Flood Preparedness: What Can You Do Around Your Home?

Flood Preparedness: What Can You Do Around Your Home?

In the event of a flood, your home and belongings can be subjected to various forms and levels of damage, and in many cases, homeowners are left with no choice but to consider their property a total loss. Here are some precautionary steps you can take to better protect yourself and your home against flood […]

 
 

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

Gearing Up Your Home for the Dead of Winter

Winter has come, and it’s inevitable that the weather is only going to get worse from here. So gearing up your home for the dead of winter is a priority that should be handled now to protect it and your family during the season. To get your home prepped and ready, here are some important […]

 
 

Holiday Gifts For A Handyman

Holiday Gifts for Your Favourite Handyman

Instead of dishing out some underwhelming gifts this year, why not get the handyman on your list something they’ll truly want and love? Whether it’s your dad, grandfather, aunt, sister, or another handy person to buy for – here are some holiday gifts for your favourite handyman that they will actually feel excited about receiving […]

 
 

What is Parging?

Parging: What is it and Why is it Important to Maintain?

If you’ve been watching the home shows, then you’ve probably heard the term ‘parging’ a lot. But you may be finding yourself asking what is it and why is it important to maintain? Let’s help you get a better understanding of what parging is and how it can improve your home.   What is Parging? […]

 
 

Grout Sealing

Grout Sealing: Why Bother?

Wondering if it’s worth it or really necessary to seal the grout after tiling? Well, since most grout that’s used throughout the different areas of your home – bathroom, kitchen, shower – are cement based and porous, the answer is yes! Although you may find conflicting opinions on this matter, the reality is that any […]

 
 

Accessible Design: Kitchen Modifications

Accessible Design: Kitchen Modifications

A kitchen in any home is where the most foot traffic occurs, as we rely on access to vital resources such as food, water, and cooking supplies. Therefore, it is crucial that your kitchen is designed for maximum accessibility and user-friendliness. Here are some helpful modifications that can create such a space.   Work Surfaces […]

 
 

5 Simple Home Improvements Projects With a Big Impact

5 Simple Home Improvements Projects With a Big Impact

Looking to take on a few new home improvements that will have a big impact on the appearance and the value of your home? Well, look no further! Here we show you how some modest and simple home improvements can help maximize your value and give your home the facelift it needs.   New Backsplash […]

 
 

A Guide to Ontario's Accessibility Renovation Programs

A Guide to Ontario’s Accessibility Renovation Programs

The costs for renovations don’t always have to come solely from your own pocket, especially if you are impaired with a major disability or mobility restrictions. In Ontario, there are a wide variety of accessibility renovation programs that have been implemented to give back to hardworking homeowners everywhere. Here are our top picks for the […]

 
 

The Best Handymen Don't Come with an Age Requirement

The Best Handymen Don’t Come with an Age Requirement

Life has a funny way of throwing surprises our way. Whether it is a leaky roof or a new employment opportunity, we never really know what to expect until it happens. The same principle applies to Richard, a retired teacher we recently spoke with about an exciting new career transition. His story is a testament […]

 
 

Accessible Design Series: Independent Seniors – Adapting Your Bathroom

Accessible Design Series: Independent Seniors – Adapting Your Bathroom

  For independent seniors living at home, adapting your bathroom to incorporate a more accessible design is often one of the most important adjustments to make. Since the bathroom is generally where most injuries happen among senior populations, performing a few alterations – from minor improvements to larger ones – can allow them to move […]