Easy Home Maintenance


What Does Jiffy Look For in a Handyman?

Before any pros sign up for Jiffy they go through a rigorous screening process. We want to make sure we’re only working with the best of the best and that you’ll be getting the highest quality work possible. It’s because of this screening process that we can proudly say that all of our pros are rated 4 stars or higher. If any of them dip below a…

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What Exactly Can a Handyman Do?

Handymen are do it all types. Perfect for the random jobs around your home that have been on your to-do list forever. Now’s the time to get those items crossed off and done! Not sure what a handyman can do? We’ve put together this quick list to show you! Window Caulking & Weatherstripping Winter is coming whether we like it or not. If you’ve read our previous…

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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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17 Fall Home Maintenance Must Dos

Fall is in the air and soon the temperature will start dropping. Before you know it, there will be snow on the ground and your heat will be on. Will you be ready for it? Now is the time to start prepping your home for the fall and winter. Doing this prep work will not only make your life easier come next spring, it could also save you thousands of…

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Realtors Tell All: 5 Quick Updates to Sell Your House for More

When prepping a home for sale, small updates and fixes can go a long way toward increasing a home’s value and making it more attractive to potential buyers. For the most part, buyers want a home that’s move-in ready. If a house has a number of overlooked maintenance issues and outdated features, it can be taken as a sign of homeowner neglect and scare buyers away. The less…

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Spring Home Maintenance For Newbs

The backyard looks like a mud pit, the windows are caked with dirt, and the basement is all damp and dingy, but at least it's spring.... right? When a house comes out of winter hibernation, it needs a bit of TLC. Winter elements are harsh on even the most durable building materials, which can crack and wear down when exposed to repeated fluctuations in temperature. Think of all those strange…

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