Homeowner

Do you have a carbon monoxide detector installed in your home?

Posted on Apr 25, 2022 in Homeowner


Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas produced by burning gas, wood, propane, charcoal, or other fuel.
You must have a CO detector if you have fuel-burning appliances in your home. And if you have such appliances on more than one level of your home, you should have a carbon monoxide detector on each level. And it’s very important t...

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Make Sure You Have Enough Homeowners/Condo Insurance

Posted on Apr 22, 2022 in Homeowner

Do you have enough homeowner insurance?
You never know if and when something will happen — whether it’s a big catastrophe or something less destructive – so you need to be prepared!
It’s essential to choose the right company, the right price, and the right coverage for your specific situation.
Keep in mind, homeowners insurance is really a collection of different kinds of coverage such as...

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Has Your Home Been Tested for Radon?

Posted on Apr 22, 2022 in Homeowner

Has your  home been tested for radon?
Have you ever heard of radon? Well, it’s a big deal.
It’s an odorless, colorless gas and is the second leading cause of lung cancer in Canada.
It can get trapped in our homes and be at such high levels that it can affect your health. And, you wouldn’t ever know it unless you tested for it!
Read below to learn more about radon and your home, how to...

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Should you consider getting a Home Warranty?

Posted on Apr 05, 2022 in Homeowner


As a homeowner, you just never know when you’ll face unexpected and costly repairs for your home. A home warranty can sound like a great solution to this dilemma, but is it really worth it?
Home warranties have gotten a bad rap in the past, but like any warranty or insurance policy, the upfront cost could be worth it in the end. But you do need to r...

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8 Ways to Save Energy at Home

Posted on Apr 04, 2022 in Homeowner



With Earth Day around the corner on April 22nd, I’ve been thinking a lot about how we can make our homes more “green.”
 
We’ve all come a long way since Earth Day started back in 1970, whether it’s being better about recycling at home or seeking out more eco-friendly products for purchases, and even adding solar panels to the roofs of our homes.
But...

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Tax write-offs for homeowners

Posted on Mar 10, 2022 in Homeowner



As a homeowner, you can benefit from tax breaks that can shave thousands of dollars off from your CRA bill each year, which could mean a higher refund check. Since it’s that time of year we are all gathering our documents and working on getting out taxes in asap, I wanted to remind you about what owning a home can do to help your tax situation.
And...

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