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Winter home Posts

Winterizing your home: What you need to know

Winterizing your home

There’s a briskness in the air that only means one thing: winter is on its way. Before you grab your skis or stock up on hot chocolate, take the time to prepare your home for the months ahead. It could save you time and money down the road.

Carbon Monoxide Safety

Carbon Monoxide Safety
Carbon monoxide is an odourless, colourless gas commonly known as the “silent killer” due to the harmful effects on your health. Many people associate the gas with the winter season when furnaces and fireplaces are used more often; however, it should be a year round concern.  This article will help you understand the causes and what you can do to protect against and prevent leaks in your home. 

Preparing your cottage for winter

Preparing your cottage for winter
You are probably enjoying the last days of fall and don’t want to think about winter and snow yet. Whether or not you spend time at your cottage during the winter, now is the best time to prepare for the changing seasons.  Our tips can help you keep your “home away from home” safe and secure for this upcoming winter season.