Posts by D M

Keep your furry friends protected

Here in Toronto, we seem to be enjoying a bit of a reprieve from the vastly cold temps we’ve been experiencing for the last few weeks. It’s definitely been the time to stay indoors and cozy up by a fire or with a blanket.

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The Colour of the year

In December 2017, the Pantone Color Institute released its spring 2018 colour trend report, predicting the shades we can expect to see from fashion designers in upcoming collections, and interior design trends and accessories.

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Cheers to 2018

Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a wonderful and wonder-filled holiday season. January 2nd feels entirely too early to be back to work, doesn’t it? No matter, shake off the post-holiday fog, dig in your heels and get right down to it.

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Home safety tips for holiday travellers

The days immediately following Christmas are common destination days, with people and families opting to ditch the cold for warmer climes. To keep your family and property safe until your return, her are a few tips that can help deter thieves and lurkers from targeting your home.

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Like a good neighbour

It’s currently snowing in Toronto on Christmas Eve, and we’re about to get inundated with anywhere from 10-20 cm of snow (that’s four to eight inches for our American readers) of the white stuff. Canadian winters can be brutal.

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Prevent porch theft this holiday season

Can you believe there are only four shopping days ’til Christmas? Hopefully, you were ahead of the game this year and crossed items off your list early. Or, like an increasing number of people, you opted to order gifts online and avoid the throngs of last-minute shoppers at the mall.

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Hot ticket: Toronto Christmas Market

Have you had a chance to check out the Toronto Christmas Market yet? Aside from the Santa Claus Parade, it’s probably one of the city’s quintessential holiday attractions.

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Practice safe lighting this season

The mesmerizing twinkle of lights is one of the hallmarks of the holidays. To ensure the magic doesn’t turn tragic, here are 10 lighting safety rules to keep in mind this season:

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Get ready to winterize

With Thanksgiving in the books and winter on the way, it’s time to get your home ready for…winterizing! Here are some things you need to pay attention to now to avoid costly damage later.

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Stop condensation from ruining your home

Ah, winterfall: that cold-yet-humid time of year that’s perfect for snow outside, and window condensation inside. A problem in many homes (especially older builds), this type of moisture build-up can lead to mold, woodrot, and can cause other issues within the home as well. To prevent condensation, you have to control the humidity and moisture…

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