Have you noticed tiny droplets of moisture – otherwise known as condensation – forming on the inside of your windows this winter? If so, you likely have an issue of high indoor humidity. So, why does it happen? New homes in Canada are built to be airtight, limiting the flow of air in and out…… Continue reading Is there too much moisture in your home?
Wreaths have a storied history, dating back centuries when they were hung on #WinterSolstice to celebrate the end of shortening days and the anticipation of spring. Different materials carry significance as well. Holly, for example, represents immortality, while cedar represents strength. In these modern times, the wreath is used as a gesture of welcoming and…… Continue reading A brief history of wreaths
With the frosty winter months ahead, it’s safe to say that snow is on its way. As much as we all dread it, clearing snow is just part of our regular winter routine. It’s most definitely a nuisance and shoveling can also pose a serious health risk, particularly for older homeowners and those who rarely…… Continue reading Stay safe while you shovel
It truly doesn’t matter if you’ve seen them a million times, there’s just something about classic Christmas movies that makes them irresistible every year. From the traditional kid’s picks to the heartwarming tales of the true meaning of Christmas, curling up the couch with the whole family on a frosty winter night is a holiday…… Continue reading Christmas movies which one is your favorite?
The cold air is here… snow is on the ground and your furnace is getting set to provide your family with heat all winter through. Here are a few simple tips to prepare for winter start up. After all, preventive maintenance could save you a costly furnace repair job. Clean up! Time to clean your…… Continue reading When the weather outside is chilly…time to maintain your furnace!
According to the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA), staged properties will sell faster when compared with houses that have not been staged. They say that from the date of listing until the day of closing, home staging shortens this time frame, even in a slow real estate market. But if you can’t afford a professional…… Continue reading Staging to Sell
With Christmas almost a month away holiday parties and events are about to begin! As wonderful as socializing with coworkers, friends and family can be, if you are the one hosting, it can be a stressful and expensive affair. The season is meant to be a joyous one, so here are some tips to help you…… Continue reading December is fast approaching