Renovations

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...

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...

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House & Home

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...

Five cheap ways to boost your home’s curb appeal

You only get one chance to make a great first impression, so why waste an...

Five DIY plumbing tips for homeowners

To the uninitiated, plumbing repairs and maintenance can be intimidating. Major repairs and plumbing emergencies...

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