Every year, more and more people in the Greater Toronto Area call an apartment home, whether it’s a rental or a condo unit. The thing about these spaces is that they can be on the smaller side compared to a single-family home. December and January are the slowest months of the year for residential real estate, and for some people, this makes it the ideal time to seriously hunt for a home and make an offer.If you’ve been following our seasonal home maintenance checklists, especially for October and November, then your home should be pretty prepared for winter. If not, then make sure you complete everything on this list before the end of the year!
One of the benefits of living in a condo building is the lack of maintenance required on your part. This perk is especially noticeable in the winter, but there are still a few things you should keep in mind as the temperature continues to drop.
In the last week, the City of Toronto received more than 200 calls from residents because their water wasn’t working. According to a release from the City, more than 90% of the water issues were due to frozen pipes on private property.