Easy Home Maintenance

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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Are You Wasting $1000s on Your Water Bill?

What do you do when you get a $1000 water bill from the city? You call Jiffy! A few months ago, a Jiffy customer (let’s call her Sandra) received her water bill from the city. It was uncharacteristically over $1000 for a single month - clearly there was something going on in her house. She had previously downloaded Jiffy after a friend recommended it to her and this seemed…

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Live Out Of Town But Have A Toronto Or Ottawa Investment Property? No Problem.

Canada’s red hot rental market has opened the door to foreigners purchasing homes in Toronto and Ottawa as investment properties. This is obviously a great investment, but things can get tricky when maintenance is needed, tenant damage needs to be repaired, or small things break and need to be fixed quickly. (Need a job done in a Jiffy? Check out our 30+ home services) Small home maintenance jobs, easy…

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What Do You Do When Your General Contractor Can't Finish Your Job?

Home renovations can be a stressful undertaking since there’s often many moving parts that need to be coordinated. So then imagine if your general contractor has to drop out mid job... the chaos! (What do you need done around your home? Book a Jiffy professional today!) Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened for a homeowner in Ottawa - let’s call him Adam. Adam was in the middle doing…

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