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Time to get serious about preparing your home for the fall season

It’s the first of October - can you believe Thanksgiving is just two weeks away?! Now is the perfect time to get an early start on your fall home maintenance, especially if you didn’t get a lot done last month.

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You only have a few more days to complete these fall home maintenance tasks

So long sweet summer, it’s officially fall. While you were savouring the last few warm days we have here in the Greater Toronto Area, you probably didn’t get around to doing too much home maintenance. Well, the time is now. 

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How to optimize your backyard and create your own private oasis with a pergola: An ideal solution for common backyard problems

The biggest concern I come across with homeowners in these new homes is the lack of backyard privacy. Functionality of the space is another, as these backyard lots often have odd dimensions – long and narrow, short and wide or pie shaped. 

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Things to do around your home before summer ends

There are a few weeks left of summer, and while you’re probably trying to make the most of it, you should also keep in mind that this is a prime time to tick off some projects around your home.  

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Weekend tasks you should do around your home before August ends

The first long weekend in August is a great time to get some quick home maintenance tasks done. If you’re heading up to the cottage, you can use this post as a to-do list for next weekend or the weekend after.

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Yes, you still have to do home maintenance in July

The good thing about July is that it’s probably one of the easiest months of the year as far as home maintenance goes, so you still get to spend the majority of your time travelling with your kids and hanging out in the backyard by the pool.

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Cottage maintenance that you shouldn’t forget to do

Sure, the cottage is all fun and games during the summer, especially around Canada Day, but keep in mind that there is always maintenance to be done (and we bet you didn’t get to any of it over the long weekend!). 

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How to prepare your home for summer!

It may not feel like it right now, but summer is right around the corner. We’re sure you’re looking forward to backyard barbecues and some of you have probably opened the pool, but there are some other home maintenance tasks that you should do this month.

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Home maintenance tasks you must complete in April

Have you started your spring cleaning yet? It’s important to do more than simply dusting and cleaning surfaces. There are other parts of your home that need your attention, so we put together a home maintenance to-do list that you should complete in April

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How to prevent flooding during the spring thaw

Yes, the sun is starting to make more appearances as we approach the beginning of spring. If you live in an area that still has a lot of snow, then there’s a chance your home is at risk of flooding during the spring thaw. 

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