Exploring Environmentally-Friendly Pest Control Measures

    More and more Canadians are turning to environmentally-friendly options to address everyday issues within our homes, including pest control. Let’s face it, no one wants to deal with insects, let alone destructive rodents that can wreak havoc on everything from wood and insolation to electrical systems. But having a safer way to deal with pest problems can set …

Pre-Inspection Helps You Safely Sell or Buy a Home Amid COVID-19 Realities

COVID-19 has made us all acutely aware of our surroundings and risk factors as we do our part to help stop the spread of this virus. But, during this time and into the future, many people are still buying and selling properties. Using a pre-inspection not only protects sellers from the anxiety of having multiple people walk through their properties, …

Preparing Your Home for a Flood

Preparing your home for overland flooding during heavy rains and the spring thaw is an important precaution, since this is a serious issue that can occur anywhere in Canada. Overland flooding – where water flows overland and seeps into buildings through windows, doors and cracks – is one of the most frequent and costly natural hazards in Canada. Floods have …

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Adapting Home Inspections to New Realities

This Spring market is like nothing we’ve experienced in the past. At a time when we’re typically enjoying the busiest time of the year, we’re now facing new challenges to help keep our inspectors, REALTOR® partners, homeowners and homebuyers safe from COVID-19. But the reality is, many Canadians still need to buy and sell houses amidst the chaos. So, we’re …

Helpful Home Spring Maintenance Tips

Welcome Warmer Temperatures with this Helpful Spring Maintenance Checklist!

Each season presents its own to-do list for homeowners. Following a regular home maintenance schedule is the easiest way to stay on top of this list and ensure you’re protecting your investment as well as your family’s wellbeing. Whether you take care of a few tasks at a time or several all at once, it’s important to get into the …

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Could You Benefit from a Spring Home Maintenance Inspection?

With spring officially upon us, now’s the perfect time to consider scheduling your annual home maintenance inspection. A lot can happen to a home’s exterior over the course of a year, particularly when it comes to extreme winter weather conditions such as wind, freezing rain, ice and snow. Equally as important is ensuring the mechanical systems within your home are …