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Category: Fun Tips (20 posts)

Homeowner Tips: Save on Heating

Homeowner Tips: Save on Heating

November 11, 2019 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

Save on Heating   Let the heat reach you Dust or vacuum radiators, baseboard heaters and furnace duct openings often and keep them free from obstructions such as furniture, carpets and drape ...

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Seal Out the Cold

Seal Out the Cold

October 11, 2019 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

  In winter, reduce the heat lost from your home or workplace by getting rid of drafts around windows, doors, baseboards and outside wall openings. Windows can account for a large part of ...

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Reduce Heating Costs

Reduce Heating Costs

September 25, 2019 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

  Your furnace or boiler is a large energy user.   Consider: • If health permits, keeping your thermostat at 20°C or below • Lowering your thermostat at night and when ...

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Back to School Tips

Back to School Tips

August 20, 2019 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

  With summer in full swing it might feel like the kids have just finished the school year, but we all know how quickly time flies when you’re having fun. When it comes to back-to-school ...

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Want to get more out of your summer? Try our 'To Do' List

Want to get more out of your summer? Try our 'To Do' List

July 24, 2019 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

  It’s summer—the perfect time to break free of your normal routine and do some fun things! Here’s our list of suggestions of how to be a little more spontaneous and get the ...

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5 Ways to Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

5 Ways to Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

June 25, 2019 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

  Open Windows When it’s cooler outside than inside, open your windows instead of using air conditioning. Use a window fan, blowing toward the outside, to pull cool air in through other ...

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3 Ways To Make Your Home's Exterior Pop For Spring

3 Ways To Make Your Home's Exterior Pop For Spring

May 16, 2019 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

  3 Ways To Make Your Home’s Exterior Pop For Spring   Spring means most of us will be spending more time enjoying the outdoors. This serves as a great opportunity to invest time ...

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3 Tips to Spring Clean Your Routine

3 Tips to Spring Clean Your Routine

April 15, 2019 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

  3 Tips to Spring Clean Your Routine   Tossing those items that don’t spark joy isn’t the only thing you should be thinking about. Here are three simple things you can do t ...

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8 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in March

8 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in March

March 13, 2019 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

    8 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in March   If the sight of the mercury creeping upward fills you with spring fever, we're with you. We, too, are restless for the toas ...

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Show Your Home Some Love

Show Your Home Some Love

February 12, 2019 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

  With Valentine’s Day just around the corner what better time to show your home some TLC?   We thought we’d share some of our top tips to show your home some love in the ...

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FORTIS BC Energy-Saving Tips

FORTIS BC Energy-Saving Tips

January 24, 2019 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

  FORTIS BC Energy-Saving Tips Over the past year, you may have been paying your gas bill based upon a monthly averaging plan.  If you find yourself at the end of December in the fortuna ...

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4 Tips to Help You Achieve Your 2019 Reno Resolution

4 Tips to Help You Achieve Your 2019 Reno Resolution

January 24, 2019 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

    The new year brings new wants and needs for the home, and that reno you’ve been holding off on is now at the top of your mind. Whether it’s a simple room makeover or big-t ...

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Holiday Home Safety Tips

Holiday Home Safety Tips

December 7, 2018 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

  Home Holiday Safety Tips   While the holiday season is a time of joy, it can also pose many dangers. Every year about 8,000 injuries occur from accidents related to holiday decorating ...

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5 Winter Home Essentials

5 Winter Home Essentials

November 18, 2018 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

  Your home is your protection against the cold. This winter, get ahead of the first snowfall to ensure that you and your family are safe and warm with these five home essentials.   S ...

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Care Tips To Help Put Your Lawn To Bed For Winter

Care Tips To Help Put Your Lawn To Bed For Winter

October 11, 2018 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

Care Tips To Help Put Your Lawn To Bed For Winter  Many of us feed our lawns at the first signs of spring, but did you know that autumn is the most important time to fertilize?   ...

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14 Interior Designers Share Their Best Productivity Tips

14 Interior Designers Share Their Best Productivity Tips

September 12, 2018 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

14 Interior Designers Share Their Best Productivity Tips  What is it about the beginning of fall that always brings out the back-to-school spirit in us?   It doesn't matter how long i ...

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New Feature: MA Mortgage Minute Videos!

New Feature: MA Mortgage Minute Videos!

July 12, 2018 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

New Feature! MA Mortgage Minute Videos is a growing video library featuring short videos on everything mortgages. Watch now! ...

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Five Ways to Stay Cool While Saving Energy This Summer

Five Ways to Stay Cool While Saving Energy This Summer

July 12, 2018 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

5 Ways To Stay Cool While Saving Energy This Summer Temperatures are rising, and many of us are reaching for the thermostats to stay cool. But there are also energy-efficient ways that will help you ...

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5 Steps to a Stress-Free Outdoor Party!

5 Steps to a Stress-Free Outdoor Party!

June 11, 2018 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

  Summer nights are made for impromptu gatherings. Here’s how to prep in advance without breaking a sweat.     Prep your cutlery and plates Wrap cutlery in napkins and st ...

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Low-Maintenance Lawns

Low-Maintenance Lawns

May 8, 2018 | Posted by: Kelleway Mortgage Architects

Lawns can be a lot of work. You can reduce the time, cost and environmental impacts of lawns by reducing the amount of lawn in your yard, choosing a low-maintenance lawn or doing both. What is a lo ...

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