Real Estate News

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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17
Apr

Considering a New Fridge?

The refrigerator is typically the most used appliance in a home. As you prepare to purchase, consider: Energy consumption: A refrigerator can account for up to 15% of a home’s electricity bill. Choose an ENERGY STAR certified appliance, rated at 46 kWh or less per year. Available space: Measure… and then measure again to avoid an unpleasant surprise when it

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14
Apr

Furnace Filters – Know the MERV

As the season changes, it’s likely time for a furnace filter change as well. One reason for a furnace filter is to protect the blower fan from dust and other gunk the return air duct pulls into the furnace unit. More important is that the filter manages the air quality inside your home as it removes contaminants from the air

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17
Mar

No-Slip Steps or Roll Out the Traction?

If you don’t want to use salt or a chemical ice-melter, there are other ways to reduce the danger of slipping and falling on icy steps and slick walkways. 1. Secure Step prevents slipping. The recycled rubber slab absorb heat from the sun melting snow and ice. They are approx. $7 each and available at most local home improvement locations.

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