Moving in the Winter can create some extra challenges. Whether you are a first-time home buyer or selling and moving on, planning a move can already seem like a cumbersome chore. To assist in a smooth move, we’ve put together a Winter Moving Checklist.
‘Tis the season of pumpkin picking, apple cider sipping and taking in the beautiful changing landscapes. As the leaves start to fall, and the breeze turns crisper and colder, you may sense the ever-approaching blustery winter weather. Colder weather isn’t just hard on us; it’s hard on our homes. Running the furnace or utilizing the woodstove is constant wear-and-tear on these appliances. Not to mention the fluctuating temperatures, high winds, and heavy snowfalls are hard on a home’s foundation, chimney, roof, and overall structure.
The short summer months bring opportunity for many things. Playing in the outdoors without a care for the elements, lazy afternoons in the shade sipping iced tea… And catching up on home maintenance without the weather dictating your availability to do so.
With so much to do and so little time, here is a list of home maintenance and repairs you may not have thought of. Take care of these now to enjoy the benefits and avoid trouble later in the year when Mother Nature is not so kind.
Are your weekends overshadowed by all the projects you need to get done? Does it seem like it will take just as much time to read up or watch YouTube videos on how to do them?… Not to mention how many trips to the hardware store it will take to get the right materials. There is a simple solution to this analysis paralysis – hire a handyman.
A snow plow service, like many things in life, is often assumed more expensive than it really is. The recent snow storm of epic proportions in Alberta may have you regretting not having one.
When you consider all the risk that is mitigated by hiring a professional to extract the sometimes powdery, and sometimes downright icy white stuff… you may even see the investment not only saves you head and back aches, but money as well.
One of the fun things about owning your home is the satisfaction that comes with making improvements by yourself. Sometimes, though, do-it-yourself techniques just won’t cut it, and we need a little extra help. This is usually where your good ol’ hubby comes in. This Father’s Day, give your man a break and give your honey-do list to your community. All you need to do is check on GetAssist to see who near you has the handyman expertise you seek.
Whether you’re running a business, raising a family, or just trying to survive this semester, to-do lists are an age-old method for getting organized. But what happens when no matter how hard you try, you just can’t complete the tasks you’ve set for yourself? These tips and tricks helped famous masters of efficiency cross off their to-do lists. Chances are they’ll work for you, too.