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What Makes a Great Winter Topiary Garden?

What Makes a Great Winter Topiary Garden?

Check out these components of an amazing winter topiary garden!
DIY or DI Don’t: When to Call in the Professionals

DIY or DI Don’t: When to Call in the Professionals

Home reno and DIY shows can make remodelling projects seem fun and not too difficult. In reality though, there are a few projects that you should consider leaving to the experts.
How to Prepare and Protect Your Roof this Winter

How to Prepare and Protect Your Roof this Winter

Your roof protects your home, but during the winter months it needs a helping hand. Snow, ice and cold weather can damage the roof. Avoid costly repairs or worse – a collapsed roof – by using these handy tips.
Tips for Staying Warm and Cozy at Home

Tips for Staying Warm and Cozy at Home

Stay warm indoors during the cold season with these helpful tips.
Why You Should Hang Your Christmas Lights Now

Why You Should Hang Your Christmas Lights Now

Hang Christmas lights in October? Isn’t that too early? No – and it has nothing to do with whether you are in the Christmas spirit or not!
The Importance and Benefits of HVAC Vent Cleaning

The Importance and Benefits of HVAC Vent Cleaning

Let’s take a look at when and why to call in the pros for HVAC cleaning.
Water Detectors and Other Ways to Avoid Flooding/Water Damage in Your Home

Water Detectors and Other Ways to Avoid Flooding/Water Damage in Your Home

A burst pipe, the tub left running, overland flooding – know the risks and how to prevent water damage in your home.
How to Inspect Weather Stripping

How to Inspect Weather Stripping

Are drafts potentially raising your energy bill? Inspect and repair your weather stripping!
Back to the Office: What to Do with Your Unused Work-at-Home Space

Back to the Office: What to Do with Your Unused Work-at-Home Space

Back to working at the office? Convert your home office into something fresh.
A Quick Guide to Getting an Energy Audit

A Quick Guide to Getting an Energy Audit

An energy efficient home saves money and is good for the environment, but how can you ensure your home is operating as efficiently as possible?