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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9 Things You Should Never Feed to Birds

Not all people foods are safe for birds. Leave these nine items off the menu to keep your backyard birds happy and healthy.

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16 Budget-Friendly Ways to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

First impressions are always important! From handsome new house numbers to charming patio lights, here's how to boost your home's...


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9 Things All Homeowners Should Do Once a Week

Ready to run a tighter ship? These weekly tune-ups will keep your home clean, organized and efficient in every way.


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11 Warning Signs Your Dog Is Suffering from Heat Stroke

Spotting heat stroke in dogs isn't always easy.


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12 Clever Uses For Pillowcases You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Got old bedding collecting dust in the linen closet? Put it to work all around the house with these clever...

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20 Tricks to Keep Your House Cool Without Air Conditioning

When the weather heats up, turning on the AC also means emptying your wallet. To avoid the high cost of...


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9 Air Conditioner Myths You Really Need to Stop Believing

No, your air conditioner is not going to give you a cold.


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10 Great Hammocks You Can Buy Right Now

Spending more time than ever in your own backyard? A comfy hammock is one of the easiest—and most affordable—ways to...


Test Drive: Reviewing What’s New on the Canadian Market

Find out if the latest merch on the Canadian market is worth your hard-earned money. Read our reviews as we...


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13 Signs an Amazon Seller Can’t Be Trusted

Not all Amazon sellers deserve your trust or your business. Here are the smart steps you can take to avoid...


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7 Sneaky Ways Burglars Can Break into Your House

In many cases, all it takes to keep a burglar out is a locked door. But some burglars are a...


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13 Laundry Mistakes Everyone Makes (And How to Fix Them)

Keep your clothes cleaner, your home greener and your hydro bill low with these expert laundry tips.


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10 Surprising Ways You’re Attracting Mosquitoes to Your Home

Don't leave a welcome mat for mosquitoes to swarm your home!

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16 Clever Coffee Can Hacks You’ll Wish You’d Known Sooner

Emptied all of the coffee out of the coffee can? Don't throw it out! Here are 16 genius ways to...


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12 Things You Should Never Pour Down the Drain

Sure, it's more convenient to simply flush this stuff down the drain—but you may live to regret it.


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7 Surprisingly Germy Kitchen Items You Never Think to Clean

The sponge and the sink are obvious culprits, but new research shows that other everyday kitchen objects harbour germs that...


If You See a Hole in a Pen Cap, This is What It Means

Find out why there's a little hole in your pen cap and how it helps both you and your pen.


The Real Reason It’s So Hard to Buy New Home Appliances Right Now

From refrigerators to bikes to lumber, the pandemic has driven demand and interrupted supply chains.


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13 Things You Should Know About Energy Conservation

Our energy use (and bills) tend to go up during the cooler temperature of the winter months. These tips can...


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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Father’s Day

This Father's Day, surprise Dad by spending some quality time chatting and sharing these fun Father's Day facts.


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25 Clever Uses for Plastic Wrap You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using plastic wrap to keep your leftovers fresh, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential.

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What You Should Know Before Starting a Garden

Ready to get growing? These gardening tips can help.


7 Signs You Might Have a Termite Infestation

As small as these insects are, they can make an awfully big mess. Know what to look for and what...


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11 Clever Uses For Corks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

You may be unable to turn water into wine, but you *can* turn those old corks into something useful. Find...


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20+ Funny Dog Cartoons to Make Every Owner Chuckle

These funny dog cartoons will make you sit, stay, and beg for more.


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14 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Washer and Dryer

A decent washer and dryer should last at least 10 years. If you're committing these maintenance mistakes, however, you could...


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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...