Archives for Winter

What to do in a Power Outage

As winter refuses to leave Ottawa, and pelt us with a big ice storm/freezing rain, it has left many without power due to several Hydro poles down in areas across the city. Click here for more information on what to do before, during, and after a power outage.  
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Mike Holmes: How to detect your home’s seeping cold spots

When the temperature drops and the snow starts to blow, most Canadians beat a hasty retreat indoors. Now that we’ve had longer bouts of freezing weather, are you starting to notice any drafts and/or cold spots around you home? To win the fight against the seeping cold, you’ll want to take action, and quickly. Click here to see how.  
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11 Ways to a New, Fresh Home

 11 Ways to a New, Fresh Home It’s a New Year, so why not freshen up your home? Find 11 unique ways to completely update the look of your home. Click here for the full article.  
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Mild Winter? Yes, Please!

White Christmas, followed by mild winter, says Environment Canada Tired of cold, endless winters? You’re in luck! This year Ottawa has an excellent chance of a white Christmas, probably followed by a winter on the mild side, Environment Canada says. Click here for the full article.  
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What to do this Weekend

Things to do in Ottawa this Weekend! Looking for something fun to do? In spirit of the eventful year our capital has had so far, there’s even more great events for you to partake in this weekend! Like the Santa Shuffle 5K Fun Run at Lansdowne, or outdoor skating at the SENS Rink of Dreams. Click here for the full list of this weekend’s events!  
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Considering selling your home over the holidays?

Are you thinking of selling over the holidays? Putting your home up for sale during the winter holiday months can seem… daunting, to say the least. Present shopping, decorating, and family can be overwhelming on their own without throwing in open houses, getting ready to move, looking for buyers and finalizing a sale. However, there are a lot of benefits to selling during this time. Check out this blog on why it’s a great idea to list over the winter holidays!
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