If you're like many homeowners, you consider the patio an extension of your home. So it's fair to ask: Would you be just as comfortable nestled in with your favorite book or preparing a meal in your outdoor space as you would in your living...

If you’re looking for a warm, friendly community to call home, look no further than Barrhaven, an Ottawa suburb that has become synonymous with family-oriented living. It is a bustling yet quaint locale that embodies that neighbourly charm, where children can run gleefully in parks...

Light blocking curtains, sometimes known as blackout curtains or lined blackout curtains, can be a very appealing and functional interior design touch. Once you understand the main elements involved in choosing your light blocking curtains, you'll be able to  successfully install and utilize them to...

(BPT) - Warmer weather and sunnier days are on their way and many homeowners are itching to begin home improvement projects. If you are one of them, consider these areas of your home when prepping for spring. Windows and doors From a full window replacement to a...

There are times that garden weeds affect the looks of your garden considerably. The nourishment of the garden plants gets diminished with the presence of garden weeds as they imbibe more and more of soil nutrients that would otherwise have gone into the growth and...

The biggest challenge facing most real estate investors is making acceptable offers, especially when buying properties is the basic foundation of real estate investing. Unless you buy properties, you cannot make any money. Here is how to make offers that get accepted. The offer you make depends on...

(BPT) - The kitchen is the heart of the home and a top-selling feature with home-buyers. Does yours convey style and functionality? Whether you've just completed a remodel or you're looking for ways to upgrade your existing kitchen, a tile backsplash will instantly transform the...

(BPT) - Do the words "aging in place" and "home improvement" conjure images of institutional-looking grab bars in bathrooms and overhead kitchen lights that could illuminate an airport runway? Many people eschew certain types of home improvements for the same reason others refuse to wear...

  Being a homeowner for the first time can be both an exciting and overwhelming endeavour. Before venturing into home ownership, it’s important to get a few wrinkles ironed out first. Ask yourself these two main questions - and answer honestly - in order help you...