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December is a busy month. An array of activities and obligations fill this season and that’s why we, here at BuyWise, are not going to hold you up with long and deep articles. Instead, December will be all about quick tips for areas of your home.
Whether it is the garage door, pipes, or an appliance, when it’s time for a repair or renovation you may be tempted to do it yourself. At first glance, do it yourself repair appears to save you money and time. While it might be the case in certain instances, it is always better and prudent to hire a professional.
The easiest way of understanding the concept of condo responsibility and ownership is to view it as an apartment that’s owned. Ownership usually extends inward from the ceilings, floors, and walls. It’s highly important for any condominium or townhouse buyer to have a clear idea of what will not or what will be covered.
Tankless water heaters, also known as instantaneous or demand-type water heaters, offer hot water only when it’s needed. Their best attribute is they never produce standby energy losses related to storage water heaters, saving you a substantial amount of money.
To approximately 80% of buyers that purchase a house valued more than $200,000, a fireplace tops the list of most desirable amenities. Besides, who isn’t into warming up next to a cozy fireplace in the winter or anytime it’s cold?
Insulation acts as barrier to heat gain and heat loss. By insulating your house, you’ll keep warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. Insulation helps you save up to 40% in cooling and heating bills.
Many Canadians enter the fall season by enjoying the crisp air and putting on sweaters and light jackets after a hot summer. But this is often short lived as memories from winters past start to set in, knowing we can never fully deny the inevitable.
The Ontario government recently announced a rebate program for home energy assessments and qualifying renovations. With up to $5,000 up for grabs, it’s a great time to consider an energy assessment! Some incentives for renovations is the opportunity to receive $1,000 with the upgrade of your heating system.
Most of us know that owning a home is a huge commitment. From the initial buying process to caring for it over the years, it can be a labour of love, but also a major investment of both time and money. Just like any investment, it needs to start off on the right foot, and be occasionally checked up on over time.
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Trees clean our air and water, create habitats for biodiversity, contribute to our health and wellbeing, and create jobs for social impact. We’re honored to have reforestation through One Tree Planted as an integral part of our business model. READ MORE