Is The Roof Over Your Head In Jeopardy?

Is The Roof Over Your Head In Jeopardy?

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Your roof takes care of you. Return the favor with yearly inspections! As an essential part of your home, it should be in the best possible condition to keep you safe. An inspection is one of those preventative maintenance jobs that is easy to overlook. There are many...

Coach Homes: Keeping Your Money Close To Home

Coach Homes: Keeping Your Money Close To Home

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Whether your focus is on keeping family close, or creating rental income, coach houses can help you transform available property into fabulous, functional living space. Ottawa’s zoning rules have recently changed, allowing for separate coach houses on the lots of...

Benefits of Home Staging

Benefits of Home Staging

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Home staging is the art of preparing a home for sale. Today, many homeowners are familiar with the concept of home staging, thanks to reality television. Like photography, home staging is about selling ideas and potential. A home has to say something about the type of...

Mould

Mould

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What is Mould?Moulds are microscopic organisms, or fungi, foundvirtually everywhere, indoors and outdoors. Although they are part of the natural environment, moulds are undesirable when they grow where we don’t want them, such as in homes. They come into the home...

Indoor Plants that Purify Your Air!

Indoor Plants that Purify Your Air!

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You may think that your home is too small for indoor plants, but all you need is a windowsill or table to green up your space. The following four low maintenance beauties will do just that and more. Each one will clean up your homes indoor air by sucking up nasty...

Investing in Commercial Real Estate

Investing in Commercial Real Estate

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Many people start out investing in residential real estate simply because they’re more accustomed to buying homes, but commercial real estate can be a great way to balance your portfolio. There are different rules and terms in the commercial market that you...

How to Prepare for the Spring Thaw

How to Prepare for the Spring Thaw

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After a harsh, cold winter, the clear, sunny skies and rising temperatures of spring are much appreciated. However, spring can be a potentially dangerous time of year for homeowners. It's the time of year when flooding is most likely to damage a home.Here are some tips...

Preparing Home for Vacation

Preparing Home for Vacation

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If you're one of those lucky individuals who escape the winter to a warmer climate, you know it's more than just a matter of packing up a suitcase and heading out the door. Taking some practical precautions before you leave, no matter the length of your trip, can help...