Gearing up for Fall

September 19th 2017

As we head into shorter days and cooler nights, it's an ideal time to do some preventative maintenance in and around the house. It doesn't have to take weeks or months and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. If you take care of the basics you'll save yourself hundreds of dollars in costly repairs for such things as winter damage and heat loss. Most people can do their own work, and it doesn't need to be a back breaking regimen of chores.
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Shell Busey Blog - Creative Concrete Driveway

September 13th 2017

If you are planning on redoing your driveway, Shell says why not be creative with the process. Add a design or image to your concrete driveway to make it stand out in your neighborhood.
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Shell Busey's OmBuseyMan Blog

September 12th 2017

This is Shell Busey's OmBuseyMan Blog... Shell talks about issues home owners will face and new products that will wow you. Check back regularily, because Shell adds to his blog each week!
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Furnace Tune-Up Checklist

September 11th 2017

Here is a checklist to follow if you are going to tune-up your furnace:
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Office Closed For Labour Day

September 1st 2017

We are Closed for Labour Day. We will Re-Open Tuesday Sept. 5th at 9am
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CondoSmarts - Air BnB - Who pays the cost?

August 31st 2017

Dear Tony: We purchased our condo in 2013 with the understanding that our strata corporation could not impose any rental bylaws. We started using our condo as an Air BnB in 2015 and in the summer of 2016 our strata corporation passed a bylaw that prohibits the business use of strata lots for Air BnB, VRBO or any other type of short term rentals. To date they have imposed over $5,400 in fines against our strata lot and are trying to get us to pay $1,700 for damage to the parking gate they claim w
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Shell Busey Blog - Foundation Wrap Delta MS

August 24th 2017

Delta Wrap is a "Best" feature on any foundation. The Delta MS product is a dimpled polyurethane plastic membrane that is fastened to the exterior of the foundation wall improving the water drainage around the home and adding a comfort feature to the wall.
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Repair Wax-Burnt Carpet

August 22nd 2017

Q: While we were entertaining last week, a candle was knocked over. Fortunately, someone grabbed it in a hurry, but some wax spilled on our carpet, burning the fibres. Can you suggest a way to repair the carpet?
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Dealing With A Cracked Concrete Driveway

August 15th 2017

Q: We have a concrete driveway that is badly cracked and chipped. We are thinking of having a new asphalt driveway instead of concrete. Our question is can we have the asphalt laid directly over the existing drive or do we have to have all the old concrete removed?
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Shell Busey Blog - Organize Your Closet

August 14th 2017

Shell talks about closet organizers and the kind that he prefers. For the price, you can't beat a wire rack organizer. It allows for ventilation between your clothing items and is easy to install.
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