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Learn About Reiner Hoyer’s fantastic super-efficient furnace free home and how he stays warm during the Toronto winters.

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Poor indoor air quality is something that many people don’t recognize or understand. Recognized or not, the quality of air you breathe has a big impact on your health. Learn to discern the quality of your indoor air, and how to improve it.


Watch Steve show how to apply an astonishing smooth urethane finish on interior wood, without using a sprayer.


Spending too much on heating? Got inadequately insulated walls in an older home? This little-known DIY technique just may be the easiest and least disruptive way to fix the deficiency and save money.


A small home can be a beautiful and affordable home, too. That’s why the small house movement is taking off world-wide. Download construction plans, how-to videos and everything you need to building your own Cozy Cabin.


Win Prizes from DEWALT, BOSTITCH, and STANLEY BLACK & DECKER in the “I BUILT IT” Video Submission Contest.

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Homemade apple pie is a wonderful way to finish up the fall harvest. Watch as four camera-shy country ladies take on the annual pie baking bee with some lovely homestead creations.

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It’s herb harvest time on Manitoulin Island! Watch how homestead wife Mary harvests, bundles and dries this year’s herb bounty.

From chicken to egg - raising leghorn chicks

Watch the transformation of day-old Leghorn chicks into full-fledged free-ranch laying hens.


As cold weather descends, many homes develop wet windows that are prone to mold. But window condensation is a bigger problem than meets the eye. Read here to learn the real risks and discover a solution.