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Hiring a Contractor? What to know before you pay a pro

Nov 25, 2022
The last few years has had an emphasis on DIY-ing and working on many of our own personal home projects as we turn our houses into dream homes. Avoid making costly mistakes by knowing what to do yourself, and how to pick the right pro, when you can't.
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Checklist for designing a reading nook or cozy corner

Nov 18, 2022
With winter fast approaching, there's another type of winterizing you can do with your home. Make the indoors your ultimate relaxing space with a reading nook or cozy corner to help you hibernate for the next few months.
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Holiday Baking Tips for the first-time baker

Nov 04, 2022
Some say baking is more of a science than an art. But holiday baking doesn't have to be scary - even if you are a first time baker. From taking things slow to double checking your measurements, there are a lot of easy things you can do to increase your chances for success.
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Sponsor Spotlight: RenovationFind

Oct 12, 2022
Get the scoop on Vancouver Fall Home Show sponsor RenovationFind before you see them at the Vancouver Convention Centre over the October 20-23 weekend.
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Preserving Pumpkin: tips to help keep your Halloween Pumpkin fresh

Sep 27, 2022
Want to avoid pumpkin rot this Halloween season? There are a few tricks you can try in your efforts at preserving pumpkin for the big, scary night.
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DIY Fall Design Trends for Your Front Porch

Sep 12, 2022
Decorating your perfect fall porch does not have to be a hassle! Check out some easy fall decorating tips to make your porch fall ready.
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The Importance of Windows in Energy Efficiency

Oct 12, 2021
When building or renovating a home, choosing the right windows for the project is a major decision that can impact both the design and curbside value of the property overall. This is why most homeowners focus on the aesthetic aspect of their windows and doors when selecting new products for their home.
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Sponsor Spotlight: RenovationFind

Sep 27, 2021
Get the scoop on Vancouver Fall Home Show sponsor RenovationFind before you see them at the Vancouver Convention Centre over the October 14-17 weekend.
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6 home repairs you can do yourself

Sep 22, 2021
Being a homeowner or renter has its challenges. It seems like every week there’s a new house repair on your fix-it list, and we get it – the prospect of tackling home repairs on your own can seem pretty daunting. But, knowing a few basic home repairs will help keep your household costs lower, and many can be done in just a few simple steps.
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Business Appreciation Spotlight: Premier Automation and Design

Aug 27, 2020
This Business Appreciation Spotlight shines a light on how Premier Automation and Design are making a difference in their community.
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Fresh Design Inspiration from Cloverdale Paint

Aug 10, 2020
Our friends at Cloverdale Paint have some on-trend paint palettes that will freshen up your space and liven up your walls.
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From the Veggie Patch: Harvesting Your Cauliflower

Aug 03, 2020
New Gardener Nick is ready to walk you through knowing when and how to harvest your cauliflower.
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From the Veggie Patch: Suckering Your Tomatoes

Jul 27, 2020
Do you know when to sucker your tomato plants? Do you know how? Nick walks us through this important step to increase your tomato plant yield.
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Jam at Home: Keeping Summer Fruit All Year Round

Jul 20, 2020
Get in touch with your inner homesteader and make great tasting memories with our guide to jam.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Baking Bread at Home

Jul 14, 2020
Bread making is a great way to take up some spare time and make something with your hands. If you're looking to add bread making to your repertoire? Check out our guide to No-Knead Bread!
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Spring Cleaning: Home Maintenance Musts

Feb 20, 2020
Is your space ready for summer? Add these maintenance items to your spring cleaning list to help keep your home comfortable this season (and next!).
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Gardening for Beginners: 3 Tips to Get Started

Feb 12, 2020
No green thumb? No problem! We've got three simple tips to help make your garden dreams a reality.
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Kitchen Inspiration: Backsplashes We Love

Feb 01, 2020
One of the elements that can really set the tone of your kitchen is the backsplash. To help inspire you, we've shared some of our favorite looks and styles.
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Baking 101: Simple Tips Worth Trying

Dec 03, 2019
Baking is a science and when you add in a distraction (or ten) treats don’t always come out as planned. Avoid baking woes this holiday season with our favorite culinary hacks.
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#VFHS19 Show Guide

Oct 24, 2019
The Vancouver Fall Home Show starts today! Here's everything you need to know to plan your visit to the show.
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