Home Improvement

Ask Angie's List: Should you install a tankless water heater?

Promises of endless hot water, lower energy bills and maximized storage have many homeowners converting from traditional tank water heaters to …

Home

Finding the Best TV Wall Mount for Your Home

In past decades, bulky tube televisions have been an eyesore and a space drain. However, with the advancement of technology and the global transition …

Home

How to repair a damaged finial on a newel post

<i>Q: The finial on a newel in my home was damaged. I’m not sure what happened, but I’m wondering whether this is something I can fix with a wood filler or whether I should disassemble the finial and replace the damaged part. If replacement is the best option, how difficult is it to do, and where am I</i> …

Lifestyle

Black Friday 2017 Deals: Best Sales At Lowe's, Home Depot

As Black Friday approaches, shoppers will head out searching for deals on their favorite items. However, retailers haven’t excluded the …

Shopping

'Fixer Upper': What to know before watching Joanna, Chip Gaines' final season

It's not goodbye, it's shiplap ya' later.<p>The fifth and final season of <i>Fixer Upper</i> premieres Tuesday (9 p.m. ET/PT), more than four years after HGTV first introduced us to dream home team Chip and Joanna Gaines. The husband-wife duohas partnered for an impressive 77 redesigns in the Waco, Texas …

Entertainment

'Waco' Miniseries Recounts the Bloody Siege in Chip and Joanna Gaines' Hometown

It's been nearly 25 years since the tragedy.<p>Popular interest in Waco, Texas, may have skyrocketed since Chip and Joanna Gaines hit the airwaves with</i> …

Joanna Gaines

Before and After: From Slapdash Kitchen to Blue-Grey Beauty

Here's a kitchen that makes me think, "Sure! Great! I've paid many dollars every month for the privilege of cooking in much worse and much, much …

Home Decorating

Genius Disguises for Textured Popcorn Ceilings

We don't give ceilings enough credit for the effect they have on a room. Whether they draw the eye upward with bold paint, or add detailed definition …

Home

What Home Depot's Results Tell Me About Lowe's

If Home Depot can serve as my parameter, I expect Lowe's to deliver an all-around beat this quarter.<p>I believe Lowe's financials will be boosted by …

Business

10 Most Common Causes of House Fires in Canada

Photo: Shutterstock<p>Cooking Equipment<p>When a pot or pan overheats or <b>splatters greases</b>, it can take seconds to cause a fire. Stay in the kitchen when …

Lifestyle (Canada)

'Lightning in a bottle': Local impact of Magnolia could long outlive 'Fixer Upper'

Are Chip and Joanna a fad that will fade as the fickle American public moves on to other charismatic personalities? Is the much-touted “Magnolia …

Joanna Gaines

Here's a Look at Children's Bedroom Flooring Options and Ideas

The type of flooring that you choose for a child’s bedroom is going to have an effect on the entire environment. This means that you have to focus on …

Home

10 Expert Tips to Care for Wood Floors

Whether you’re thinking about adding hardwood floors to your home or just need to take better care of the ones you have, now is the perfect time to …

Home

Carpet Tiles For Your Home

Traditionally, the thing to aspire to in a home was wall-to-wall carpet. And while wall-to-wall is certainly comfortable and carries with it a number …

Home

Here's a Detailed Step-By-Step Guide to Installing Carpet Tile

01 of 12<p>Introduction<p>Carpet tile is an easy and inexpensive way to completely renovate the look of a room. The materials are generally low in price, …

Home

Chip Gaines Reveals the Holiday Surprise that Had Joanna 'Pretty Upset' — But Not for Long

<i>This article originally appeared on People</i><p>Chip Gaines knows that not all of his ideas are gold— but there are a few that the <i>Fixer Upper</i> star cooks up …

Chip Gaines

Week in entertainment: 'Fixer Upper' returns; Pixar's 'Coco' released

"Plan your week in entertainment with these highlights and pop-culture milestones:<p><b>TV</b><p><b>Tune in</b>: The fifth and final season of <i>Fixer Upper</i> with Chipand Joanna Gaines premieres Tuesday night at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HGTV. According to HGTV, the season will include no less than fourteen new episodes, four new …

Entertainment

Reasons for the Popularity of House Shutters

(MENAFN Editorial)<p>Since age old days, wood has been an ideal option for house shutters. But with the advent of technology, different materials are …

Houses

Basement sump pump failed, how screwed am I?

I recently inherited my dad's record collection (3-4000 records). I build a shelving unit in our downstairs to house them, I needed to cut a piece of …

Home

New West to consider “horror show” in the Brow of the Hill

Some Brow of the Hill residents are hoping the city will take action to deal with a “death trap” in their neighbourhood.<p>Neighbours of a property at …

New Westminster

Mount a TV Like a Pro: Part 1

In my last blog I listed some essential tools for tackling various DIY custom install projects around the house. This time, we’ll put that toolkit to …

Home

Picking Flooring for Your Home: Make the Right Choice Every Time with our Step-by-Step Guide

There’s no getting around it: Picking flooring for your home is a big decision. Between the cost of the materials, the time spent on installation and …

Home Decorating

The Property Brothers Face a Renovation 'Gone Rogue'

On HGTV's "Property Brothers," <b>Jonathan and Drew Scott</b> have helped some extraordinarily difficult clients buy and/or renovate their homes. But this …

Drew Scott

Why starting your home reno in November could save you lots of money

Spring is the time of year that most Canadians associate with home renovations. But in some cases, November might actually be a much better time to …

Money (Canada)

Clever Ways to Upgrade An Old Dated Fireplace

A fireplace should stand out. If yours is looking grungy or doesn't fit your style, you can transform it with a little DIY spirit. These fireplace …

Home Decorating

Upgrade your home with these Build.com Black Friday deals

The holidays are upon us, and that means spending more time inside with family and friends. You want your guests to feel welcome in your home, but …

Shopping

The Questionable Math Behind Manafort’s Extravagant Home Renovations

There were the Oriental rugs worth $934,000, the four Range Rovers, the antiques—even $1.37 million in clothes. The federal indictment of Paul …

Corruption

Farmhouse Laundry Room Makeover

Shares 1<p>This project was sponsored by HANDy Paint Products and their HANDy Paint Tray.<br>As always, opinions are our own. See our full disclosures …

Houses

There are pros and cons to everywhere

Kim and I moved to our new home in West Linn on July 1st. Although we’re only 8.5 miles (and about twenty minutes) from the condo we owned in …

Home

15 Secrets From Property Brothers You Had No Idea About

The soaring popularity of channels such as HGTV and TLC helped bring out a surge of home renovation programming. One of the more popular shows stars …

Real Estate