These days, a home measuring in at 1, 770 square feet doesn't sound all that big. Not so fast: Perception of space actually depends (to a great extent) on how the . . .
The use of garden structures -- arbors, pergolas, trellises or obelisks -- can be traced back to the gardens of ancient Egypt, Persia and China, circa 2000 to 500 BCE. Used mainly for utilitarian purposes (to grow vines), it wasn't until . . .
Since ageism is rampant and political correctness de rigueur in Manitoba, it behooves us to change commonly used expressions such as Old Man Winter to Elder Man Winter, and "damn mosquitoes" to "insufferable" pests. As a member of the baby-boomer generation, . . .
Creating a dramatic space doesn't require a lot of money or time. By using paint and a little imagination, you can transform a blah space into something spectacular over a weekend. Now that the weather is warm, you can paint inside . . .
Most people would agree that open space and natural light are good things to have in a home. They are also two of the top requests I hear when it comes to home renovations. But projects to bring both of . . .
QUESTION: We have a 40-year-old bungalow. Over the past four years, one wall in the basement has been giving us a problem. If it rains, water runs out of the iron-rusted bolts, which I assume are the rods that attached . . .
QUESTION: I would like to know what the best way is to store onions so that they will keep for a fairly long time. Thank you, Ruth (Shoal Lake, MB) ANSWER: My favorite onion-storage solution includes a pair of clean pantyhose. . . .
In the Panebianco house, sharing a bedroom is about more than saving space. Gerri and Sam Panebianco have chosen to put their sons, three-year-old J.P. and two-year-old Eric, in the same room because they want them to become good friends and . . .
IT may not be sexy and it might not be first on your to-do list but give the garage a little TLC and you'll be surprised at how good it feels.Whether it's a true garage (originally meant for a four-wheel . . .
If your goal is to be at the centre of downtown Winnipeg's urban revolution, here's your chance. At long last, a condominium development -- a joint venture between Toronto-based Urban Capital . . .
Free Press reporter Bartley Kives wrote last weekend about city planning and a recent move to more densified housing, even in the suburbs. Of particular note were the housing starts in . . .
AS well-appointed as Superman's Fortress of Solitude was, it (if it was real) would have nothing on a four-year-old bungalow in the RM of Tache near Lorette. Featuring 3, 400 square . . .
SOLD NORTH END ADDRESS: 301 Redwood Ave. ASKING PRICE: $84, 900 SOLD PRICE: $83, 000 TAXES: $580 SQUARE FOOTAGE: 1, 008 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 1 LOT SIZE: 33 x 91 LISTING AGENT: Vijay Guliani, Realty Plus Inc., 204-897-0800 WAVERLEY WEST ADDRESS: 11 . . .