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12 New Year’s Resolutions Every Homeowner Should Make | Real Estate
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12 New Year’s Resolutions Every Homeowner Should Make | Real Estate

The start of a new year is a good time to establish different goals. And one of yours may be to keep your home in great shape. To that end, here are some homeowner resolutions to put on your list for 2023.1. Conduct a Home AssessmentYour home has a lot of different facets. A good way to organize yourself for 2023 and know which items need to be addressed first is to do a thorough home assessment. Angie Hicks, chief customer officer at home improvement network Angi, says the best way to go about this is to pretend that you're a home buyer evaluating a property you're looking to purchase.Walk through your home room by room and make a list of the problems you're seeing, she says. Then, group them into different categories.Hicks says mechanical and structural issues should be grouped into o...
Homeowners grapple with burst pipes as cold wreaks havoc on Lower Mainland – BC
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Homeowners grapple with burst pipes as cold wreaks havoc on Lower Mainland – BC

When Michelle Morisette and Tom Little left for a Christmas holiday in Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta, they thought they were escaping the problems of the ice, snow and cold. But winter followed them when their son called Friday night to tell them their pipes had burst and water was pouring into the basement of their Vancouver home.“We didn’t realize how cold it was in Vancouver,” Morisette said. “We knew the weather was bad and there’s been snow, but the last time we spoke to (our son), he had reassured us that everything was okay. So when we found out that the pipe burst, we were really shocked and very upset.” 1:00 Wild winter weather brings surprising moments in B.C. ...