All posts by Jessica Greaves

What To Do When You Have an Urgent Home Problem

In a perfect world, our homes would never grow old and never surprise us with urgent repairs. Unfortunately, this is not the case for many homes. While you can’t always know when urgent home problems will come up, you can be prepared and know what to do when they surface. Emergency...

/ January 17, 2018

What to Look for in a Snow Removal Company

Living in Canada means we’re lucky enough to have 4 distinct seasons that show us all the beauties of nature. It also means we spend half of the year freezing and shovelling ourselves out of several feet of snow. If you’ve had enough of waking up early to dig yourself...

/ January 10, 2018

January Star Reviewer Contest Now Open

January’s prizes are all about keeping your home safe and secure. Stop worrying about coming home to a flooded basement, fire alarms going off unexpectedly at night, or driving away wondering if you forgot to close the garage door again. Start the year off right with peace of mind, knowing...

/ January 8, 2018

Old & Cold Window Solutions

While it’s no surprise that your old windows are to blame for the draft in your home, you might be surprised by how much heat they’re losing. The average home loses between 10-35% of its heat through gaps in and around windows. Not only does this cause your home to...

/ January 3, 2018

Small Space Party Planning

This time of year means packed schedules full of seeing family and friends at different occasions. With all the hustle and bustle going on, it’s likely you will be hosting something at your home this holiday season. While we all don’t have ample space for entertaining in our homes, it’s...

/ December 12, 2017

Considerations When Adding Carpet in a Bedroom

Carpet can be a rather polarizing flooring option. While some love carpet for the comfort it provides others can only focus on the potential stains. If you’re anti-carpet in your home then this article isn’t for you. If you’re pro-carpet and are currently looking to add some to your bedroom, keep...

/ December 6, 2017

December Star Reviewer Contest Now Open

Celebrate the holidays with these three items guaranteed to make your household happy. Every review you write in the month of December will give you more entries to win. All you have to do to be eligible is be a HomeStars Star Reviewer and write a couple of reviews to...

/ December 4, 2017
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Floor Solutions On A Budget

Is your current floor a sight for sore eyes? With all the activity our floors see, it’s no wonder they’re the first thing to show wear after years of daily use. While we would all love to have pristine floors at all times, the truth is it’s just not possible....

/ November 28, 2017
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A Lazy Person’s Guide to a Clean Home

For some, keeping a clean home is a joy in itself. For others, it’s a job best left to an hour before company comes over. If you find yourself in the latter group then odds are you’re just a little bit lazy when it comes to housework. Fear not, even...

/ November 21, 2017
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Home Warning Signs That Could Lead to Big Problems

Picture this: You’re having a big dinner party for some very important people and you want the evening to be perfect. An hour before the guests are set to arrive, you can’t help but notice an unpleasant odour coming from the basement. You open the door leading down to your...

/ November 16, 2017