How well did your house survive winter? Don’t let the million-dollar question nag you. Take an hour to do a home inspection. Here’s how you can do it yourself.
Always wanted to invest in original art, but didn’t know where to start? We asked art expert Elena Soboleva to share the secret to building a high-impact home art collection on a humble budget.
Overwhelmed by the wall of paint chips at the hardware store? Why not take some colour cues from your neighbours! Here are CIL’s 10 most popular paint colours on the Canadian market.
Television personality and design guru Steven Sabados shares four easy tips to making your home look beautiful this season.
Learn how using apples, dental floss, ice cube trays and other everyday objects can make prepping your Thanksgiving dinner a piece of cake (or pie).
Designer Amanda Forrest gave a curbside-find coffee table a super-chic update. Here’s how to lift the look for your own DIY furniture makeover!
How to finally get your home looking more organized and beautiful than ever.
Twice a year, craftspeople from across the country converge at Toronto’s One of a Kind Show to display their wares. Of the 450 exhibitors at the show’s spring instalment, these 10 Canadian artisans stand out as ones to watch.
When house fires break out, every second counts. Blazes progress quickly, and temperatures can soar to 900 degrees Celsius in about three minutes. To protect yourself and your loved ones, have a house fire plan in place before disaster strikes.
Is your home ready for winter? Consult this seasonal home maintenance checklist to reduce the risk of property damage from the deep-freeze.
On the market for a new fireplace? Here’s the inside scoop on how to select the perfect model for your home’s needs.
Canadian HGTV star Sarah Richardson shares seven tips to stretch your decorating dollar from her new book, At Home: Sarah Style.
Whether you’re a technophobe or a high-tech junkie, these 10 apps will make your smartphone even more indispensible.
Spilling coffee, juice or water on a laptop might seem like the end of the world, but there’s a good chance of salvaging your investment if you act quickly. Here’s a five-step plan to rescue a laptop after a liquid spill.
Considering a kitchen renovation? Don’t swing a sledgehammer until you’ve consulted Bryan Baeumler’s rules for a (relatively) painless reno.
For space traveller Chris Hadfield, a little slice of Ontario cottage country is the ultimate destination.
Simple and effective ways you can go green.
Canadians are among the most prolific garbage producers on Earth. Between flyers, bulky packaging, junk mail, food and clothing, waste is a huge part of our lives. Here are our top tips on how to cut down on waste.
From giving up on meat to living in a more sustainable home, it’s easier than you may think to make smarter choices that ultimately help protect our planet. Here are 10 informative and entertaining videos that will help you leave behind a smaller carbon footprint.
Research shows that indoor air pollution, often caused by dust mites and mould, can be up to 10 times greater than outdoor pollution. Use these easy tricks to avoid unnecessary allergy triggers in your home.