Give your home a winter warm-up

warm up your home

The cold temperatures are here to stay – so as you take cover indoors, it's the perfect time to put home improvement projects on your to-do list. Here are a few ideas to make your home feel and look fabulous very quickly.



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Increase the Value of your Home this Winter with these Five Tips


Winter is here and there are a few small, inexpensive weekend projects that can spruce up the look of your home and potentially increase its overall value.“The smallest changes can make a huge difference, and people are usually surprised at how changing a faucet or doorknob can alter the overall look of a room,” said Mark Wallace, Stanley Black & Decker Hardware and Home Improvement Group. “If you find yourself spending more time indoors during the winter months, it’s a great time to get down to work and make some easy but noticeable upgrades in your home.”

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CIL Paint Offers Tips to Deck Your Walls for the Holidays

CIL Paint Offers Tips to Deck Your Walls for the HolidaysWill your house be a haven for entertaining this year? Why not spruce up your space before guests arrive with a fresh coat of paint? According to  a country-wide survey of Canadian painting habits conducted by leading brand CIL paint, living rooms and kitchens - the most popular rooms for welcoming guests - are among the top of the list when it comes to most frequently painted rooms. “Based on the survey results, it seems Canadians want to put their best foot forward when entertaining in their home, and that includes decking their walls with paint,” said Alison Goldman, brand manager for CIL paint, a brand of PPG Architectural Coatings US and Canada.

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