Home Improvement

Who better to provide home improvement tips than HGTV Canada stars like Bryan Baeumler, Sarah Richardson and Brian Gluckstein? Whether you’re investing in a major reno or a light makeover, these do-it-yourself home improvement hacks will ensure you get the best return on investment.

Hostess Gift Guide: 5 Pretty Ways to Pair Wine and Flowers

Want to take your hostess gift to the next level? Becky De Oliveira, owner of Toronto flower studio Blush...


13 Helpful Hints from Canadian Contractors

Considering renovating your home or embarking on a major home repair? Don't hire a Canadian contractor until you read these...


7 Quick Home Inspections to Do This Spring

How well did your house survive winter? Don't let the million-dollar question nag you. Take an hour to do a...


How to Start a Home Art Collection—Without Breaking the Bank

Always wanted to invest in original art, but didn't know where to start? We asked art expert Elena Soboleva to...


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The 10 Most Popular Paint Colours in Canada

Overwhelmed by the wall of paint chips at the hardware store? Why not take some colour cues from your neighbours!...


4 Decorating Tips from Steven Sabados

Television personality and design guru Steven Sabados shares four easy tips to making your home look beautiful this season.


Amanda Forrest’s Wallet-Friendly Furniture Facelift

Designer Amanda Forrest gave a curbside-find coffee table a super-chic update. Here's how to lift the look for your own...


8 Decorating Mistakes That Make Your Home Look Terrible

How to finally get your home looking more organized and beautiful than ever.

10 Canadian Artisans Worth Watching

Twice a year, craftspeople from across the country converge at Toronto's


4 Things You Need to Know About House Fires

When house fires break out, every second counts. Blazes progress quickly, and temperatures can soar to 900 degrees Celsius in...


5 Home Maintenance Tips for Winter

Is your home ready for winter? Consult this seasonal home maintenance checklist to reduce the risk of property damage from...


What You Need to Know Before Buying a New Fireplace

On the market for a new fireplace? Here's the inside scoop on how to select the perfect model for your...


10 Unbelievably Cool Ways to Use Your Smartphone

Whether you're a technophobe or a high-tech junkie, these 10 apps will make your smartphone even more indispensible. 


Inside Chris Hadfield’s Cottage

For space traveller Chris Hadfield, a little slice of Ontario cottage country is the ultimate destination.


Six Steps to a Smaller Carbon Footprint

Simple and effective ways you can go green.


How to Cut Down on Waste

Canadians are among the most prolific garbage producers on Earth. Between flyers, bulky packaging, junk mail, food and clothing, waste...

9 Videos That Will Inspire You to Save the Planet

From giving up on meat to living in a more sustainable home, it's easier than you may think to make...


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15 Ways to Control Allergy Triggers at Home

Research shows that indoor air pollution, often caused by dust mites and mould, can be up to 10 times greater...


18 Steps to a Zero-Waste Kitchen

Reduce, reuse, recycle: These expert tips will help you find new ways to cut waste in the kitchen.


5 Tips to Green Your Home For Earth Day

During the course of your day, there are little things you can do to help the environment, and surprisingly, also...


10 Ways to Green the Easter Bunny

Do your bit for Mother Nature (and all the bunnies!) by making this Easter an eco-friendly one. These 10 tips...

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7 Secrets for a Greener Lawn

The grass doesn't have to be greener on your neighbours's lawn. The best part? You don't need costly lawn services...


9 Ways to Reduce Waste (and Save Money)

Do you really need to throw that out? Here's how to cut the amount of garbage your family produces, and...


14 Ways to Green Your Home

Turn your household into an eco-oasis-and save money-with simple modifications.


How to Take the Ultimate Family Photo

You've pulled it off: the family has gathered, the table is set, and even the cat seems jolly. Now what...


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How to Hang Your Christmas Lights

Don't get yourself all hung up on getting Christmas lights up! We have six tips to make the whole process...


5 Clever Ways to Display Your Holiday Cards

If you keep your holiday cards from year to year, pull them out to rekindle memories and to make attractive...