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Maricriz Rodriguez

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4  Simple End of Lease Cleaning Hacks

Posted by Maricriz Rodriguez

Jul 18, 2019 6:42:00 PM

It can be very emotional for a family to move out from their old home into their new one. It feels like one chapter in the family life is ending, but that also means another one is just beginning. The last goodbye to your old family home should consist of giving the place a thorough scrub down. You don't want to leave other people with the dirt that you left, just like you wouldn't want to walk in on the same mess in your new place.

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Topics: Organized Lifestyle, Cleaning Tips, Rental Property, cleaning schedule, Home Improvement

TPOC Goes To Court

Posted by Maricriz Rodriguez

Jul 15, 2019 9:16:00 PM

Therapeutic Paws of Canada offers a unique program to partnering organizations in the judicial system, aptly named "Support Pets". The Support Pet and their handler will be appearing in courts in several Ontario communities. Enquiries have been received from other provinces but growth is dictated by finances. The Support Pets participating in this new program are Child Certified and they will support vulnerable people during their testimony and court appearances. Congratulations to Michele Peddle and Jasmine, the first TPOC Support Pet volunteer to be scheduled to "Share the Love". Jasmine is a little bundle of pure love. Her presence and support will help the person to find their voice. The power of a therapy dog's unconditional love and support can't be measured. it's priceless! Michele and Jasmine are very active in their community with other TPOC programs. Jasmine enjoys visiting children and helping reluctant readers improve their reading skills. Jasmine's schedule is busy with visits to Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences in Whitby and St. Stephens Secondary School in Bowmanville, as well as, Grandview Children's Treatment Centre.

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Topics: Therapeutic Paws of Canada

6 Best Energy-Efficient Home Improvements You Can Make

Posted by Maricriz Rodriguez

Jul 10, 2019 8:44:00 PM

In a world where climate change is wreaking havoc in unprecedented ways, the need of the hour is to cut down our carbon footprint and become energy efficient. People are gradually making the shift from expensive fossil fuels and rising energy costs, to a cleaner, greener future. You should join this trend and do you part in saving our world. The journey to a brighter tomorrow starts today at your home. With some upgrades/modifications in your home, you can reduce your dependency on fossil fuels. Here are the 6 best energy-efficient home improvements for you to make:

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Topics: Thinking Green, Home Improvement

A Quick and Easy Guide to Garage Organization

Posted by Maricriz Rodriguez

Jul 3, 2019 5:31:00 PM

Start With A Plan

If you have decided to tackle the junk in your garage, then follow these quick and simple steps to decluttering it effectively:

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Topics: Cleaning Tips, spring cleaning, cleaning schedule, Home Improvement

Summer Home Maintenance 101

Posted by Maricriz Rodriguez

Jun 25, 2019 5:23:00 PM

After the frigid winter temperatures and the powerful windy rainstorms spring has to offer, you're probably in the market for hot summer days and sunshine. As with any season, your home will need a little attention to help prepare it for the long days ahead. Use this run-down on summertime home maintenance to get your home ready for its most memorable summer yet!

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Topics: Organized Lifestyle, Thinking Green, Cleaning Tips, yard, summer, Home Improvement

Electronic Waste is a Big Problem - Right to Repair Can Help Save Us

Posted by Maricriz Rodriguez

Jun 18, 2019 7:48:00 PM

Here’s a sobering statistic: Humans are producing 50 million tons of electronic waste (“e-waste”) each year.

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Topics: Cleaning Tips, E-waste

5 Things You Need To Know Before Starting Roof Repairs

Posted by Maricriz Rodriguez

Jun 11, 2019 5:38:00 PM

A roof repair is one of the most ambitious home remodeling projects that you could ever embark upon. First of all, it boosts your home's visual by providing a substantial improvement to the overall exterior aesthetics. Second, it makes the place more energy-efficient, due to the fact that it reduces the loss of energy through the roof. Finally, it gives the resale value of the place a substantial boost, which is a massive improvement on its own. However, making all of this work in your favor is nowhere near as easy. Therefore, here's what you need to know before starting your roof repairs.

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Topics: Home Renovation, Home Improvement

Home Renovation Starter's Checklist

Posted by Maricriz Rodriguez

May 29, 2019 5:54:00 PM

When the time comes to renovate your property, it can seem like there are a million and one different things you need to consider. Don't worry, that's normal, and we're going to help you make sense of it all.

Take a look at the following hints and tips, and you'll find plenty of things you need to check if you're going to turn your house into your dream home. All it takes is a couple of minutes, and you'll be right up to speed with everything you need to do. Right, let's get started.

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Topics: Home Renovation, Cleaning Tips, Rental Property, Home Improvement

How To Dispose Of Old Mattresses

Posted by Maricriz Rodriguez

May 21, 2019 7:21:00 PM

We have all been there: climbing out of bed in the morning with a stiff neck, a sore back, and the distinct feeling that the previous night did nothing in the way of rest.

Many of us have been experiencing poor sleep for so long that it simply feels like second nature, being tired is a way of life for far too many people.

There are plenty of factors that affect sleep quality. Everything from leaving a light on to facing added stress at work can prevent sleep from having actual restorative effects, even if you fall asleep as soon as your head hits the pillow.

While there is no disputing that many things contribute to sleep quality, perhaps the biggest factor is sleep environment. This means sleeping somewhere that is a comfortable temperature with quality bedding and, of course, a good mattress.

If you often find yourself waking up and feeling like you have not slept at all, it may be time to invest in a new mattress. So once you have decided to update your mattress, what should you do with the old one?

 

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Topics: Choosing a Dumpster, Hiring A Dumpster Rental Company, Cleaning Tips

Overlooked Areas In Your Spring Clean

Posted by Maricriz Rodriguez

May 14, 2019 8:01:00 PM

The flowers are booming, the temperatures are beginning to rise and spring is entering its stride across the country. As we collectively begin to crack open our windows to let in May's refreshing breeze, millions will undertake the rite of passage known as "The Spring Clean". While we often think of dusting and vacuuming as integral parts of The Spring Clean, there are often many areas around the home that are overlooked. Here, we will discuss some forgotten areas of home cleaning and improvement, and offer some insights as to how to get your home looking its best - as well as disposing of waste responsibly!

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Topics: Organized Lifestyle, Cleaning Tips, cleaning schedule