Where have all the flowers gone?

Fewer flowers: one of 7 top gardening trends this year.
Guest Column

From thrift store to home

Get inspired by how real customers found new uses for the pre-loved treasures they found.
Featured Expert

The Bluenose II and spar varnish

The Canadian sailing icon is a proving ground for an age-old wood finish.

Panel talk: Outdoor spaces

Panel talk: Making the most of your outdoor space

2023 sales and marketing awards

The housing industry recognizes sales and marketing excellence.

2024 household hazardous waste depots

One-day drop-off depots organized by the city are set to resume.

Good things come in small(er) packages

Maximizing space was key in the full gut and rebuild of this Hintonburg home.

Showing off their curves

Curves are trending – here are 10 Ottawa examples.
From the experts

Making the case for indoor drying racks

Using a high-quality rack makes it easy to green, says Steve Maxwell.
From the experts

Renovation tips from Sue Pitchforth

Whether you want to make small changes or a huge update, you need to be prepared, she says.

Ottawa calendar of homes-related events

Tours, events and other happenings related to Ottawa and homes.

Ottawa’s national housing awards finalists

There are 21 nominations for local projects at the national CHBA awards. Here’s who’s a finalist.
From the experts

A whole-home reno in one go: yes or no?

CPI Interiors shares how tackling the project all at once can save time, money and stress.

Get into spring at the Home & Garden Show

Find 3,000 sq. ft. of sample gardens and outdoor spaces and plenty of experts to see and hear.
From the experts

Should I upgrade my kitchen before selling?

Tips and advice on what and when to upgrade and update for a reno or a new home
From the experts

Regrouting ceramic tile floors and walls

Steve Maxwell shares tips for improving the look of your tile installations.

Housing industry toasts its own with Special Achievement Awards

Ottawa housing industry honours three exceptional members.
From the experts

Shake up your rooms with space planning

Tips to help you make the most of your rooms and your furniture.
From the experts

3 steps to better indoor air quality

We’re cooped up in winter, which means the air in our homes is often worse. Here’s how to identify & fix the problem.


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