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Bathroom leaks! Another reno …

In the house we are getting ready for sale, my clients had paid a tradesman to redo their master bedroom ensuite not that long ago. I noticed when I first saw it that the tiles were a little crooked and … Continue reading

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A Tip on Checking your Hot Water Heater

Most of us have hot water heaters in our homes, either owned or rented. Either way, you can have a serious problem if it wears out and leaks. The average tank lasts around 12-15 years, but I have a friend … Continue reading

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Check your water shut off valves!

In the home maintenance department, something we don’t think of doing very often is checking the valve to our main water line (the one that comes in from outside),  but trust me, it’s a good idea to do it. I recently … Continue reading

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Removing Ice Dams – Mission Accomplished!

My roof, as I have mentioned in the last two posts, is a mess because of ice and snow. The ice is at least 8″ thick along the eavestroughs, and I know enough to know that spells trouble. With warm weather on the … Continue reading

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Renovation Priorities? Start with the foundation.

A lot of people think  if they’re getting their homes ready for sale, they should update their bathrooms and kitchens and not worry about the leaks in their foundation. I’ve had people say, “we  get used to it. Every spring we bail … Continue reading

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