What Types of Insurance Do Landlords Need?

If you are renting out your house, your homeowner’s insurance will not cover you. Instead, you will require a detailed landlord’s rental property coverage. Renting your home, apartment or condo will also increase the danger of the property you leave behind being stolen or damaged. View your property as a company and landlord’s insurance as […]

Better, Smarter Smoke Detectors Push All the Right Buttons

Smoke alarms, which are becoming a standard and necessary feature of each house and apartment, do not do the job very well. They typically emit a high-pitched tone when activated, and it is difficult to tell which direction the tone is coming from. When there’s a passion, knowing where that passion is happening is the […]

How to Start Finding a Greener House

So you’re trying to find a new home, and you would like it to be as green and environmentally responsible as possible. Maybe it’s because you noticed that it is possible to save on utility bills if you experience an energy efficient home. Perhaps you dig on the appearance. Or you want to try to […]

10 Problems Your House May Be Trying to Show You

Your home is attempting to tell you all sorts of things. How it seems; how it smells. And there are lots of visual cues to tip you off that something is not perfect. “Everything is shifting all of the time, expanding and contracting at different rates, responding to heat, wind and rain. A house is […]

Table Manners for Modern-Day Dining

Dinnertime etiquette is not as fussy as it once had been, especially at home (really, do you spoon your soup away from you?) , and I for one am thankful for that. But in such casual times, what’s the etiquette of the table? What do good ways seem? Join me as I cover most of […]

The Way to Make an Inventory, Whether You Organized or Not

You may be surprised to understand that losing all of my earthly possessions was the simple part of having an arsonist put my home on fire. The hard part was wrangling with the insurance company while attempting to construct a new property. Perhaps you have noticed those insurance advertisements where a insurance adjuster is at […]

Patio of the Week: Year-Round Gazebo Glory in Toronto

Interior designer Karen Sealy longed to change her tight Toronto backyard into a garden she can use yearlong, spending as many months as possible outdoors. Enlisting help from a crane was only the start; Sealy changes up the style of her garden escape. Below we’ll have a gander in its jaunty summertime 2013 style, together […]

Do Banks Earn Money?

Many times the bank to which you create your mortgage payment isn’t really the owner of your mortgage. You may have applied for your loan with a bank, closed it with the same bank and today make your payments to that bank, but that bank may no longer own your loan. Banks frequently sell mortgages […]

Chill Out: 10 Cool Ways to Beat the Heat Outdoors

Summer doesn’t need to send you and your visitors clinging to the conveniences of air conditioning, especially if you’re eager to make your backyard a little more inviting with the addition of a welcome colour, air movement or possibly a splash of water. By incorporating one or more of these cool features to your outdoor […]

Herb Garden Essentials: Grow Your Own Tarragon

For many folks, tarragon is just one of those herbs you’ve heard of but don’t really know. It is not particularly flamboyant or too aromatic, yet its leaves are a staple of classic French cuisine, and its light aroma is said to repel insects. It is a compact plant, usually less than 2 ft tall, […]

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