Dishwasher Not Cleaning Dishes? - Try These Troubleshooting Tips

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If you have recently moved into your first home with a dishwasher, then you may find that the appliance does not seem to meet your expectations. Many people believe they need to prewash their dishes to see their plates and silverware come clean. However, this is not the case, and your dishwasher is likely not working properly if you need to rinse and scrub your pots and pans before placing them in the dishwasher.

5 August 2015

Winnipeg's Water Treatment Program Improves Your Drinking Water

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Winnipeg has a fairly new water treatment plant that was finished in late 2009. This state-of the-art facility is designed for safety, performance, and environmental sustainability. It's the crown jewel of the City of Winnipeg, in the province of Manitoba, Canada. Keep reading to learn more about Winnipeg's water treatment plant and how it works to clean and improve the taste of your drinking water: About The Deacon Reservoir Water Treatment Plant

19 June 2015

Geese Destroying Your Propery? Try These Helpful Wildlife Control Techniques

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Geese are prevalent all over Canada, and when they invade your property every year, you need to take steps to keep them out. Geese droppings contain harmful germs that can make your lawns unsafe to walk on. Additionally, geese can snack on any berries, corn and seedlings you have in your gardens or around the house. If you have small marshes or ponds on your property, geese will establish them as breeding grounds.

1 June 2015

Five Heating Options For Your Portable Winter Cabin

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If you're considering the purchase of a portable building to use as a guest house or fishing and hunting cabin, you need to consider your heating options. This is especially important due to the cold winter weather Canada often experiences. If your portable building is relatively small,you might opt for a portable space heater for your portable building, as it is cost-effective with no installation required. Other options include baseboard heat systems, stoves and radiant floor heating.

19 May 2015

2 Things To Consider Before Choosing New Kitchen Cabinets

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Is your kitchen a little dated? If you are tired of staring at those whitewashed cabinets or antiquated drawer-pulls, you might be ready to switch out your cupboards. Although you might be tempted to head to your local showroom and meet with a contractor, it is important to remember you might have to live with those new cabinets for awhile, and your decisions will matter later. Here are two things to consider before choosing new kitchen cabinets.

10 December 2014

Two Great Holiday Presents For Your Elderly Parents

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Finding the right present for your elderly parents during the holiday season can be difficult. If they are like many senior citizens, they probably already have a house stuffed full of clothing and unnecessary knickknacks. So you probably have no desire to waste your money on buying more of these types of presents for your parents. Instead, what you would really like to get your parents is something that they could actually use and would also make their lives easier as they age.

13 November 2014

3 Frugal Flooring Options For The Home Do-It-Yourselfer

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Replacing flooring in your home can come with a hefty price tag, especially when you add in the cost of professional labor. Many homeowners take the plunge and complete the renovations themselves to save money. According to HGTV Canada, wood flooring is priced around $4 to $6 per square foot, while natural stone tile is even more costly at $5 to $12 or higher per square foot, not including the cost of installation.

8 September 2014