Most articles about home improvement focus on the surface, on things you can see. But what you can’t see, could end up costing you big time. While new kitchen cabinets and flooring will make your home look better, if you don’t address problems like old plumbing and electrical, you may be in for a nasty, […]
Your furnace happily works away out of sight heating your home. Sometimes it can be years before any problems start even if you completely ignore it. But it isn’t wise to do so as the risk of failure increases with every small defect. The last thing you need is no heat at 2 AM on […]
The mechanical systems in your home control temperature and humidity and provide you with clean, hot and cold water. When these critical systems fail, you can be certain it will cost you money. Keeping them in good working order is one of the best ways you can save money on home expenses. By maintaining your […]
Buying your first home is exciting, but it creates a whole new set of responsibilities as well. Your home is a complex set of interconnected systems working together to keep you warm, safe, and dry. Many first time home owners start out happy but soon find themselves wondering if they own their home or if […]
The third most common home insurance claim, behind hail and fire damage, is water damage. While large scale flooding accounts for some of those claims, the majority are related to plumbing issues in your home. Add to this, recent changes in the Alberta insurance industry resulting in many claims being denied and you have a […]
It may seem easier to ignore problems in your home. You don’t have the money right now. As long as the house isn’t falling down around you, it seems as if nothing is serious. You can always fix it later, right? Don’t make this mistake and end up with the headaches and expenses resulting from deferred maintenance.
Your home is likely your largest investment, and it can quickly become a money pit if you ignore regular maintenance. Your home is not a static thing, but a collection of systems all interacting with each other and the environment. If you aren’t paying attention you could have a bad week like our client, Angela […]