Converting Your Garage? What To Do From The Heating To The Floors

Converting your garage into a new studio or living space can be an exciting project, and it can add tremendous value to your home. Whether you're changing things up for your own enjoyment or you're planning on moving in a friend or loved one, here's what you need to do to revamp that space. Heating and Cooling One of the biggest points to ponder includes whether or not to run heat and air to your newly created space. Read More 

Is Your Furnace Making Strange Noises? Find Out Why And How To Fix The Problem

When properly working, your furnace should be nothing more than a faint sound in your home. However, when something is amiss with the system, your furnace can make a variety of noticeably loud and annoying sounds. Unfortunately, you may not know what these sounds mean or what action you need to take to stop the noise and get your furnace working correctly. Here are three common noises your furnace may make when repair is needed and the actions you should take if you hear one of these sounds. Read More 

Consciously De-Cluttering: 3 Emotional And Physical Tools Needed To Help A Hoarder

Helping a friend or family member who suffers from compulsive hoarding is essential, but it can be difficult to know exactly how to help the person remove excess memorabilia and waste from the home without offending or upsetting daily routines. If you've been charged with the task of helping a friend or family member who's a compulsive hoarder, keep the psychology of shedding excess belongings in mind before arming yourself with the proper removal equipment. Read More 

3 Steps For Troubleshooting Your Furnace’s Airflow Problems

If you have a central heating system, you may have noticed your furnace is having trouble forcing air through the vents. You may not be feeling as much warm air or it may have stopped altogether. If so, use the troubleshooting steps below to diagnose and fix simple problems. Step 1:  Check For Any Problems With The Power The first thing you should check is for any problems with the power to the furnace. Read More 

3 Ways To Keep Your Truck Within The Legal Weight Limit

Are you concerned you may be hauling too much on your truck? The legal weight limit on commercial trucks in Canada is 15,422 kg per axle. The weight limit is in place to ensure the safety of you and other drivers on the road. Trucks that are hauling too much weight can become unevenly balanced, leading to the risk of them tipping over, swaying so much they run off the road or into other cars, or even causing mechanical problems on the truck itself. Read More