Easy Home Maintenance

It's Time To Clean Your Ducts

Do you want to breathe a little easier this spring? (Book your Jiffy duct cleaning today and keep your family healthy.) Your ducts are the lungs of your home. They help to keep you and your family comfortable by circulating the air - which also means that they can distribute dust, allergens, mold, and other debris that can have a detrimental effect on you and your family’s health. Getting…

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How to Avoid Spring Thaw Damage

We’re heading into the home stretch of winter! There’s probably only a few more big snow falls in our future, which means it’s time to start planning for spring - which is probably the most fun home maintenance season. (Book a Jiffy pro to help you prep your home for the spring thaw) However, one thing that often gets overlooked, with catastrophic results, is preparing for the…

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When Do You Repair or Replace Your Furnace?

In Canada, saying that your furnace is important is putting it lightly. A new furnace is a big investment and a major expense when it comes to your bills, so it's important to maintain it annually so that it lasts and runs as efficiently as possible. (Schedule a furnace tune up today with Jiffy) We’ve already talked about ways that you can save money on your heating bill this…

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5 Common Mistakes When Hiring a Handyman (Or Any Tradesperson)

Handymen are the do it all types. They can fix, install, update, and remove lots of things from your home. Whether they are knocking down walls, replacing a faucet, or installing a light fixture - there’s always a risk when you let someone into your home to work on it. There’s a lot of room for error when you’re hiring someone to work on your home so…

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2017 New Years Resolutions For Your Home

The start of a new year is always a time of reflection on the past and planning for the future. This is also a great time to reflect on improvements or maintenance you did on your home and plan for the things you’d like to get done in the year ahead. Image source (Jiffy is here to help you accomplish your 2017 home goals. Book a job today!) The…

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Don't Get Hurt This Winter! 10 Exercises for Before and After Shovelling Snow

Did you know that you burn approximately 300 calories while shovelling snow? It’s not a light workout! As with any vigorous exercise, it’s important to warm up before and after. The exercises listed below will help keep you limber and ready to shovel! (Book a Jiffy pro to come remove the snow for you and avoid the pain caused by shovelling!) Make sure you check with your doctor…

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