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Renovations

Backyard makeover: it’s time to start planning your 2021 landscaping projects

Calgary is still stuck in the throes of winter, but many homeowners are already planning...

The sound of silence: understanding STC ratings can help homebuyers avoid noisy neighbours

Sound transmission class (STC) is the rating system used to measure a partition wall’s ability...

DIY for dummies: how even the least-handy homeowner can keep their property in tip-top shape

Even if you wouldn’t describe yourself as handy, it’s important for homeowners to have the...

A heated driveway is a creative, albeit pricey, way to eliminate the need for snow shovelling once and for all

It might sound like magic, but banishing snow from your driveway without lifting a finger...

The Property Brothers are looking for Calgary families to appear on new season of “Forever Home”

Twins Drew and Jonathan Scott, better known as the Property Brothers, are coming to Calgary...

Question & Answer

House & Home

Plumbing the depths of history: why some old homes have a random basement toilet

Old homes are often full of outdated features that seem bizarre in a modern context...

Backyard makeover: it’s time to start planning your 2021 landscaping projects

Calgary is still stuck in the throes of winter, but many homeowners are already planning...

The sound of silence: understanding STC ratings can help homebuyers avoid noisy neighbours

Sound transmission class (STC) is the rating system used to measure a partition wall’s ability...

True colours: Pantone’s 2021 Colour of the Year and the history of a trendsetter

At the end of 2020, the Pantone Colour Institute announced its 2021 Colour(s) of the...

Brighten up: four easy ways to take your home’s lighting to the next level

Inside the home, lighting does so much more than help you see. The right lighting...

Going Green