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How to Stay Safe from Unprofessional Movers
Nov 9th, 18

Moving is always filled with a million different details you must pay attention to, along with the added stress of adjusting to a new location. Hiring a moving company should help ease your burden, but in many cases, it…

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What 5 Things Should You Do Before Moving Into A New House?
Oct 29th, 18

When you move into a new house there are a lot of things to consider. It’s a big change that requires a lot of planning and preparation to ensure everything is stress-free and completed properly. There is much more to…

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Renovating? Should You Stay at Home Or Relocate?
Oct 22nd, 18

A renovation is a great way to change the look of your home while also increasing the overall property value. It will also allow you to customize your home in a way that makes your space more welcoming, comforting, and…

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Renting In Ontario: What You Need to Know
Oct 1st, 18

With today’s real estate market proving increasingly difficult to access, particularly for first time buyers, renting an apartment or house has become the only affordable solution for those who simply don’t have the financial resources to own a home.

 

And with…

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Quick Plumbing Hacks that will Save you Money
Sep 28th, 18

Plumbers are expensive, there's no doubt about it! It is justified, though. Most people would want to be well compensated to be in that line of work! However, a plumber may not always be necessary for every little leak or…

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Common Moving-Related Injuries and How to Avoid Them
Aug 30th, 18

Along with the joy and anticipation of the process of moving into a new home, there is often a great deal of unpredictability and at times, frustration, which can leave even the most good-natured optimist feeling emotionally drained and physically…

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Fire Safety in the Summer
Aug 24th, 18

Fires can happen at any time of year, but in the summer, there are extra precautions that need to be taken to help prevent unwanted and unexpected fires from starting and spreading.

 

BBQing is an essential part of a Canadian summer,…

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Myths About Household Pests
Jul 31st, 18

Homeownership can come with a wide variety of challenges and keeping up with them can be tough. That’s why it’s important to identify which issues are worth investing your time and money in addressing.

 

Pests, aka common household insects and rodents,…

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Making the Most of your Balcony
Jul 27th, 18

For many renters, a balcony is your only hope of having any outdoor space.
But sadly, many balconies end up neglected, and that precious outdoor space becomes a bit of a mess to keep behind closed doors.

 

How do you make…

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Changes are Coming for Toronto's Airbnb Hosts - Are you Ready?
Jun 29th, 18

No doubt you’ve heard the name – Airbnb. Seemingly overnight, the American-based online marketplace and hospitality service created for users to lease or rent short-term lodging, including holiday homes/cottages, apartments, hostel beds or in some cases, hotel rooms, exploded in…

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Is it Illegal to Cut the Trees in your own Back Yard?
Jun 27th, 18

It may seem like owning a home with a yard would mean you would have ownership over the trees within it, and total control over trimming them, pruning them, or cutting them down. But did you know that in the…

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Get the Look for Less: Custom Closets
May 30th, 18

Closet space is a coveted thing, and even if you own a house with a walk-in closet in every room, there still just never seems to be enough closet space. And chances are that you aren't in a house with…

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