Newly built or pre-construction homes are the house of choice for many homebuyers. Why? Most people want modern features and the ability to customize their home during the construction process as the top reason for choosing a new build. There’s also the use of energy-efficient materials and systems to up the appeal. However, buyers caught up in the excitement of a brand new, never-lived-in home ...
Posted by Eti Pricope
on November 20, 2014
Fireplace tune-up: proper inspection of a fireplace is vital to ensuring its safe operation—even if it is rarely used. An experienced chimney sweep will check wood fireplaces for flammable buildup (known as creosote) and chimney blockages such as bird nests. A chimney or fireplace professional should also check for red flags such as: improperly functioning dampers, damaged brickwork and ...
Posted by Hans Taal
on October 20, 2014
A stunning project right on the Water, Eau du Soleil is a new condo project estimated for completion in 2017. Expect plenty amenities and spacious floor plans at this new condo.
Bar, Concierge, Court, Courtyard, Fitness, Games Room, Garden, Lounge, Movie Theatre, Other, Party Room, Pool, Security , Terrace
Posted by Ishtiaq Ahmed
on September 24, 2014
Make an informed decision when you buy a condo. Get to know your rights and responsibilities.
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Posted by Martin Minda
on August 18, 2014
If you’re planning on putting your house on the market this summer—and your hoping to have it sold by the end of the summer—the clock is ticking. Even before you meet with a real estate agent, you need to get your house, and yourself, ready to capitalize on the summer selling season! Here are some essential steps to take now in order to make your home ready to go on the market:
Posted by Hans Taal
on June 27, 2014
It’s Time for an A/C Check and Cleaning
The heat of summer is on the way — and already full blast in some regions — so it’s time to think about having your air conditioning unit serviced. You’ll probably need to call an HVAC specialist for this job. A typical A/C check and cleaning service involves the following:
Clean the condenser
Clean and check ...
Posted by David Houston
on June 26, 2014
Many homeowners who have a formal living room and dining rooms rarely use them except for special occasions such as Thanksgiving and Christmas. The same goes for unused square footage such as breakfast nooks, laundry rooms, and hallways and even spare bedrooms—space wasted most or all of the year. There is a cure for all the wasted space in your home: rethinking your rooms. The fact is that a ...
Posted by Hans Taal
on June 18, 2014
How To Open A Swimming Pool
Pool Opening Procedure - Overview
Opening the Pool - General
Opening the Pool - Detailed
Uh oh ... Houston, We Have a Problem
Water loss Problems
A pool properly maintained during the winter months can be prepared for a new season of swimming with a minimum of effort.
Pump, hose, or sweep away water, dirt, or debris from the cover and deck. Remove the cover and ...
Posted by Leah Shaw
on June 9, 2014
Finally the weather is warming up, and being typical Canadians the first hot, humid day we have we will be complaining and turning on the air conditioning and telling ourselves, and anyone who will listen - " It's not the heat, it's the humidity".
As the changing of the seasons requires certain maintenance to our homes and properties—snow blowers become lawn mowers, ...
Posted by Sa'ad Ismail
on May 30, 2014
VIVA Transit Installs Bicycle Racks on all VIVA Transit Buses
Commencing Monday, May 26, 2014 you will be able to bring your bicycle with you on VIVA transit routes.
Bike racks in the past have been installed on YRT transit system buses since 2008. Now all VIVA buses will have bike racks too!
VIVA and YRT buses bike rack feature is part of their Bike ‘n’ Bus Metrolinx ...
Posted by Pamela Prescott
on May 23, 2014