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Lowering Home Energy Cost

If you’ve ever opened your energy bill and gasped in horror, it’s probably because the number you saw was unexpected and huge. A lot of people dread high energy bills. The good news is that most don’t actually have to be so high. By knowing some tips and tricks to drive down those costs, you[...]

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Why Dripping Faucets Should Be Fixed

Think about how many water faucets are in your home. There are of course faucets in your kitchen and bathroom. Faucets in the laundry room, too, and maybe your basement, garage, plus outside faucets to help you care conveniently for your yard and wash the car. The only time we really seem to take[...]

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Lawn Mower Safety

There are so many reasons to love spring. The promise of warmer weather, much ­needed rain, and the sudden growth spurt in nature. Of course, all of these happenings also come with a brand new to­do list around your house. Typically after indoor spring cleaning has taken place it’s time to[...]

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How Well is Recycling Working?

Most people know that recycling is the process of collecting materials, such as plastic and paper that would otherwise be thrown away, and turning them into new products. A lot of things we use day-to-day have the recognizable recycle symbol of three arrows, which stand for “reduce, reuse,[...]

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When Critters Move Into the Attic

Spring is in the air! Flowers are blooming, grass is growing back, and there are cute, newly born animals everywhere. But no matter how adorable baby squirrels, raccoons, mice, and other creatures may be, they lose quite a bit of their charm when they decide to take up residence in your attic. No[...]

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Home Additions that Pay Off

Whether you’ve already purchased a home or you’re thinking about purchasing one soon, you likely have an idea of upgrades you want to see happen. After all, everyone has different tastes. What a previous homeowner may have loved (or been able to put up with) isn’t necessarily what you have in[...]

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Brantford Day of Caring

May 22, 2015 Paul Davis Brantford does great work in their community. On May 22, Peter Overgaauw and his team participated in Brantford’s Day of Caring. Here is what Pete had to say about the experience. “Paul Davis Brantford, in partnership with Brant Mutual Insurance, built and provided[...]

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Spring Storm Safety

Spring storms are often a welcome sign of warmer weather returning. However, their volatile nature and rapid temperature changes can cause incredible amounts of damage to homes and properties. In addition to high winds and potential flooding, hail is a common destructive force and the risk of[...]