General Real Estate

29
Jun

Renovating With Fire Resistance in Mind

If a home reno is part of the plan this season, consider options that can slow the spread of fire. Coated Lumber – uses fire-retardant paint to increase the fire resistance of the wood. It can’t stop a fire, but it can slow it, providing more time for people to escape safely. Fire-resistant or non-combustible insulation – doesn’t develop smoke

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25
Apr

Prepare, Before the Home Inspection

When you’re in selling-mode, take care of the small details before going to the market. Repair or replace damaged or missing items. Ensure that: Windows open and close with ease. Faucets are drip free and toilets don’t run continually Appliances are clean Shower tiles are firmly affixed without mould lines Foundation cracks are repaired Home buyers choose a home inspection,

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25
Apr

Federal Government Moving Ahead with Single-Use Plastics Ban

Years of consultation are coming to a close this month as the Government of Canada works toward addressing the environmental impact of plastic pollution which looks to include a ban on certain harmful single-use plastics in the short term. In Canada: Approx. 30% of the plastics used are for single use products and packaging. Most of these items are not

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20
Apr

Cleaning Sliding Door Tracks

During the messy winter season, you may have found dirt building up in the sliding door tracks. One of lite first spring cleaning chores is to get the sliders opening and closing smoothly. Start by using the crevice tool on your vacuum to remove loose grime. After vacuuming, mix a solution of tows cups warm water, one teaspoon dishwashing liquid

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