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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10 Design Tips From Brian Gluckstein You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

In his book, Brian Gluckstein: The Art of Home, Canada’s most influential interior designer reveals the secrets behind his effortlessly elegant style.

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40 Clever Kitchen Organizing Ideas You’ll Want to Try Right Now

The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it can also be the most cluttered. Use these clever...


Here’s Why You Need to Clean Your Washing Machine—and How to Do It

The moist, warm, dark environment of your washing machine is the perfect breeding ground for mold and germs. Here's how...


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45 Handy Aluminum Foil Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using aluminum foil to line your cookie sheets, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential. These...


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15 Things You Never Knew Your Dishwasher Could Do

Odds are, you haven’t been taking advantage of this staple kitchen appliance’s full potential. These dishwasher hacks will totally blow...

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This is When You Should Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring

Keep these things in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this spring.


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45 Clever Spring Cleaning Tips You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Dreading your home's annual deep-clean? These spring cleaning tips will make this year's routine a total breeze.


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12 Easiest Foods to Grow at Home During the Pandemic

Whether you've got a backyard plot or containers on your patio, porch, or apartment balcony, growing your own fresh vegetables...


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

You'll be amazed at what these repurposed items can do.


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14 Ways You’re Using Disinfectants Wrong

From using the wrong products to not leaving the right ones on long enough to work their magic, these are...


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Healthy Home Checklist: 30+ Everyday Tips For a Healthier Home

Science-backed strategies that help eliminate potential health hazards and improve your well-being, room by room.


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20+ Secrets Personal Organizers Would Never Tell You for Free

Industry experts reveal the dirty details to help keep your home organized and clean.


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20 Spring Cleaning Tasks You Can Do in One Minute—or Less!

Spring has sprung, so it's time to buckle down and clean up our spaces. You'll love these quick, easy ways...

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10 Mistakes You’re Making with Antibacterial Wipes

We know you're using lots of them right now, but make sure you're using them right!


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50 Popular Life Hacks From the Internet That Just Don’t Work

Brushing your teeth with charcoal will get rid of stains—along with your tooth enamel.


These Pandemic Pet Adoption Stories Will Warm Your Heart

Over the past year, an unprecedented number of Canadians opened their homes—and their hearts—to furry new friends. Here are just...


How to Clean Reusable Shopping Bags

Reusable shopping bags are a great way to go green, but they can get filthy fast. Here's everything you need...


You’ve Been Putting Garbage Bags in the Wrong Way—Here’s How

This TikTok hack teaches you the right way to get a garbage bag in the can. We can't believe we've...


Can An Air Purifier Kill Coronavirus Germs in the Air?

Indoor air quality has become more important than ever, with many people turning to air purifiers to cleanse the air...


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How to Delete Yourself From Google Searches

Looking to regain a little privacy? Follow these steps to remove yourself from Google searches—or at least hide the more...


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10 Bathroom Cleaning Tips and Tricks

From home remedies to secret cleaning techniques, this is your guide to getting your bathroom sparkling.

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13 Things You Should Never, Ever Vacuum

Getting out the vacuum may seem like a quick solution for any spill, but some things just aren’t meant to...


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.


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35 Nearly Forgotten House Cleaning Tips from the Past

Grandma knows all the best cleaning tips and tricks to save you time, money and effort. You'll want to stock...


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13 Secrets of People Who Always Have a Clean House

A clean home won't seem so far out of reach with these simple tips.


6 Ways to Upgrade Your Bathroom into a Luxe Home Spa

Planning on renovating your bathroom, but unsure of where to start? From high-tech fixtures to dreamy details, these design tips...


4 Smart Design Decisions to Keep Your Bathroom Germ-Free

Choosing the right fixtures and fittings can go a long way in ensuring a safe and sanitary bathroom, powder room...