October 2018

Found 4 blog entries for October 2018.

What You Need to Know About Home Security SystemsHome security systems give homeowners the peace of mind they need to feel safe when they spend time inside or away from their home. There are different types of home security systems. Some are DIY, others are installed, monitored and maintained by private companies. Knowing the difference between these home security systems can help homeowners pick the product that best meets their needs.

Which Homes Need Security Systems?

Home security systems are good for safety as well as theft prevention. Many are connected to smoke detectors and other systems of the home, to alert the homeowner when there is a problem like a leak or a fire on the property. Any home is vulnerable to these disasters, and thus, nearly any home can benefit from a home

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About Buying and Selling Land in CanadaBuying and selling land is different from buying and selling a house. Some of the steps may seem the same from the outside, but the differences are very real. A person who wants to buy or sell land should be aware of those differences so they can be prepared and make strategically smart choices. Here's what most property buyers need to know.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Buying Land

Buying land is different from buying an Aspen Woods home in that it might be more difficult to secure a mortgage. It can also be harder to decide which plot of land is best, since it's difficult to compare one empty lot to another. Here's what home

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Information for Homeowners on Home Safety HazardsOne of the biggest risks of being a homeowner is the safety hazards that can be found in a home. There are a lot of issues that can arise and problems that can come about, even for the most diligent of homeowner. That's because some of the biggest hazards can be things that are basically hidden, and that most people really don't think about. But a savvy homeowner who knows what to look for can spot these kinds of problems and address them the right way to keep themselves, their home, and everyone in it safe. Here's what a homeowner should know.

What Safety Hazards Are Most Dangerous?

Some of the most common and dangerous safety hazards include problems with electrical wiring, mold, and structural issues. These are the kinds of hazards that

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Mold is Natural in Damp Areas but a Home Is Not a Desirable HabitatAlthough mold and mildew are natural micro-organisms and serve the beneficial purpose of speeding the breakdown of decaying matter in the natural world, mold in a South East Calgary home can cause health problems, odour and unsightly stains. Luckily, there are ways to assure that mold does not become a problem at home.

Prevention is key. Once removed, regular cleaning is imperative to prevent circulating mold spores from reattaching to surfaces. The microscopic spores released by mold can cause allergic reactions that range from sneezing and red eyes to serious headaches, congestion and breathing problems. There is evidence that long-term exposure also is related to other medical conditions. Black mold, sometimes known as toxic mold, infestations

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