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Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring is finally in the air and with it comes lots to get done around the home! While the winter months are great for improvements to the inside, spring and summer are all about the outside of your home! (Book your spring Jiffy right now!) Once the kids are home from school and things like summer parties, weddings, and other family engagements take priority, you won’t have a ton…

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It's Time To Clean Your Ducts

Do you want to breathe a little easier this spring? (Book your Jiffy duct cleaning today and keep your family healthy.) Your ducts are the lungs of your home. They help to keep you and your family comfortable by circulating the air - which also means that they can distribute dust, allergens, mold, and other debris that can have a detrimental effect on you and your family’s health. Getting…

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When Do You Repair or Replace Your Furnace?

In Canada, saying that your furnace is important is putting it lightly. A new furnace is a big investment and a major expense when it comes to your bills, so it's important to maintain it annually so that it lasts and runs as efficiently as possible. (Schedule a furnace tune up today with Jiffy) We’ve already talked about ways that you can save money on your heating bill this…

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Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing this Winter

Winter is here! The temperature has gone below freezing a few times already this winter and it’s only going to happen more and more. (Book a licensed Jiffy plumber for all of your plumbing needs!) The freezing temperatures can cause the pipes in your home to freeze, which can bring severe damage. When water freezes, it expands - and can cause your pipes to burst. This can cause extensive…

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52 Tips & Tricks to Stop Wasting Money On Your Hydro Bill!

We've put together a thorough list of ways that you can save money on your hydro bills. Some of these money saving techniques are more expensive than others, but things like 'buy a new energy efficient fridge' didn't make this list since that's not always a practical solution. Hydro (or electric for the non-Canadians who are reading) is expensive and costs are only going up so if you implement only…

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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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