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Barbeque Maintenance – The Basics

Grilling is a cultural imperative in North America, and flame-kissed foods will be making their way onto our plates more often as the weather gets warmer. Burgers and steaks (an even some portabella mushrooms or grilled asparagus for our veggie-loving friends) will become a summer staple for patio eating. One thing that can ruin all […]

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Life Hacks Vol. 3 – Cleaning Hacks

Over the last couple weeks, we have taken some time to look at life hacks for the home and the tool shed. This week is all about chemicals! We spend a lot on home cleaning products – hundreds of dollars leave our pockets every year in hopes of sanitation – but what if you could […]

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Life Hacks Vol. 2 – Handiwork Hacks

Last week we looked at a lot of ways to make life easier around the home. This week, it’s time to tackle the workbench. Here are some great, simple ideas to help make do-it-yourself projects run smoother. Take a look at these 10 handy-hacks: Use a magnet to find nails and studs in your wall […]

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Common Spring Renovations

Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about home repairs! A lot of Canadians wait for the warmer weather to begin their renovations, but are there some renos that take place in the spring more often than others? Here are five popular springtime home repairs/ renovations: Building a deck – […]

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10 Hogg Tips on Removing Stuff from your Household Bricks!

Over the years your household brick walls will build up some unwarranted gunk and stains. Here are ten tips on removing the problem areas: Dingy Spots – Try applying spray-on oven cleaner: let sit 15 minutes, then scrub with a stiff brush. Repeat, then rinse with water. Dirt – Hose off while scrubbing with a […]

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Spring Cleaning Collaboration – to make it easier on friends, families and neighbours?

Tomorrow seems to be looking like the first day of Spring. The temperature is finally projected to be in the positives and looks to be staying there for quite some time, hopefully until the Fall or better next Winter. Don’t quote us on this, however, the Weather Network does have a pretty decent track record. […]

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