Renovations

New federal grant program offers homeowners up to $5,000 for ‘green’ upgrades

A new seven-year, $2.6-billion program from the federal government will provide financial assistance for up...

City of Calgary takes public outreach online with home improvement webinar series

Over the last year, nearly everyone across the world has become familiar with gathering online....

New homes and renovation services now come at a premium, as lumber shortage drives up construction costs

Anyone who has walked into a hardware store lately is aware of the current price...

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...

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House & Home

Four backyard staging tips to make your home ‘sale-ready,’ inside and out

Most sellers in this day and age recognize the value of staging a home’s interior,...

New federal grant program offers homeowners up to $5,000 for ‘green’ upgrades

A new seven-year, $2.6-billion program from the federal government will provide financial assistance for up...

Five tips for keeping your home cool without air conditioning this summer

It’s only June, but Calgarians have already gotten a taste of the 30-degree temperatures usually...

City of Calgary takes public outreach online with home improvement webinar series

Over the last year, nearly everyone across the world has become familiar with gathering online....

A brief history of the conversation pit: why interest in this ’70s design staple has skyrocketed in the age of COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, an obsession has developed among people who are extremely online with...

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