Home & Garden

There’s no place like home—especially when it’s in tip-top shape. We’ve rounded up the best cleaning and organizing tricks, affordable decor ideas, DIY hacks, and more. Warning: Once you’ve got everything just the way you want it, you may never want to leave!

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These Are the Most Popular Dog Breeds

Do you know which dog breeds are the most popular? From Retrievers to German Shepherds, check out this surprising top 10 list of the most popular dog breeds.

50+ Ways to Save Money Today

Our thrifty guide will help you keep your money in the (piggy) bank.


The Best Annual Flowers for Containers

These pretty annuals thrive in containers, making them perfect candidates for the planter pots on your deck and balcony.


I Tried IKEA’s New Air Purifier—Here’s What It’s Like

The new Förnuftig air purifier tackles indoor air pollution to help you breathe easier.


The Best Apartment Dog Breeds

Whether you’re in a cramped high-rise condo or a teeny-tiny bungalow, these easygoing breeds will fit right in.

The Dragons’ Den Products That Are Actually Worth Buying

Here are 10 memorable Dragons' Den products that struck gold with Canadian consumers.


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10 Smart Tricks to Keep Your Shoes Stink-Free

Things like bacteria, sweat, and other foot problems or injuries can cause your shoes to smell. Make them last longer...

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20 Things to Do with Baking Soda

You've probably got a box of baking soda sitting at the back of your fridge, but this powerful deodorizer has...


Here’s Why You Should Close Your Bedroom Door at Night

It may not seem like a big deal, but when it comes to you and your family's safety, it's vital....


If You See White Flakes in Water from Your Tap, This Is What It Means

If you see white flakes swirling around in your drinking water, don't panic. There's a simple explanation.


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The Filthiest Items in Your Home (and How to Clean Them!)

Areas that are tough to clean—whether it's because they're tricky to reach or take too much elbow-grease—are often the most...

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10 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Phone

You may think keeping a phone constantly charged is a good thing—wrong! Learn the surprising ways you're shortening the life...


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14 Clever Uses for Ice Cubes You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using ice cubes to keep your drinks chilled, you're only tapping a fraction of their potential. Here...


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Why You Should Never Throw Out an Old Garden Hose

When your old garden hose springs a leak or two, don't throw it out! Here are five clever ways to...


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24 Genius Gardening Hacks You’ll Be Glad You Know

This collection of helpful landscaping hints will give you effective new techniques to get the beautiful garden and backyard you’ve...


9 Things You Should Never Feed to Birds

Not all people foods are safe for birds. Leave these nine items off the menu to keep your backyard birds...

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16 Budget-Friendly Ways to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

First impressions are always important! From handsome new house numbers to charming patio lights, here's how to boost your home's...


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9 Things All Homeowners Should Do Once a Week

Ready to run a tighter ship? These weekly tune-ups will keep your home clean, organized and efficient in every way.


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11 Warning Signs Your Dog Is Suffering from Heat Stroke

Spotting heat stroke in dogs isn't always easy.


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12 Clever Uses For Pillowcases You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Got old bedding collecting dust in the linen closet? Put it to work all around the house with these clever...


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20 Tricks to Keep Your House Cool Without Air Conditioning

When the weather heats up, turning on the AC also means emptying your wallet. To avoid the high cost of...


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9 Air Conditioner Myths You Really Need to Stop Believing

No, your air conditioner is not going to give you a cold.


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10 Great Hammocks You Can Buy Right Now

Spending more time than ever in your own backyard? A comfy hammock is one of the easiest—and most affordable—ways to...


Test Drive: Reviewing What’s New on the Canadian Market

Find out if the latest merch on the Canadian market is worth your hard-earned money. Read our reviews as we...

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13 Signs an Amazon Seller Can’t Be Trusted

Not all Amazon sellers deserve your trust or your business. Here are the smart steps you can take to avoid...


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7 Sneaky Ways Burglars Can Break into Your House

In many cases, all it takes to keep a burglar out is a locked door. But some burglars are a...


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13 Laundry Mistakes Everyone Makes (And How to Fix Them)

Keep your clothes cleaner, your home greener and your hydro bill low with these expert laundry tips.


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10 Surprising Ways You’re Attracting Mosquitoes to Your Home

Don't leave a welcome mat for mosquitoes to swarm your home!


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16 Clever Coffee Can Hacks You’ll Wish You’d Known Sooner

Emptied all of the coffee out of the coffee can? Don't throw it out! Here are 16 genius ways to...


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12 Things You Should Never Pour Down the Drain

Sure, it's more convenient to simply flush this stuff down the drain—but you may live to regret it.