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Gaetan Conelly and Blake Erickson

Local roofing company has the world at its feet

Nanaimo’s Erickson Roofing has a long tradition of community involvement. Blake Erickson…

  • Aug 9, 2021

 

Mandy showing samples of fabric

Need to refresh your home furnishings? It’s the little things that count!

Colour and fabric can change your home’s look and function

  • Aug 2, 2021

 

You don’t have to make-do with the wrong piece of furniture that doesn’t quite fit your space, your style or your needs, says Mandy Singh, owner of Nanaimo Home Furnishings.

Try before you buy: Get the right furniture at the right price

Over the last year, we’ve all spent more time at home, and…

  • Jul 5, 2021

 

Local carpenter Tyler Bohn embarked on a quest to create the East Sooke Treehouse, after seeing people build similar structures on a Discovery Channel show. (East Sooke Treehouse Facebook photo)

PHOTOS: B.C. carpenter builds fort inspired by TV’s ‘Treehouse Masters’

The whimsical structure features a wooden walking path, a loft, kitchen – and is now listed on Airbnb

  • Apr 17, 2021
Local carpenter Tyler Bohn embarked on a quest to create the East Sooke Treehouse, after seeing people build similar structures on a Discovery Channel show. (East Sooke Treehouse Facebook photo)
Health Canada headquarters in Ottawa. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

Health Canada releases guidelines for reducing COVID-19 transmission at home

Improve indoor air quality by opening up your windows and doors, among other encouraged ventilation measures

Health Canada headquarters in Ottawa. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)
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Redefining Clean

Taking a closer look at your carpet – below the surface!

  • Feb 1, 2021
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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

16% boom predicted for B.C. real estate sales in 2021: experts

Along with sales, the average price of homes is also predicted to rise, by nearly 8 percent

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
COIT Technician applying Disinfecting through the fogging method in a Residential home.

Deep Cleaning to fight COVID-19

The professionals at COIT are here to help!

  • Dec 21, 2020
COIT Technician applying Disinfecting through the fogging method in a Residential home.
CORE Landscape Products’ work at a California home. Photo by Jessica Bodas Photography

Island’s CORE featured Dec. 28 on Celebrity IOU with Justin Hartley

Comox eco-landscaping firm also on Property Brothers’ spinoff again with ‘American royalty’

CORE Landscape Products’ work at a California home. Photo by Jessica Bodas Photography
Local designers win big at B.C. Awards

Local designers win big at B.C. Awards

Island cabinetmaker crafts spectacular solutions for all your storage needs

  • Feb 3, 2020
Local designers win big at B.C. Awards
Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit

Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit

The best of both worlds in hotel condo

  • Dec 11, 2019
Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit
Innovative infill development for Sidney

Innovative infill development for Sidney

Aryze Develoments takes inspiration from Japanese architecture efficiency

  • Apr 26, 2019
Innovative infill development for Sidney
Blaise McDonald’s winding path to MAC Renovations

Blaise McDonald’s winding path to MAC Renovations

Moving from marine electrician to construction management

  • Apr 15, 2019
Blaise McDonald’s winding path to MAC Renovations
Home Sweet Home for Technical Writer

Home Sweet Home for Technical Writer

A peaceful sanctuary in South Oak Bay

  • Sep 14, 2018
Home Sweet Home for Technical Writer