Outdoor living is hotter than ever in 2021

The winter and the pandemic have us hungering to expand our space.
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Spray paint makeovers

Spray paint is a fast, effective way to give new life to many items in and around your home. Here are 7 ideas.
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Dealing with a musty basement

Got a musty basement? Here’s how to get rid of the smell.

Get rid of your household hazardous waste

City revives its rotating waste depots to help residents keep hazardous items out of landfill.
From the experts

Hot design trends this year

From dramatic greys to large-format tiles, here's what's trending in interior design.

Easy cottage makeover ideas

6 ways to revamp your cottage for yourself or to rent out.

2020 Special Achievement Awards

Three veterans win special awards for exceptional contributions as Ottawa housing industry salutes its own.
From the experts

Dealing with fuzzy deck wood

Pressure washing & stripping an old finish can make wood fuzzy. But dealing with it is easy.

Ottawa contenders capture five national housing awards

Ottawa builders, renovators and designers take home glittering trophies from virtual awards celebration.

A timely renovation

Family’s Westboro renovation updates their main floor, adding a home office just before the pandemic hit

Winners in the 2019 NKBA awards

Delayed a year, NKBA Ottawa announces kitchen & bath winners from among 2019 projects.

May maintenance musts

Maintenance now pays off big time when the weather turns steamy.

Ottawa’s 2020 designer of the year

Sascha Lafleur of West of Main eat, breathes and sleeps design.
From the experts

Home gyms step into the spotlight

The pandemic means more home gyms than ever: What you need to know.

Sparkling windows

Cleaning windows takes practice but is well worth the effort.
From the experts

Decorating your porch

Sue Pitchforth shares her process for creating spring curb appeal.

Renovating in a pandemic

Procedures and timelines might be different, but you can still get your project done.
From the experts

Counter intelligence

Pros and cons of 11 popular kitchen counter materials.
From the experts

Creating a backyard space

Turning a blank canvas into an outdoor living space.


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