How a professional renovator can help you love your home again

Sponsored: ARTium Design Build and Just Basements answer renovation questions.
Guest Column

Creating a home for Ukrainian sisters

Two young sisters find a new home in Ottawa through the help of many.
Featured Expert

A no-maintenance exterior wood finish

If you don’t mind a weathered look, this exterior wood finish option is a no-maintenance, one-time choice.

13 built-ins to inspire you

When done right, built-ins add value, excellent storage space and a welcoming layer of visual interest in your home.

Creating a look that’s fresh and lasts

You want a space that stands the test of time but that also appears fresh and edgy. Four Ottawa designers weigh in on how to do it.
From the experts

How interior paint is getting much better

It may have improved over the years, but there are still three keys to ensuring a quality result.
From the experts

Outdoor decorating ideas and inspiration

Warmer weather means outside entertaining. Here are some ideas for decorating your outdoor space.

More Homeowner Helper articles

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Has your home had storm damage?

Here's what you need to know about checking for storm damage to your home.
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Gardening essentials

Deciphering often misunderstood terms & tools to bring you success in the garden.
From the experts

Making the case for hurricane-proof homes

The Safer Living Homes campaign encourages the building of stronger homes. Here’s why & how.

Outdoor lighting showcases your home and property

Light up your home without ever climbing a ladder.

2022 Design Excellence Awards

NKBA Ottawa recognizes its members top kitchens & bathrooms.

Ottawa a triple national award winner

The local housing industry captures three trophies at national housing awards.
From the experts

Furnishing a home for less than $1,000

Sue Pitchforth takes a P.E.I. client on a journey of decorating virtually and finding her style along the way.

An award-winning kitchen transformation

A traditional kitchen turns contemporary in this project by RND Construction.

How to be a greener gardener

From soil improvement to plant selection, gardeners are going even greener.
From the experts

Getting an antique paint look

Milk paint and chalked paint are a great way to do it. Here’s how.

Homeowner Helpers: Maintaining your deck

Annual TLC for your deck is a good long-term investment.


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