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There are plenty of new trends coming in 2020 for kitchen design
CINDY STEPHEN Once buried in the back of the house where meals were prepared and messes contained, the kitchen has evolved into the epicentre of the home. Cooking is a communal event and loading the dishwasher is part of the party. New home ...
Steve Maxwell: Crunched numbers reveal true heating costs
When it comes to managing home heating costs, identifying the most economical energy source is not simple. One reason is the way energy is priced. Electricity is sold in cents per kilowatt-hour; oil in cents per litre; propane is also sold in cents ...
Tips for improving your soil for gardening
SARA WILLIAMS The best time to improve your soil is prior to planting. Working around existing plants is less effective and care must be taken to not damage their root systems. It’s best not to incorporate amendments within the drip line ...
Almost half of Canada's millennials think owning a home is just 'a pipe dream'
Zeba Khan Toba Ghoosi is a student at the University of Guelph in Ontario studying biomedical toxicology. She works part time as a pharmacy assistant and lives at home with her family. Unlike many millennials, she is also saving for a down payment ...
Growing Things: Companion planting can help increase crop productivity
Q: I was reading some articles on companion planting recently. I think this is something that I really would like to try in my garden this spring. Is this something that you recommend and does it really work? Thank you for being a great resource! ...
House Works: Simple stair-building basics
Late last fall I got an email from a friend, John, looking for advice on building a new set of stairs going down into the basement of the house he’s renovating. John is pretty handy with tools, but designing the support structure for stairs was ...
First-Time Home Buyer Incentive not meeting expectations
The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) program, announced in the Liberals’ federal budget last spring and launched last September has, so far, not lived up to expectations. Through the FTHBI, buyers can apply for an interest-free loan from ...
Available options allow for full customization in the Bristow
Not every new home model is going to suit the lifestyles and needs of every family, which is why Morrison Homes developed its Bristow model, says Kayla Gavan, marketing lead for Calgary and area at Morrison Homes, Calgary’s reigning Builder of the ...
Public input sought for new events centre in Rivers District
There are big development plans in 2020 for the East Village, the high-rise, urban mecca in downtown Calgary. The Calgary Municipal Land Corp. (CMLC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the City of Calgary, recently unveiled its plans in the Rivers ...
Jayman celebrates 40 years by donating to Alberta charities
In addition to celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2020 by including a smart home package as standard in every home it builds, Jayman Built is supporting four Alberta charitable organizations. The company was started as Jayman Homes by Al and ...