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  With the colder, drier air, a home’s relative humidity typically goes down during the winter. This can reduce indoor comfort levels while making the home more difficult to heat (since moist air feels warmer than dry air). Increasing indoor air moisture can improve your comfort level, while also potentially reducing your energy bills.   […] Read More

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  Plumbing is one of the trickiest parts of home ownership. A lot of the time, the problem isn’t visible, so you can only guess what it might be. Partly for this reason, there are many unfounded plumbing remedies out there that could actually hurt you financially. Here, we debunk some of the most common […] Read More

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  It’s easy to forget to have your furnace maintained when it’s working perfectly, but furnace maintenance should be considered an essential annual to-do. With the severity of our winters, Canadians should protect themselves against having a furnace failure on one of the coldest days of the year. To do so, it’s recommended that you […] 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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  For many people, the holiday season can be a time of indulgence, which often leads to overspending on gifts and festive meals with family and friends. But the New Year brings with it the promise of a fresh start, and financially-themed promises are among the most popular resolutions made each year. One easy way […] Read More

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  The thought of spending the money to replace your furnace can be daunting. But in reality, shelling out the money now could help save you money in the long run. Before you make any purchase decisions however, it’s best to know whether you can get by with a simple furnace repair rather than replacing […] Read More

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It’s that time of the year again –cold and flu season! Make sure you're informed and protected with our helpful infographic:       […] Read More

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  Most homeowners know that there are dozens of different plumbing problems that can spring up around the house, sometimes without warning. Some of these problems are more common than others, and sometimes there’s a quick fix, while in other cases they require professional attention. As is the case with any potential problem around the […] Read More

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  Everyone knows that energy costs go up in the winter, and we’ve already covered the simple ways to save on heating costs during the coldest months of the year. But winter also brings with it many hidden home hazards that could potentially lead to injury or substantial costs if you don’t take the necessary […] Read More

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  For Canadians, air conditioning is usually an afterthought by this time of year, unless you’ve escaped to a warmer destination. But in order for your unit to function properly next spring and summer, it needs to survive the harsh winter elements first, which brings up the question of whether or not it should be […] Read More

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