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28 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Pets and Liability: Advice for Toronto Renters

An advice for Toronto renters to handle pets and get to know pet related liabilities in Toronto.

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27 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How Residents of London and Toronto Rental Properties Can Go Green

Tips on being ecologically aware at home.

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06 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Surprising Uses for a Hair Dryer in a Home for Rent in Toronto

A list of seven unusual uses for a hair dryer, ranging from home improvement, personal grooming and cooking.

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03 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Kitchen Safety in Your Toronto Rental Apartment

It’s a scary thought but the kitchen is about the most dangerous place in your Toronto apartment.  Not only does it have intense heat, sharp knives, glass, and electrical appliances like mixers and grinders, but also a host of potential pathogens if anyone slips up on the food hygiene front. Here are 10 tips for […]

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20 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Recycled Home Decor for Toronto Rental Properties

Toronto has an extensive recycling programme to help keep the city clean and green.  If you have ever wondered how you could decorate your Toronto rental with recycled products, we have a few intriguing ideas. Make a pillow cover from an old suit jacket – imagine how much fun you could have incorporating tweeds, herringbones […]

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12 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Remove Stains and Spots from Furniture in your Toronto Rental Apartment

However careful you are, it is hard to avoid at least some spots and stains getting onto the soft furnishings in your home.  If you share your Toronto apartment with pets or children, then grubby marks are an inevitable part of life. The only way to avoid them would be to wrap everything in plastic, […]

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03 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Home-Made Cleaning Products for Toronto Rentals

Before you undertake spring cleaning in your home for rent inToronto, consider making your own cleaning products.  They will be non-toxic, and will also cost much less.  With baking soda, lemon juice and vinegar, you can vanquish even the toughest stains in a Toronto rental. Porcelain and tile Sprinkle surfaces with baking soda or kosher […]

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21 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Seven Tips for Better Communication with Your Toronto Landlord

If you live in a rental apartment in Toronto, or anywhere else for that matter, having a good and positive relationship with your landlord can increase your quality of life. It will not only mean that your maintenance requests are likely to be dealt with more quickly but it could make life easier if you […]

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12 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Battle of the Bedbugs – Advice for Landlords and Tenants of Toronto Rentals

Bedbugs are a problem no one wants to own up to! Up to the 1950s these apple-pip-sized beasties were common all over the world, lurking in dark corners and coming out at night to feed on sleeping humans. In the second half of the 20th century, bedbugs declined thanks to widespread use of pesticides. Experts […]

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09 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Do You Really Need to Warm Up Your Car in Winter?

A common sight in Toronto rental properties in winter is that of cars being warmed up.  Unfortunately, this common practice has surprising consequences on health and the environment.  If you still believe that idling the car for a few minutes will benefit the engine, read on for some facts.  The neighbours of your Toronto rental […]

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