Blinds help control the amount of light and heat that gets into a room. To get the best out of them, be sure the mechanisms are in good working order. Here are some practical tips to keep in mind.
An old, drafty window can be a money pit. Save money and stay cozy year-round: make sure your old windows are weather-proof—and new windows are installed properly—with these expert tips.
After a harsh winter you're probably ready to erase the damage caused by Mother Nature’s frigid wrath. To help you gear up for the warmer weather, here's a spring cleaning checklist for your home to keep it looking good and trouble-free.
A broken window will always need to be replaced, but there are a couple of ways you can fix a window with minor damage can be repaired, saving you the cost of a new pane.
After many decades, that old wood front door is leaking air and causing major drafts. You could replace it, but that old door is part of the original architecture of your home. Here are two ways to fix it without loosing the door.
It really is a snap to keep your household under control. With these easy tips, your space will look spin and span in no time.
Looking at disorder typically makes people feel paralyzed and overwhelmed, but luckily the process of getting rid of it is actually quite simple. Here are 8 tips to help you clean up clutter quickly.
Shutters and awnings usually don't need much work. But pay them some attention – a little bit of maintenance and a good spring cleaning – and they'll reward you by looking great and providing shelter from the rain and sun for years to come.
Everyone wants to ensure their home stays up-do-date year-round, but all that scheduling can be confusing. From chimney sweeps to air conditioning inspections, here's what to do and when.
Whether it's heating a home in the winter or cooling it in the summer, air leaks can make your house less comfortable and less energy-efficient.
The world of doors is full of mysteries for a beginner DIY carpenter. Here's everything you need to know about the doors in your house, and how you can repair/replace them.
Water is essential to all life on Earth, and many people do not have access to fresh clean water as often as they need. Check out five easy ways you can stop wasting water right now:
Waking up to a frozen pipe is certainly not the best way to start the day. Here are five main methods you can use to safely thaw a frozen plumbing pipe in your home:
Efficiency is king and nowhere is this truer than in outdoor home improvement for busy homeowners. You can spruce up your home's exterior quickly with these four outdoor DIY projects that you can complete in an hour or less.
If you've always wanted an automated home system that turns on lights or music but you didn't want an expensive system, you can have an alternative. Apps with settings can work the same with for almost no cost.
According to Health Canada, 90 per cent of many Canadians' time is spent indoors, split between work, home and indoor recreation. Here are tips to ensure you consume the best indoor air.
Awnings require regular attention and care. Keep your awnings clean with the following four-step method.
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