Find Canadian art at online show

Originality, variety and affordability define the Petite Art Show starting May 24.
Guest Column

Inviting Mother Nature into your decor

Add whimsy and beauty through nature-inspired elements, writes designer Sue Pitchforth.
Featured Expert

How to soundproof a floor (and walls)

Got a noisy floor or room? Steve Maxwell shares his tips on how to fix them.

Ottawa’s kitchen & bath winners

Colour and wood are dominant themes in the 2024 NKBA awards.

Ottawa wins at national housing awards

Ottawa companies bring home two trophies from the 2024 Canadian housing awards.
From the experts

How to repair concrete cracks

Steve Maxwell shares his time-tested solution for a cracked floor.
From the experts

Wood-free deck options

Non-wood alternatives are becoming more common and better, with less maintenance and longer working life.
From the experts

Hiring an interior designer

Why hire one and what you can expect when you do.

Panel talk: Outdoor spaces

Panel talk: Making the most of your outdoor space

Where have all the flowers gone?

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

2023 sales and marketing awards

The housing industry recognizes sales and marketing excellence.
From the experts

From thrift store to home

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

2024 household hazardous waste depots

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

The Bluenose II and spar varnish

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

Ottawa calendar of homes-related events

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

Are you ready for an emergency?

An emergency preparedness kit can be a life saver in a crisis.

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.


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