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The Top 5 Things New Home Owners Should Do Before It Gets Warm

Yup, spring is around the corner! And for those who just spent their first winter in a newly-purchased home, it’s time to think about all the maintenance that comes with owning your own abode. And in addition to ensuring your dwelling remains structurally sound, exterior spring maintenance further plays a pivotal part in promoting a more attractive curb appeal -- and can help you simply enjoy your new home…

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8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Roofer

When you need a new roof — we’ve already outlined the signs that you do — you generally need it dealt with right away. But getting the job done quick should never come at the expense of getting it done right. To that end, here are the questions you should ask to make sure you have all the answers when making a decision on something as important as your roof. Installing…

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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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9 Signs That It's Time For A New Roof

Let’s talk about your roof. It plays an important role in your home, shielding you and your family from the elements. It’s also expensive and a big undertaking to replace, so ongoing maintenance and repairs is very important. (Need a Jiffy pro to come help you assess your roof? Click here to book a free roofing quote.) In general, your roof should last you between 20 - 25…

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11 Tools Every Homeowner Must Have in Their Toolbox

Have you just bought your first home? Did your friend or family member just buy their first home? A toolbox is one of the best, and most practical things you can buy for yourself or for a friend as a housewarming present. But what do you put in it? Here are the 12 tools every homeowner needs to have within arms reach, especially in the first days as they are…

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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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