Easy Home Maintenance

Jerry

Chief Home Consultant

Live Better and Save More with These Must-Have Smart Thermostats

So you left your house, only to realize minutes — or perhaps hours — later that you forgot to turn the heat down. Ah, fret not. The odds are the same thing hasn’t just happened to your next door neighbour, but likely the owners who were living in both your homes prior to either of you showing up on the block… and most definitely the inhabitants long before them! Thankfully, in…

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Smart Homeowners Own Smart Homes

Whether you’re renovating, just moving in or you feel like your home could use an update, smart home technology can make your home feel modern, and comes with a lot of benefits. Smart home technology is making homes safer, more comfortable and more economical every day. So what is a smart home exactly? Great question. A smart home has products that are connected to your wifi and are controllable…

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Jiffy launches in Boston

We announced our official launch in the U.S. with the launch of Boston (and the metro region) to our roster. For those of you who haven't used us yet, Jiffy vets top service professionals nearby, streamlining the process of having to search for, and qualify, a reputable tradesman. Whether you need the fridge fixed, the toilet snaked or the driveway shoveled, Jiffy helps you find someone you can trust…

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What You Can Learn From 5 Commonly Requested Jiffy Jobs

At Jiffy we're always learning about Toronto homeowners. Especially the jobs that come up time and time again. This list, though not exhaustive, is full of tips on how to lessen the costs of these jobs and see our pros less. 1. Snaking a Clogged Drain | Plumbing About once a year (or more), homeowners will get their drains snaked by a plumber. Shower drains are particularly vulnerable - hair and…

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5 Father's Day Gift Ideas from Our Fave Local Startups

Toronto’s startup scene is booming, and local dads are totally hip with it. Fathers of all generations - from Gen Y to Baby Boomers - have readily embraced the amazing products and services that Toronto’s tech companies offer. For Father’s Day this year, why not support a local business that will conveniently deliver a thoughtful, dad-ready gift? If you're not getting your dad a Jiffy Gift Card*…

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Summer Home Maintenance for Newbs

Dear homeowners of the North, we have some good news. Of all the seasons, summer is the cheapest and least labour intensive in terms of home maintenance - the to-do list is short, the tasks are fairly chill, and costs are low. Kick back and take care of these 6 simple items by early summer, and life at home will be a breeze. 1. Service HVAC System & Change Air…

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