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9
Sep
2021

4 Things To Note BEFORE Decorating Your First Apartment

The lease has been signed and you are about to move into a space of your own. Thoughts of your walkthrough and how you are going to make the space "your space" are happily bouncing through your head....

26
Aug
2021

The Importance of Assembly Areas

At Kelson Group, we are dedicated to providing well-functioning and comfortable spaces to help you live better. Helping you to live better includes ensuring you, your family and your guests' safety...

27
Jul
2021

Feng Shui

Over the past year, we have all really made use of our home environments. After spending an increased amount of time within our personal space, there is an excitement to reconnect with others and...

6
Jul
2021

Fire Safety & Your Pet

Fire Safety & Your Pet    Emergencies, though scary to think about, can happen. With anything, proactiveness and preparation can be key in shaping your positive outcome. In...

16
Jun
2021

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples in Canada

As we lead up to National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations on June 21, we would be remiss if we did not first acknowledge the recent findings at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in Kamloops,...

10
Jun
2021

Cover Your Assets: Tenant’s Insurance 101

What is tenant's insurance?  In short, it is the best way to ensure your personal property and belongings are protected. To help you live better and do what is best for you and your family, we...

13
May
2021

Apartment Safety Tips 101

Apart from providing clean and attractive rental homes across Western Canada to help our residents live better, one of our top commitment is resident safety. We reached out to the Alberta Residential...

4
May
2021

Spreading smiles from home to business and beyond! A Tribute to Moms.

This month we thought we would shake up the blog a bit from our informative "how-to" format and instead showcase a passionate and hardworking mother-daughter duo baking up smiles in British...

8
Apr
2021

Positive Solutions For Your Scraps

With many of us spending an increased amount of time at home over this past year, it has allowed us to form a deeper understanding of our immediate impact on the world around us. Sustainability has...

4
Mar
2021

Ready, Set, Deep Clean!

  Can you feel it? Spring is in the air! As Mother Nature begins to clean up and rejuvenate her outdoor spaces, it is time to think about doing the same to your indoor spaces. As many of us...

3
Feb
2021

Reinvigorate your indoor spaces with plants

With the holiday season behind us and the decorations safely stored, indoor spaces can feel somewhat empty. We reached out to horticulturist Cynthia Booth from Glass Earth Plant Store to explore...

7
Jan
2021

Big Workouts in Smaller Spaces

  "Pivot" seems to be the newest buzz word and can be used with respect to your mindset and fitness routine. We chatted with Bradley Young of Diverse Training Centre in Kamloops, B...

17
Dec
2020

Living a Life of Gratitude

  When was the last time you gave someone a sincere thank you for doing something? When was the last time you received a sincere thank you for helping another? I bet it made you smile and...

16
Nov
2020

Take Positive Steps to Well Being

In a world where everyone seems to be busy with something - work, activities, pets, school, children, etc… - we chatted with Healthy Eating & Weight Loss Coach (HWL) Sofya Young to give...

1
Oct
2020

Amplify Your Photography Skills With Tips from Kent Wong

  Pretty much everyone has a camera in their pockets these days with cell phones. We asked Master of Photographic Arts, Kent Wong, to provide some basic rules of thumb to take your photos...

4
Sep
2020

How To Live, and Clean, Better!

  Apartment living can sometimes mean getting creative about how to accomplish common cleaning tasks like washing your car, patio furniture, or even bicycle! We've put together some ideas to...

13
Jul
2020

National Pet Fire Safety Day

At Kelson Group, our mission is to help our residents live better. Part of that is also thinking about the pets in our pet-friendly buildings. We're not sure if you knew or not, but this Wednesday...

6
Jul
2020

Apartment Gardening Is the Latest Trend In House Plants

So you have a couple plants. Maybe a cactus or two. Perhaps you've even invested in the Instagram-famous Pilea peperomioides. All the plants in said plant collection seem to be doing pretty...

30
Jun
2020

Celebrating Canada Day Virtually

  Official Canada Day celebrations are cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related public health restrictions on large gatherings. But that does not mean the 153rd birthday party is...

16
Jun
2020

The 10 Best Father’s Day Gifts of 2020 Winning presents Dad will treasure this year

Father's Day is this Sunday and if you are looking for some great gift ideas to celebrate Dad, look no further! We have something on our list that will surely suit your dad whether he is the...

19
May
2020

Tenant Insurance

Our team at Kelson Group is asked a lot about Tenant Insurance. To help you live better and do what is best for you and your family, we interviewed the experts at Hub International Barton Insurance...

11
May
2020

6 Ways to Stretch your Next Grocery Haul

  Necessity is the mother of invention. The cliché is especially true when it comes to food. When kitchens and even grocery stores run low on supplies, necessity—like...

5
May
2020

Mother’s Day: Let’s Get Creative During Self Distancing!

  It's almost here!  The day where we celebrate the wonderful woman you call Mom! How can you make her feel as special as you normally might but without the brunches, the pedicure date,...

30
Apr
2020

Tips for renters: Covid-19

With self-isolation and social distancing top of mind these days, Kelson Group invites you to explore some activities below that allow you to keep busy while staying safe.  We gathered a list...

14
Apr
2020

How To Clean What You Buy from the Supermarket

  We're now a few weeks into self-isolation and we bet in most cases by now you've had to go out to get groceries, have had friends deliver provisions, or have had a delivery company stop by...

1
Apr
2020

The DIY Hand Sanitizer Gel, Sprays and WipesThe DIY Hand Sanitizer Gel, Sprays and Wipes

If you've been down the aisles of a grocery store or pharmacy lately, there is a noticeable lack of hand sanitizers and wipes available. This can make it hard to maintain strict hand hygiene...

25
Mar
2020

10 Spring Speed Cleaning Tips to Save Time

  Spring is practically here. Sure, a clean house is nice, but so is fresh air and sunshine after being inside all winter. Good news! We spent some time scouring (get it?) the internet to...

9
Mar
2020

Ideas to create your dream Spring Break staycation.

  If travelling for spring break is not an option this year, we have some ideas to help you create an amazing staycation! You'll avoid the packing, the line ups, the grumpiness that comes...

2
Mar
2020

Ideas to Banish the Winter Blues

At this time of year, it's 15°C and sunny one day, and then next day, you've got two inches of snow and your car door is frozen shut. Mother Nature can't quite make up her mind right...

18
Feb
2020

Good Neighbour Agreements: Helping Everyone Enjoy Their Home

Research conducted by the Centre for Housing Policy at the University of York in 2007 suggests that Good Neighbour Agreements have many benefits to residents including: Reinforcing resident...

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