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  We had such an amazing response to our favourite fun home facts last month, that we've decided to do it again! After all, we all spend much so much time in our homes, there's virtually no end to quirky and cool did-you-knows we've discovered.   Here's part 2 of our favourite fun facts – […] Read More

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  You and those you care about spend much of your lives in your homes and, while you may think you know everything about where you live, from top to bottom and inside out, you may not realize all the weird, wacky and fun things right under your nose.   Over the next few months, […] Read More

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  Sure, it's only August and still warm out. But this is Canada after all, and come September, we all know what's headed our way. The warm days are numbered and soon enough it'll be time to book last minute vacations and squeeze in a few more trips to the pool or lake before sending […] Read More

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  We take fresh, clean water in our home for granted but we shouldn't. After all, water isn't just necessary for our health and survival, we use it in so many aspects of daily life, like showering, washing our clothes and cars, and food preparation.   In fact, each of us uses an average of […] Read More

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  Saskatoon sees 1-in-100-year rain event when 112.3 millimetres of rain falls in less than 24 hours.   Higher rainfall during the spring causes Lake Ontario to swell 55 centimeters, submerging parts of the Toronto Islands.   Ottawa has rain on 71 of 102 days, including 18 straight days of rain.   It's no wonder […] Read More

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  Hot and humid days can be unpleasant, it's true. But there's one thing worse: hot and humid nights. The sweat. The stickiness. The restless sleep. It's the dark side of an otherwise wonderful summer season.   Luckily, for most of us, an energy-efficient air conditioner that's in good working order can make the hottest […] Read More

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  With more than half of Canadians set to travel this summer and three-quarters of those staying in Canada for their holidays, millions of us will be unearthing fantastic sites from coast to coast to coast and making new memories along the way with family and friends.   Among some of the destinations expected to […] Read More

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  Canada may be the only country on earth where +30 C in Windsor and -30 C in Iqaluit – on the same day – are simply par for the thermometer. Which might explain why weather isn't just something we Canadians talk about in the elevator, it's a topic many of us are obsessed with […] Read More

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The only acceptable plumbing is plumbing done right. That's why a major bathroom overhaul is a perfect opportunity to make sure everything is up to snuff and working as it should.   Any plumbing modifications you're considering should be well planned so they complement the design you're considering. And it goes without saying that a […] Read More

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  There's no avoiding it: winter is on its way. Before the severe weather hits, however, it's a good idea to make sure your home is ready so it doesn't suffer any damage from the snow, sleet, rain, wind and cold temperatures. Here are four important ways to keep your home safe in the coming […] Read More

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