How To Close Your Pool For The Winter

By: Jason and Andre Ferris

How To Close Your Pool For The Winter

Tags: home tips, closing pool,

  The summer will forever be remembered as one of the hottest ones ever. And if you are fortunate enough to have a pool, you certainly got your money’s worth this year. But have you had a look at your skimmer lately? Much like a balding man finding hair in the sink, I was shocked at the amount of leaves and debris that has collected in mine in just the past couple of days. That is most...Read More

12 Must See She Sheds - Move Over Man Cave

By: Jason and Andre Ferris

12 Must See She Sheds - Move Over Man Cave

Tags: Backyard rends, She sheds

We brought you 12 Must See Pub Sheds, now it’s time for them to take a back seat for the 12 Must See She Sheds.  Yes that’s right; women all over the world want their own space too.  She Sheds is quickly become a new trend it backyards in North America.  She Sheds, Pub Sheds or any style of shed is a great way to increase the amount of living space you have and believe i...Read More

How The New Mortgage Rules Might Affect You

By: Jason and Andre Ferris

How The New Mortgage Rules Might Affect You

Tags: Mortgage Tips, Budgeting

On January 1, new mortgage qualification rules took effect targeting uninsured mortgage borrowers. Here’s what you need to know about the new rules, and how they could impact Canada’s housing markets in 2018. Read More....Read More

Durham's Winter Teaches A Hard Lesson To A Home Owner

By: Jason and Andre Ferris

Durham's Winter Teaches A Hard Lesson To A Home Owner

Tags: ice damage. water damage, winters in durham region

  Last week’s mid-winter thaw here in the Durham Region was a welcome respite from the bitterly cold temperatures that had ravaged us just days before. The sun came out, smiles reappeared on faces, and the glorious sound of ice melting could be heard in gutters and downspouts for miles as temperatures reached a balmy 2 degrees and higher. Yes things were looking up, so much so that I w...Read More

12 Must See Pub Sheds – The New Trend for Backyards

By: Jason and Andre Ferris

12 Must See Pub Sheds – The New Trend for Backyards

Tags: backyard tips, pub sheds, custom sheds

  Are you struggling when it comes to keeping up with the Jones’?  Why don’t you finally get the upper hand and build your very own Pub Shed?  I’m not talking about a few chairs and a cooler of beer next to your lawnmower and garden tools.  I’m talking about a full on pub style shed.  Pub sheds are quickly becoming the new trend when it comes to en...Read More

Let The Nest Take Control Of Your Rising Energy Bills

By: Jason and Andre Ferris

Let The Nest Take Control Of Your Rising Energy Bills

Tags: Tips for your home, Saving money on energy bills

With the new Carbon Tax having already taken effect last January and Kathleen Wynne’s ever rising hydro rates (Ontario is now #1 ahead of Hawaii in North America), Durham residents are starting to feel the pinch. Soaring fuel and hydro charges are not only putting huge pressure on homeowner’s budgets, but they are also causing many residents to rethink strategies on how to limit and re...Read More

6 Tips To Have The Best Backyard Rink In Durham

By: Jason and Andre Ferris

6 Tips To Have The Best Backyard Rink In Durham

Tags: Tips For Your Home, backyard rink in durham region

Backyard rinks are as Canadiana as maple syrup or beaver tails. Every year thousands of Canadians take to their backyard rinks and thrust themselves into Canadian lore. How many times did you score the winning goal of Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals on a backyard rink? Did you ever pretend to be Wayne Gretzky or Mario Lemieux? The young Crosby’s and McDavid’s of today’s youth ar...Read More

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