How To Select The Right Winter Cover For Your Pool

How To Select The Right Winter Cover For...

Swimming pools are an amazing place of relaxation during the summer, but as time passes and autumn comes you need to be prepared and buy a cover that will protect your pool during the winter. It’s crucial to restrict access to the pool during the cold season because that can lead to lots of accidents if you are not careful. There are lots of different winter covers you can buy for your pool, here is a quick guide to cover your options.  Each have their own pros and cons and vary in price and overall quality. Solid Woven There are multiple winter pool covers that you can...
Using RICE Therapy To Heal Soft Tissue Injuries

Using RICE Therapy To Heal Soft Tissue I...

The capitalization should clue you in to the fact that we’re not referring to the fluffy white stuff you eat with your dinner. RICE is an acronym for rest, ice, compression and elevation, and it’s the recognized method to treat muscle strains, ligament sprains, or other bruises and injuries. It’s important to RICE as soon as possible after an injury and to continue for up to 48 hours afterwards. SO WHAT MAKES RICE THE TREATMENT CHOICE OF MOST FIRST AID AND HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS? The RICE method relieves pain, limits swelling and protects the injured soft tissue. When...
Why Your Family Needs a Hot Tub

Why Your Family Needs a Hot Tub

Have you ever considered getting a hot tub for your home?  I live in Toronto, and having a hot tub in Ontario is a must if you want to survive these really cold and really long winters. All people have different needs and expectations when it comes to a product. In addition, they all have different jobs, income and ways of life. What we do have in common is surely the need to relax and feel better in a quiet and friendly environment. The best way to achieve this is by buying your own, personal hot tub. While it can surely be thought of as a nice way to improve your home...
How Can I Get A Mortgage With Bad Credit?

How Can I Get A Mortgage With Bad Credit...

Many people assume that they cannot get a mortgage because they have bad credit, but that’s not necessarily the case. There is an entire market dedicated to helping people who have a less than perfect credit history. Getting a copy of your credit report and finding out your credit score is a good first step when you want to secure a mortgage. It can uncover problems you may be unaware of and provide you with accurate information that may be crucial for obtaining funds. So what are a credit report and a credit score? A credit score is a rating assigned by a credit...
The Homeowners Guide to Basement Underpinning

The Homeowners Guide to Basement Underpi...

Are you ready to turn your dark and drab basement into something fun and functional?  Most older basements have very low ceiling heights, unusable for a living space.  If you want to get a full height basement, you will need to do some construction that will lower your basement and create more ceiling height.  This process is known as underpinning. What is Underpinning? Basement underpinning is essentially used for 2 main purposes which includes either to repair a damaged foundation, or to add additional living space.  Why you Need Basement Underpinning? Structural Repair...
10 Simple Habits for a Simplified Life

10 Simple Habits for a Simplified Life

As life seems to get busier and more complicated with every passing day, you are likely searching for some way to help make your daily life a little simpler. Did you know that there are a few good habits that you can pick up to actually help make your life a little simpler? It’s true! Take a look at ten simple habits to get the simplified life you want and need. Plan your week out ahead of time – On Sunday, before you week starts, it can help to plan out all of the appointments, activities and meetings that you have during the week on a calendar or in a day planner. My...
New Year

New Year

Every year millions of people make promises to themselves they will never keep.  They start off strong in January, start to trip up by March and by June, they forgot they ever made a new years resolution. The key to making promises to yourself in the new year is to: 1- Really want to change 2- Change only 1-2 major things, not lots of little things that in the end are meaningless 3- Remind yourself everyday what your goal is and why you are doing it 4- Again, constantly remind yourself why you are doing it People break their promises because they fail to reinforce the...