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.

Never Do This With Power Bars

Power bars are a smart way to turn a single electrical outlet into six (or more), but they can be...

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Kitchen Organizing Mistakes Everyone Makes

Chances are, you're not tapping the full storage potential of your cupboards, cabinets and countertops. Here's how to cook up...

If You See White Streaks on Your Dishes, This Is What It Means

Is your dishwasher leaving white streaks on dishes after each wash cycle? There are three common causes for this. Here's...

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What I Wish I’d Known Before Hiring a Contractor

On the hunt for a contractor to handle your home renovation or repair job? These helpful hints could save you...

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What to Do When the Power Goes Out in Your Home

Expert advice you'll be glad to know the next time wild weather takes out your electricity.

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This Simple Step Could Shave 15% Off Your Monthly Heating Bill

Five strategies to beat the deep-freeze—without breaking the bank.

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Clever Rubbing Alcohol Hacks For a Cleaner Home

Wiping down your windows with rubbing alcohol not only leaves them sparkling, but also frost-proof!

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Don’t Throw Out That “Dead” Houseplant Until You’ve Tried These Tricks

It may be brown and wilted, but that doesn’t mean it’s beyond rescue!

How to Stop Spam Texts on an iPhone or Android

Watch out! An unexpected text can go from simply annoying to malicious, which is why you'll want to know how...

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Painting Tips the Pros Don’t Want You to Know

Get professional-looking results at a fraction of the cost of hiring painters.

How to Make 3-Ingredient Dog Treats

The way to a dog's heart is through the belly! You can whip up these simple snacks in under 15...

Zellers Will Be Returning to These 25 Locations Across Canada

From coast to coast, the beloved brand is staging a comeback near you.

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How to Haggle Like a Pro

Whether you're in the souks of Marrakesh, a yard sale in Moncton, or the farmers' markets of Montreal, there's an...

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Cleaning Myths You Need to Stop Believing—and What to Do Instead

Sometimes you can't beat old-school advice. These traditional cleaning tips, on the other hand, deserve be relegated to the past.

How to Blur Out Your House on Google Maps—and Why You Should

Have you ever searched for your home address on Google Maps? If so, you’re probably familiar with the eerie realization...

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20 Home Organizing Mistakes You’re Probably Making (And How to Fix Them!)

Home organizers reveal the surprising habits that are keeping your house cluttered and inefficient.

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Never Use Your Debit Card to Pay For This

Putting these types of purchases on your debit card could cost you in the long run.

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Genius Cooking Spray Hacks You’ll Wish You’d Known Sooner

If you're only using cooking spray to prevent your baked goods from sticking to the pan, you're tapping just a...

Why You Should Never Call Back an Unknown Number

You could be opening the door to scammers.

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Sarah Richardson’s Best Budget-Friendly Decorating Fixes

Canadian HGTV star Sarah Richardson shares seven tips to stretch your decorating dollar from her bestselling book, At Home: Sarah...

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Bryan Baeumler’s Best Kitchen Renovation Advice

Considering a kitchen makeover? Don't swing a sledgehammer until you've consulted HGTV star Bryan Baeumler's rules for a (relatively) painless...

Retirement and You: 5 Questions It’s Time to Ask

The earlier you start retirement planning, the better.

The Easy Way to Melt Ice You Never Knew About (Hint: It’s Not Salt!)

No rock salt? No problem! Here’s how to avoid slipping and sliding on your driveway this winter.

If You See Grey Ice Cubes in Your Freezer, This Is What It Means

Is your freezer's ice maker spitting out grey cubes? This is a common problem and is usually easy to solve.

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The World’s Largest Dog Breeds

Despite their size, these gentle giants are generally loyal, well-tempered and good-natured creatures.