Home Repair Costs Climbing as Inflation Soars

Home Repair Costs Climbing as Inflation Soars

The cost of home repair is increasing, driven by a labour gap shortage, rising labour and materials costs, much of it the result of 39-year high inflation, which hit 8.1% in June. As a result of the inflation, the Bank of Canada raised interest by an entire percentage...

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Service Line Warranties of Canada Welcomes New Partners

Service Line Warranties of Canada Welcomes New Partners

Service Line Warranties of Canada recently welcomed new partnerships with Port Colborne, Erin, Aylmer and Region of Durham in Ontario, offering our educational materials and optional warranties to nearly another quarter million Ontarians, and Bashaw in Alberta, the...

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Electric Vehicles Predicted to Take Over Canadian Roads

Electric Vehicles Predicted to Take Over Canadian Roads

With the average gas price soaring to $2.08 a liter – a more than 60% increase over last year’s average of $1.29 – and the federal government mandating that 100% of new passenger vehicle sales be electric vehicles by 2035, it seems that electric vehicles, or EV, are...

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Finding a Contractor Proves Difficult Task for Canadians

Finding a Contractor Proves Difficult Task for Canadians

The pandemic has changed many things, including the way we look at our homes. After months of working and living at home, many of us want a change, because we want our homes to be more functional, more comfortable or better reflect who we are. And one of the biggest...

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Foundation Helps Hamilton Woman Replace Plumbing Stack

Foundation Helps Hamilton Woman Replace Plumbing Stack

Deanna F. of Hamilton, Ontario, was a single mother who had lost her job because of COVID-19 and exhausted her benefits. "She had bought the home a few years earlier with the idea that was where she would raise her kids," said Collin Potter, Hamilton City Plumbing...

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SLWC: Meet Our Newest Team Members

SLWC: Meet Our Newest Team Members

We’ve invited several new members to our team in the past few months, including Adam Moede, Manager for Partnerships; Daisy Peppler, Senior Manager for National Operations; Madhav Gottumukkala, Senior Manager for Marketing; and Morty Smolash, Senior Manager for Business Development.

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Canadian Infrastructure Faces Climate Change Challenges

Canadian Infrastructure Faces Climate Change Challenges

Climate change is the new reality for Canadian infrastructure, and its effects have become so pronounced that it can no longer be denied – the Prairie and Great Lakes are seeing droughts, the Arctic Circle is seeing glacial loss, everything is becoming hotter and...

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Prevent Frozen Pipes With These Easy DIY Tips

As temperatures continue to drop and a La Niña develops over the Pacific for the second year in a row, experts are expecting a cold start to winter and early snow this year. Temperatures will be up and down throughout the winter season, but extra cold weather is...

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