Entries by Mark Vella

‘Tis the season: Handy tips for hanging Outdoor Christmas Lights

‘Tis the season: Handy tips for hanging outdoor Christmas lights It’s that time of year. The holiday spirit, the carols, the gifts, the food…and let’s not forget, the Christmas Lights! But before your mind races off with visions of your home being lit up with a million little colorful LED bulbs, here are some easy […]

Let it snow, let it snow!

Well there it is, Southern Albertans – the first ‘real’ snow for this season. It’s something we’ve come to expect – after all, it is a little late this year, isn’t it? However, once the snow falls, it is a good idea to ask yourself: “Is my house ready for winter?” Many homeowners find themselves asking this important question […]

When the Storm Hits

Extreme weather, like hail, hurricanes, blizzards, tornadoes, and fire, have potential to wreak havoc on your home. In 2013 alone, overall storm damage exceeded $1 billion, according to the National Climate Data Center. If a storm were to hit where you live, you’d likely turn to your home insurance plan to help you pay for […]