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Clearing up common misconceptionsSource: Wood Energy Technology Transfer One of the challenges WETT (Wood Energy Technology Transfer) faces is trying to help homeowners understand what WETT does. Most often homeowners ask about WETT because their insurance company has asked that they have their a...
01/18/2018
Furnace flues and chimneys are often neglected. Many homeowners presume that the utility company or their fuel supplier is monitoring them, and don't realize this isn't necessarily true until something goes wrong. As a result, bird's nests and other debris sometimes cause soot and gases to drift ...
01/11/2018
(NC) Household chores and endless projects can seem like a thankless job, but regular home maintenance is important to ensure your home's safety, comfort and long-term durability. If your to-do list is ever growing, there's no need to feel overwhelmed. Focus on this list of must-tackle jobs to no...
01/06/2018
(NC) Knowing where to invest to get your home in tip top shape to sell or enjoy can be a daunting and expensive task – but, it doesn't need to be. Christopher Alexander of Re/Max has seen what makes potential buyer's eyes light up and what sends them walking. Here are his tips on renovations that...
01/02/2018
(NC) You've been planning your home renovation for months, attended all the home shows and spent countless hours online looking at inspiration boards and photos. You've also interviewed numerous contractors, checked their references and received written price quotes from those you are interested ...
12/30/2017
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Technological advances in recent years now allow most modern basements to be made into comfortable living space. However, all basements are vulnerable to some water penetration during their lifespan.Drainage tile, damp-proofing and moisture barriers all assist in preventing moisture from entering...
12/23/2017
(NC) Water supply pipes aren't what they used to be — and that's a good thing. Innovations have made water supply systems easier to install and more durable because of something called PEX pipe. PEX is easier to install because it's flexible. This lets your plumber install water supply lines wher...
12/18/2017
(NC) Price is a critical aspect of any renovation project. What will it cost to do the job you want? Alternatively, how far can you go on a set budget? Determining the cost of a small project, like replacing your roofing, can be fairly simple. Just make sure all the contractors bidding the job ar...
12/13/2017
(NC) Why are more and more Ontarians with electric heating turning to heat pumps? Because they are one of the most economical ways to heat and cool a home.During the summer months, heat pumps cool your home efficiently by removing warm air and transferring it outside. They also act as dehumidifie...
11/14/2017
(NC) Holiday entertaining can be stressful, and every good host wants to impress. Before the cooking begins and the guests arrive, consider tackling a few projects that will refresh your space to make a great impression without breaking the bank. Depending on your skill level, here are a few quic...
11/14/2017
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