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Mid-Season Home Maintenance

As we slowly approach the winter season, doing some mid-season maintenance on your home will help you stay toasty during the cold months. Not only will this home maintenance checklist help keep you warm, but it will help ensure that your home won’t run into issues in the middle of winter. Click here for the full article.  

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Ottawa: Things To Do October 12th – 14th

  Looking for great events and activities that the whole family can enjoy? This weekend enjoy spook-tacular events like Aces of Terror at the Cannamore Orchard or Haunting Season & Fright Fest over at Saunders Farm. If you’re not in the Halloween spirit yet, try out TimeLess or Nature Days at Philippe Lake! Click here for a full list of events and activities.  

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Lighting a Room, Simplified

  The right lighting in a room serves as an important tool in every room, as it can influence your mood, set the tone, and completely change the look. From which rooms need the most light, light layering, to banishing bad lighting and how to fix it. There are many elements to consider when you’re picking out new light fixtures and the proper light bulbs.   Click here for tips and tricks on how lighting a room.  

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Protecting Your Home from Critters

Protecting Your Home from Critters As the cooler weather starts to roll in, we are all thinking of cozying up indoors and unfortunately our furry friends outside are also thinking the same. Wild animals are currently looking for warm spaces to call home for the winter months and unfortunately our homes can be an attractive target. When animals get into a home, the damage can be severe and costly to fix but fortunately, with some careful planning you can ensure that you are not welcoming some unwanted guests over the winter months. Ottawa is home to many...

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Things to Do This Weekend

  Are you looking for something exciting to get up to this weekend? It’s the season for gorgeous sights, festive traditions, and fun events! There are plenty of activities and events happening that will keep you entertained for the whole weekend. For starters, check out the Etsy: Made in Canada event for over 150 local sellers, Oktoberfest, or Fall Rhapsody. Click here for full list of events and details.  

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The Ottawa Fall Home Show

  The Ottawa Fall Home Show starts this Thursday, September 27th at noon and will run until Sunday September 30th. This year’s event will house many different exhibitors from accessibility, garden and decks, organization, home decor and design, health, wellness, and many more.   You’ll be able to view the all-new Bonneville Model Home: Héméra, a main stage from Dala Décor, and the Housing Design Awards. Have a one-on-one with Canadian designer and TV personality, Sarah Richardson, and participate in the La-Z-Boy...

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How to help the victims of the Ottawa tornadoes

  After a severe windstorm and two tornadoes ripped through the Ottawa area on Friday, many residents are left without power, shelter and food. Approximately 60 buildings were decimated in the Dunrobin area and more than 215 structures in Gatineau were damaged or destroyed. If you are looking for a way to help your fellow citizens, click here for information.  

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The fall equinox is Saturday: 8 things to know about the first day of autumn

  The Fall Equinox is this Saturday, which means we will officially be welcoming the cold weather. Say goodbye to longer daylight hours, and hello to Ottawa’s arguably most beautiful season. Want to know more about the equinox; such as why we have them, how many hours of daylight we’ll have tomorrow and whether or not myths surrounding this day are true? Click here for 8 things to know about the first day of Fall.  

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Falling for comfort, style and colour

  This autumn mixing & matching fabrics, materials and time periods are all the rage to create a contemporary look for your home. More designers are beginning to blend decorative elements and playing more freely with colours this fall to create beautiful, yet functional and livable spaces. Click here to fall for comfort, style and colour.  

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