Kitchen Lighting Tips

By: The Property Shop

Kitchen Lighting Tips

Tags: Real Estate, Kitchen, Durham Region, GTA

Gone are the days when kitchens had a single overhead light fixture and that was it. In today’s homes kitchen lighting is an important element that contributes greatly to the look and functionality of the space. Well-designed kitchen lighting with different options and controls will add great value to your kitchen and offer a very good ROI (return on investment). So whether you’re red...Read More

How To Make A Small Bathroom Look Bigger

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How To Make A Small Bathroom Look Bigger

Tags: Real Estate, Renovations

If you are renovating a small bathroom and you’re looking for ways to make it look bigger without enlarging the footprint, look no further. Here are eight ways to make your small bathroom look bigger. Frameless Glass Shower Doors Frameless glass shower doors are superior to shower curtains for a few reasons. They’re splash proof, they have great ROI, and they make bathrooms look much...Read More

Unusual Christmas Traditions

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Unusual Christmas Traditions

Tags: Christmas, Real Estate

While Christmas may have begun solely as a Christian holiday, and is often still celebrated as such, people from all over the world have embraced the festive season and added their own traditions along the way. Manger scenes, Santa Claus, and smiley snowmen still reign supreme, but if you look hard enough you will discover some very different takes on December's most famous day. These are th...Read More

A Cozy and Neutral Holiday Look

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A Cozy and Neutral Holiday Look

Tags: Home, Holidays, Decor, Real Estate

Winter is upon us, and Christmas is around the corner. So, to get in into the spirit, we thought we would share some decorating tips from Joanna Gaines! The advice she provides is sure to come in handy when planning your holiday decor! -> For just a few sweet months, home is more than a backdrop for the everyday. It becomes the setting for where you’ll celebrate new holiday traditions an...Read More

Durham Region Santa Claus Parade Schedule

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Durham Region Santa Claus Parade Schedule

Tags: Christmas, Santa Claus, Real Estate, Durham Region

  With Halloween officially over, many families begin to think about the upcoming Christmas holiday! To help you prepare for your busy holiday season, we wanted to provide you with the Santa Claus Parade schedule for Durham Region, to make sure you don't miss out on these joyous holiday moments! Pickering Santa Claus Parade Saturday, November 23rd 10am-12pm Route: Glenanna Rd to Esplana...Read More

Getting Your Home Ready For Fall

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Getting Your Home Ready For Fall

Tags: Real Estate, Home

Now the summer heat is fading fast, and it won’t be long before autumn bursts into life with all its vigorous yet gentle colors, sounds, and smells. It’s the season to enjoy the feeling of leaves crunching under your feet, but it is also a great time to be feeling cozy and snug indoors. The end of summer means there are quite a&nb...Read More

How to Style A Kid Space That Encourages Homework & Learning!

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How to Style A Kid Space That Encourages Homework & Learning!

Tags: Home, School, Children, Real Estate, Decor

We all love to see little ones engaged in learning. It’s a beautiful thing! But getting them to knuckle-down on their homework isn’t always easy. There are lots of factors that contribute to a child’s love of learning. Every kid is different, and there’s no handbook when it comes to teaching and parenting (or styling!). But we’ve got a few suggestions ?? Grown-ups e...Read More

Swimming Pool Do's and Dont's!

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Swimming Pool Do's and Dont's!

Tags: House, Home, Pools, Outdoor

  With the summer heat here, many must be thinking of ways to cool down this summer! One option for personal enjoyment and a great way to beat the summer heat, is a swimming pool. Althought it's pretty low on the list when it comes to a return on investment, there is no doubt that a pool always bring fun and great memories. A pool can create a great quality of life, allowing for famil...Read More

The Easiest DIY Farmhouse Tray

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The Easiest DIY Farmhouse Tray

Tags: Home, Decor, Rustic, DIY

  Hello all! Summer is here and with the kids out of school, we thought we would share a little DIY project that you can tackle alone, or make it into a family event with the kids! Check out this super easy, quick farmhouse tray that can be a great addition to any room!       So for this easy tray you can purchase an unfinished framed slatted wood panel, or ...Read More

How To Transform Your Patio For Under $125!

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How To Transform Your Patio For Under $125!

Tags: Real Estate, Patio, Summer

Summer is here and the long weekend is upon us! What better idea than to give your patio a quick, inexpensive transformation to enjoy the nice weather! The key to transforming your patio for the summer is to bring the indoors out. Here are some ideas to help you convert your patio into an oasis. Table By simply taking an old card table, or an inexpensive folding table purchased at a local store, ...Read More