Summer Home Waterproofing

Summer can be a great time to make sure that all the Victoria BC waterproofing measures you are taking are working. From strong rainy season and winter snow, you need to ensure that your house is protected from these hazards. So below is a summer checklist to ensure that your house is properly waterproofed:

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1.       Make sure that your roof gutters are clean. A roof gutter that’s filled with leaves and other debris can clog it when the rainy days come and will result in water spillage going to the foundation of your home.

2.       Check your home for water leaks and fix them. May it be a simple roof leak, damaged shingles, a loose roof, a dripping pipe or your roof is missing, make sure that you fix the problem or have a professional do it for you.

3.       Check the grading surrounding your house, make sure that the …

Hands-Free Pool Maintenance Options

Having your own pool means doesn’t only fun, but it also entails hard work. And this hard work means pool maintenance. Aside from products such as automatic pool cleaners, there are amazing products and chemicals available in the market that can make pool maintenance easy for owners.

Below are a few of these products from Katchkid that can work well on by themselves.

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AquaPill

AquaPill is an amazing chemical that’s used for pool maintenance, may it be for commercial or residential pools. The AquaPill has a time-release delivery system, which disperses the chemicals over time.

This product is placed in pre-filled and ready-to-use capsules. Pool owners will just simply place these capsules in the pool or the skimmer basket, without having to measure or mix anything. The chemicals will gradually disperse in the water treating the pool.

The AquaPill is designed to make sure that the appearance and water quality …

Should you sell your house without an agent?

Buying a new home is tiring and confusing as it is, but selling a home is equally daunting. You have this constant fear that what if you sell the house below what it’s worth or that if anybody will buy it or not in the amount of time you are hoping to make the sale.

Sometimes, people also prefer to have no middleman and go without selling any real estate agent because you don’t want to pay the real estate agent the commission.  It is something you can also do yourself. But with a few things kept in mind, you can nail whole process if you are going the solo route. Here are a few  pros and cons to find out if selling your home without a real estate agent is right for you or not:

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Pros

No commission

One of the first things that come into mind when selling …