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With summer almost over and fall on the horizon, now is the perfect time to examine your home and get it ready for winter. There are certain things that can save you money on bills and repairs in the future. If you’re looking to get started, here are ten tips for fall to ensure your…

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Open House

So much work goes into the business of purchasing a new home – the financial arrangements, scoping out the neighbourhood, inspecting the kitchen and bathrooms – that you might forget to do something very, very important: looking at the state of the basement! Before making such a massive commitment, you should know the condition of…

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Feedback is so important to us. It’s how we know how we can improve our services, hear from our customers, and feel good about what we do for a living. That’s why we love getting online reviews!   It’s such a small thing to customers that they forget it or think it’s unimportant. On the…

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Raining

After a heavy rain, sometimes you’ll look out and see a fresh, slightly flooded yard. The crisp air, the dreamy puddles, the renewed greenery – it can all look amazing, like your own private Garden of Eden.   Or not. It could also turn into a sodden, marshy mess. If your yard doesn’t drain properly,…

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Property Upgrades Caulking applied

Sometimes, all you need is a little change. Whether you want to move to new surroundings or perk up your current one, property upgrades can breathe new life (and new value) into your home.   If you’re thinking of selling, or are just in need of a change of scenery, here are some ideas to…

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Wet Summer

Spring has come and gone, and you might say a little prayer of thanks for getting through another very wet season. There’s no more melting snow or April showers, and that’s great! Just don’t sit back and wait for another winter to roll through – you can still run into problems this summer.  

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tiny animals

You might think you’ve thought of it all. You’ve got great drainage around the foundation, your pipes are far enough away from the house, and your sump pump is working as well as it possibly could! You are prepared for anything! Except… ANIMALS!   Now there’s a strange sound in your basement. A scritch scritch.…

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Weeping Tile Replacement

Weeping tile systems are the unsung heroes of the strong foundations. Ask any layperson on the street about them, and that person will either walk by you as fast as possible, or give an ad-libbed answer about the last time they cried. It’s a real shame, because weeping tile systems are a very important part…

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concrete flowers

Concrete is coming back in style, and frankly, it’s a great thing! Don’t get us wrong, wood decks and yard implements look beautiful too, but concrete… well, it’s another word for solid for a reason!   Concrete is a foundation material for homes, commercial buildings, and roadways, but it can just as easily be the…

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pool

With spring here, that means summer is right around the corner, and the warmer weather that comes with the changing of the seasons means your pool is almost ready to be used! Before getting everything ready, though, make sure you’re aware of how that gigantic mass of water in your backyard can affect your foundation…

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