There will be times in our lives when we just don’t want the hassle and expense of owning our own furniture. And there are times when the furniture we already have just isn’t enough. It may be during our student days when both money and space are at a premium. Or it could be that we are in between jobs or even cities and it makes more sense to rent furniture than buy it. Plus, if we are in transition we would only have to find a place to store all that furniture as we studied or travelled.Read More →
Imagine having a morning packed with different classes and getting to your part-time job only to be sent on countless errands or having to stay late. To compound matters, you come home at the end of such a hectic day to a living room that looks like it has just been ransacked. Add to this distressing spectacle a sink piled with dirty dishes, and you have a stinking, messy situation on your hands.Read More →
Whether you are moving into your new home, renting a new place, or are simply upgrading the interiors of your home, you will come across making some decisions while buying the living room furniture. If you think about it, all houses built by the builder in a condo or townhome are exactly the same. What makes them different, and what really makes them home, are the things that are bought and kept inside the home.
Furniture shopping is a weird beast to handle. It can be as stressful as it can be rewarding. It can be expensive too, but the end result can be so fulfilling that it makes you feel that every penny spent to get there was worth it. On top of all of that, it is the living room furniture that defines you as people too. Your furniture is like a window into who you are as a person and as a family.
While furniture shopping can be a very strenuous task, here are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that you will always be satisfied with the end result.Read More →
It’s not easy to find a condo to rent in Toronto, especially at a price that a normal person could afford. That’s not surprising since the vacancy rate in the Greater Toronto Area or GTA has been less than two percent for the last number of years. But finding condos should be getting easier, right? There’s tons of them around. In fact, condos account for almost all of the new rental housing supply in Toronto. And at least a quarter of all new condos are rented or leased. So, there are many condos, but price is another issue.
Far too many condos are listed at the top end of the rental scale, making them unaffordable except for a handful of buyers. Then, there’s the question of where to rent or lease. Downtown has the most condos and may be the most convenient. But there are lots of choices outside of the core that offer more space and a cheaper monthly payment. It’s a difficult set of choices to consider and may not make finding the right condo any easier.Read More →
Wood flooring is a luxury for most people to have in their homes or rental spaces, but they require ample care in order to maintain their beauty. Wood floors are the perfect complement to a variety of spaces and tastes, whether you decorate your home in a rustic, country, modern, artistic, or elegant style.
This guide will walk you through the basics of maintaining your hardwood floors from move-in day through years of living in your space. If you’re ready to create your cleanest and most enchanting space yet from the wood floors up, read on.Read More →
Most of us know that moving to a new house takes an immense amount of planning and preparation. The same can be said about selling a house. Although it can be challenging during the initial stages of figuring out the process, it ultimately doesn’t have to be.
Expect to make mistakes during the course of selling your home. However, don’t let these mistakes discourage you from accomplishing the task at hand. By meticulously managing both the exterior and interior of you household, you will be in a prime position to have your residence sold at the highest possible price.
If you are looking for advice, here are the six most helpful tips for selling your home:Read More →
Everyone has watched interior design shows on television by now. They make us envious of the beautiful homes, or jealous that these households have the capital to give their homes a makeover. Well, you can too. A little bit of elbow grease, a few dollars, and a creative vision – these are the tools that can help you focus on one room at a time. So, why not begin with something easy like the door and the front entrance?
Here are nine front door entrance decorating ideas for 2019:Read More →
When your house is in a mess, you feel like it will take forever to clean it. As a professional, you’re busy trying to climb and stay at the top of your career, your kids’ homework for the week need to be checked, and your spouse needs your company. Time is so rare a commodity that you wonder how you can get to clean and organize!
Every day you skip cleaning, clutter begins to build up to levels that affect your own productivity. A disorganized and cluttered home has a negative psychological impact. The best thing you can do is to make sure the work does not pile up. Here are some helpful house cleaning and organizing tips to unclutter your life:Read More →
Whether you have just moved into your home or have resided there for many years, the air ducts that run throughout the home are probably an area that you do not give much thought to if you are like most people.
However, these air ducts play vital roles in dispersing hot and cool air to all rooms of the home and not keeping them clean can result in higher energy bills and health problems.
If you know that your ducts need to be cleaned or are unsure when they were last done, you should definitely consider hiring a professional to clean them and there are many benefits in doing so.Read More →
No matter where you live, your home is going to need some sort of flooring. The good news is that you have a great deal of options to choose from. From the materials used to the colours you want, you will be able to get exactly what you want for the prices that you can afford. It’s important to know about the different flooring types pros and cons, then assessing what is the right material for you.
If you’re unhappy with the flooring that you have in your house at the moment, the first thing that you should think about is why you don’t like it. Is it the colour or the material? If you have carpet, what it underneath? You might be in for a pleasant surprise. Many older homes have a layer of carpet hiding a beautiful hardwood floor. Once you have a clear idea of what you don’t like, you should then look at all of the flooring materials available to you so that you can make an informed choice.
The following are the different flooring types pros and cons:Read More →