The Concept Of Open Living Space

Remember the old days when a house had rooms that were all divided by doors. There were doors of course to each bedroom, but do you remember the doors to the parlour room or a.k.a. sitting room? Back in the day those were standard in homes. Having a sitting room/parlour meant that when guests arrived …

How to Paint a House Like a Professional Painter

  Planning a house painting project? Tackling it on your own?  Are you wondering where to start, what tools you will need?  Want to know how to paint a house like a professional painter? We hope these tips help you achieve as close to a professional house painting result. House Painters Tools It starts with the …

To Do List Before Moving In

Are you ready for the big moving day?  You’ve just purchased that new house or condo and the keys have been handed to you and you’re super excited for this new phase in your life.  Here is a quick to do list before moving in. Change the locks on all exterior doors If your a …

Home Accessability and Renovations

Home Accessability and Renovations Life brings challenges and changes, and sometimes these changes require us to make renovations and improvements to our home.  This happened in our family just two years ago when my mother had a stroke. Making the necessary home accessability and renovations is one thing we could do to help mom regain a …

House Painters Getting Scammed

House Painters Getting Scammed In a search for news this morning we found this article about House Painters Getting Scammed, from Betty Sexton of KKTV News in Colorado Springs. We thought we needed to share because all house painters work hard for their money whether here in Ottawa, Ontario Canada or in the U.S.  or …

Facebook and Business Pages

Facebook Business Pages Facebook Business Pages has changed how Local Ottawa Business socialize. Facebook is a great way for businesses to post their services, ideas and communicate to their audiences.  Many of us Local Business Pages used to be able to post an update and all the other business pages who had liked our page would …

Accentuate with colours

Accentuate with Colours Whether you paint a bold colour on one wall, or paint an entire room, colours bring personality to your living space. If your sticking to the basic neutral tones whether they be in the grey’s or beige’s you can still accentuate with colours by adding in pops of colours through the accessories. …