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Autumn Yard Care

Posted on Sep 12, 2022


Well I will be the first to admit I have never had a green thumb. I love the idea of having plants and flowers and do really well with them in the spring, but then summer holidays come around and the plants are always forgotten about! I have learned that for my lifestyle only plants requiring little maintenance and water stand a chance in my yard...

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Poly-B Piping

Posted on Jun 20, 2022



Poly-B piping is the short form of polybutylene. It is a grey plastic pipe that was used for plumbing in residential construction and renovations from 1985-1997. During this time, plumbers thought it was a fantastic material because it was flexible, easy to install and much cheaper than copper. However, years later, a pattern started to emerge and...

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Restrictive Covenants

Posted on May 17, 2022



Restrictive covenants are documents registered against the title of a property that put some sort of limitation on the use of that property. This can include how the property can be developed such as height restrictions, setback requirements or colors/materials allowed when building a home. Restrictive covenants stick with the property no matter ho...

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Battle of the Burbs

Posted on Apr 28, 2022


CBC news just wrapped a friendly competition called "Battle of the Burbs" to determine Calgary's best Suburban neighborhood . For 6 weeks suburban communities went up against other communities in their quadrant for single elimination through online voting over a 24 hour time period. A suburb is defined by being an area outside of a principal city o...

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Spring Cleaning

Posted on Feb 28, 2022


The snow is melting, the days are getting longer, and finally spring is just a few weeks away (can I get a whoohoooo?). We are all tired of our long, dark Canadian winter, and I'm sure our houses are sick of us and the mess that we bring. Spring cleaning is a tradition that allows us to freshen up our homes and get ahead of the hectic spring and su...

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What is Radon?

Posted on Feb 21, 2022


You may have heard or Radon recently, but what is it? And why is it important?

Radon is a chemical element which is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, tasteless gas. It comes from the breakdown of uranium in soil and rock. When radon us released from the ground into the outdoor air, it is diluted and not a concern. When it is in enclosed spaces, li...

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