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22 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Keep your Ottawa Apartment Fragrant

Pleasant fragrances induce a sense of well-being. Here are some hints and tips to make sure your Ottawa apartment home always smells good.

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18 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Deal with a Clogged Dishwasher in your Ottawa Rental Apartment

Helpful hints and tips about what you to do if the dishwasher in your Ottawa rental apartment will not drain and seems to be clogged.

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08 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Spring Maintenance Tips for Landlords in Ottawa

Spring is the time for Ottawa landlords to do important checks and maintenance on their properties. Here’s some suggestions to get you started!

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02 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Reducing Household Plastic in Your Ottawa Rental

One trend among residents of Ottawa house rentals is learning how to cut down on the use of plastic at home. Plastic, for all of its convenience, wreaks havoc with the environment because it is made from oil. In addition, there are toxins that can escape certain types of plastic, thus increasing our exposure to […]

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22 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Ottawa Apartment Living for Collectors: How to Display Your Collection

If you are a passionate collector it can be quite a challenge to live in a small Ottawa rental apartment. If you are not careful, your beloved possessions can take over, making the space feel cluttered and causing friction with your partner or roommate. There are ways around this problem. The trick is to make […]

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10 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Alternative Uses for Oatmeal in Ottawa

Oatmeal, alas, has a reputation for being bland and healthy. But don’t overlook this versatile food! You can use oatmeal to improve your health, entertain your kids and beautify your home for rent in Ottawa. For best results, use whole-grain, steel-cut oats, also known as coarse-cut or Irish oats. For a healthy glow: Brighten your skin […]

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05 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Should You Move for a Better School in Ottawa?

Many parents think that moving to a better school district will guarantee quality education for their children. According to statistics, parents in search of a better school district will move by the time their oldest child is four years old.  They often end up in a neighbourhood they can barely afford, rather than staying put […]

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11 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Ottawa on a Budget

No matter how small your budget, you can still celebrate Valentine’s Day in style!  Whether you have children or will be cuddling a deux, read on for some tips to make the day memorable without breaking the bank.  Or anyone’s heart. If you have children and want to throw a party, consider the following: – […]

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10 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Make Apartments More Tech Friendly: Advice for Ottawa Landlords

Geek appeal is going to become more and more important for renters, say real estate pundits. Each year thousands of young adults from Gen-Y, (aged 18 to 28) move out of college dorms and parents’ homes and into rental apartments. These tech savvy kids need easy access to high speed internet and good signals for […]

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16 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Renters’ Inspection Checklist

As a tenant, you need to spot hidden flaws as you consider apartments for rent in Ottawa.  Make sure that your Ottawa rental is safe, secure and clean.  A little work now will save you a lot of trouble later. When you look at various Ottawa apartments, bring the following tools to help uncover defects: […]

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