NEWS & TRENDS

Eight ways to stop mosquitoes from your backyard

Don’t let pesky mosquitoes ruin your BBQ this summer.

Ryan Larsen, also known as ‘Dr. Drainage,’ with NDS, Inc., shares tips to prevent the infestation of mosquitoes.

Remove idle water

Water accumulation of the liquid from sprinklers and rainfall can create a breeding ground for insects. It is important to remove debris from gutters. Check weekly for any discarded cans, buckets, pots, overturned children’s toys, and anything else that...


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Lap of Luxury

This pool and landscape installation in Vaughan, Ont., was not only built to be a functional feature of the backyard, but was also designed to be a formal space with many different areas—depending on the mood—where the homeowner can entertain, or simply unwind, with family and guests.
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BACKYARD FURNITURE & DÉCOR

Mike Holmes’ Advice on Backyard Decks and Fences

A fence or deck can be the focal point or finishing touch to your backyard. However, these projects can also lead to countless headaches and cost overruns if you choose the wrong person for the job. When dealing with such a big decision and important project, who better to talk to than Canada’s most well-known and trusted contractor?
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HOT TUBS

Play it Safe: Expert advice to help prevent drownings

In most cases, a child inadvertently gets out of the house after a door or entry has been left open or unlocked, usually due to human error. The child is thought to be safe inside, but someone else has left a door opened or unlocked. Although precautions were taken,...+ Read More
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Simple Sophistication

When these Ancaster, Ont., homeowners decided to install an elegant, multi-functional pool to complete their new dream home they turned to Oasis Pools Ltd.
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