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Build Your Home Guided By Eco-Responsibility

Improved practices in the construction industry today reflect the greening of building codes across North America. This proactivity is highlighted by advancements in window daylighting, insulation, air infiltration, and new…

Preparing Credit For Large Purchases

Large purchases, whether you are investing in a vehicle, home or home improvement project, are not to be taken lightly. Before making significant financial commitments, consumers should exercise their due…

Five Ways To Increase Home Fire Safety

Five Ways To Increase Home Fire Safety

An average of seven Americans die each week as a result of house fires. Most fires occur in residential buildings between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., when…

The Importance Of Clean Gutters

Every autumn, trees and shrubs take on their brilliant display of reds, oranges, purples, and yellows that mark the end of the growing season. Fall foliage may make for ideal…

What To Do With Your Septic System During A Flood

This fact sheet is provided to assist property owners served by subsurface sewage treatment systems (SSTS or septic systems) on what to do before, during and after a flood. Prevention…

Tips On Shopping For New Appliances

Tips On Shopping For New Appliances

As the weather turns cooler, outdoor improvements become less practical. Homeowners’ thoughts may turn to projects they can tackle inside of the home. Now may be the time to consider…

Consider Moisture Issues When Choosing Insulation

By Scott McGillivray We insulate our homes primarily to keep them warm in the winter and cool in the summer. As a result, most of us evaluate insulation based on…

Achieve The Ideal Sound Experience At Home

Advancements in digital technology over the years mean that almost anyone can own a home theatre or music room or build a recording studio in their home. When you’re planning…

4 Simple Ways To Winterize Your Home

As winter approaches, homeowners know they must do certain things to ready their homes for the coming months. Wrapping up the grill and closing the pool are no-brainers, but homeowners…

Heating Homes More Efficiently

Heating Homes More Efficiently

With colder weather right around the corner, many homeowners are once again giving thought to their home heating needs and if it is possible to heat their homes more efficiently.…