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6 Signs You Have a Leak

6 Signs of a Leak It’s a scene you’re probably familiar with from movies and tv — the hero is lying in bed, tossing and turning, a steady drip from a faucet keeping him from catching the Z’s he needs. This scene is played for laughs, but a leak is no laughing matter—and it can…

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To Repair or Replace – Air Conditioning

To Repair or Replace – Air Conditioning You should always consult with a trusted HVAC contractor to determine whether your AC unit can be repaired or if it should be replaced. Depending on the issue, the technician may be able to fix it and save you from having to install a new unit. Some factors…

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Backsplash Updates

Backsplash Updates It’s not that we don’t still love a classic white subway tile backsplash (because we totally do). It’s just that we’re starting to crave something a little different for our cooking spaces. More and more homes are leaving basic backsplashes behind and opting for designs with more colour, unique patterns and more versatile…

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July Home Maintenance

July Home Maintenance Fireworks, swimming and all the barbeque you could possibly want. With summer in full swing, the month of July can seem to fly by. Make the most of your month with our July home maintenance checklist! 1. Clean Porch Lights If you have glass light fixtures that are easily removed, bring them…

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Hardwood Floor Care Guide

Hardwood Floor Care Guide Hardwood floors are a feature coveted by homeowners. They also offer great resale value. According to the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, hardwood floors have an average ROI of 91%. Take a look at our hardwood floor care guide to help you best take care of your flooring at all…

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Happy Father’s Day

Father’s Day Gift Ideas Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 19, the day when we take time to recognize our dads, granddads and the other fathers in our life. This year, when looking for the perfect gift, try taking it beyond a tie or another tool. Instead, how about giving him the gift of precious…

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Low Maintenance Landscaping

Low Maintenance Landscaping Warm weather means outdoor barbeques, playing with friends in backyard pools, and nights by a bonfire. As many people spend more time outside in the summer months than at any other time, the following low-maintenance landscaping tips will help you have more fun and do less work. 1. Water Properly Watering your…

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June Home Maintenance Checklist

June Home Maintenance Checklist June marks the beginning of summer, making it a perfect time to take care of those nagging home cleaning and repair chores before the heat becomes too much. This month’s home maintenance to-do list includes cleaning chores—from grills and ceiling fans to dryer vents and removing mold—along with simple air conditioner…

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5 Reasons Not to DIY your Deck

5 Reasons Not to DIY your Deck As the weather warms up and the days get longer, we are spending more and more time outdoors. If you’re lucky enough to have an outdoor space like a backyard or patio, now is the perfect time to spruce it up. Here are 5 easy ways to update…

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