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HOUSEHOLD RECYCLING

By |April 15th, 2019|hospitality, house, news, Uncategorized|

RECYCLING TIPS Recycle right. Recover all paper, cardboard, plastic bottles and containers, glass bottles and jars, aluminum cans and foil and steel tins. Do not put recyclables in plastic bags. Use a tub or basket to carry these items to your recycling bin. Donate your old clothes and shoes. These items do not belong in [...]

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Get Your Home Ready for Autumn

By |March 11th, 2019|house, news, Uncategorized|

Cooler temperatures and pretty soon falling leaves serve as a reminder that the fall season is approaching. As the seasons change, so do our activities and home needs. Even though summer is not quite over yet, it’s a good time to do some seasonal maintenance to keep your home running smoothly. The weather can change [...]

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The importance of Ventilation

By |March 4th, 2019|news, Uncategorized, ventilation|

Heat from the sun enters houses in four ways: Radiant heat transfer from roofing material to attic air, which in turn can re-radiate through the ceiling.Entry of certain wavelengths of light through glass windows.Radiant heat transfer from the building materials used for walls.Hot air simply entering through open windows, doors, cracks etc. Once heat enters [...]

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How mold spreads in your Bathroom

By |February 25th, 2019|house, mould, news, Uncategorized|

How Does Mold Grow? Mold reproduces by releasing tiny, microscopic spores into the air. These spores are all around us and require the smallest amount of moisture to take hold. Warmth also contributes to mold growth and will speed up the process. The fungus can appear within 48 hours of spores landing on a moist [...]

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5 Reasons Summer is the Season for Pests

By |December 27th, 2018|house, news|

With summer in full swing, it’s likely you’ve noticed increased pest activity. Why is it that most pests like the summer season best? Orkin’s Dr. Ron Harrison dives into the top five reasons why pests like ants, cockroaches, mosquitoes and spiders thrive during summer months: 1. Temperature Temperatures that rise in spring and summer affect [...]

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The signs that it’s time to call the exterminators this summer

By |December 19th, 2018|house, news, pest control|

Everyone has their own tolerance when it comes to insects and pests in the home. Some people consider one cockroach scurrying across the kitchen floor as nothing to be alarmed about, while others baulk at it. Pest controllers around the country are busiest at this time of year, bees are swarming and fleas are biting. [...]

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7 kitchen mistakes to avoid this Christmas

By |December 12th, 2018|house, news, pest control|

In between preparing for Christmas Day guests, purchasing and wrapping all the presents, ordering the seafood and congratulating yourself for making it through another (hectic) year, safe food preparation practices tend to get a little overlooked at this time of year. They might not be as fun to reminisce about as your favourite Love Actually scenes, but when you're [...]

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Mold in Basement

By |November 29th, 2018|house, mould, news|

One of the rooms in the house where you'll most often see mold is the basement. This page tells you the common causes and the signs of mold in the basement. It also lets you know how to find mold growth in the basement, prevent mold from growing in the basement and where to find [...]

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Mold in Kitchen

By |November 14th, 2018|house, mould, news|

Causes of Mold in Kitchen Mold can often be found growing in the kitchen. One reason why is because there's lots of moisture in the kitchen. For example, water from running taps and steam from boiling water. Another reason is there's always plenty of food in the kitchen for mold to start to grow on. [...]

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Mold in Bathroom

By |November 7th, 2018|house, mould, news|

Bathroom Mold Removal If mold has begun to grow in your bathroom you need to remove it immediately. You can use a sponge, cloth or scrubbing brush to clean mold off most bathroom surfaces and an old toothbrush to get into hard to reach places where mold has begun to grow. The How to Kill Mold page [...]

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