25 ways to be a resourceful renovator
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25 ways to be a resourceful renovator

Practical tips to reduce your eco-footprint while you renovate your home.


12 ways to reduce your carbon footprint at home
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12 ways to reduce your carbon footprint at home

You don't need to be a tree-hugging Luddite to have a positive impact on the environment. Here are 12 relatively simple, low-cost,...


How to properly hang a picture
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How to properly hang a picture

When I was younger, hanging a picture meant banging a nail-and nail; size didn't matter-into the wall. Often this resulted in...


Elements of roof repair
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Elements of roof repair

When it comes to re-roofing your home, a little knowledge goes a long way


Install a pet screen
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Install a pet screen

If you have a dog or cat, you already know that they can be pretty tough on the screen in your door. From time to time you'll need...


Easy tile repair
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Easy tile repair

Even a small hairline crack in grout will let water seep behind the tiles into the surface below. The good news is that if you...


Weekend DIY: Programmable thermostat
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Weekend DIY: Programmable thermostat

The average Canadian household spends more than $2,000 a year on energy bills-nearly half of which going to heating and cooling,...


Weekend DIY: Projects to leave to the pros
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Weekend DIY: Projects to leave to the pros

Take a vacation from your to-do list by hiring a professional to tackle certain jobs that would be disruptive to your household


Paint myths busted
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Paint myths busted

We bust the biggest myths about paints and painting


New house, new problems
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New house, new problems

When you buy the house of your dreams, it often comes with a dash of nightmare. I have lived in 12 houses and enjoyed them, but...

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