Home & Garden

There’s no place like home—especially when it’s in tip-top shape. We’ve rounded up the best cleaning and organizing tricks, affordable decor ideas, DIY hacks, and more. Warning: Once you’ve got everything just the way you want it, you may never want to leave!

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These Are the Most Popular Dog Breeds

Do you know which dog breeds are the most popular? From Retrievers to German Shepherds, check out this surprising top 10 list of the most popular dog breeds.

50+ Ways to Save Money Today

Our thrifty guide will help you keep your money in the (piggy) bank.


The Best Annual Flowers for Containers

These pretty annuals thrive in containers, making them perfect candidates for the planter pots on your deck and balcony.


I Tried IKEA’s New Air Purifier—Here’s What It’s Like

The new Förnuftig air purifier tackles indoor air pollution to help you breathe easier.


The Best Apartment Dog Breeds

Whether you’re in a cramped high-rise condo or a teeny-tiny bungalow, these easygoing breeds will fit right in.

The Dragons’ Den Products That Are Actually Worth Buying

Here are 10 memorable Dragons' Den products that struck gold with Canadian consumers.


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Can You Guess the Dog Breed Based On Its Puppy Picture?

These pups are the most popular dog breeds, according to the American Kennel Club—and we'll even throw in the adult...

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Genius Hacks That Make Laundry Day Less of a Hassle

Doing the laundry might not be your favourite chore, but these time-saving tricks will definitely make it easier.


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9 Air Conditioner Myths You Really Need to Stop Believing

No, your air conditioner is not going to give you a cold.


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30 Yard Tool Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Save your back! These simple and smart updates to everyday yard tools will make your outdoor chores a heck of...


Facebook Marketplace Scams to Watch Out For

Buyer beware: Lots of scammers set up shop on Facebook Marketplace. Here's how to avoid falling victim to one.

Why You Should Always Turn Off the Bathroom Fan Before Leaving on a Vacation

Leaving the fan on for an extended period of time can cause dangerous wear to the motor, experts say.


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10 Money-Management Podcasts Worth Adding to Your Playlist

Want to learn more about financial management? These podcasts will make you a money maven in no time!


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20 Clever New Uses For Old Nail Polish

It turns out the usefulness of nail polish isn't limited to your nails. Check out these extraordinary ways to put...


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Brilliant Steel Wool Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using steel wool to scrub your pots, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential! Find out...


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11 Things You Shouldn’t Store in Your Bathroom

Just because these products are meant to be used in the bathroom, doesn't mean they should be stored there.

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How to Attract More Birds to Your Backyard

The best ways to lay out the welcome mat for our fine feathered friends.


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12 Clever Uses For Pillowcases You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Got old bedding collecting dust in the linen closet? Put it to work all around the house with these clever...


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9 Things All Homeowners Should Do Once a Week

Ready to run a tighter ship? These weekly tune-ups will keep your home clean, organized and efficient in every way.


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The 15 Best Dogs for Seniors

Dogs help keep people healthy and provide companionship, which is a boon for all, but especially the older generation. Find...


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7 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Refrigerator

These common habits could be taking years off of your hard-working kitchen appliance.


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10 Smart Tricks to Keep Your Shoes Stink-Free

Things like bacteria, sweat, and other foot problems or injuries can cause your shoes to smell. Make them last longer...


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8 Things Professional Cleaners Do Daily to Keep Their Own Homes Spotless

Who better to share housekeeping tips than professional cleaners? Here's what the pros do every day to keep their own...


How to Dry Out a Cellphone, Step By Step

Here’s exactly what to do after your phone falls in the toilet. (Because you know it’s going to happen at...

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20 Clever Uses For Ammonia You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Ammonia often plays second fiddle to bleach, but it's one of the most powerful cleaning products in your arsenal. Here...


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Quick Home Repairs You Can Do in 10 Minutes—or Less!

Need a quick fix for that broken chair, showerhead or window blind? Here are 10 home repairs you can tackle...


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How to Get Rid of Crabgrass: A Step-by-Step Guide

Need to defend your turf from crabgrass? Follow these tips and learn how to kill crabgrass and be one step...


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Don’t Toss These 50 Things—Repurpose Them Instead!

You'll be amazed at these thrifty ways to put "trash" to work all around the house. (#5 is one of...


Why Is Canada’s Inflation Rate So High—And Will It Come Back Down?

We asked Dalhousie University economics professor Talan Iscan for insights into the causes of Canada's inflation rate increases.


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16 Budget-Friendly Ways to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

First impressions are always important! From handsome new house numbers to charming patio lights, here's how to boost your home's...