Home Improvement

>Garage storage hacks

Garage storage hacks

A collection of tips and tricks to organize what’s often... Read more
>21 tips for designing closets

21 tips for designing closets

Designing a closet storage system can be a daunting process.... Read more
>Planning and making gingerbread trim

Planning and making gingerbread trim

Elevate the look of your home with gingerbread... Read more
>HomeInOn – Portable air purifiers

HomeInOn – Portable air purifiers

Having issues with air quality in your home or office?... Read more
>19 tips for better drywall installation

19 tips for better drywall installation

Installing drywall isn’t the hardest job in the world, but... Read more
>How to replace a broken floor tile

How to replace a broken floor tile

If a tile breaks it will need to be repaired.... Read more
>HomeInOn – Vanities and sinks

HomeInOn – Vanities and sinks

Installing a new vanity, sink and faucet can transform your... Read more
>HomeInOn – Hygrometers for home or shop

HomeInOn – Hygrometers for home or shop

The most effective way to know when the moisture level... Read more
>HomeInOn – Humidifiers in your home or workshop

HomeInOn – Humidifiers in your home or workshop

You can’t control the weather but you can control the... Read more
>Caulking and sealants

Caulking and sealants

Use the right product to keep water, moisture, air and... Read more
>HomeInOn – 4 ways to keep your house cool

HomeInOn – 4 ways to keep your house cool

Summers are getting hotter right across Canada. We list a... Read more
>Install kitchen pullout shelves

Install kitchen pullout shelves

It’s easier than you’d think to install functional, space-saving pullout... Read more
>Installing crown moulding – part two

Installing crown moulding – part two

Sloped ceilings are quite popular in houses – adding crown... Read more
>Working out of your home? Work smart

Working out of your home? Work smart

Maintain your productivity and efficiency when working at home by... Read more
>Install a plywood floor

Install a plywood floor

When you need a cost-effective flooring solution but still want... Read more
>Install a sun tunnel

Install a sun tunnel

Installing a sun tunnel to bring natural light into an... Read more
>Installing a drop-in kitchen sink

Installing a drop-in kitchen sink

Replacing a top mount kitchen sink isn’t overly complicated. Preparation... Read more
>Awesome gifts for the dedicated DIYer in your home

Awesome gifts for the dedicated DIYer in your home

Choosing the right gift isn’t always easy. Here are gift... Read more
>HomeInOn – How to choose a kitchen sink that shines

HomeInOn – How to choose a kitchen sink that shines

We help you make the right choice when the time... Read more
>Cabinet installation – part 5

Cabinet installation – part 5

This is the final installment in the series of articles... Read more
>HomeInOn – Windows

HomeInOn – Windows

Whether installing new or replacing old, we provide the basic... Read more
>How to replace an old window

How to replace an old window

Upgrading an old window can be a great way to... Read more
>How to install a beam to replace a load-bearing wall

How to install a beam to replace a load-bearing wall

With a little planning and research someone with reasonable carpentry... Read more
>HomeInOn – easy dust management for healthy homes

HomeInOn – easy dust management for healthy homes

Carpeting can be expensive to install or replace. Keeping the... Read more
>HomeInOn – window film

HomeInOn – window film

Increase indoor comfort and lower your energy... Read more
>HomeInOn – dehumidifiers

HomeInOn – dehumidifiers

Excessive humidity can be a real problem for your home... Read more
>How to measure for and cut custom exterior stair stringers

How to measure for and cut custom exterior stair stringers

With a logical approach, and a little know-how, creating custom... Read more
>9 things to look for when buying or renovating

9 things to look for when buying or renovating

Here are a few of the most critical points to... Read more
>HomeInOn – LED kitchen cabinet lighting

HomeInOn – LED kitchen cabinet lighting

LED lights are an easy-to-install, cost-effective way to improve the... Read more
>Flood proof your home

Flood proof your home

While you can’t entirely protect yourself from Mother Nature’s wrath,... Read more
>Docked and Loaded

Docked and Loaded

A how-to guide to building the ultimate dock for your... Read more
>HomeInOn – ductless heat pumps

HomeInOn – ductless heat pumps

Here's a way to add a heating and cooling system... Read more
>HomeInOn – Entry doors

HomeInOn – Entry doors

The front entry door is not just about a fabulous... Read more
>Create your own great outdoors

Create your own great outdoors

Expand your useable living space into the backyard with these... Read more
>HomeInOn – kitchen cabinet makeovers on a budget

HomeInOn – kitchen cabinet makeovers on a budget

When it comes to giving your kitchen a bright new... Read more
>Copper countertop

Copper countertop

Using copper as a countertop surface will leave you with... Read more
>Build an interior door

Build an interior door

Building a set of doors is a great way to... Read more
>HomeInOn – Tankless water heaters

HomeInOn – Tankless water heaters

On-demand hot water systems save space, save energy, and save... Read more
>HomeInOn – Insulation options

HomeInOn – Insulation options

Optimizing the energy efficiency of your home includes proper... Read more
>Winterize your home

Winterize your home

DIY tips to make your house less drafty this... Read more
>HomeInOn – 6 roofing material options

HomeInOn – 6 roofing material options

Is your roof looking its age? Is there moisture seeping... Read more
>Make a splash

Make a splash

A step-by-step guide on how to install a tile backsplash... Read more
>HomeInOn – shop and garage floor coverings

HomeInOn – shop and garage floor coverings

Concrete and plywood are common options for shop floors, but... Read more
>HomeInOn – Siding

