Deck or patio: which is best for you?

Deck or patio: which is best for you?

You want to make better use of your backyard, but which is better: a deck or a patio? It’s a question many homeowners face as they look forward to the coming summer but need to operate within a budget, space constraints and other considerations. While there’s no one...
Spring maintenance keeps your home in tip-top shape

Spring maintenance keeps your home in tip-top shape

A spring maintenance routine helps keep the space you and your family love operating at peak performance. It also helps you identify and carry out small repairs before they become big ones. Here are seven must-do jobs and three extra tips. Air conditioner A little...
Six ideas for Family Day long weekend

Six ideas for Family Day long weekend

Family Day long weekend is just around the corner, so we’ve come up with half a dozen fun ideas for family togetherness this February 17 to 19. The clock is ticking If your family is a bit older, challenge them with a trip to one of four Escape Manor locations across...
Top tips on winter home maintenance

Top tips on winter home maintenance

Canadian winters are tough and that makes winter home maintenance essential for protecting the spaces we love. The average homeowner can do a lot of basic maintenance themselves, but if you’re uncertain or uneasy about some tasks, try asking neighbours or friends...
How to organize your walk-in closet

How to organize your walk-in closet

Frustrated by trying to organize your walk-in closet? You’re not the only one who seems to have too many things to cram into what always seems like too small a space. Fortunately, there are strategies and systems for making your closet an efficient space that not only...