Articles About Owning and Maintaining a Home

How often should you check the condition of heating and cooling system? Are there any grants available to re-do your balconies? Do you need a permit to do renovations? We're here to help.

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How to maintain an indoor garden

October 20 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Whether it’s for the unbeatable freshness of its produce, for the satisfaction of eating healthy food or to liven up your plate during the long winter season, the idea of having your own indoor garden is certainly an appealing one.
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How to save when renovating

October 16 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Looking to save when renovating or redesigning your property? Obviously, relying on your own handyman instincts rather than using a professional is a good way to cut costs, but it may come back to haunt you.
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Choosing the right type of sheathing for your flat roof

September 20 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Flat roofs are very common in Quebec’s urban centres. Most are covered in sheathing made of a mix of asphalt and gravel. Find more options and alternatives to conventional roofing
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How to childproof your home

July 26 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Toddlers and their tendency to explore can be a serious source of stress for new parents. Here are 20 ways to make your home safer for young adventurers.
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How to make sure your pool is safe

July 24 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Although pools are synonymous with fun and relaxation, this doesn’t mean safety should go out the window. Adequate facilities are paramount to prevent a slip-up and ensure your family’s safety.
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How to build a patio

July 19 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques What better way to enjoy your yard over the summer than eating a meal, drinking a cold one or just lazily lying about on your patio?
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How to find a good interior designer

June 12 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques A little change does wonders for the soul. Since remodeling a room or your entire home requires a good eye, common sense and a good understanding of construction, an interior designer can quickly become a precious ally. This also applies when building a new home. Before you start shopping around for a professional interior designer, here are a few things to consider.
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Pool maintenance: a practical guide

June 9 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Our summers may be short, but they sure can get hot. A pool is an ideal way to beat the heat, but proper maintenance is the key to truly enjoying it. Here are a few tips to keep your pool clean without breaking the bank.
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A practical guide to buying a pool

May 29 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Summers in Quebec are hot and humid! The idea of a pool can be quite alluring. Here are a few things to consider before diving in.
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Heated floors: what you need to know

May 19 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Building a home or replacing your flooring? Have you considered heated floors?