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9 Home Gym Ideas to get you started on your next home gym project

Jan 24, 2023
You're building your dream home gym, but need a bit of design inspiration to make the perfect workout space for you. Check out some of these great ideas and get to sweating, from the comfort of your own home.
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Important considerations and design tips for creating your dream home gym

Jan 13, 2023
You've decided to build your dream home gym rather than opting for a gym membership. Before you start construction, make sure you read these important considerations so you build your gym in a logical and convenient space in your home.
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EXHIBITOR SPOTLIGHT: RENOVATIONFIND

Jan 05, 2023
We're excited to have RenovationFind as a sponsor of the 2023 Edmonton Renovation Show. Before you visit this innovative company at the Edmonton EXPO Centre from January 27-29, please enjoy our brief interview with the RenovationFind team below. RenovationFind.com is a free online directory of trades, contractors and home renovation companies. Every business on the website goes through a pre-screening process conducted by a third-party organization.
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Gym Membership or Home Gym? Reasons to build a gym at home

Jan 04, 2023
Weight loss and healthy living are one of the most common New Year's Resolutions made year after year. If you're debating between creating your own dream home gym or buying a membership, here are some good reasons to think about creating your own health space at home.
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Should I become a plant parent? Why you should learn to garden.

Dec 29, 2022
Statista noted that "in 2020, over $880 million worth of potted plants were sold in Canada" which isn't surprising considering the popularity of both indoor and outdoor gardening has only grown since the start of the pandemic. If you're thinking of jumping on the gardening train but need some convincing, you've come to the right place.
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Paint Your Way to a New and Improved Kitchen Renovation

Dec 22, 2022
DIY expert Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault⁠ says: “The Kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s one of the first projects homeowners tackle in a renovation, but it's also the space where it's easiest to go over budget..." read about some tips from her on painting and don't break the bank when you want to do a small kitchen refresh this spring.
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How to Hack Your Smart Garden

Dec 16, 2022
The Click N Grow is inspired by NASA technology and does all the work for you. Fresh herbs at your fingertips. Learn how to hack it to save you time and money!
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DIY Like a Pro, with the Help of a Pro

Dec 15, 2022
DIYing can be costly, especially if you do it wrong the first time. Suppose you’re looking for hands-on, expert advice about everything from the basics of power tools to installing a hardwood floor before your start your project? DIY Training Centre expert, Jackie White, provides some useful tips before you begin.
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Holiday decorating tips to help you avoid damage to your home

Dec 02, 2022
'Tis the season for holiday decorating. Make sure you don't leave your house looking worse for wear with some of these holiday decorating tips.
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Hiring a Contractor? What to know before you pay a pro

Nov 25, 2022
*Canadian Edition* The last few years has had an emphasis on DIY-ing and working on many of our own personal home projects as we turn our houses into dream homes. Avoid making costly mistakes by knowing what to do yourself, and how to pick the right pro, when you can't.
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Checklist for designing a reading nook or cozy corner

Nov 18, 2022
With winter fast approaching, there's another type of winterizing you can do with your home. Make the indoors your ultimate relaxing space with a reading nook or cozy corner to help you hibernate for the next few months.
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Holiday Baking Tips for the first-time baker

Nov 04, 2022
Some say baking is more of a science than an art. But holiday baking doesn't have to be scary - even if you are a first time baker. From taking things slow to double checking your measurements, there are a lot of easy things you can do to increase your chances for success.
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Preserving Pumpkin: tips to help keep your Halloween Pumpkin fresh

Sep 27, 2022
Want to avoid pumpkin rot this Halloween season? There are a few tricks you can try in your efforts at preserving pumpkin for the big, scary night.
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DIY Fall Design Trends for Your Front Porch

Sep 12, 2022
Decorating your perfect fall porch does not have to be a hassle! Check out some easy fall decorating tips to make your porch fall ready.
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ASK A DESIGNER

Jan 27, 2022
The Edmonton Renovation Show returns January 28-30, 2022 at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Are you curious on what you need to keep your eye on for renovation trends for the new year? We chatted with House of J Interiors founder, Jennifer Woch to see what to watch for and how to keep your renovation in perspective to achieve the best result.
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INVESTING IN INVESTMENT PROPERTIES

Jan 14, 2022
Is owning and managing a VRBO as “easy” as it is to stay in one? What does it really take to become a superhost? Ahead of the Edmonton Renovation Show returning January 28-30 at the Edmonton Expo Centre, we caught up with Christina Dennis of The DIY Mommy who shares tips to turn your second property into a thriving rental property.
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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: RENOVATIONFIND

Jan 10, 2022
Get the scoop on Edmonton Renovation Show sponsor RenovationFind before you see them at the Edmonton EXPO Centre over the January 28-30 weekend. RenovationFind.com is a free online directory of trades, contractors and home renovation companies. Every business on the website goes through a pre-screening process conducted by a third-party organization.
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Fresh Design Inspiration from Cloverdale Paint

Aug 10, 2020
Our friends at Cloverdale Paint have some on-trend paint palettes that will freshen up your space and liven up your walls.
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From the Veggie Patch: Harvesting Your Cauliflower

Aug 03, 2020
New Gardener Nick is ready to walk you through knowing when and how to harvest your cauliflower.
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From the Veggie Patch: Suckering Your Tomatoes

Jul 27, 2020
Do you know when to sucker your tomato plants? Do you know how? Nick walks us through this important step to increase your tomato plant yield.
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