5 Common Mistakes with DIY Painting

5 Common Mistakes with DIY Painting

DIY painting may seem easy enough. But the reality is that there are so many things that can go wrong, even when you do your best to prepare. Having the right tools, technique, and of course, a good steady hand, are just a few essential factors that are needed.  But, many people forget about these […]

 
 

8 Hazards with DIY Projects

8 Hazards with DIY Projects

So you’ve watched a number of YouTube videos, and you think you have all the knowledge you need to start your next DIY project. But wait! There’s more to consider than how to complete the project. You also should know what potential hazards are at bay and what you can do to prevent them from […]

 
 

The Ins and Outs of a Proper Painting Job

The Ins and Outs of a Proper Painting Job

It’s easy to make a mess and do things poorly when painting. That’s why you need some expert tips on the ins and outs of a proper painting job. To get the best results possible, here are 10 tips to get you started on the right foot. Go With Premium Paint A colour swatch is […]

 
 

Is It Time for a Garage Makeover?

Is It Time for a Garage Makeover?

Have you ever walked into a friend’s garage and stared in awe and envy of it? You know those seemingly rare garages that are perfectly organized with ample storage space, fitted cabinet systems, fully insulated, with lots of features that make you want to move in? Well, you can have that too! It doesn’t have […]

 
 

Flood Preparedness: What Can You Do Around Your Home?

Flood Preparedness: What Can You Do Around Your Home?

In the event of a flood, your home and belongings can be subjected to various forms and levels of damage, and in many cases, homeowners are left with no choice but to consider their property a total loss. Here are some precautionary steps you can take to better protect yourself and your home against flood […]

 
 

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

Gearing Up Your Home for the Dead of Winter

Winter has come, and it’s inevitable that the weather is only going to get worse from here. So gearing up your home for the dead of winter is a priority that should be handled now to protect it and your family during the season. To get your home prepped and ready, here are some important […]

 
 

A Guide to Ontario's Accessibility Renovation Programs

A Guide to Ontario’s Accessibility Renovation Programs

The costs for renovations don’t always have to come solely from your own pocket, especially if you are impaired with a major disability or mobility restrictions. In Ontario, there are a wide variety of accessibility renovation programs that have been implemented to give back to hardworking homeowners everywhere. Here are our top picks for the […]

 
 

Accessible Design Series: Independent Seniors – Adapting Your Bathroom

Accessible Design Series: Independent Seniors – Adapting Your Bathroom

  For independent seniors living at home, adapting your bathroom to incorporate a more accessible design is often one of the most important adjustments to make. Since the bathroom is generally where most injuries happen among senior populations, performing a few alterations – from minor improvements to larger ones – can allow them to move […]

 
 

Accessible Design: Entrance Ways and Doorways

Accessible Design: Entrance Ways and Doorways

  Whether you have an elderly loved one living at home or a loved one with mobility issues, adapting certain areas of the home can be crucial in order to allow them to move around freely and maintain independence and dignity. Areas like entrance walkways and doorways, for example, can be focal areas to adjust […]

 
 

Man removing stippled ceiling

Popcorn Be Gone: How to Get Rid of Your Stippled Ceiling

Are you ready to get rid of that unsightly “popcorn” ceiling in your home once and for all? Have you recently purchased a home but want to get rid of the tacky stippled ceiling that should have been left with fanny packs, velour, and scrunchies in the dustbin of history? With this how-to-guide, it’s never […]