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.

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.


Making This Mistake with a Clogged Toilet Can Make Things Worse

Tackle the problem of a clogged toilet head-on with this secret cleaner.


10 Ways You’re Arranging Your Furniture All Wrong

Arranging your furniture can be a tricky task. Both large and small rooms, along with awkward-shaped spaces, can make placing...


15 Ways to Brighten Your Home During Winter

Winter doesn't have to be dark, drab or dull. Use these inexpensive ideas to brighten up your home this winter...


10 Holiday Party Planning Tips: The Ultimate Christmas Dinner Checklist

Does the thought of hosting family and friends over for the holidays terrify you? Stop worrying! These professional party planning...


12 Cool Traditional Christmas Tree Alternatives

Maybe you're allergic to evergreen trees or perhaps you just don't have room for a traditional Christmas tree in your...

13 Signs You’re About to Hire a Bad Contractor

Glowing reviews on a home service website doesn't necessarily mean a contractor is good. These are the real signs you...


10 Everyday Objects You Can Use for Thanksgiving

Learn how using apples, dental floss, ice cube trays and other everyday objects can make prepping your Thanksgiving dinner a...


Top 10 Finds in the New IKEA Catalogue

Start the car! From retro-revival furniture to high-tech home audio, our design expert is counting down the 10 best buys...


How to Get Rid of That Musty Smell in Your Basement

The first step in learning how to get rid of musty smell is to find the culprit.


20 Home Repairs Anyone Can Do

You can quickly master these yourself, even if you’re not very handy. They're all smallish jobs that can fend off...


25 Things You Need to Do When You Move Into Your New Home

Take care of these vital tasks right away to avoid headaches later.


12 Home Renovations You’re Likely to Regret Later

Talk about hindsight being 20-20. Before you start demoing walls and buying everything trendy, consider the wisdom of realtors who...


20 Hilarious DIY Disasters You’ll Be Glad Didn’t Happen to You

It's hard to nail down the 20 dumbest ones we've seen. Let's face it: they're all contenders. But here's our...

11 Hilarious Electrical Fails You Can’t Help But Laugh At

Most of the time, DIY electrical work is no joke…but sometimes it is. These handymen made some pretty big mistakes...


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17 Clever Home Improvement Ideas Under $200

Home improvements aren't just projects that involve a wood, hammer, and nails. Any project that makes your house more comfortable,...


7 Things You Should Know While Shopping for a Mattress

What to keep in mind when you buy your bedroom's biggest investment piece.


15 Minutes With Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott

Drew and Jonathan Scott of TV's Property Brothers talk renovation fever, designing love nests and what it's like to (finally!)...


5 Hilarious (and True) Behind-the-Scenes Stories from the Property Brothers

When you’re making a reality TV show, there’s bound to be footage that ends up on the cutting room floor....

8 Festive Flowers to Buy Instead of Poinsettias This Christmas

Poinsettias are the go-to Christmas flowers, but they can be ho-hum. Switch things up by giving or displaying these festive...


5 Ways To Winter Proof Your House

It's never too early in the season to start thinking about how you'll winter proof your house. These expert tips...


Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault’s DIY Chalkboard Gift Tags

Add a festive flair to your holiday gift wrapping with this easy embellishment from DIY expert Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault.


Dollar Store Decor: Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault’s DIY Mercury Glass Vases

Add a splash of glamour to your home with this collection of luxe-for-less DIY mercury glass vases


Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault’s Gorgeous DIY Dining Chair Slipcovers

Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault's DIY dining chair slipcover will have you sitting pretty all holiday season. Here's how to make it...


5 Easy Ways to Cut Your Home Energy Bill This Winter

Five strategies to beat the deep-freeze and save money on your energy bills this winter.