Attention Toronto Service Area Contractors: HELP Information Webinar

The City of Toronto is hosting a webinar for Toronto service area contractors looking to learn more about the City’s Home Energy Loan Program (HELP). With a low-interest loan from the City of Toronto’s Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), it’s easier for homeowners to take on high-cost renovations and pay for them over time as

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Insurance for an Older House

I’m thinking of buying an older house. Are there any upgrades that insurance companies require? To answer this question, we should first clarify the purpose/intent of house insurance. House insurance is intended to protect homeowners against most unforeseeable circumstances or accidents, but not predictable or inevitable events. Given that insurance companies continually compile and review

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Introducing eRenovate Guarantee

$25,000 Deposit Payment Protection. 88 Day Workmanship Guarantee. The eRenovate Guarantee is the first and only renovation and home improvement Guarantee. We stand behind Verified by eRenovate™ Pros; contractors who are now bonded by eRenovate. When you hire a Verified Pro, you now get even more renovating peace of mind with the introduction of eRenovate

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Condo Purchasing 101

I am thinking of purchasing a condominium. If I go ahead with the purchase, what exactly am I buying? A condominium or “condo” is not a particular type of building, but rather it defines a type of home ownership. A condominium could describe a dwelling in a high-rise building, townhouse complex, or detached home. A

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Preventing Ice Dams

The Role of Insulation and Air Sealing in Preventing Ice Dams Do you see icicles dangling from your home’s roof or gutters? This could be a sign of a potentially costly problem. If you live in an area that experiences significant snowfall and cold temperatures, your home is a candidate for forming ice dams. What

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