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.

7 Questions You Need to Ask Before You Renovate Your Home

Stop. Hammer time. Here's what to ask, answer, and clarify before you reconfigure a powder room, take down any walls,...


Top 10 Finds in the 2018 IKEA Catalogue

The IKEA 2018 Catalogue is hot off the press and on its way to nearly 7-million homes across Canada. We're...


6 Bathroom Renovation Tips From the Experts

When it comes to a bathroom overhaul, creating a beautiful space and boosting the value 
of your home go hand-in-hand....


An Expert Reveals the Secrets of Cottage Maintenance

Whether you call your place a cottage, a camp or a country home, the technical challenges of keeping the property...


13 Things Home Inspectors Secretly Want to Tell You

Looking to buy your first property or put your house on the market? Check out these tips from Canadian home...


Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault’s Budget-Friendly Wooden Hanger Fixes

Transform your everyday hangers with these fun do-it-yourself tips from Cityline design expert and Rust-Oleum spokesperson...


Hostess Gift Guide: 5 Pretty Ways to Pair Wine and Flowers

Want to take your hostess gift to the next level? Becky De Oliveira, owner of Toronto flower studio Blush...


7 Quick Home Inspections to Do This Spring

How well did your house survive winter? Don't let the million-dollar question nag you. Take an hour to do a...

How to Start a Home Art Collection—Without Breaking the Bank

Always wanted to invest in original art, but didn't know where to start? We asked art expert Elena Soboleva to...


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The 10 Most Popular Paint Colours in Canada

Overwhelmed by the wall of paint chips at the hardware store? Why not take some colour cues from your neighbours!...


4 Decorating Tips from Steven Sabados

Television personality and design guru Steven Sabados shares four easy tips to making your home look beautiful this season.


8 Decorating Mistakes That Make Your Home Look Terrible

How to finally get your home looking more organized and beautiful than ever.


10 Canadian Artisans Worth Watching

Twice a year, craftspeople from across the country converge at Toronto's


4 Things You Need to Know About House Fires

When house fires break out, every second counts. Blazes progress quickly, and temperatures can soar to 900 degrees Celsius in...


5 Home Maintenance Tips for Winter

Is your home ready for winter? Consult this seasonal home maintenance checklist to reduce the risk of property damage from...


What You Need to Know Before Buying a New Fireplace

On the market for a new fireplace? Here's the inside scoop on how to select the perfect model for your...

Inside Chris Hadfield’s Cottage

For space traveller Chris Hadfield, a little slice of Ontario cottage country is the ultimate destination.


9 Videos That Will Inspire You to Save the Planet

From giving up on meat to living in a more sustainable home, it's easier than you may think to make...


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15 Ways to Control Allergy Triggers at Home

Research shows that indoor air pollution, often caused by dust mites and mould, can be up to 10 times greater...


18 Steps to a Zero-Waste Kitchen

Reduce, reuse, recycle: These expert tips will help you find new ways to cut waste in the kitchen.


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7 Secrets for a Greener Lawn

The grass doesn't have to be greener on your neighbours's lawn. The best part? You don't need costly lawn services...

14 Ways to Green Your Home

Turn your household into an eco-oasis-and save money-with simple modifications.


How to Take the Ultimate Family Photo

You've pulled it off: the family has gathered, the table is set, and even the cat seems jolly. Now what...


5 Clever Ways to Display Your Holiday Cards

If you keep your holiday cards from year to year, pull them out to rekindle memories and to make attractive...


How To Spar According to Christie Blatchford

How to spar according to National Post columnist, Christie Blatchford.


How To Get It Done In 60 Seconds

We've gathered some expert advice to teach you how to save time and get it done in 60 seconds.


How To Build A Rainy-Day-Chasing Fort

The best way to have fun indoors on a rainy day? Build a fort! Here is the best way to...