Storage Season: 7 Steps to Store Your Patio Furniture For Winter

The warm weather is gone. The temperature is dipping and snow is almost on its way. There will be no more backyard barbecues for months. Gone are the days of sitting in the lounge chair, reading a book and sipping a glass of wine. As it gets colder outside, you know it’s time to store your patio furniture for the...

4 Frequently Asked Questions About Recycling

Recycling is essential to creating a sustainable home or workplace environment, but the third of the three R's—Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle—for a reason. The recycling process requires an enormous amount of energy, often more than the process of creating something new. Many places still use ancient recycling equipment, which also makes the process quite expensive. To create a truly...

5 Tips for Buying GICs with the Best Rates

Whether you are saving for retirement, a child’s university tuition or a trip to Venice, a Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) is one of the best pecuniary instruments to take advantage of to meet your life goals. Although the Bank of Canada (BOC) is gradually raising interest rates, they haven’t been fully normalized yet, which means the rate of return will...

Gone Bankrupt: 6 Common Reasons Why People File For Bankruptcy

Financial difficulties are something that many people will struggle with at some point in their lives. If you are having some problems that have become overwhelming then it may be time to speak with a professional that can offer their advice on if you need to file for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is a lot more common than many people think, and...

Driving Under the Influence: 3 Legal Guidelines to Navigate DUI Charges

Being charged with a DUI is one of the worst nightmares for any driver and penalties can be harsh and ranging depending on different circumstances. When people get caught driving under the influence, some assume that there is no need to hire an attorney due to factors such as evidence perceived to work in their favour and the desire to...

6 Ways to Prevent Bruising After Your Plastic Surgery

If you have made some research about plastic surgery, you probably know that bruises can form after a procedure. You may be wondering how to prevent bruising after surgery. While it’s not possible to completely prevent bruising, there are a few things you can do to reduce the number of bruises that will appear after your plastic surgery. There are...

Sell Yourself! 5 Ways to Succeed In Your Sales Job

If you think a sales jobs consists of shouting industry jargon, citing key metrics and espousing clichés (how many times do we have to hear “Let's run it up the flagpole and see if anyone salutes it" or “Let's put it in a saucer and see if the cat licks it up”?) then you would be wrong. Today’s generation of...

8 Ways to Tell a Roof Needs Repair

Knowing when to call in a roofer and seek repairs can save you money on the cost of repairing the damage water infiltration or roofing failure brings. Below are eight ways to check on the overall condition of your roof. 1. Step Back and Visually Inspect Many roof problems can be spotted from the ground by backing up until the entire...

6 Creative Ways to Stand Out and Get Noticed by Recruiters

Marketing jobs are great for creative people who like solving different types of challenges. However, finding a job in this field can be difficult, especially if you are not sure what you could do to stand out from the competition. Marketing recruiters can help you find the perfect job, but they first have to notice you. Here is how you...

Let’s Get Moving: 4 Ways to Find a Trustworthy Mover

Moving is a big deal, whether it’s within local range or across the country. There’s no way around the work it requires of you, your helpful friends and/or family members, and a moving crew. In fact, hiring professional movers should be the first thing on your agenda when it comes to moving. Once you have this checked off of...