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Homesiting For Better Living

By |2021-12-21T15:27:10+00:00September 15th, 2022|Energy Efficiency, For Landlords, Housing Trends|

Home siting is the process of determining how to place the house on a building lot for maximum liveability. Siting is influenced mostly by the building footprint compared to available land. In the countryside, natural features such as rocks, hills, and water can limit the number of sites. In the city, most people will build

Aftermarket Solar

By |2021-12-21T15:25:32+00:00September 1st, 2022|Energy Efficiency, Housing Trends|

A solar power installation is only as good as its design so it's important to work with a reputable company that has engineers on staff. A viability study is required to choose the right equipment for the needs of the property and available light. When doing an analysis, a solar engineer will look at typical

August Days

By |2021-12-21T15:23:57+00:00August 15th, 2022|Activities & Things To Do, Family Fun|

Late summer is the month to begin gathering your supplies for making delicious preserves to enjoy over the winter. Making jam and other spreads is one of the easiest things to do. You may have memories of cooking berries and pouring the mixtures into jars. Preserves don't require any fancy equipment, just some sterile jars,

Herb & Berry Smoothies

By |2021-12-21T15:22:13+00:00August 1st, 2022|Family Fun, Lifestyles & Health|

Few combinations of flavours will reward as much as herbs and berries. Combine them in baked desserts, smoothies, and ice pops for a special and sophisticated taste sensation. Here are some suggestions on how to use herbs and berries to make magical treats. Herbs are very easy to grow on a windowsill using small containers.

Rustic Furniture To Make

By |2021-12-21T15:20:49+00:00July 15th, 2022|Interior Design & Decor, Naturalistic Living|

Did you know that ecological furnishings add more to a space than a place to sit? They are pieces of art that spring from nature to dwell exclusively in the homes of people. Naturalistic furniture pieces are objects of experience that invite sensual experiences. They delight the senses with the absence of machine-made perfection. Touching

Summer Activities for Kids

By |2021-12-21T15:19:02+00:00July 1st, 2022|Activities & Things To Do, Family Fun|

July seems like the longest month of summer holidays because it's between June and August. The excitement of summer holidays has worn off and it's still two whole months until September. The days are long with lots of time to fill up between morning and evening. If your kids are looking for new things to

Picnic Essentials

By |2021-12-21T15:17:19+00:00June 15th, 2022|Activities & Things To Do, Family Fun|

Did you know that the word picnic is derived from the French word pique-nique, which is used to describe light meals taken outside. It was popularized during the French Revolution when the classes visited and mingled in parks and areas suitable for relaxation. Food was often simple but could be elaborate affairs depending on one's

Central Vacuums

By |2021-12-21T15:15:56+00:00June 1st, 2022|Cleaning & Housekeeping, Housing Trends|

A central vacuum cleaner is a system that is built into a new home to make cleaning easier and quieter. They feature ducts in the walls that carry dust and debris to a central power unit and collection canister, usually in the garage or utility room. Inlets are strategically positioned throughout the home to make

Green As A Neutral Colour

By |2021-12-21T15:14:03+00:00May 15th, 2022|Home Improvement, Interior Design & Decor|

The word green has the same Germanic root as the words for grass and grow. During the middle ages, it was associated with wealth and the gentry class of England. Today, we associate it with nature, spring, and optimism. It is produced in nature as chromium, vanadium, and copper oxides. Green is one of the

Owner, Builder, Investor

By |2021-12-21T15:38:52+00:00May 1st, 2022|For Landlords, Housing Trends|

You may have visited a brand new home while shopping for real estate. They are the benchmark for home buyers everywhere. House-hunters will visit a show home and then compare everything else they see to that standard. The first thing you might notice is that the exterior looks very modern with an on-trend style. Around

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