Easy Home Maintenance

Katherine Wellman

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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Clean Windows Will Help to Sell Your Home (and Make You More Money!)

Putting your house up for sale? Make sure you get your windows cleaned! It can make a massive difference in how quickly your home sells and for how much! Many real estate agents utilize Jiffy’s speedy response times to get the houses they are selling ready for open houses and showings in general. From small painting touchups to cleaning carpets to yes, cleaning the windows! In fact, cleaning your…

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Your Spring Lawn To Do List

We’re finally into spring which means the time of year to enjoy your garden and the great outdoors is nearly upon us. Spring is basically summer prep season and the sooner you get started the better! (Book a Jiffy spring lawn clean up today) That’s why we created a handy to do list for you to make sure you cross everything off your spring lawn maintenance to do…

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