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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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    Whether your home improvement goal is to increase your family's comfort or raise the resale value of your property, switching to a tankless water heater is a great idea. Not only does it use one-third less energy  than a conventional storage tank water heater, it's also extremely space efficient and provides an endless […] Read More

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  If you've never heard of hard water, you might think it's what happens to water when it turns to ice in winter! But the truth is hard water has nothing to do with ice cubes in your drink or the melting hockey rink around the corner.   It's really about the amount of minerals […] 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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While air conditioner repair may seem easy, and watching an air conditioner technician perform one or two annual maintenance checks may seem like all the education you need, there are some serious reasons why performing air conditioner maintenance is best left to professionals who spend their lives mastering these systems. If this basic idea, or […] Read More

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  As we migrate from spring and into summer, there are a few housekeeping items you can do that will ensure a smooth transition in and around your home. If you have a car and especially if you use it daily, you’d be surprised how much dust and other debris can accumulate over time. Having […] Read More

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    Failing to clean the avenues that allow rainwater and snow runoff to reach the downspout can lead to gutter rusting and roof damage. The downspouts direct water away from the house foundation, reducing the likelihood of water damage, which is not usually an easy fix. In addition, the dead leaves stuck there will […] Read More

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  A house is, for most people, the biggest asset they have. Home ownership is a source of pride. Moreover, property is a terrific investment that hopefully increases in value over time. In order to make a house even more appealing for a new buyer down the line, many homeowners spend time renovating and adding […] Read More

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