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

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Painted floors offer sharp look at low cost

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Think Pink

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

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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

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DIYer Brings Home Back From Nightmare Reno

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

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Reflect Yourself

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