October 22, 2020

How To Repair Bruise In Hardwood Floor

Shell Busey’s shows you how to repair a bruise or a dent in your hardwood floors. Question: During a party at our house we had an […]
October 10, 2020

How To Repair Textured Ceiling?

The 70’s was the decade that textured (or stippled) ceilings became popular. All ceilings seemed to be texturized, including bedrooms, living rooms, and bathrooms. Textured ceilings […]
October 10, 2020

Condo Smarts: How Much Is Enough For Strata’s Contingency Fund?

The key to planning is to ensure the years ahead will be appropriately funded to reflect the projected renewals in your depreciation report, and you approve […]
October 3, 2020

Condo Smarts: Strata Management Oversight Involves Standard Safeguards

Dear Tony: An issue has come up at our council meeting with our manager dealing with the signing authority on cheques and our accounts. We have […]
September 26, 2020

Condo Smarts: Maintenance Issues — Pay Now Or Pay More Later

‘Our strata council is trying to cut corners on costs this year as we have experienced dramatic increases in our insurance costs.’ Dear Tony: Our strata […]
September 25, 2020

Closing Up Cottage or RV For Winter

Closing Up Cottage or RV For Winter   Q: Every fall we debate back and forth as to the best method of closing up our cottage for […]
September 24, 2020

Tips On Replacing Your Furnace

There is always something new and evolving in the residential industry and folks you will always have problems and questions about your home. One question that […]
September 20, 2020

Condo Smarts: Strata Puts Up Roadblocks On Alterations

Couple purchased two units next to each other with the intention of combining them into one larger unit for their family.   Dear Tony: We purchased […]
September 17, 2020

How To Install Vinyl Flooring In A Bathroom

Installing a sheet-vinyl floor is a manageable do-it-yourself project with proper preparation. Most bathrooms can be covered with one piece of sheet vinyl flooring which is […]
September 15, 2020

Condo Smarts: Top Court OKs Retroactive Strata Fees

There have been several Civil Resolution Tribunal Decisions on this issue that originally deemed the status of retroactive fees was unenforceable. Dear Tony: We purchased a […]
September 5, 2020

Homemade Weed Killer

Shell Busey shows you how to create a homemade weed killer. Mix the following ingredients together: 4 cups (1 Litre) of white vinegar, 1/4 cup (50 […]
August 7, 2020

Condo Smarts: Will the new legislation make a change?

The legislation tabled this week enables the government to address several factors that are contributing to the issues around insurance renewals, increased risks and costs in […]

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