […]

How to get your millennial kids out of the house

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How to get your millennial kids out of the house

Modern pressures like a tough economy and competitive housing market mean young people are staying in the nest longer than before. But contrary to popular stereotypes, most aren’t lazy or taking advantage of their parents – they’re just having trouble achieving the financial independence they crave. Over a third of Canadians ages 20 to 34 […]

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Three tips to turn your house into a smart home

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Three tips to turn your house into a smart home

Many of us want to integrate the latest tech gadgets into our homes to keep them safe, secure and efficient. From security cameras to wi-fi-enabled thermostats, smart plugs to 4K televisions, smart gadgets are here to seamlessly connect your living space. The Electrical Safety Authority and tech expert Marc Saltzman have teamed up to share […]

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How to transform dated kitchen cabinets with paint

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How to transform dated kitchen cabinets with paint

Old kitchen and bathroom cabinets are like fashion — what looked good in 1977 doesn’t necessarily look so hot now. Fortunately, painting cabinet doors, drawer faces and face frames is a simple and economical way to transform your kitchen or bathroom. Use these tips from Harrowsmith magazine to get started. 1. Select paint. Real, solid wood and painted […]

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How to prepare for a home DIY project

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How to prepare for a home DIY project

Whether you’re looking to start a home renovation or solve a last-minute do-it-yourself crisis, it’s best to be prepared for both the inevitable and the unavoidable. Being organized and ready will save you money in the long run and will also relieve anxiety attributed to a big change or unforeseen accident. Follow these three tips to ensure that the next time you need to […]

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Five questions to ask when house hunting

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Five questions to ask when house hunting

Whether you’re moving into your first home or your fifth, it can be daunting trying to find the best place to live. But you can make the experience smoother and less stressful by doing your research and knowing which questions to ask. Here are some key questions renters and buyers alike can benefit from asking: […]

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