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We’ll be covering some practical maintenance tips for different areas of your home~

Keeping up with your home maintenance helps you feel more comfortable and safe at home and can save you energy and minimize unexpected costs and surprises.


Despite all the new features offered in modern day dryers - the main purpose is still to help make laundry dry.

We can appreciate that great feeling of toasty warm bed linens especially on cold wintery days. 

The last thing on home maintenance list is usually the appliances in your laundry room.

What’s there to do besides removing the lint from the lint trap from the dryer?

Have you ever checked the condition of your Dry Vents?

Does your Dryer Vents have lint build up?

Did you know lint built up in the Dryer Vent:

  • Blocks air flow in vents which affects dryer performance 

  • Affects drying time and clothes take longer to dry

  • Causes higher operation temperatures leading to overheating

  • Increases risk of dryer fires

  • Consumes more energy and increases costs

  • Decreases life of the dryer

To help maximize your dryer efficiency and keep your home safe:

Book a dryer vent cleaner or Check out some of the products below that may help with your home maintenance.

  • Lint Cleaners for DIYers

  • Additional External lint traps to catch the lint that escapes the dryer

  • For those with cold & drafty laundry rooms, consider changing your vent opening to block the outside air coming in



As the outside temperature drops, is condensation in your washrooms more noticeable?

Is your washroom fan adequate for the size and usage of your room?

Common signs of moisture build up in the Washroom:

  • Mirrors fog up

  • Condensation builds up around window areas

  • Mold growth in showers, tubs, sinks, walls, windows, etc which may lead to health issues

  • Musty, damp odors

Make sure you have a good ventilation system in place.

Explore some of the options to help fight moisture build up:

From typical ceiling mounted fans from popular brands or consider powerful in-line fans installed in attics (Some can even serve multiple fan outlet locations).  Also, consider adding a humidity sensor timer fan control too.


Prepare your Home for the upcoming festivities and gathering and Get a head start to shopping for gifts for love ones 

Keep things cosy with food and drinks when the time comes for gathering with family and friends 


Add some lighting to create a warm ambience:

Led lights:

Safe alternatives to flame lit candles:


Welcome the kids to the table with high chairs:

This high chair grows with the kids:

A variety of decor ideas can help spruce up the fun factor for kids:

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