It's something home builders do on a regular basis: when confronted with a challenge, they get creative.Which is exactly what Fortune Homes owner George Kwan did when time came to . . .
QUESTION: We have a 1948 1ï¿½-storey house. Just wondering why there are no cold-air return vents in the upper level or basement, just on the main floor?Bill YoungerAnswer: There are a lot of differences between modern homes and those built . . .
QUESTION: Is there a trick to making tasty spaghetti sauce without making it from scratch? Wess, Russell ANSWER: Yes. Here is the trick: Save about one cup of water from the cooked pasta. Strain the noodles as normal, you will . . .
The May long weekend was a snow job for those who believe in global warming, but it didn't prevent tenacious Manitobans from booking a record number of campsites. We remain cockeyed optimists, even though we know from bitter experience variable . . .
I receive hundreds of questions each year from readers, clients and those who visit my website. Here are two questions that keep popping up:Question: In the past few years, you have commented and described the symptoms and control of fire . . .
This season, daring to be different with ornamental grass varieties has never been easier. Among the most versatile of plants, grasses are perfect partners for perennials and annuals in both beds and containers.The human eye can see more shades of . . .
When top fashion designers show off their new clothing lines, all eyes are on the runway. When top fashion and decor designer Simon Chang talks home decor and colour, people listen.For anyone who loves the idea of walking through their . . .
If you're planning to go to the cottage this weekend, chances are it's the first time you've seen it in months -- and there will be a few problems awaiting your arrival.Animal alertStart by doing an exterior check. Look for . . .
QUESTION : I own a pair of shoes that have a stretch fabric over the top of the shoe. I tried them on as I need them for a wedding this weekend and they are tight. How can I stretch . . .
Gordon Sinclair Jr. wrote an excellent column on May 16 regarding a questionnaire that was requisitioned by the City of Winnipeg. The survey, in one form or another, has been . . .
Last Tuesday, representatives of the Canadian Home Builders' Association descended en masse to Parliament Hill to talk housing with elected and administrative officials. It was part of the annual Forum . . .
It's an intangible that doesn't come with every resale home: pride of ownership.Re/Max Performance Realty's Jim Born said he has a condominium -- a 1, 272-sq.-ft., two-bedroom-plus-den unit on the . . .
SOLD:CharleswoodADDRESS: 291 Marlton Cres.ASKING PRICE: $639, 900SOLD PRICE: $610, 000TAXES: $5, 090SQUARE FOOTAGE: 1, 841BEDROOMS: 3BATHROOMS: 3LOT SIZE: 90 x 245LISTING AGENT: Marina Novelli, The Property Exchange Group, 204-803-7842SELLING AGENT: . . .
Sold-Offered for May 16, 2015: SOLD: RM of Springfield ADDRESS: 41 Estate Rd. ASKING PRICE: $549, 900 SOLD PRICE: $485, 000 TAXES: $5, 797.11 SQUARE FOOTAGE: 2, 300 BEDROOMS: 5 BATHROOMS: 4 LOT SIZE: 389 x 560 LISTING & SELLING AGENT: . . .