Are your electricity bills shocking you? Take a look at our 10 best tips to deal with this issue and you will move a step closer to lower bills this summer. 1. Check your ducts for leakage. Leakage from ducts causes...
This summer, see the world from the comfort of home with globally inspired design. From the Greek Islands to the Santa Fe desert, Sharon Grech, Benjamin Moore colour marketing expert, shares her advice to bring the aesthetic...
Flooding and water damage are things no homeowner ever wants to deal with. But depending on where you live, your home may be prone to flooding. If you're buying a home, make sure that you're aware of any flooding issues...
The Bare Facts on Toilet Paper History Someone recently asked me what did people use before the invention of the modern toilet paper rolls. Being a survivalist this question has been posed many times to me and I always try...
Recipes and Homemade Tricks with Green Tea In addition to its excellent properties, the uses of green tea are not limited to its preparation as an infusion. You can find out about many other green tea applications, through a variety...
No matter what the home or apartment style, bringing in a touch of nature and the outdoors can be a welcomed change when thinking about interior decorating. Rustic bedding, furniture and hardware are one of the best ways to...
This year you might have goals like ramping up your workout routine, increasing your self-care regimen or finding time to de-stress. The EPA reports we spend 90 percent of our time indoors, but most people feel that spending time in...
(Egyptian Ice Trays and Other Fun Facts about Refrigeration through the Ages) Refrigeration of one sort or another goes back at least three thousand years. Ancient Chinese made a practice of cutting ice and storing it for later use as...
If your home was built before 1960, it may have lead-based paint on indoor or outdoor surfaces. If you suspect your home has lead paint, Health Canada recommends taking a few extra precautions to protect the health of your...
It's easy to see the value of living in caring neighborhoods and being good neighbors. One recent survey found 75 percent of Americans think it's important to welcome new neighbors, 58 percent say it's important for neighbors to socialize and...