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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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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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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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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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