Easy Home Maintenance

Windows & Eaves

Clean Windows Will Help to Sell Your Home (and Make You More Money!)

Putting your house up for sale? Make sure you get your windows cleaned! It can make a massive difference in how quickly your home sells and for how much! Many real estate agents utilize Jiffy’s speedy response times to get the houses they are selling ready for open houses and showings in general. From small painting touchups to cleaning carpets to yes, cleaning the windows! In fact, cleaning your…

Read More

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…

Read More

Summer Home Maintenance for Newbs

Dear homeowners of the North, we have some good news. Of all the seasons, summer is the cheapest and least labour intensive in terms of home maintenance - the to-do list is short, the tasks are fairly chill, and costs are low. Kick back and take care of these 6 simple items by early summer, and life at home will be a breeze. 1. Service HVAC System & Change Air…

Read More

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…

Read More

1st-Time Homeowner Hacks: The Winter Edition

What are the home maintenance responsibilities that people just don’t tell you about? Jerry and the Jiffy team asked Toronto homeowners what mistakes they made in their first year of homeownership, and what they learned along the way. This list of tips will help you avoid expensive, annoying mistakes as a new homeowner in the winter season. 1. You are required by law to shovel your sidewalk: Most neighbourhoods…

Read More