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Prep your AC for Summer

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Finally the days are getting warmer — maybe a little TOO warm. But before you simply turn on your AC, make sure it’s in good shape and safe for your family when the weather is scorching. If you’ve got a central AC unit, it’s always best to to have a professional inspect the unit, check… Read more

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Buying Your First Home – DIY Savings on Your Decor!

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Remember back when you moved out of your parents’ house? That feeling of liberation and freedom that inevitably washed over you but you know what feels more amazing? BUYING your first home! Congratulations on entering the club of homeownership – you’ve taken the leap and put down a significant chunk of your finances and made… Read more

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Tired of those weeds? Here’s a foolproof solution

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Having a beautiful garden is a lot of work – but here’s a tip that’s not only easy, but it actually works to keep those pesky weeds out of your flower beds. A chemical-free, economical solution that you’ll thank us for later! Lay out newspapers in your flower beds, being sure to cover up the… Read more

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The Coolest Celebrity Kitchens – Take Notes!

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Don’t you just love taking a peek into the lives of your favourite stars? Yes, that does sound a little stalker-ish. Don’t worry, we won’t tell if you browse through these! Gerard Butler How masculine is this kitchen? Did you know the cabinets are made of left over flooring materials? What a great way to… Read more

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Decor mistakes that make designers cringe

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We are all guilty of it – splurging on a decor update to bring your space into the “now”  Before you do though, have a look at the below tips to make sure you’re doing things right! 1) Buying fabric onlineYes it’s true that you can get a great deal online but it’s always better to… Read more

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4 Gardening Mistakes to Avoid

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Oh those glorious gardens you walk by – aren’t they just asking you to pull up a chair and help yourself to a cool glass of lemonade/beer/insert favourite hot-weather libation here?   We all want a great garden but thee are a few things to avoid so you too can have a great garden –… Read more

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BNN’s “The Disruptors” loves feeDuck!

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16 months ago,  the four of us held our breaths and launched to the world what was the culmination of countless late nights, hours upon hours of market research, testing, building (re-building!), planning (re-planning!) and refining an idea that we believed would fundamentally change the way Canadians sell their most valuable asset – their homes. Since then, we’ve… Read more

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5 things you can do to organize your kitchen – today

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We’re all guilty of it – quickly closing our kitchen cupboards before everything comes spilling out. Or, having to get everything for your kids/husband/neighbour because no one else understands your ‘system’ for organizing things in the kitchen.  Fear not – we’ve got you covered with some clever organizing tips. 1) Hang up measuring cups and… Read more

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Commercial Contracting Work Gone Wrong

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You save up your money and hand it over to a professional along with your dreams for a new kitchen/basement/landscaped yard and are expecting the best.  If you’ve done your research and checked in with previous clients, you’re probably good to go.  But sometimes, the results you get aren’t what you expected at all – and… Read more

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7 Ways To Make Your Neighbors Jealous Of Your Backyard

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This summer make your backyard the envy of the neighborhood! With a few simple updates you can give your yard a complete makeover and enjoy your summer. 1) Spray-paint patio furniture – add a some lively colour 2) Use chalkboard paint to label your herbs and vegetable garden 3) Get a cozy hammock 4) Light things… Read more