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Kevin's Food Finds: January 2017

26 January 2018
Kevin Hartley

Schedule your cheat day! This month explore divine sweet and savoury pies made with heavenly pastry by a priest; visit the only indoor Winter Farmer & Artisnal Food Market in Toronto East; and meet a maker and purveryor of small batch gourmet treats, ready-made meals and baked goods.


Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Adding on to a House

24 January 2018
Kevin Hartley

Not all additions are created equal.


Itty-Bitty Rate Hike, Big, Big Impact On Real Estate Buyers

23 January 2018
Kevin Hartley

Real estate buyers got hit with another quiet obstacle last week. The Bank of Canada (BoC) raised interest rates, and thus, the posted five-year mortgage rate. That’s going to impact buyer borrowing power, and it’s going to cost you more; here’s how.


5 Home Maintenance Tasks You Shouldn't Forget

22 January 2018
Kevin Hartley

Home maintenance is an ongoing project, but there are some things that may slip your mind.


@ HOME WITH KEVIN 037: Tips to ensure you get the most out of buying and owning a rental property

13 January 2018
Kevin Hartley

If you’re not planning to sell your home anytime soon, consider leveraging the equity in your home to buy an income property. I’ve got four thought starters to help ensure you make a profitable investment.


FREE TICKETS to the National Home Show & Canada Blooms.

12 January 2018
Kevin Hartley

ALL TICKETS HAVE NOW BEEN SPOKEN FOR! THANKS FOR THE AMAZING RESPONSE!!


5 Ways to Offer More Secure Protection on Your Properties (and Why You Should Do It)

12 January 2018
Kevin Hartley

The home should be a safe and secure place to reside for residents who spend a significant amount of time on the property. Increasing the level of security provided will offer peace of mind and can reduce the risk of a break-in. When you're ready to protect the building, here are a few ways to secure your home and make it less of a target for burglars.


A Room Make Over Might Be As Easy as Flicking the Switch on New Lighting Fixtures!

09 January 2018
Kevin Hartley

Next to painting a room, what I love about using lighting as a decor solution is that there are cost-effective options available for every budget. The fixture itself dosen't have to be expensive; it just has to be the right choice for the room. I've got some lighting ideas and considerations to help improve the look of your space, with illuminating results.


Weatherizing Your Windows & Prevent Icy Drafts with My Easy Three-step Guide.

07 January 2018
Kevin Hartley

Insulating walls and attics result in quick and obvious benefits. But if there's still a drafty chill in your home, you may find the problem is that you've neglected your windows.


Authentic Walt Disney Autographed Publicity Picture

06 January 2018
Kevin Hartley

This post begins a monthly look into my own personal Disney vault of vintage collectible memorablillia from Disney Studios and Disney Theme Parks.