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  With more than half of Canadians set to travel this summer and three-quarters of those staying in Canada for their holidays, millions of us will be unearthing fantastic sites from coast to coast to coast and making new memories along the way with family and friends.   Among some of the destinations expected to […] 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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  Winter's frigid temperature brings with it a host of possible dangers to your home. Few, however, can be as damaging – or as preventable – as those related to your plumbing.   Hose woes Always remember to drain outdoor pipes and disconnect your garden hoses before it gets cold. Left connected over the winter […] Read More

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  There's no avoiding it: winter is on its way. Before the severe weather hits, however, it's a good idea to make sure your home is ready so it doesn't suffer any damage from the snow, sleet, rain, wind and cold temperatures. Here are four important ways to keep your home safe in the coming […] Read More

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    A plumber, it turns out, is a lot like a doctor or auto mechanic: you hope to never need their help – but when you do, you want an expert. And just like with a doctor, an ounce of prevention all year long can go a long way to keeping your plumbing healthy. […] Read More

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Everyone likes to keep cool and comfortable when the temperatures soar. That said, the trick is to balance comfort with savings as there are costs associated with keeping your home at the perfect temperature. Aside from the most well-known ways to reduce air conditioning costs and stay cool, there are some other surprising methods you […] Read More

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    Failing to clean the avenues that allow rainwater and snow runoff to reach the downspout can lead to gutter rusting and roof damage. The downspouts direct water away from the house foundation, reducing the likelihood of water damage, which is not usually an easy fix. In addition, the dead leaves stuck there will […] Read More

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  A house is, for most people, the biggest asset they have. Home ownership is a source of pride. Moreover, property is a terrific investment that hopefully increases in value over time. In order to make a house even more appealing for a new buyer down the line, many homeowners spend time renovating and adding […] Read More

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