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Having properly running water in your home is vital to your quality of life. Sometimes, however, you may find yourself in a precarious situation when you discover that it has stalled. Even worse, actual hot water may have even halted completely. You don’t have to panic if this arises. There are usually several reasons as to why that may be the case.

If you have a dark room with no light or windows, you will want to ensure the wall paint is light or bright pale colours to help brighten up your room. You don’t have to always choose white. There are lighter creme, blue, gray and purple shades that you can use. When buying your paint, ensure to find a company that offers an unlimited paint palette. You should also seek out a company that offers a free colour consultation and an image gallery to see all the projects they have completed.

Insects are hugely annoying pests and, unfortunately, there are many different types that are quite common in households across the country. Nobody likes to open up their cupboards to see ants scurrying away (or worse – cockroaches!). You don’t want your bowl of fruit to end up housing a swarm of fruit flies. And what about the more dangerous insects, like weevils or germ-filled flies?

When your house has its original windows or units that are at least 40 years old, they could be draining your pocketbook. An old window with just one pane of glass allows a lot of air exchange with the outdoors. It may lack insulation, making your home uncomfortable during the long Canadian winters. Consider these four reasons to install a new window set in your home.

Windows trimmed with wood can last for decades with proper maintenance, but the natural material takes a lot of punishment from the environment. The sun dries it over time, and moisture continually tries to slip into the frame and rot the windows out. All of these conditions can be treated and prevented, and when the project is complete, the refreshed wooden frames accent the windows and home and give it new curb appeal. The four ways to refresh wooden window frames are:

Chances are you have been planning a household or office move for weeks, if not months. You’ve gone over it so often in your head that you have the day all planned out from hour to hour. But it is easy for glitches to appear out of nowhere and cause last-minute headaches as you hurriedly rush to problem solve an issue. Here are five tips to help you nail down the moving plan and avoid disruptions.

One of the most important aspects of your home is its windows. They provide safety and protection from the outside elements. Depending on what kind of a window you have you will enjoy differing benefits. So, here are 3 reasons to evaluate your home windows.

People rely on water heaters for clean clothes and dishes, hot showers, and a long soothing bath among other uses. Consequently, you don’t want to imagine a faulty water heater, especially during the winter months. The inconvenience of water heaters that are not functional is so much to deal with for most people. Therefore, it is crucial to hire a plumber to check on your water heater anytime you notice one or more of these warning signs.

Moving day is often busy and can be stressful as you transition from one household to another. The movers play an essential role, so it is important to stay on schedule and update them with any new or changed information. Although you want to plan ahead as much as possible and respect the movers’ time and schedule, here are 5 things to let them know.

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