A lot of people think that they will reduce heating costs and be more comfortable by sealing their windows with plastic for the winter. They don’t open their windows until spring. Is that the right solution? Continue reading
It was an iconic place during Flower Power, the excesses of the sexual revolution and the Peace and Love movement. Like some hippies, the building refused to grow old, always keeping one foot in the 60s. That’s fortunate, otherwise the Chelsea Hotel would be just another hotel among many others today. And it’s not. Continue reading
If 29% of Quebecers who are on the verge of selling their home or who have already sold it to a new owner didn’t know the various mortgage loan options available in 2010, the percentage decreased to 6% in 2011. This means that Quebecers are now better able to make enlightened choices in terms of mortgage investment.
These findings were published in the last TD Canada Trust report on experienced home buyers. Continue reading
Two new types of lamps are attracting attention through their originality. They get a reaction from everyone and likely raise a smile on some people’s faces. One thing is for certain: they make good conversation starters.
Choosing a light fixture today is discouraging for those who experienced the 70s and 80s. They get the impression that they’ve seen it all before. Desk lamps or plated torchere lamps or lamps signed Stefano Cevoli come to mind. Their pure, long-necked style, which tilt 180° fit very well with today’s décor. You can still find these Italian designer lamps on the Internet. Many store models appear to be nothing but pale imitations. You can get a few surprises if you take the time to search the net a little. Here are the two we discovered: Continue reading