As important as style is in a home, it is just one of several ingredients that combine to create a livable family abode. Ultimately, style must place third on the list . . .
Question: We have a 1, 300-square-foot bungalow, built in 1970, with a low-slope roof and a vaulted ceiling in the front half. We had a negative energy test before we installed a new high-efficiency furnace and changed to an electric . . .
QUESTION -- I am storing my winter boots over these glorious summer months, however, I see that I have salt stains on the leather. What suggestions do you have for getting them off? Janet, Winnipeg ANSWER - As in many cases, . . .
Bill Maciejko anticipated the move to tiny houses before the concept began to explode in the U.S. and on Canada's West Coast at the start of this century. In 1995, Maciejko purchased a large tract of land north of Gimli on . . .
I receive many questions about tree and shrub problems. The following are the most commonly asked this year. Question. My newly purchased Dakota pinnacle birch is dying from the top down. The upper leaves are drying up. Can you tell me . . .
At long last, Housing Opportunity Partnership is back building homes in the city's West End."It's been a while, " said HOP's president, Lori Thorsteinson. "I believe we finished our last home on McGee Street back in early 2013. Now that . . .
One of the most joyous of all decorating projects can be a nursery. This room represents both a starting point and a safe haven for a newborn. My advice about how to furnish and decorate this room is to go . . .
Is there such a thing as a maintenance-free deck? The answer is that it depends on your definition of maintenance-free. After I wrote two columns on cedar and treated-wood decks -- both of which need to be re-stained every two . . .
QUESTION: I love your column and your ability to communicate with your readers. I have a kitchen hint and a puzzling question for you. Hint: If you like stuffed green olives (like I do), don't throw away the brine. Cut . . .
Truth be told, few young families looking for a move-up home can comfortably afford a luxuriously appointed 2, 500-square-foot home. Which is why Signature Homes created the Duffrin II, said the . . .
A s a new-home builder, you want to find a way to encourage would-be homebuyers to look at your designs. One of the ways to do that is to make a . . .
Many of us have daydreamed about what it would be like to own an estate. It would be a private spot with a sprawling home on a plot of well-manicured land . . .
Sold-Offered for Aug. 23, 2014: SOLD: St. James Address: ã358 Rutland St. Asking Price:ã $234, 900 Sold Price:ã $234, 900 Taxes:ã $1, 814.00 Square Footage: ã1, 186 Bedrooms:ã 3 Bathrooms:ã 1.5 Lot Size:ã 50 x 101 Listing Agent: ãChris Guenther, Living . . .
As convenient as city life is, one thing doesn't always come with it, (OK, make that two): space and serenity. Deep down, you know there's the possibility of coming home to . . .