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April is a time of renewal – especially for gardeners who are eager to get outside and start breathing new life into their backyard oasis. This month, our checklist is all about preparing for the sunnier seasons ahead. We’re also sharing a few sustainable solutions...

Despite this weekend’s fresh coat of frosty powder, we’re still thinking happy thoughts and looking forward to the first sweet signs of spring! Our March to-do list focuses on your home’s post-winter condition. Cold weather and large snowfalls can wreak havoc on a home’s exterior...

Happy February! In honour of Valentine’s Day, this month’s checklist is all about giving your home (and loved ones) some extra TLC. Check out our top to-dos to keep your home clean, cozy and clutter-free. Keep driveways and walkways clear Winter weather can be unpredictable and overwhelming...

You’ve just met with a general contractor who’s given you an idea of what your requested renovation will entail. He or she has spewed out a bunch of random words during your conversation and has left you with a basic contract full of terms that...

How many of you included a clutter-free 2016 in your New Year’s resolutions? Stuff has a way of creeping up on you, and if you’re not careful, it can take over every area of your home. This week, we’re talking storage solutions for all of...

What’s the final word on permits? Are there right and wrong colours for a small space? From debunked myths to hard-and-fast rules that stand the test of time, we’ve got it all in this week’s true or false roundup. True or False: Avoid dark colours in...

Happy 2016! Kickstart the new year with i love renovations’ January home maintenance checklist. From decluttering your space to protecting your home from the outdoor elements, our first checklist of the year is filled with fun and practical ways to beat those winter blues. Clean and...

Delicious food, fantastic company and a warm and inviting space are all ingredients of a successful party. But before the guests arrive and the merriment begins, ensure your home is host-ready with the i love renovations holiday entertaining checklist. Home well-lit and easy to find When guests...

To prepare for December, i love renovations is making a list and checking it twice. Our home maintenance tasks are fun and festive, and ensure you’ll be warm and cozy all winter long. Check attic insulation The attic tends to fall victim to the old adage, “Out...

While we may not want to admit it, winter is a-coming, and spiking up the thermostat is not the only solution to keep Jack Frost out and warm air in. Checking these tasks off your list will not only result in toasty inside temps, but...

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