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  We had such an amazing response to our favourite fun home facts last month, that we've decided to do it again! After all, we all spend much so much time in our homes, there's virtually no end to quirky and cool did-you-knows we've discovered.   Here's part 2 of our favourite fun facts – […] Read More

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  Canada may be the only country on earth where +30 C in Windsor and -30 C in Iqaluit – on the same day – are simply par for the thermometer. Which might explain why weather isn't just something we Canadians talk about in the elevator, it's a topic many of us are obsessed with […] Read More

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  Canadians love nature – and why not? There's a whole lot to love, from coast to coast and from the majestic Rockies to the vast Great Lakes. It's true, most of us now live in cities but, from hiking, camping, canoeing and rock-climbing to boating, skating and skiing, the great outdoors are never too […] Read More

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The only acceptable plumbing is plumbing done right. That's why a major bathroom overhaul is a perfect opportunity to make sure everything is up to snuff and working as it should.   Any plumbing modifications you're considering should be well planned so they complement the design you're considering. And it goes without saying that a […] Read More

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During the first weeks of autumn, when the leaves are turning and the cooler night air means the joy of sleeping with your window open, chances are good that your furnace is probably the furthest thing from your mind. However, believe it or not, now is actually the perfect time to think about preventative furnace […] Read More

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  “Going green” has been a popular buzzword for the past couple of years, as businesses and households all over the world make changes to benefit the environment and reduce their carbon footprint. While living an eco-friendly lifestyle might sound like a massive undertaking, making gradual changes to your day-to-day routine can be quite simple, […] Read More

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It seems that the predictions were correct and that this winter is definitely a cold and snowy one. So with the likelihood of a few snow days in your future, you’re probably thinking about some suitable snow day activities to keep your family occupied. Whether a snow day makes you want to bundle up and […] Read More

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Have a new homeowner on your holiday shopping list? Help them settle into a comfortable, cozy home. There are numerous fun, affordable and sought-after gifts for new homeowners that are just perfect for that couple or single on your list who has just moved into their very first home. We’ve compiled some of our favourites […] Read More

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Geothermal Heating Pros and Cons   As an increasing number of Canadians strive to live cleaner greener lifestyles, more alternative energy sources have begun making their way into homeowners’ everyday lives. One particular topic that’s become a hot topic in certain parts of the country is geothermal heating. Before we take look at geothermal heating […] Read More

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How to make the most of your outdoor living space   The cozy autumn months will be upon us before you know it, but that doesn’t mean that it’s time to abandon your outdoor living space. In fact, for many people, this is the perfect time to experience your own personal slice of the great […] Read More

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