Electricity: Better safe than sorry

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(NC)—Today’s life is chock full of a multitude of small repetitive acts, most of them completely ordinary, where electricity plays a lead role. Now, although “Electricity” is not a synonym for “danger”, it can nevertheless bring about accidents of many kinds, from insignificant to life threatening. By following Hydro-Québec’s tips for household security, you will […]

Outdoor room trends

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(NC)—This summer, many Canadians may be considering staying closer to home and enjoying more time with family and friends right in their own backyard. With a wide assortment of affordable yet stylish products, the outdoor room team at Canadian Tire has the following trends to help homeowners create the perfect relaxing and stylish backyard. Comfortable […]

Mark Cullen battles the myths of green gardening

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(NC)—Coast-to-coast, Canadians are searching for new ways to reduce their carbon footprint. Springtime provides an opportunity to extend environmentally-friendly practices to the outdoors, but many homeowners question whether they can achieve lush results without pest-fighting chemicals. “There’s a myth that eco-friendly gardening equals sparse lawns and feeble plants,” said Mark Cullen, Home Hardware’s gardening expert […]

Lawn care the natural way

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(NC)—More Canadians are looking for natural and healthy alternatives to cosmetic pesticides for keeping weeds away. The lawn and garden team at Canadian Tire has the following helpful tips and steps to help get Canadians on the right track to a healthy lawn and garden. • Set mowing height to 7.5 cm (3 in.) for […]