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Leaf-Peeping Day Trips from Vancouver

As we roll into October,  splashes of orange,  red, and yellow are dotting the tree lines across British Columbia.  The crisp autumn air only adds to the excitement of the season and the anticipation of holiday gatherings and newly fallen snow.  Although seasonal color decorates the landscape around Vancouver from mid-September to early November, the peak of this annual display occurs in…

Stair Safety Ideas for Seniors

As a senior, there may come a time when you begin to have trouble using stairs, but that doesn’t mean that you have to stop using them altogether. However, once you’ve become aware that you are having difficulty with stairs, you will notice that you encounter them everywhere. Falls are the most common cause of injury to seniors due to…

Get Your Home Ready for Fall

It might seem premature to begin readying your home for cold weather, but you’ll be surprised at just how quickly the warm days fade into chilly evenings. Fall will be upon us before you know it, and it’s a good idea to plan ahead to ensure that your home is as cozy and safe as possible by the time the…

EASY DIY: GRIPSTRIPS!

Sunny weekends are best when you can find a nice balance between getting things done, and relaxing with some down time. If you’re looking to cross something off your to-do list that won’t take you all day, installing GripStrips is the perfect project. How easy are GripStrips to install? Installation takes minutes, and all you need is a clean stair…

STAIR CARE

Wooden stairs or boardwalks in your backyard look amazing – keep them looking great and lasting longer with a little bit of TLC! One of the drawbacks to using wood as your main material for exterior stairs is the wear and tear than can happen over time due to weather exposure. But, there are a few things you can do…

INSTANT IMPROVEMENT

MARCH 12, 2019 Investing in your home has both short- and long-term benefits, but value-rich home improvement isn’t always about a huge kitchen reno or new bathroom reveal.In fact, more Canadians are leaving the massive projects to the reality stars at HGTV and successfully tackling more practical projects in real life.According to a recent CIBC poll, basic maintenance and landscaping…