Home Improvement

Who better to provide home improvement tips than HGTV Canada stars like Bryan Baeumler, Sarah Richardson and Brian Gluckstein? Whether you’re investing in a major reno or a light makeover, these do-it-yourself home improvement hacks will ensure you get the best return on investment.

11 Things You Should Never Do to Your Flat Screen TV

Although they've become the industry standard, flat screen TVs do require some care and attention. Avoid these mistakes to make the most of your new investment.

Stuck Inside? It’s the Perfect Time to Tackle These Indoor DIY Projects

Chances are, you've been putting these home improvement projects on hold for far too long.


How to Complete a Renovation Without Getting a Divorce

When it comes time for a home renovation, relationships can become strained, but with our expert advice, hopefully working on...


12 Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Home Inspection

A proper home inspection is your best defense against buying a property that will be a home improvement nightmare. Use...


12 Sneaky Ways Your Home Is Draining Your Bank Account

Since your walls can't talk, we got home pros to suggest the hidden ways your house could be costing you...

The 50 Biggest Regrets First-Time Home Buyers Have

It's easy to overlook some of these small yet very important things when you're excited about buying a house—but you'll...


12 DIY Furniture Hacks You’ll Wish You Tried Yourself

It doesn't matter if it's a piece you picked up at a garage sale or a family heirloom—it can be...


10 Interior Painting Tips For Flawless Walls

Want a professional looking paint job, without actually hiring the pros? Up your DIY game with these interior painting tips...


19 Easy Ways to Add Farmhouse Style to Any Home

Modern farmhouse style has made a major impact on the decorating scene lately, and for good reason. Light and airy,...


The Property Brothers Say to Avoid These Two Colours for Your Walls

Which paint colours are so out, according to the Property Brothers?


14 DIY Projects That Add to Home Value

Not every project has to be big (or expensive!) to add value to your home. These done-in-a-weekend projects, for example,...


10 Mistakes You Should Avoid During a Home Remodel

Four months ago, I embarked on a home remodel, which included a gut-job of the upstairs, as well as the...


10 DIY Painting Ideas For a Dramatic Focal Wall

Looking for inspiration to create an eye-catching focal wall? Here are 10 creative DIY painting ideas you'll want to try...

A Revolution in Safety and Convenience for Empty Nesters

Did you know 85% of Canadians plan to age at home? Maybe you’re one of them. As...


19 Things No One Tells You About Owning a Home

Now that you've got a house, the responsibility of maintaining it kicks in.


50+ Smart Life Hacks For Your Best Summer Ever

The sooner you can get your chores done, the sooner you can relax and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air....


10 Small Bathroom Ideas That Make a Big Impact

There are some simple things you can do to make your small bathroom feel bigger—including some tricks that take just...


18 Easy Home Updates for Instant Impact

We all want our homes to “show” better, whether we’re selling a house, moving into a new home or apartment,...


5 Things You Should Know Before Buying a New Mattress

Choosing the right mattress can be confusing if you don't know much about the mattress market. Here's the inside story...


15 Genius Decorating Tricks to Make a Small Room Feel Bigger

Want to make the most of cramped quarters? These genius decorating tricks can actually make any small room feel bigger.


12 Decorating Tips That Help You Sell Your Home Fast

Make your home universally appealing to get it sold more quickly.

What to Do With Your Old Wall-Mounted Phone Jack

Let's face it: the wall-mounted phone jack is becoming a thing of the past. Cover yours up with these clever...


19 Mysterious Old Home Features That Aren’t Useful Anymore

Some old home features no longer serve a purpose—and may leave modern-day owners scratching their heads. Here are solutions to...


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13 Kitchen Upgrades That Make Your Home Look Expensive

To create a beautiful kitchen, you don't have to spend a lot—but you can fool people into thinking you did.


How to Choose the Right Paint Brush

Faced with a bewildering array of paint brushes at your local home centre, paint store or hardware store, choosing the...


The Pros and Cons of Stainless Steel Appliances

Considering a new fridge, oven or dishwasher? Here's what you should know before investing in stainless steel appliances.


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Here’s How Often You Need to Replace Everything in Your Home

Better prepare yourself and your home for replacing things.