When you are venturing into the homebuying journey, you have a lot of choices and deciding between resale and new construction homes is one of them. But going with a new home that incorporates environmentally-friendly features is a great investment, and will save you money going forward as well. Energy-efficiency in home building has advanced a lot over the years, and nowadays it’s the standard new home buyers can come to expect when home shopping. According to the Canadian Home Builders Association, thanks to advances in building techniques and products, homes built now use half the energy as ones built in the 1950s.
When you are on the hunt for a new home, you have a choice between urban or suburban communities. While there are benefits to both, it comes down to what makes sense for you and your family. To get you on board with the suburban lifestyle that we love so much, here’s some truths behind common myths about the suburbs.
October 9 to 14 is Fire Prevention Week in Canada this year, and the Calgary Fire Department is taking this time to remind residents of the importance of fire safety and prevention. Did you know a house fire can double in size every 30 to 60 seconds? It’s true, so make sure you keep these fire prevention tips in mind!
With Thanksgiving this weekend, there is an increase of safety risks in the home: cooking hazards in the kitchen, extra people in the home, additional decor and more. It’s important for you to have a handle on all the possible safety issues that can arise in your home this weekend, so here’s some things to be aware of heading into the weekend.
It feels like we were just enjoying the last of summer, and now Thanksgiving is already here! This weekend marks a long weekend, as Thanksgiving approaches, and if you’re still scrambling to get organized for holiday guests, here’s a few quick tips to get yourself and your home ready.