2019 April Aurora/King

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Reasons to hire an interior designer

How many times have you sat on the sofa pouring over a home magazine wishing your rooms could be ripped from its pages? Some people are gifted with a natural talent to impart a space with perfectly balanced colors and schemes that fit with one’s lifestyle and design preferences. Others are not as equipped. But […]

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Water feature design and maintenance

Homeowners can employ many different design techniques to create one-of-a-kind properties. Adding a water feature to a landscape is one such technique. Water gardens, koi ponds or fountains have been home landscaping trends for the past several years. Although water features can add an element of relaxation to landscapes, such features require maintenance to keep […]

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Early-blooming spring flowers

The arrival of spring is a welcome occurrence for many people. Budding flowers are among the harbingers of spring. Spring flowers can revitalize winter-weary people just when they need it most — and provide reassurance that brighter, warmer and longer hours of sunlight are just around the corner. Cold-tolerant flowers are hardy enough to start […]

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Did you know?

Spring cleaning is a ritual in many homes, though some might be forgetting to address an area of their homes that can be especially vulnerable to insect infestations. According to PestWorld.org, kitchen cabinets and pantries used to store spices and baking items, such as flour, can make for inviting hideouts for various types of pests. […]

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Ideas for pool perimeter landscaping

With the rise of the “staycation,” more and more homeowners are turning their backyards into their own private oases. The centrepiece of many such retreats is a refreshing and inviting pool. Whether above-ground or in-ground models, pools make for welcoming spots to enjoy warm days and nights. A new pool can quickly turn a yard […]

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MARKET UPDATE: Semi’s Spike in Value

A calm start to the Spring market yet with 10 per cent more action takers buying 89 homes of all descriptions in Aurora in March compared to last year.  The median price of a home was also slightly stronger in 2019 at $805, 000.  There were 237 homes placed for sale and at months end […]

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