AskShell.com Podcast - Episode 67

September 23rd 2016

The AskShell.com Podcast is a new version of the Home Discovery Radio Show Shell Busey used to do every weekend across Western Canada. In the AskShell.com Podcast, Shell answers YOUR emails, to have your email answered, join Shell's AskShell.com Club. It's Just That Easy!
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CondoSmarts - Collecting Strata Fees and Special Levies

September 22nd 2016

Dear Tony: Our townhouse complex has been using a collection service to deal with unpaid strata fees, special levies and fines. A number of owners have complained about being harassed and bullied for fees they do not owe, or additional fees on top of what they owe, and council members are having a rethink about this decision. Our management company offered to act as our collection agent, but have proposed that they retain 40% fee of the amount owing in exchange for the collection. Could you writ
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What Size and Type of Gas Fireplace is Best Suited For Your Room?

September 21st 2016

While you're thinking about your lifestyle remember that not all gas fireplaces are created equal. There are many different types. Some are mainly decorative by design and use of these types should be limited to when you want to sit and enjoy the flame - not for heating.
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Fall Energy Saving Projects

September 20th 2016

Follow these tips to play a part in conserving energy:
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AskShell.com Podcast - Episode 66

September 16th 2016

The AskShell.com Podcast is a new version of the Home Discovery Radio Show Shell Busey used to do every weekend across Western Canada. In the AskShell.com Podcast, Shell answers YOUR emails, to have your email answered, join Shell's AskShell.com Club. It's Just That Easy!
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CondoSmarts - The Dark Side of Family Accommodations

September 15th 2016

Dear Tony: We have an owner in our building who should never have been moved into a condo. There have been a number of fires in her suite, she is constantly giving strangers keys to our buildings, and her personal safety is always a problem. We have two residents that reach out to her every day to make sure she is safe, has a good meal for dinner, and is taking her medication. How does a strata council deal with families who buy a condo to simply house an elderly parent to avoid the costs of car
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Happy Avante Concrete Customer

September 14th 2016

Here is a note from a happy Shell Busey's Home Service Referal Network customer: I just emailed this to the Avante team: Thank you to the Avante Concrete team! We now have a new concrete patio and two sets of stairs and they look wonderful.
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Fall Maintenance For The Home

September 13th 2016

Fall is here and it's the time of year when we inspect our homes, finish off those exterior maintenance chores and ensure our homes' heating systems are in fine working order. While the timing of the seasons varies across the country, this maintenance list is a general guide for you to follow.
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Preparation & Product To Use When Painting Exposed Concrete Foundation

September 12th 2016

Q: Over the years the soil has settled around the foundation of our home, the black tar on the concrete is now showing. The area is dry and I was wanting to paint the concrete, can you recommend a product that will adhere to it?
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AskShell.com Podcast - Episode 65

September 9th 2016

The AskShell.com Podcast is a new version of the Home Discovery Radio Show Shell Busey used to do every weekend across Western Canada. In the AskShell.com Podcast, Shell answers YOUR emails, to have your email answered, join Shell's AskShell.com Club. It's Just That Easy!
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