From the experts

Renovating vs. moving

Navigating the pros and cons of both decisions.

How colour can energize your home

Pantone’s Colour of the Year inspires a designer and an artist

2021 Housing Design Awards

More than 250 Ottawa projects vie for top honours as the industry recognizes its best.
From the experts

In praise of verandas

Verandas have been making a comeback. If you’re thinking of adding one, here’s what you should keep in mind.

Ottawa's 2020 EnerQuality finalists

Ottawa builders and renovators vie for eight provincial green building awards.

People’s Choice voting: the finalists

It’s the final week of voting for the 2021 All Things Home People’s Choice Award. Check out the finalists.

People’s Choice voting: design details, green homes

Voting continues for the 2021 All Things Home People’s Choice Award. This week, choose your favourite in design details & green homes.
From the experts

The value of all-foam basement subfloor panels

If you’re finishing your basement, you need to consider these new panels.

Making a connection

Renovated Champlain Park home is all about blending inside with outside and old with new.

Redecorate on a budget

15 ways to get a fresh look without breaking the bank.

New energy-efficiency grant only part of the picture

The Canada Greener Homes Grant won't solve climate change on its own.

A timely renovation

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

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.

Outdoor living is hotter than ever in 2021

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

Ottawa a serious contender for national housing awards

Local housing industry has 21 finalists in Canadian Home Builders' Association Awards for Housing Excellence.

13 stunning staircases

Design-savvy staircases are surging in popularity in Ottawa lately. Here’s a look at 13 of them.

How our pets see our home

Our pets don’t see the same way we do. Based on scientific research, here’s how our homes might look to them.


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