HGTV's Scott McGillivray

How to Work with a Contractor

Once you’ve chosen a contractor you’d like to work with it’s time to move to the next phase.

Scope of Work
A scope of work is a detailed account of…

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Vinyl Double Hung WIndows

Windows 101

Windows are hugely important – in terms of both fashion and function. Because of this, windows are something buyers always pay attention to. If you want to increase (or even just maintain)…

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All Hands on Deck!

Every year when warmer weather starts to roll around, my wife and I see our neighbour out on his deck scrubbing, sanding, and staining trying to get it ready for summer. Us?…

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Curb Appeal Do’s and Don’ts

Never neglect the importance of curb appeal when selling your home. First impressions are hugely important and you want potential buyers to be impressed right from the start. Here are some curb…

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Front Doors: Make a Great First Impression

Replacing your front door is one of the best investments you can make in your home. In fact, it’s generally agreed that a new steel front door is the number one source…

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Interlock walkway

Interlock Walkway DIY

Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal with an Interlock Walkway
Interlock walkways are great for curb appeal and can offer a decent ROI. And what’s even better is that anyone with basic DIY…

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Smart Backyard Investments

Not everything you do in your backyard will turn you a profit, but you should always try to get as great an ROI (return on investment) as you can. If you want…

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Scott Talks Vinyl Decking on CityLine

When I built my deck a few years ago I made a really smart decision (if I do say so myself). Instead of using traditional cedar or pressure treated wood, I opted…

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Vinyl is the New Black

A few years ago when I started going to a lot of red carpet and black tie events, I realized that it was time to invest in a classic black tux. I…

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5 Decorating Tips for Vacation Rentals

Thinking of renting out a vacation property? You don’t have to spend a fortune decorating it but there are a few important decorating tips to keep in mind.

Keep it Comfortable…

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