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Should you buy a tankless water heater?
There’s a new hot water heater on the market, one that promises to be more efficient and compact than the standard gas-fired hot water heater – the tankless water heater. It promises efficiency and lower operating costs, which is sure to make consumers happy. Read More
Jessica Vitullo - January 21, 2015

Share & Win Contest launches Dec 8
As you know, each month we hold a contest with various prizes such as gift cards or coupons. From December 8 till January 15 we are running Share & Win for a chance to Win a $500 Canadian Tire Gift Card. Enter the contest here. Read More
Sabrina Eshoo - December 03, 2014

What Home Renovations To Skip

What Home Renovations To Skip

Home renovations aren't slowing down in Canadian households. In 2013 alone, homeowners spent an average of $15,000 on renovations. Take a look at this breakdown of who plans to spend money renovating their home within the next year, thanks to a CIBC Poll conducted by Harris/Decima. Read More
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Smart sizing is the new downsizing

Smart sizing is the new downsizing

What do you feel when you hear the word downsizing? In the world of real estate, downsizing generally refers to reducing the size of the property you live in and the amount of stuff you have. Downsizing is something most homeowners will do at some point in their lives and it can be a very positive and necessary experience when property needs change. So why do many people have a negative reaction to the word? Read More
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Why Going Green Can Save You Money

Why Going Green Can Save You Money

An energy efficient home isn't just some fad in the green movement. The level of water, energy, fuel and electricity a home consumes, as well as its ability to retain or repel heat, can be dramatically improved, saving you money on bills. Environmental consciousness is always the right thing to do, but with a few renovations, it can also be the economically smart thing to do. Save real money through lower utility bills with a green home. Read More
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Identify an electrical problem before it happens

Identify an electrical problem before it happens

Imagine it’s a cold January evening. You’re curled up by the fireplace. Suddenly, the power goes out and you’re stuck in the dark with no heat. Electrical problems never arrive at a convenient time and there’s no way to tell when they will happen. We have pulled together a list of what you can do and how to prevent an electrical emergency from happening. Read More
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Planning on Renovating? How to Avoid Bad Contractors

Planning on Renovating? How to Avoid Bad Contractors

A big renovation can add value to your home, make it more comfortable and help it to sell for more money if you ever decide to move. It can also go over budget, drag on past schedule, interrupt your family's life and and turn your home into a construction project for weeks or even months on end. Read More
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Colour Trends of 2015

Colour Trends of 2015

Colour. It’s a hot topic every year – what colours are in, what colours to paint, what colours to accessorize with. And what will be around today and tomorrow. The 2015 runways are filled with colours reminiscent of the 1960s – shades such as warm olive and rich orange are being given new life, while some colour trends continue to be popular. Read More
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Freeze Your Winter Plumbing Problems

Freeze Your Winter Plumbing Problems

Subzero temperatures, ice and intense winds are a dangerous combination that can do serious damage to your plumbing. Common winter plumbing problems that can occur at this time of year include pipes bursting and plumbing systems freezing. These types of damage can leave you with a hefty repair bill. eieihome has compiled this list of things you can do to prevent winter plumbing failures from happening. Read More
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Don't be left with a frozen sump pump

Don't be left with a frozen sump pump

Canadian winters are known for the abundance of snow they bring. But once the weather warms up, melting snow can become a real problem for homeowners and lead to flooded basements. Many homeowners have prepared for such scenarios by installing a sump pump. The main function of a sump pump is to discharge excess water from inside your home when the water level in the sump pit rises. Read More
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How To: Keep the frost out

How To: Keep the frost out

Looking out the window and seeing a fresh blanket of snow on the ground outside can be beautiful – especially if you’re not out in it - but what if it’s creeping inside through your windows and doors? Window condensation is a normal part of the winter season, albeit inconvenient. If the problem isn't taken care of right away, excess condensation can damage window sills. Read More
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