September 2018

Found 3 blog entries for September 2018.

Is adding insulation a DIY project and if so, what type is best?The Canadian government and most home builders suggests that increasing or improving the insulation in attics, floors, and walls and reducing air leaks around the home can save up to 20% or more on home heating and cooling bills. In addition to cutting down on heating and cooling bills, a well insulated home will often sell more money as well. With a little math, homeowners can quickly learn how an insulation project can pay for itself. However, is an insulation a project one can take on by themselves? How is the value of insulation measured and what types of insulation works best for specific areas of the home?

Is Installing Insulation a DIY Project?

The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association says that installing insulation is a

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3 Must-Read Tips For Selling a Home With PetsWhen selling a home, every homeowner wants to do whatever they can to help ensure that it finds the right buyer. However, some things can make selling a home a bit trickier, especially selling a home in a buyers market. Owning pets can be one of those things that might make selling a home more difficult.

But how can a seller make their home the best it can be to sell without resorting to something drastic like giving up their beloved pets? There are a few strategies homeowners an use to make their home appealing to all buyers while keeping pets where they belong.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

1. Remove Pets From the Home During

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What You Need to Know About Household SafetyMaintaining a safe household can improve quality of life. But what's involved in maintaining a safe household? Performing proper maintenance, conducting regular inspections and purchasing household products and fixtures that focus on safety can help make the home a safer place to live. The following tips can help homeowners who would like to improve household safety.

Be Fire Safe

Fire safety is critical in any house. Smoking is the leading cause of fire-related household deaths, while cooking is the leading cause of household fires in Canada. There are many ways that homeowners in Canada can protect themselves from household fires.

Smoke Detectors

Smoke detectors are best installed in each room and in hallways. Homeowners must test

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