HomeInOn – Siding

There are a lot of great choices when it comes... Read more
>WINDOW WISE: A guide to planning, framing and installing a new window

WINDOW WISE: A guide to planning, framing and installing a new window

With only basic tools it’s possible to add a window... Read more
>HomeInOn – flooring

HomeInOn – flooring

Floors can take quite a beating, especially in high traffic... Read more
>Levelling a Problem Floor

Levelling a Problem Floor

From carpenters to floor installers to homeowners, nobody likes an... Read more
>HomeInOn – countertops

HomeInOn – countertops

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s a... Read more
>Introduction to interior trimwork

Introduction to interior trimwork

Learn about the terms, tools, materials, and equipment necessary for... Read more
>Make your own baseboard

Make your own baseboard

If you’re looking for a unique look or a specific... Read more
>Board & batten wood siding

Board & batten wood siding

Vertical wood siding is a time-proven, versatile, environmentally friendly, locally... Read more
>Heritage Homes

Heritage Homes

If your home has been designated as a heritage home,... Read more
>How to install beadboard

How to install beadboard

Installing beadboard is a great way to transform and update... Read more
>Giving Our Past a Future: Renovating Corbels

Giving Our Past a Future: Renovating Corbels

Sometimes it’s the smaller details that are the most important.... Read more
>How to build solid wood countertops

How to build solid wood countertops

Solid wood counters have been around since the beginning of... Read more
>Accessible Living

Accessible Living

From minor additions to major overhauls, changes to a home... Read more
>Wood Sidewall Shingles – Mastering the Basics

Wood Sidewall Shingles – Mastering the Basics

Wood shingles add style, texture and durability to any sidewall,... Read more
>Common cents: renovation financing

Common cents: renovation financing

Most of us enjoy making small improvements to our own... Read more
>Materials for the Great Outdoors

Materials for the Great Outdoors

Next time you are planning a project for the outdoors,... Read more
>Ramping up for access

Ramping up for access

Stairs pose an insurmountable barrier to many Canadians, but access... Read more
>Build an arched pergola

Build an arched pergola

Adding a pergola to your deck is a great way... Read more
>Interior door installation

Interior door installation

Although it seems simple, hanging an interior door can be... Read more
>Restoring a Historic Porch with Custom Details

Restoring a Historic Porch with Custom Details

Attention to heritage details is the key to restoring this... Read more
>Under the stairs storage

Under the stairs storage

Six Creative Ways to Make the Best Use of Space under... Read more
>Installing Floating Floors

Installing Floating Floors

How a finished floor turns out is mainly in the... Read more
>Build it Once

Build it Once

11 Tips for a Stronger, Longer Lasting... Read more
>Crafting a window seat

Crafting a window seat

Use some time-saving tricks to make this window seat, then... Read more
>Kitchen Cabinet Facelift

Kitchen Cabinet Facelift

Breathing new life into a tired, outdated kitchen on a... Read more
>Trim frames

Trim frames

A woodworker’s unique approach to making and installing door and... Read more
>Installing crown moulding – part three: curved walls

Installing crown moulding – part three: curved walls

Placing crown moulding on curved walls can seem like an... Read more
>Installing crown moulding – part one

Installing crown moulding – part one

Of all the trim work in a house, there is... Read more
>Refinishing wood floors

Refinishing wood floors

Make your wood floors look like new with these four... Read more
>Mill-it-yourself handrail

Mill-it-yourself handrail

Simple tools and techniques for routing this traditional architectural feature... Read more
>Click floor tricks

Click floor tricks

Take a look at these six woodworkers' secrets for a... Read more
>Wall beds

Wall beds

If you need a room in your home to serve... Read more
>Window shutters

Window shutters

If you’re looking for a window treatment that adds style,... Read more
>Door surrounds

Door surrounds

When I bought my first house I knew there was... Read more
>Entrance doors

Entrance doors

Doors are one of the most immediate and welcoming features... Read more
>Entrance gates

Entrance gates

A well designed and constructed entrance gate can add appeal... Read more
>Hardwood flooring

Hardwood flooring

Walk into any room and chances are that the first... Read more
>Fireplace surrounds

Fireplace surrounds

Enhance the look of your living room with a spectacular... Read more
>Classic wainscoting

Classic wainscoting

Add charm, character and visual appeal to any room with... Read more
>Easy kitchen countertops

Easy kitchen countertops

Invariably, if you update your kitchen cabinets you’ll think about... Read more
>Refacing Doors & Drawers

Refacing Doors & Drawers

Don't replace all your kitchen cabinets - save money and... Read more
>Installing crown moulding and baseboards

Installing crown moulding and baseboards

Crown moulding with matching baseboard can add a distinctive look... Read more
>Wood paneled ceiling

Wood paneled ceiling

Incorporate wood paneling into your ceiling for a spectacular... Read more
>Venetian blinds – how to repair

Venetian blinds – how to repair

Repairing venetian blinds is not as complicated as you... Read more
>Special cabinets and countertops – part 4

Special cabinets and countertops – part 4

This article is the fourth in a series of five... Read more
>Building base cabinets – part 3

Building base cabinets – part 3

This article is the third in a series of five... Read more
>Building upper cabinets – part 2

Building upper cabinets – part 2

This article explores various cabinet styles, and related issues to... Read more
>Building kitchen cabinets – part 1

Building kitchen cabinets – part 1

This article details some of the issues involved in design,... Read more