Buying a house could be cheaper than you think

Living in an apartment offers many advantages. You can leave when your lease is over, you have fewer responsibilities because the owner is the one who has to deal with the different problems have and it’s cheaper. Even if living in an apartment seems pretty perfect, there are some disadvantages. You have less privacy, you rarely have a courtyard, you don’t deal with problems as fast as you would want to and you won’t ever have your money back. The two financial aspects are often decisive in Read more [...]

3 Essential Tips For Improving Rooftop Safety

In Canada, over 40,000 workplace injuries occur each year due to a fall — and when a worker falls from a roof, the consequences can be quite serious. Accidents that result in head injury or broken limbs can cause an individual to miss several weeks (or even months) of work. In some cases, a severe fall can lead to death. Though a fall could occur almost anywhere, those who work on rooftops are at the greatest risk. Thankfully, it is possible to prevent such accidents. Here’s how you can improve Read more [...]

Four Tips for Turning Your Home into a Work of Art

It’s one thing to have a stylish space. It’s another thing altogether to live in a home that is a true work of art. The only way to do that is to infuse your artistic style into every corner of your home. Fortunately, it doesn’t mean you have to completely remodel every inch of your space! You can turn your home into a work of art one step at a time when you follow these tips. Treat Your Windows like a Piece of Art Creating a home that is a piece of art means looking at the most mundane Read more [...]

Staging Your Home For a Viewing, A step by step guide

As if setting your home for sale wasn’t a big enough deal, you also need to nail your interior and exterior before anyone comes to view your house There are two very important points you need to remember when you’re staging your home for a viewing. People are not buying a house, they’re buying a home It’s the buyer that’s buying, not yourself To make sure you nail that first impression, here’s a step by step guide to staging your home for a viewing! Declutter Before we get Read more [...]

Moving House Happily

It is a cliché, though no less accurate for it, that moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do. It means worries about money, dealing with estate agents, landlords and other tenants, as well as relationship stretching wrangling with the people you’re moving with. All the time, hanging over your head, is the worry that if you can’t find somewhere new to live and successfully move there in time, you’ll find yourself homeless! We’re presenting a short guide to cutting Read more [...]

Allergic to Dust? We Might Have Found the Most Natural Cure

The sneezing, wheezing, coughing, watery eyes have been going on for too long. Your home, which should be your sanctuary, your oasis, seems to be making you suffocate. The worst part is that the "season" for dust never really goes away, meaning that your suffering continues to be everlasting! Now instead of medicating yourself to the point that you can hardly keep your head up from the drowsiness, let's get rid of the problem the easy way: duct cleaning. That's right- instead of trying to fight Read more [...]

Transitioning Back to the Working Parent Life

No one said being a parent was easy. No matter what you do, you always have the niggling feeling that you did the wrong thing by going back to work, staying at home, or even finding a hybrid version. You feel like you are missing out on your child's biggest moments and milestones, even if they are just something small like cutting another tooth or learning to wink. But going back to work is a reality for many North American parents who find it difficult to live off one income, and the pressure Read more [...]

4 Reasons You Need to Keep Your Gutters Clean

Cleaning out your gutters is definitely not a particularly fun way to spend your weekend. It's one of those chores that we are constantly pushing to the bottom of our to-do list, and, really, who can blame us? But as tedious a task as it may be, failing to regularly clean your gutters can lead to all sorts of problems in the future, problems that are significantly more difficult and annoying to resolve. Royalty Free Photo Some of the problems that arise from a poorly maintained roof without Read more [...]

How to Design a French House: A Guide for Homeowners

With its natural-looking décor, casual sophistication, elegant style, and splashes of colors, French country design are widely known worldwide. Achieving a French home style is simple. It doesn’t have to be costly and demanding. To come up with a delightful space, all you need is a little of creativity. Learn how to transform your home to an elegant and eye-catching abode with essential elements of French decors. Color One of the vital features of French decorations is the color. It’s Read more [...]

The Greenhouse ‘Effect’: What to look for When You Have One At Home

Modern architecture tend to incorporate nature in its design and functionality. New buildings have built-in gardens on the rooftops and in the interior of the structure. Architecture has taken inspiration to go green and be eco-friendly amidst towering concrete jungles in cities. The same nature-architecture concept has been adapted in the creation of homes with eco-friendly greenhouses! Modern Greenhouse Designs A greenshouse is an ideal place to maintain and sustain plants and crops without Read more [...]