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Life Hacks Vol. 9 – Summer Hacks

Did your AC conk out? Are you out on a camping trip? Sometimes, we don’t have access to the creature comforts available at home and have to find other ways of staying comfortable. During the summer months, the best path to comfort is cooling yourself down.   Try a couple of these tested home remedies […]

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Barbeque Maintenance – The Basics

Grilling is a cultural imperative in North America, and flame-kissed foods will be making their way onto our plates more often as the weather gets warmer. Burgers and steaks (an even some portabella mushrooms or grilled asparagus for our veggie-loving friends) will become a summer staple for patio eating. One thing that can ruin all […]

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Indoor Air Quality Rides on Furnace Filters

Remember to change your furnace filters! I know, you’re thinking why would I change the filter on my FURNACE? It’s spring! Many people start neglecting the big fire-breathing beast in their basements as soon as the warm weather hits. In truth, spring is the optimal time to be on top of changing your air filter. […]

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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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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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Shovel Snow Safely

Winter isn’t over yet, and since our local groundhog predicted at least another six weeks of cold we should revisit how to shovel snow safely. No one likes a trip to the hospital, especially if it could have been prevented. We know it doesn’t seem like something you should have to put that much thought […]

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Create a Home Emergency Kit this Winter

One of the most inconvenient things that can happen during winter is a prolonged power outage. An outage that lasts more than a couple hours can become quite uncomfortable and potentially dangerous as your house loses heat. The best way to handle a winter power outage is to have a winter emergency kit ready for […]

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Saving Savvy – Winterizing tips

Winter is creeping up on us faster than ever but people are still procrastinating when it comes to prevention. We want to see everyone making sure their houses are as ready as possible for the coming months. We also know that these do it yourself jobs don’t have to break the bank. A few small […]

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