Category: Homeowner Tips

Is your family at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning?

Carbon monoxide is an odourless, tasteless, invisible gas that can cause health problems before you even notice that it's quietly lurking in your home somewhere.

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Easy ways to improve your indoor air quality

Creating healthy environments in our homes is important for our families. Rest easy when you enjoy a cozy night in with these helpful tips for better indoor air:

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Five common roof problems to watch out for this spring

When it comes to roofing, little problems often go undetected until they become major issues, costing a lot of time and money to resolve. An annual roof inspection each spring is the best way to catch any problems before they cause serious damage. Here are five common problems to watch out for:

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How to make your basement more livable

Cold, dark and musty, the basement is often a place to store old knick-knacks, long-forgotten projects and holiday decorations. But, for homeowners looking to create additional living space and increase the value of their home, a basement renovation can accomplish both, while costing far less than building an addition.

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Harness the power of solar to save money at home

Rising energy bills and an increased focus on the environment have led many homeowners to consider solar power. But harnessing the power of the sun requires some planning and professional help.

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5 tips to help you freeze out those winter cravings

As temperatures drop, appetites sneak up. In the winter, poor health choices are more common for everyone. From a lack of vitamin D to a decrease in body temperature, many factors affect the foods that our bodies crave. For advice on how to stay on track with your diet and exercise routine, try following a few of the nutrition tips below.

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What to consider when purchasing your next appliance

These days there seem to be appliances that can do it all. From self-cleaning fridges to washing machines with Wi-Fi capabilities, the options seem endless. But with so many models and features, how do you know which one is right for your home?

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First-time buyer or renter? Find the right insurance

Nearly half of Canadians lose sleep when thinking about their home insurance policy, according to a recent survey. With some being first-time homeowners, it can seem overwhelming to think about having the correct amount of coverage and knowing what to do when something does go wrong. Here are some things homeowners can consider so they can get the rest they need:

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