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What to Do When a Pipe Bursts in Your Home

A broken pipe in a household is never a pleasant experience. Besides being a nuisance, burst pipes can cause severe damage to the property, send energy bills skyrocketing, and much more. If you believe there may be a leaking pipe in your home and want to know what to do,

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Home Improvement

Best Basement Floor Insulation Option

It’s a well-known fact that houses with basements are more challenging to warm up, especially during winter. Cold and wet basement floors can lead to a musty odor, mold on the walls, increased utility bills, and overall discomfort. By insulating your basement floor, not only will you warm up your

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Home Improvement

Warm Your Cold Floors with In Floor Heating Installation

The majestic beauty of Canada includes its gorgeous coastal scenery and world-class cities. As to the weather, the summers are short, with long, frigid winters following close behind. But the icy cold does nothing to stop millions of people from making their home in Canada, and in-floor heating installation helps

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Home Improvement

How to Install Hydronic Radiant Floor Heating

Radiant floor heating is one of the best ways to keep your home warm in any climate. It’s a cost-effective and energy-efficient solution that provides more space and offers design freedom in your home. There are two types of radiant floor heating – electric and hydronic – each with its

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Home Improvement

Do I Need a Water Softener?

A water softener is a filtration system that works through a process known as ion exchange. It eliminates excess levels of magnesium and calcium from the water and softens it. If the question that comes to mind is: Do I need a water softener? Then you should know that there

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Home Improvement

Crawlspace vs. Slab Foundation

Is it better to have a crawlspace or slab? This is a common question among those planning to build a house. A crawlspace used to be the primary type of foundation, but today, however, slab foundations are becoming more popular.

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Home Improvement

Is Internal Waterproofing Mandatory?

You may be wondering if internal waterproofing is a necessary measure for protecting your home, or if it’s just for the peace of mind of worrisome homeowners. We suggest you consider internal waterproofing to protect your home from expensive damages. Here, we’ll give you the run of what internal waterproofing

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Home Improvement

High Humidity in Basement and How to Prevent It

No matter which way you slice it, high humidity in your basement is something that you should try to minimize as much as possible. From all the unpleasant smells that it brings to the fact that it promotes mold and fungus growth, preventing basement humidity is the way to go.

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