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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Insulating for Sound

WHY INSULATE FOR SOUND IN YOUR HOME? Today’s lifestyle is often a loud one. Modern appliances and amenities coupled with today’s high ceilings, hardwood floors, and air tight structures help create beautiful indoor environments, but also contribute to noise levels that impact a family’s quality of life. Improving your home’s acoustic comfort with acoustic or

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New Year. New Furnace.

These days, home owners search for all the value they can find in every household purchase they make. You’re probably no different. So when the time comes to replace a furnace in an existing central heating system, or to install a totally new system, you want equipment that minimizes costs and delivers dependable comfort for

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Insulating for Comfort

We all want a comfortable, cozy home. A comfortable home is one that consistently stays at a comfortable temperature throughout the day without any drafts. Many of us have experienced a room that’s too cold in the winter or too warm in the summer, and you avoid spending time in it. Insulating all exterior walls,

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Have a Merry Renovation

How to have a good relationship with your contractor It’s been said before that the contractor-homeowner relationship is a bit like a marriage: you’re sharing a house, are often asking each other difficult financial questions, and sometimes you just wish the other would go away! Over the years, I’ve worked on countless renovation projects, large

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