Monthly Archives: August 2015

Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Home Maintenance

Everybody knows that prevention is better than cure, and there’s no better time to start prepping your home for the coming cold weather than now. Getting and staying on top of little things will keep you from dealing with disasters in the dead of winter, when no one wants to be waist deep in water … Read More

Expert Advice: Program Your Thermostat To Save Money

Thermostat

If you’ve never touched your thermostat and have no idea what to do about programming it, you aren’t alone – many Canadian homeowners are totally intimidated by this little device. But did you know that programming the thermostat can actually save you up to 15% a year on your energy costs? The average household temperature … Read More

The Right Front Door Makes The Right Impression

Front Door

The front door is the face of your home, the welcoming point for friends and family, and the right door can make or break a great first impression. Aside from exterior aesthetics, your front door can upgrade the safety of your home, and one that is well-insulated and well-fitting can help improve your overall energy … Read More

Our Top Lawn Care Tips For Fall

Lawn Care Tips

True or false: Your lawn needs less care in the fall because grass grows more slowly. FALSE! During this time of year, grass absorbs energy, moisture and nutrients as it prepares for a long, dormant winter. Even though we’re still in the midst of summer, it’s never too soon to start thinking about your lawn … Read More

How To: Inspect Your HVAC System

HVAC Inspection

As we’re heading into the fall season, now is the perfect time to start thinking about the functioning of your HVAC system. Ideally, you should inspect your system twice a year, spring and fall. This is the kind of healthy homeowner habit that can save you money on completely avoidable and costly repairs down the … Read More