FUN & FACTS

Curing the Cracks

Finding a crack in a wall or floor when you are looking at purchasing a new home, or getting ready to sell your old home; can be disappointing and a source of concern. However, not all cracks will necessarily need immediate attention, and not all cracks are serious. Fortunately, some cracks are more aesthetic in nature and won’t hurt […]

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Railing Safety

Railings can be quite beautiful; accenting a deck or helping to finish off the décor of a room or staircase; but they are an essential safety feature as well. Installing railings into your living spaces is something that does need consideration and planning as well as proper set-up while adhering to the Ontario Building Code […]

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Summer Road Trips

The heat is on, and so are timed honoured traditions of summer road trips and weekend getaways. To help with some ideas of where you might venture to this summer, we have put together a list of our top 5 destinations for some of Ontario’s best tourist spots. Niagara Falls – Let’s start with one […]

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Selling your house? Just bought a new house? This is what the Insurance Inspector will be looking for!

Home Insurance Inspections differ from that of the inspection sometimes required by a financing company before the deal is closed. Home insurance inspections are part of the insurance underwriting process and only take place once you have taken possession of the new home. Home insurance inspectors focus on loss prevention and on ensuring that you […]

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Camping and RV Spot Safety

Camping is a great activity for folks of all walks of life. We are officially in the summer season and it is a good idea to consider some basic safety tips when we head out on the road with our friends and family and pick that perfect camping spot! Food – one of the many […]

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5 Reasons to get outside this season

With the last leaves of autumn falling, the holiday season is now upon us. The fresh brisk air and falling snow really make you want to cozy up and hibernate until spring. We have a few ideas that will have you dashing out into this snowy wonderland. So let’s bundle up, pack some cocoa, and […]

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How to Use Fire Extinguishers

You’ve probably seen a fire extinguisher being used on TV or in movies but when it came down to it, would you be confident and capable of using one in the heat of the moment?  Here are some top tips and ‘how to’ for using a fire extinguisher.    Firstly, it is essential to know about the different types of fires. Not every fire is created equal; […]

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Can’t Miss Motorcycle Trips in Ontario

With no shortage of picturesque landscapes and tens of thousands of kilometers of roads to keep you busy, Ontario is the perfect province for motorcycle trips this Fall. Whether you want to make an epic multi-day journey or a “short and sweet” day excursion, Ontario has it all. Motorcycle trips are slightly different from your […]

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The Best Camping Spots in Ontario

With summer fast approaching, it’s time to start planning weekend getaways and family vacations. There is no better way to escape from a hot and busy city life than to head to one of the many brilliant camping spots that Ontario has to offer.   Killarney Provincial Park Located on Georgian Bay, Killarney Provincial Park […]

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5 Day Trips You Need To Take

Summer is coming fast; it’s time to start planning your road trips! We have a list of 5 places you and your family need to visit this year. With all being less than 3 and a half hours away, these are definitely doable for a daytrip! Pack up the kids, don’t forget the snacks and […]

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Ever Wondered Why Aggies Don’t Go On Crop Tours To The Back 40?

In honour of Canadian Agricultural Literacy Month (March 2018), here are some terms that you may not be familiar with but will help you survive a day in the country. Crop tour – a slow meandering drive down country roads to compare your crops to those of your neighbours to make sure yours are better. […]

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Winter is Coming: Get Your Snowmobile Ready!

Winter is almost upon us and with it all the best winter activities – skiing, tobogganing, and making fresh tracks with your snowmobile. But before you can take your first ride, you’ll have to bring your sled out of hibernation and get it ready for an active, snowy season. While you should always consult the […]

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