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Change your air filter for better Indoor Air Quality

When did you last change your air filter? If the answer is “I’m not sure,” It might be time to get down to that furnace room and take a look at the thing most responsible for your home’s indoor air quality. With winter coming and minds turning to preventative maintenance, it can’t be said enough […]

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Types of insulation Vol. 2

Today, many people take it on themselves to do their own home renovation projects. One common DIY project is insulating your home. There are many different types of insulation that can be used in your renovation and each has its pros and cons. Part one of this series covered loose fill and batts and blankets, […]

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Home DIY on a budget

We all know that you can save a lot of money with a bit of time and a willingness to get your hands dirty. With that in mind, there are a lot of different ways to spruce up your home on a budget! Now, there are a lot of things that should be left to […]

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Life Hacks Vol. 3 – Cleaning Hacks

Over the last couple weeks, we have taken some time to look at life hacks for the home and the tool shed. This week is all about chemicals! We spend a lot on home cleaning products – hundreds of dollars leave our pockets every year in hopes of sanitation – but what if you could […]

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Sump Pump Care – Maintenance Series

With spring just around the corner, it is important to make sure you are taking all available precautions to ensure a frustration-free thaw. Basement flooding is a very annoying situation that can mean damage to your property. One of the best ways to make sure this doesn’t happen is by installing and properly maintaining a […]

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Life Hacks Vol. 2 – Handiwork Hacks

Last week we looked at a lot of ways to make life easier around the home. This week, it’s time to tackle the workbench. Here are some great, simple ideas to help make do-it-yourself projects run smoother. Take a look at these 10 handy-hacks: Use a magnet to find nails and studs in your wall […]

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Common Spring Renovations

Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about home repairs! A lot of Canadians wait for the warmer weather to begin their renovations, but are there some renos that take place in the spring more often than others? Here are five popular springtime home repairs/ renovations: Building a deck – […]

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Fix your Leaky Faucets, Save your Money

HVAC and plumbing are very close friends – you can normally find them chumming around with one another in the business sector, and with good reason. There are many similarities between the two trades, but none more apparent than the consumer aspect. The big similarity is how many consumers put off fixing what starts out […]

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