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Top Ten Household Cleaning Tips from Paul Davis

The bottom line is that, eventually, a dirty home gets to be too much and we have to clean it. Whether it’s as simple as putting away toys or as ambitious as scrubbing out all the scum that has built up in your bathtub, one thing is for sure–cleaning is a chore. That being said, […]

Space Heaters and Power Strips

Power strips are a highly sought after commodity. Available everywhere from home improvement stores to your local drug store, power strips are thought by many people to be safe for everyday use. While a power strip can be an excellent source of additional electricity, most users don’t pay much[...]

Home Improvement Projects with High ROI

When it comes to home improvement, most homeowners dream of updated kitchens with fancy granite countertops. New bathrooms may also be top-of-mind when it comes to a remodeling project. While updating your kitchen and bathroom seem like great ideas, there are a few things to consider before tackling[...]

The Perfect Family Holiday Gift (New Smoke Detectors)

During the holiday season we often find ourselves stumped as to what to get our family members for a gift. This year, we have the perfect gift idea for your whole family–new smoke detectors! Exciting, no. Important, yes! The experts at Paul Davis know how crucial smoke detectors are in the early[...]

Understanding Those Newer Light Bulbs

Have you ever found yourself scratching your head in confusion in the light bulb aisle? You’re not alone. Between technology and Canada’s standards for efficient light bulbs, this technology is continuing to evolve, meaning that consumer light bulb options are evolving, too. Keep in mind that[...]

Honour Our Veterans

Does your family celebrate Remembrance Day? While World War I, also known as “The Great War,” officially ended on June 28, 1919, fighting had actually ceased about seven months earlier. The armistice went into effect between the Germans and the Allied Nations at the eleventh hour of the eleventh[...]

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher/PASS Tips

The chance is high that you’ll come across at least one fire in your lifetime. It’s important to understand that fires can quickly double in size. In fact, it only takes a few seconds to a few minutes for a fire to blaze completely out of control. Most people know that if a fire extinguisher[...]

Safe Handling of Artwork for Proper Restoration

Do you own precious artwork? Whether art hanging in your home was passed down through generations or is a piece you obtained more recently, everyone has a fond attachment to the artwork they place on their walls. After all, artwork has the power to express our interests, lift our spirits, affect our[...]

What the National Fire Protection Agency Says About Hoarding

Many of us know someone who saves every trinket, memento and keepsake. They find comfort in having these items and parting with them is difficult. We often jokingly refer to these people as ‘pack rats’ or ‘squirrels’ but their keepsake instincts are usually harmless. Hoarders however are[...]

Home Buyers Win By Planning Ahead for Homeowners Insurance

Home buyers often think that all of their hard work ends once their offer on a home is accepted. While it would be nice to believe that everything from your offer being accepted through closing is rosy, the truth is a bit different. That is because there are a lot more hoops to jump through[...]