Do’s and Don’ts for DIY-ers!
Canadian celebrity designer, Jane Lockhart offers her insights on home reno do's and don'ts for DIYers. Home makeover TV shows make it look like complicated, home projects can be completed in an hour episode. Yes, I accept that I’m partly to blame for that (but who wants to watch paint dry?) yet, do-it-yourself projects are as popular as ever. As a pro, there are certain projects I won’t even start without the right tools. So, I’ve put my top five list together for you to use as a guide to save your home … from you! (more…)
- August 12, 2017

Prevent flood damage with this one essential tool
Learn how to protect your home against flood damage, with a high-water alarm system. Plus, enter to win a Tulsar Sentry Z Control high-water alarm. With the recent heavy rainfall drenching parts of Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritimes, reports of flooding and residential water damage have been on the rise.  Ottawa and Quebec have been particularly hard hit, with hundreds of residents being forced to evacuate their homes. When they return, they will likely be faced with costly flood damage to repair.  (more…)
- May 12, 2017

5 Common Bathroom Plumbing Problems
Here are some common bathroom plumbing problems, and a look at how to fix them. Sometimes, taking care of the problem is a simple do-it-yourself fix. However, there are times when you need to call in the professionals. We’ll let you know which time is which. (more…)
- February 2, 2017

Can a touchless faucet make your home healthier?
Hands free plumbing technology has come out of the shopping malls and other public spaces and is now readily available to be used in Canadian households. If you are thinking about adding a new faucet to your kitchen or bathroom, first, take time to do some research on this home technology, to see if a touchless faucet is the right option for your household. (more…)
- January 23, 2017

How To: Winterize your outdoor plumbing
Winter is coming! It's highly unlikely you'll be using your outdoor water sources during the cold season, but that doesn't mean you should abandon those poor faucets before the first snowfall. Prevent your outdoor pipes and faucets from freezing (and bursting!) with our how-to guide. If your efforts are thwarted by a bad storm, use our directory to find a plumber to fix it! (more…)
- November 2, 2015



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