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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What is That Pink Slime in Your Bathroom?

Get the scoop on so-called pink mould, the icky shower slime that seems to return as soon as you finish...


This Brilliant Laundry Detergent Hack Could Save You a Bundle

Don’t throw away your "empty" laundry detergent until you've tried this money-saving trick. It’s so simple!


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8 Things You Didn’t Know Your Dishwasher Could Do

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


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 mould and germs. Here's how...


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These Are the Most Popular Dog Breeds in Canada

Dogs may be our best friends, but which ones do we rely on the most? Every year, the Canadian Kennel...


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40 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.


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30 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...


The One Ingredient You Should ALWAYS Add to Your Dishwasher

It'll give your glassware an extra sparkle and prevent filmy residue from hard water.

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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...


What Everyone Forgets When It Comes to Estate Planning

Sure, you've got your physical assets accounted for, but have you considered the digital assets you've accumulated, including reward points?


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The Healthy Home Checklist

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


How to Clean Your Phone—And How Often You Should

Your phone is grosser than you realize. Here's how to clean it properly.


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Quick Spring Cleaning Tasks You Can Do in 60 Seconds—Or Less!

Pressed for time? You can scratch a few of these jobs off your spring cleaning checklist in a matter of...


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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

Be honest: When's the last time you deep-cleaned #6 on this list?


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These Netflix Organizing Shows Will Inspire You to Declutter Now

Looking for storage solutions to bring order to a cluttered space? You'll find plenty of inspiration in these must-watch home...


How to Clean a Greasy, Dusty Range Hood

A hood over the stove is a wonderful thing to have, but the cooking oils from your favourite fried chicken,...


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12 Things You Should Never Vacuum

Vacuuming may seem like a quick solution for any spill, but these things are better left for the broom.

How to Find the Cheapest Gas Station Near You

Nobody wants to pay more for fuel than they have to—here’s how to save.


You Need to Try This Viral Wooden Spoon Cleaning Hack

Sure, it may be gross, but this viral wooden spoon hack will have you running into the kitchen to try...


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Confessions of a Cat Whisperer: 7 Mistakes Cat Owners Make

Got an issue with your feline friend? There’s a good chance you’re part of the problem. Cat behaviourist and author...


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40 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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Brilliant Bathroom Cleaning Tricks You’ll Wish You’d Known Sooner

Tap the secret cleaning power of these ordinary household items for a bathroom that truly sparkles.


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Secrets to Steal From People Who Never Get Hacked

Learn the best practices that stop cybercriminals in their tracks.

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11 Secrets Financial Advisers Want You to Know

Even if you're saddled with debt, a financial adviser can help you work towards your money goals. Before your first...


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How to Clean Absolutely Everything in Your Kitchen, According to Charles the Butler

In this excerpt from his book, Charles MacPherson—best known as "Charles the Butler" on CTV's The Marilyn Denis Show—shares expert...


Why You Need to Clean Your Washing Machine Filter (And Where to Find It)

Make sure your washing machine is operating at 100 per cent with this little-known maintenance tip.


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Home Organizing Hacks to Help You Conquer Clutter

Repurposing these everyday items can bring order to chaos.


You’ve Been Putting Garbage Bags in Wrong This Whole Time

Thanks to this mind-blowing viral video, you'll never have to shake out a fresh garbage bag again!


12 Things You’re Not Claiming on Your Taxes—But Should Be

These little-known credits and deductions can make a significant dent in the amount you owe.