• Essential House Selling Tips: Curb Appeal
  • Safety Tips for Choosing Children’s Furniture
  • 3 Ways To Buy a Home Later in Life
  • Turn Your Garage Into A Home Office
  • Curb Appeal Tips and Hints

Protect your eyes with SmartBuyGlasses

The warm weather is here, which means the sun is out and the days are getting warmer and brighter. It’s time to put on those shades and go for a nice hike! Did you know it is important for you to protect your eyes as well as your skin?  Wearing sunglasses protects your eyes from ultraviolet (UV) light. UV light can have harmful effects on your eyelid, cornea, lens and…

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Essential House Selling Tips: Curb Appeal

Before listing your home, some real estate agents will tell you to work on the outside of the house first, but unless there is a major project involved or you are in a hurry to list, it is probably best to save the outside for last. There are two main reasons for this. First, the first steps in preparing the interior of the house are easier. They also help develop…

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It’s More Than Just Brushing

Almost everyone has their own share of childhood tooth-y story. Parents have their own unique way of encouraging their children how to take care of their teeth – from exaggerated stories to imaginary characters (hello, tooth fairy). However, encouraging children to take care of their teeth is actually a good thing to do because it’s a good idea to start practising personal dental care at an early age. Perhaps the…

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Safety Tips for Choosing Children’s Furniture

When sourcing children’s furniture, your first consideration may be how bright, fun, and funky it is, or whether it works within the overall theme of your child’s bedroom or nursery. Or, perhaps you’ve been offered the gift of family furniture, passed down through the generations? Obviously, style or sentiment are big considerations, but it’s even more crucial that you keep safety in mind when choosing kids’ furniture. Certain everyday items have…

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Perk up your Home with Paint

So, it’s time to think about selling your home. You have done a lot of living in your house; many pleasant memories exist there. But, perhaps the interior walls of your home have seen better days? You love the way you used a few of your favourite hues to brighten up your home. Maybe your kids have personalized their bedrooms a little too much. Or maybe your home just needs…

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How To Budget For Your Home Renovation

Home upgrades are undoubtedly a vital part of homeownership in Canada and worldwide. According to an Altus Group report, Canadians spent a whopping $80 billion on home renovations in 2019, a spending increase that outpaced the country’s overall economic growth. Drawing up a realistic budget is necessary to your home improvement efforts, so investing significant effort into this for the best results is vital. If you wish to learn more…

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Keeping Your Home In Tip-Top Condition: Maintenance Tasks To Cross Off Your List

Keeping up with maintenance jobs at home is beneficial for two main reasons. Firstly, you can reduce the risk of needing to pay for expensive repairs, and secondly, you can ensure your home remains in tip-top condition for as long as possible. In this guide, we’ll explore some essential tasks to cross off your list.    Image credit: https://www.pexels.com/photo/architecture-clouds-estate-exterior-280222/   Roof work and clearing gutters Looking after your roof is…

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3 Ways To Buy a Home Later in Life

Pixabay – CC0 License    It seems that now, more people are putting off buying a home. The cost of living is rising all over the world, and it’s so easy to compare Canada to the US, and while health insurance is cheaper, the cost of utilities and consumer goods increases. So, as a result, many people are looking to defer those big purchases in life. Buying a home is…

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It’s Time to Replace Your Traditional Fireplace Right Now!

When the days become shorter, and the sun starts to lower, shifting the couches and enjoying the fireplace becomes important. But wait…there’s more. If you have a traditional wooden fireplace at your home, reality can be different. Why? Since it is: Hard to burn, Messy to clean, and Drafty to maintain. Plus, you’ve to dwell on your pockets to spend in bucks on the woods to burn. And, at last…

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Turn Your Garage Into A Home Office

With so many people currently working from home, many are scrambling to find a quiet space away from the day to day noise. If you are like me and don’t have a spare bedroom to use as an office space, you have another option if you have a garage! If you think that your garage is too messy, drafty and poorly lit to be a good space, think again! With…

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