Home Maintenance Tips

Once the temperatures dip, we’re all reminded of the importance of having our homes winter-ready. Suddenly you can feel drafts seeping in from around your windows and doors, and wonder if your home will be able to withstand the snow, ice, and storms that winter will eventually bring. We’ve put together this list of home maintenance tips to help you gear up for the season ahead, so you can get back to staying cozy and warm inside. 

spring cleaning checklist

Before you know it, you’ll be happily spending all of your free time outdoors. That’s because once the warmer temps are back to stay, the last thing you’ll be thinking about is the state of your house. Now is the perfect time to tackle your spring cleaning checklist; read on for ideas on how to clean your home from top to bottom.

stunning and functional laundry room

Gone are the days when the washer and dryer were hidden away in a dark, unfinished basement. Now they’re often in plain view and they look spectacular! Glam up the laundry area in your home and make it a space you’re proud to show off. Ideally this area is a reflection of the rest of your home; to achieve this, here are our top tips on how to create a stunning and functional laundry room.

beautiful summer lawn

It’s easy right now to take your picture-perfect grass for granted; this time of year it’s still brand new, so it’s naturally thick, plush, and vibrant green. But we’ve all seen our lawns take an unfortunate turn, from healthy to withering, drying out, or developing patches. To keep your grass in top condition throughout the warmer months, here are some easy tips for a beautiful summer lawn.

advantages to upsizing your home

Is it time to consider moving into a larger home? Over the past year, many have felt limited by the space available in their current dwellings. They’ve longed for just a bit more room for themselves and their families, and imagined how they would use and appreciate any extra square footage. Here are just a few advantages to upsizing your home. 

Design Your Perfect Home Office That Doubles As A Guest Room

If this past year has taught us anything in terms of interior design, it’s the importance of having a comfortable space where we can work from home. Having a proper set-up can increase efficiency and productivity, and reduce aches and pains. Most of us would also like to be able to use our home offices as a guest room, so we have a comfortable space for visitors to stay. There are lots of clever ways to do this, from installing built-in cabinetry to finding pieces that do double-duty. Here are our favourite tips to design your perfect home office that doubles as a guest room.

With the advent of modern technology, it’s likely you have adopted some aspects of a “smart” home: maybe your speakers are voice-controlled, or your thermostat is synced with Alexa. If you aren’t already on board the trend of home assistants, lighting is one of the easiest ways to start! Smart lighting is energy-efficient and often more affordable in the long run. Read on for our tips to get started (or expand upon!) this new evolution in lighting.

Experts agree that when it comes to upgrading your home, lighting is one of the least expensive projects with the highest reward. The sheer range of options can be overwhelming, however, so we’ve come up with a list of the best home lighting upgrades to suit each area of your house! Read on to shed some light on this all-important aspect of home decor.


You have probably already heard the phrase the “Internet of Things,” or “IoT” for short, and may be wondering what it is and what it means for you as a homeowner. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that several devices in your home already qualify as IoT devices, and you can expect many more to hit the market soon. The convenience of these modern innovations has been praised, but they have also been upheld as an example of privacy concerns and possibly even compromised home security. Read on to learn more about the Internet of Things and how it can affect you and your home.

Spring is just around the corner, and soon the weather will be warmer and the snow will be melting. Springtime is the perfect season to make sure that your home is in top shape, so take advantage of the warmer weather, and use this spring home checklist to ensure everything is in order.