The Outdoor Room

Carson_2By Carson Arthur

The backyard is the perfect spot for outdoor entertaining, and has replaced the ‘party room’ in the basement as the location to hold dinner parties, brunches or just drinks with friends. For the last 10 years, the term ‘outdoor room’ has been used by realtors and homeowners to refer to any type of seating outside. You can’t assume that if you have a deck or a patio, you have an outdoor room. Another consideration is the ability to use an outdoor room for more than just spring and summer.Here are key items that you need to create the perfect outdoor room.

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Samsung Motion Sync Vacuum

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By Sara Duck

The Samsung Motion Sync Vacuum will quickly become your go-to cleaning tool. The motion sync design offers  smooth mobility, along with long-lasting suction power, a detachable handheld vacuum (it’s a two-in-one) perfect for hard-to-reach places and has an easy washable filter. Dust literally has nowhere to hide! $549. Visit samsung.ca

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Save Your Sanity – Hire An Energy Advisor

HKP-DDB-BCHydro-PowerSmart-7568-worker_checklist_homeownerby Kari Kylo

Kitchen backsplash tiles – check. Stone countertops – check. Fresh paint colours for the kids’ bedrooms – check. I was thrilled with the progress I had made on my home renovation list. The enjoyable part of picking out colours and finalizing designs had ignited my creative spirit, and at last I was going to have the visually spectacular home that I had always dreamed of.

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