Posts Tagged ‘Seasonal’

Christmas tree safety tips

For many of us, the holidays mean celebrations and quality time with loved ones, but all of the excitement and festivities can cause people to overlook some dangerous safety hazards that pose a particular risk this time of year.

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Clean your mattress for a good night’s sleep

It’s a no-brainer that the surface which we sleep every night will accumulate its fair share of grime. And while the idea of just how dirty a mattress can get could very well keep you up at night, it’s certainly an investment worth looking after.

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Stay cozy and save money this fall

As we start spending more time indoors, cooler, longer nights mean we use more energy for things like lighting, watching television and running appliances. So as a follow up to our Fall maintenance checklist, here are a few ways you can keep your home cozy and cost- and energy-efficient this season.

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Rake your yard like a pro

Today was one of those beautiful fall days that makes you almost forget that winter’s grasp is mere weeks away. A prevalent reminder is the copious leaves on the ground. It’s the contrast of the beauty of autumn

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Fall maintenance checklist

It’s that time of year again…before you get caught up in apple picking, pumpkin carving and foliage tours this fall, make sure your home is ready for the cold months.

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Hot ticket: The CNE

The Canadian National Exhibition is back for the 140th year, bringing summer to a close with two weeks of fun and games. Running from Aug. 17 to Sept. 3, this year’s festival will feature plenty of classic Ex attractions, plus new food, artists and more.

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The weekend gardener

It’s a beautiful Saturday afternoon right now in Toronto – the sun is out, but it’s a bit cool. The perfect time to do some gardening. If you’re considering selling, a well-tended garden is the easiest way to add a little curb appeal and entice buyers.

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Winning strategies for homestaging

Staging your home for sale is definitely an intensive process, and different tactics work at different times of the year. Your realtor may suggest undertaking staging to make your home more appealing to potential buyers.

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Why you should house-hunt in the rain

As the old adage goes, April showers bring May flowers…but they may also help you find your next home, too. June through October are always the best and busiest months for house hunting – the sunshine of summer and full colours of fall have everyone and their homes looking their best

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