IT'S official: Glenda Sobie is the Manitoba Home Builders Association's first chairwoman. According to MHBA president Mike Moore, Sobie -- the general manager at Ventura Custom Homes -- has made the . . .
Company is coming so it is time to deck the halls with... what? With everything else that's on your to-do list, doesn't it sometimes seem like too much effort or expense to add some festive colour to your home? The trend . . .
"Since I had my basement insulated with spray foam, I've dropped my thermostat setting by five degrees from 23 C to 18 C and have still remained comfortable in all parts of my condo, " said owner Brian when I . . .
These two very different dining rooms prove dining at home doesn't have to be traditional or bland. They are painted in two of Dulux Paint's hot new colours for 2014. Each space speaks to the owner's taste and style, which . . .
One of the most important systems protecting your home are waterproof membranes. When they don't work or get compromised, fixing the problem and repairing the damage can be very extensive, not to mention expensive. On a recent job, one eight-centimetre tear . . .
QUESTION: I live in a two- storey home in River Heights, built in 1965. The attic entrance is in a bedroom, which has been converted into an office and is used many hours of the day. I have no idea . . .
QUESTION: We have found mice nests under the hood of our car. Can you suggest a solution apart from shaving cream on cotton balls? We would sure like to give this a try. Thanks in advance for any help you . . .
Do a little digging and you will soon discover fascinating facts about the plants that grow in your garden. Some have a dark, secret past that may shock or intrigue you, while others have a practical value that goes far . . .
According to a secret source known only as Deep Cyberthroat, the highest price paid for a Stradivarius violin was more than $15 million in 2011. The source also revealed a rocking chair made by Sam Maloof, a graphic-artist-turned-woodworker, sold . . .
I've been spending a lot of time at the Roar of the Rings Olympic Curling Trials this week. Why not? This is the best curling anyone is ever going to . . .
Travel throughout neighbourhoods throughout Manitoba, and it's not unusual to see homes with Tyndall stone exteriors. What is unusual is to see a home -- in this case, a brand-spanking-new show . . .
It isn't often that you find a 67-year-old home that looks like new inside and out. Yet, that the case with a one-and-a-half storey home that was erected on an oversized . . .
SOLD: Royalwood Address: 250 Orchard Hill Dr. Asking Price: $699, 900 Sold Price: $699, 900 Taxes: $7, 339.46 Square Footage: 2, 600 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3.5 Lot Size: 75 x 185 Listing Agent: Darren Desrochers, RE/MAX Performance Realty, 204-297-0229 North Kildonan Address: . . .