Home Renovation

5 Furniture Rental Tips for Your Home Staging

Toronto’s real estate market isn’t what it used to be. Sure, the housing market is still offering $800,000 homes, but sales and bidding wars aren’t quite what they were a year ago.

With the Ontario government implementing new measures to cool off the housing market and the Bank of Canada (BOC) gradually raising interest rates, potential homebuyers are beginning to take a wait-and-see approach. And this is making many homeowners nervous. Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Pack for Moving Houses

It does not matter how big, small, or far the move is, everyone can agree that moving, in general, is a tedious and tiring task. Whether you are moving apartments, offices, or into a new home, there are so many items that need to be carefully packaged and accounted for. What makes moving so difficult is the excessive amount of packing and unpacking that is involved. Moving can be an extremely stressful event if you are not organized and prepared for any hiccups along the way. Continue Reading

Home Renovation

5 Tips to Increase The Longevity of Your Roof

When you buy a home, you expect your roof to last forever. Roof replacement costs average around $34,000, so it’s important to catch any problems with your roof early. Fortunately, with a bit of consistent maintenance getting your roof to last is a simple task. This blog post looks at five different tips that will help you increase the longevity of your roof. Continue Reading

Environment

5 Tips for Properly Disposing Your Household Liquid Waste

Every household accumulates a lot of waste. This is the world we live in now. Most of the waste that we accrue is benign, but some of the waste that is gathered in our humble abode can not only be damaging to the environment, but it can impact your neighbourhood as well. Think of the oils in your frying pans and pots. You let it cool down and then you pour it down the drain. That is one of the worst things you could do for both your pipes and the municipality. Continue Reading

Industrial

4 Best Practices Building With Steel

Steel buildings have many advantages and benefits to offer. That’s why they have become so popular in not just the construction industry, but for farmers and homeowners as well. There are almost so many options that it’s hard to list them all. They include airplane hangars to gymnasiums to garden sheds. You will find steel buildings being used for recreational facilities, retail outlets and from self-storage units to warehouses.

The main attractions of steel buildings are many and varied. They are strong, versatile, simple and safe to install and maintain. They are also cheaper than any other building material. Steel structures often come with a guarantee of 30 years or more. They can stand up heavy snow and harsh northern winter conditions. They are consistent and durable whether they are being used as a garage, a barn or a storage facility.

Here are some more facts about the upside of steel buildings.

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Home Renovation

4 Benefits of Adding Futons to Your Home Decor

Futons are pieces of furniture made of wood or metal that has the capability to transition from sofa-type seating into a bed. If you are looking to re-organize your living room or bedroom and have the space to add extra furniture, it is a popular choice to look at a sofa, ottoman, or reclining chair.

However, a futon is a great option and may just be the missing piece you are looking for to bring your room together. Below are just some benefits of adding a futon to your home.

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