Capturing and Using Rainwater With Rain Barrels

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If you’re interested in helping save water and being environmentally friendly then read further about rain barrels. It’s no secret that sometimes the City of Vancouver and surrounding areas puts a restriction on water usage as a result of drought. What does this mean? Simply, it means you cannot water your lawn or trees or… Read More

8 Tips On Cleaning Your Patio and Deck

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Summer is a time to enjoy being outdoors, having a cold drink, grilling your favourite steak all while enjoying the company of your family and friends. You’ve got a beautiful home, but it’s also important to take advantage of your outdoor space — your deck and patio. Just like any other area in the house,… Read More

Plants that repel mosquitoes and other insects

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During the beautiful and hot summer months you want to be outside sitting in a comfortable chair sipping a refreshing cold beverage. What you don’t want is to be feasted upon by mosquitoes and have arms and legs covered in itchy red bumps. You can douse yourself in DEET based bug spray but that gets… Read More

Japanese Knotweed Is Invading The Lower Mainland

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You may or may not have heard of a species of plant slowly invading the Lower Mainland. This species, commonly known as the Japanese Knotweed (or Fallopia japonica) has been labelled an “aggressive ornamental” by several environmental agencies in Canada and the World Conservation Union has dubbed it “the world’s worst invasive species.” The Japanese… Read More

Benefits of steam cleaning

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When you have something that is truly caked with dirt or that is stained with many years of accumulated dust normal cleaning just won’t do it. Steam cleaning is one of the best ways to deal with this type of stuck on difficult mess. Using the chemical powers of H20 bonds steam cleaning can remove… Read More

7 Everyday Window Cleaning Tips

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It’s important to clean windows, but not everyone likes to do it. Nevertheless it’s an important job and someone has gotta do it. Who wants to look out at dirty, grimy windows on a beautiful day? And on a cold winter’s day, who wants to make things any gloomier then they already are? It’s an… Read More

9 Ways To Reduce the Allergens In Your Home

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Those of us who suffer from allergies know how difficult it can be during the peak months. Whether it’s hay fever, fresh cut grass, pollen or any other environmental trigger, it’s hard to escape. But when you’re in the comfort of your own home, you want to know you can breathe easy — literally. So… Read More