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  Winter's frigid temperature brings with it a host of possible dangers to your home. Few, however, can be as damaging – or as preventable – as those related to your plumbing.   Hose woes Always remember to drain outdoor pipes and disconnect your garden hoses before it gets cold. Left connected over the winter […] Read More

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    While it's the time of year for fun and celebration, one look at your energy bill come January is liable to lead to unnecessary frustration. The truth is, there are lots of simple steps you can take to keep a smile on your face and your energy costs under control.   LED lights: […] Read More

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  Poor indoor air quality can be concerning throughout the year, as the Canadian Lung Association estimates that the average Canadian spends up to 90 percent of their time indoors. This problem is amplified during the winter months, as people tend to spend a great deal of time taking shelter from the cold weather in […] 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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    A plumber, it turns out, is a lot like a doctor or auto mechanic: you hope to never need their help – but when you do, you want an expert. And just like with a doctor, an ounce of prevention all year long can go a long way to keeping your plumbing healthy. […] Read More

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  Spending your hard-earned money to repair or replace your furnace is one of the last things any of us wants to do. But, often, investing now can save you much more down the road. Before you make any decisions, however, find out how serious your furnace's problems are and whether you can get by […] Read More

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  Furnaces tend to pick the worst part of winter to fail. That's why with the harshness of Canadian winters, you don’t want to find yourself with an old furnace that simply can’t make it. If you are considering purchasing a new furnace before winter hits, here are some things to consider before making your […] Read More

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  Without annual preventive maintenance, your furnace could be exposed to more wear and tear. This could result in excess strain on your home heating system. Scheduling just this one appointment each year could help your furnace last longer and limit repair costs in the long run.      What you can do Before scheduling […] Read More

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    Just about every homeowner has a few essential tools on hand to deal with minor plumbing problems – for instance, usually a little elbow grease and a plunger for a clogged toilet or plugged drain do the trick.   However, many plumbing problems can only be resolved by a professional and trying to […] Read More

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Autumn Leaves in the Gutter and on a shingled roof of a house.

Cleaning, trimming and tuning up: Here's your sure-fire autumn checklist While we long for summer while we're in the depths of winter, the truth is, for many of us, it's autumn that's our favourite season. Comfortable days, crisp evenings, technicolour foliage, Thanksgiving, Halloween… we can't get enough! Autumn though is also time to get ready […] Read More

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