Category Archives: General Interest

How clean is your contractor?

The old proverb “cleanliness is godliness” literally parallels the importance of being clean to the ultimate human symbol of power, god.  Now I’m not a religious person, but does being clean really impact our lives to this extent? Humbly I would have to agree and say yes. Cleanliness is purity, cleanliness is organization, and ultimately [...]

Renovation Pricing Uncovered

In this day and age finding a reliable and solid contractor to complete a remodel or renovation can be a very daunting task. The reality is that no independent contractor or contracting company is alike and this can make an apples-to-apples comparison a  unrealistic and non-existent goal.  From the stand point of a contractor this [...]

Back Water Preventer Valve in the City of Toronto/GTA

July 8th, 2013 is a day that many Torontonians and people living in the GTA will not soon forget. A torrential downpour of 100 millimetres of rain according to Environment Canada trounced the previous one-day rainfall record leaving many with out power, crippled commuters, and for many homeowners left their basements a flooded soggy mess. [...]

Liven up your home

As much as many of us would love to make over our entire home, making small changes can have a big impact. Try changing out the handles and drawer pulls on your kitchen and bathroom cabinetry. Also try adding hooks for your towels or bathrobes. If some of your furniture is outdated, like an armoire [...]

No Vacancy!

In the late fall and throughout the winter time many animals need to seek shelter in order to survive. In southern Ontario some of these animals include squirrels, raccoon, and birds. These animals although cute and sometimes fun to watch can actually carry disease and can be very annoying if they decide to become your [...]