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Springing into action – Home Maintenance

Springing into action – Home Maintenance

Spring is the time to assess winter damage, start repairs and prepare for warmer months ahead. Check out this helpful infographic! For more information on your home warranty manual, click here.

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

The Fraser Valley has been experiencing colder weather this Winter. To help you stay on task we have a useful infographic to serve as your checklist as you ensure your home is prepared to handle the low temperatures. For more information on your Diverse home warranty home maintenance click here.

Winterize your home: Weather stripping tips!

Winterize your home: Weather stripping tips!

Weather stripping and exterior door thresholds occasionally require cleaning and adjustment or replacement. November is a great time to make sure the inside of your home is sealed up to protect against the winter weather. BC Hydro BC Hydro has some great tips on how to seal those gaps and cracks in your home, helping… read more

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

We hate to admit it but Summer has come and gone. Before the Fraser Valley is covered in rain take a weekend to start your fall time home maintenance. To help you stay on task we have a useful infographic to serve as your checklist. For more information on your Diverse home warranty home maintenance click… read more

DIY S’mores Pot

DIY S’mores Pot

Even though we are in the middle of our summer we can’t guarantee perfect camping weather! Regardless of what the weather is like we think you should be able to have s’mores year-round. That’s why we found a great DIY way to have that delicious toasted marshmallow, chocolatey, graham cracker taste on demand. Supplies: 1… read more

Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

The heat has finally arrived in the Fraser Valley and the sunny days are beckoning us to come outside! Yes with the nicer weather our to-do list grows but summer time home maintenance doesn’t have to overwhelm you. To help you stay on task we have a useful infographic to serve as your checklist. For… read more

5 quick free ways to refresh your home in 2016

5 quick free ways to refresh your home in 2016

After the holidays are done and all the out of town guests have left your home it can feel like a whirlwind came tearing through it. Take the time to give your home the much needed refresh it deserves. Here are 5 quick and free ways to do so: 1. Swap out linens and pillows –… read more

7 Holiday Energy Saving Tips

7 Holiday Energy Saving Tips

We can barely believe that the winter season is here already. As we prepare for colder temperatures here is a quick list put together by Fortis BC of 7 holiday energy-saving tips! For more energy tips check out their website. 1. Clean or replace your furnace’s filter to keep it running efficiently. How to video… read more

Homeowner? How Often Should Your Deck or Balcony Be Inspected and Maintained?

Homeowner? How Often Should Your Deck or Balcony Be Inspected and Maintained?

Decks and Balconies provide residents with great enjoyment and direct access to fresh air and the outdoors.  Like all other building components they require routine maintenance, inspection and repair by qualified contractors and consultants to ensure durable performance. What are Decks and Balconies? A deck is a horizontal surface exposed to the outdoors with a… read more

Looking to Spring Clean Your Home?

Looking to Spring Clean Your Home?

Spring has arrived, and even though the weather can often involve rain it doesn’t mean we can’t get our homes cleaned, starting from the inside out.  Here are some easy tips straight from the National Home Warranty manual on how to get your spring cleaning done right! Brass Fixtures Manufacturers often treat brass fixtures with… read more

5 Tips for Planning your Spring Garden from the Spruceland Homes Team

5 Tips for Planning your Spring Garden from the Spruceland Homes Team

While Atlantic and Eastern Canada have been battling massive amounts of snow and bitter cold, here in the beautiful Fraser Valley it’s time for residents of the award-winning community of Garrison Crossing and elsewhere to get gardens ready because spring has come early this year. This sustainable community, much of which was built by Spruceland… read more

Grab Your Paintbrush! Easy Steps to Freshen Up Your Walls!

Grab Your Paintbrush! Easy Steps to Freshen Up Your Walls!

A new spring season invites changes to your home with fresh spring decorating.  There are many ways to do that, and one of the easiest is a new coat of paint.  You may decide to use the same color and do some touch-ups to make your walls look cleaner, or decide to change it up… read more