Category: Maintenance

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How to Prevent Mould Build-Up In Your Bathroom

Mould is a type of fungus that thrives on and grows in damp environments and spreads through the release of spores which travel through the air. When it lands in a moist place, it will grow. Outdoors, mould is not really a problem — but when it’s indoors, it’s really...

/ March 8, 2018
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How Much a Home Energy Assessment Can Save You

There’s no denying it anymore – winter is here, and cities throughout Canada have been breaking records this past December with sub-zero temperatures, some even colder than Mars! It’s common sense to bundle up before stepping outside this season, but what can you do to ensure your house stays warm? A...

/ January 16, 2018
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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
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How To Remove, Clean & Store A Swimming Pool Cover

There’s nothing that signals the beginning of summer quite like opening up your pool. Before you can take your first dip, however, there’s an important first step: removing your swimming pool cover. With high-quality pool covers pricing ranging anywhere from $800 to $1,400, you’re going to want to make sure...

/ May 19, 2017

Your 2017 Cottage Opening Checklist

The May long weekend is quickly approaching, meaning that cottage season is finally here! Before you can relax and enjoy all of the summer fun, the cottage must be opened, which can be an overwhelming task. In order to ensure that you cover all of the basics, while still making time for...

/ May 15, 2017

How To Improve Indoor Air Quality

Although fall has only just begun, very soon we Canadians will shut our windows for the winter, rarely opening them for fresh air until the spring. With this closed-in lifestyle we subject ourselves and our families to during the cold months, medical conditions such as asthma, allergies, and bronchitis can arise. It’s important to...

/ October 3, 2016
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Fall Pool Maintenance

We know the calendar has only just turned to September, but as we look forward to the leaves changing and the temperature dropping, it’s never too early to start thinking about protecting your pool for the coming fall season. We’ve collected 8 tips to ensure you take all the steps needed...

/ September 5, 2016