October is the last month to prepare your home for the cold and wet months of winter. A systematic annual inspection of home systems and the exterior is essential to a safe and secure home.
In the past, backyard cottages were sometimes designed for seasonal guests or an elderly parent. They were often quaint dwellings with one or two bedrooms with a small deck and perhaps a garden. Cottages
Studies have shown that long-term exposure to background noise can affect our health, our sleep, and even lead to serious problems such as cardiovascular disease. Luckily, there are things you can do to minimize
In some areas of Canada, an air conditioner is de rigueur equipment to keep cool in the humid months of July and August. In other areas, such as the West Coast, air conditioning is
Chilly autumn air signals the last opportunity to prepare your garden for winter. With some planning and proactive care, your vegetable gardens, grassy areas, and shrubs will be ready for the first warm days
Many people don't realize how important it is to inspect their house on a regular basis. You may be able to do a complete inspection on your own, but if not, consider hiring a
In ancient times, light was the primary consideration of the architect and builder. The sun and it's position during the day prioritized the siting of the dwelling and it's openings. More light means more