Recent Articles in ‘DIY’

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Don’t wait until April to renovate

Homeowners awaiting the HST’s disappearance could be wasting time


Painted floors offer sharp look at low cost

Patience and nerve are required, but the results can be worth the effort


Do your own trim, save plenty of cash

Installing your own trim, moulding and baseboard is one of the most profitable do-it-yourself home-improvement ventures you can take on because it lets you save so much cash.


Rona’s Group of Seven challenge captures Canadian colours

Interior designer Teresa Ryback has come up with a way to distil the essence of a West Coast season and put it into three paint cans.


Add value and style with just a few small repair jobs

Whether you’re planning to put your house on the market — or you’re looking for a little exterior facelift — slight repairs affect your property well beyond its first impression.


Colour It Your Way

Manufacturers offer all the tools required to choose just the right paint in the right shade to give your home a whole new look.


Think Pink

Tomboy Tools teaches women how to do their own repair and renovation jobs in the home.


Tune Your Décor To Suit The Season

Start with neutral colours for walls, flooring and furniture; then make subtle changes with colourful accents

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Going Green Easier Than Ever Before

Economical and eco-friendly: There are more sustainable solutions to help you save


DIYer Brings Home Back From Nightmare Reno

The 1891 Victorian Italianate now shines in the James Bay neighbourhood.


Reflect Yourself

Design expert Janette Ewen describes the appeal of putting your own stamp on the way you decorate your home.