Easy Home Maintenance

Jiffy Movers Rescue a Moving Nightmare!

Moving. Everyone has to do it at some point and I’m not sure anyone truly enjoys it. It’s stressful, messy, and there’s a lot of room for things to go wrong. That’s why it’s so important that you hire the right moving company! (Book a Jiffy mover today!) You always hear horror stories about movers disappearing for hours, taking forever to load and unload your…

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Have You Ever Had Your Swing Set Tuned Up?

Do you have a swing set in your backyard? Do you know what kind of condition it’s in? (Book a handyman to do a maintenance check on your swing set!) As the weather improves, your kids will be antsy to spend more and more time outside - and if there’s a swing set in your backyard, you can bet that they’ll be climbing all over it before…

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Do You Need A Quote? Jiffy Now Helps with Bigger Jobs Around the Home!

At Jiffy, we're obsessed with making your home maintenance easy and efficient. Over the last 2+ years, here's what we've discovered: For small jobs (think <$500), we’re able to instantly book a top-rated pro, at a fair hourly/unit rate, for whenever you want the job completed. This works because it doesn't usually matter who comes to do these kinds of small jobs as long as they are…

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Don't Let Pests Stress You Out!

Animals and bugs are on the move during the spring and fall. They are finding new homes, expanding their families, and getting ready to enjoy the summer. Unfortunately, that also means that they might try to call your home their own. The best way to deal with this is prevention as we mentioned on our Spring Home Maintenance Checklist. However, if it’s too late and they’re already there,…

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Toddler + Yogurt + Toilet = Plumbing Emergency

Kids. We love them but sometimes they can be a bit destructive. Those of you who have had their toddlers create crayon murals on your walls or regularly get nervous when there’s silence in the other room… you know what we’re talking about. One Toronto family recently experienced a bit of this destruction when their toddler flushed their plastic yogurt tube down the toilet around 8 a.m.…

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Power Outage? Jiffy to the Rescue!

When we say ‘In a Jiffy’ - we mean it. One Toronto resident recently discovered this when she lost power to her entire home one evening! Photo from Crystal on Flickr. At 6:30 p.m. she posted on her neighbourhood Facebook page stating that she needed an electrician because the power was out in her home. By 6:40 p.m. her job was requested and accepted by a…

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