Get the Look: Transitional Bedroom

Transitional style refers to a blend of classic and modern design. It takes a few elements of each and results in a timeless, gender-neutral style that doesn’t fit any particular period. This…

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How to Install a Door Lite

A door lite adds light and possibly ventilation (if it’s not a fixed pane) to meet light and ventilation requirements when necessary.  It also makes a space brighter and bigger feeling. Some…

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Get the Look: Modern Living Room

A lot of people seem to think that modern spaces are cold and lacking in personality. I disagree. Well designed, modern spaces can be comfortable, and even – wait for it… -…

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Get the Look: Basement Family Room

There’s a myth out there that basements are always dark and dreary. Not true. In my opinion basements get a bad rap, because as you can see from the photos of this…

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Valentine’s Day Craft Project with the Kids

Valentine’s Day used to be all about romance, but since my two daughters have come on the scene champagne has been replaced by juice boxes and candlelight dinners have been replaced by…

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Income Property Season 10 Canadian Premiere Date Announced!

Attention Income Property fans! We’re very pleased to announce that the Canadian premiere date for Season 10 has been announced. The big day will be Thursday, February 26th. HGTV Canada will be…

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Adding Value to Your Home with Energy Efficiency

A couple of weeks ago when I was visiting the Roxul booth at the International Builder’s Show in Las Vegas I had the opportunity to speak with the Carey Brothers, hosts of…

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DIY Upcycling Project from Income Property

Everyone knows the old saying that one person’s trash is another’s treasure. In this case I thought this old sink basin – hidden behind some junk in an upstairs bedroom – was…

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International Builders’ Show – Day 1 Recap

Day one of the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas has come to a close and it was a bit of a gong show! Lots of interviews, lots of great products and…

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Top Tips for Updating Your Home’s Hardware

When most people think about increasing the value of their home, they tend to think about big-ticket items: kitchen remodel, bathroom overhaul, new floors, etc. And they’re not wrong – those large-scale, expensive…

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