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The look of your lawn and garden may be the first and

perhaps the most lasting impression people have of

your home and property. Landscaping plays an essential

role in enhancing its beauty and increasing the

value.

Fortunately, homeowners can turn their own landscapes

into works of art at an affordable price.

In recent years, many companies have begun to introduce

more varieties of bagged rock and mulch.

• Apply mulch in late spring. This helps reduce soil

temperature and save water.


• Apply fine mulches one to two inches deep. Coarse

or fluffy mulches should be put on three to four

inches deep.


• Apply mulch evenly and level it with a rake or your

hands.


• Wet thoroughly after applying mulch.

Decorative landscaping stones and mulches are not

only an excellent way to beautify and accent garden

beds, ponds, driveways and walkways, they also provide

natural benefits to the soil and plants. These benefits

include controlling and reducing erosion, retaining

moisture, controlling weeds and insulating the soil.

Here are a few tips on choosing and applying mulch:

• Choose mulch that is long lasting and not easily

washed away.

• Pick mulch that has a loose structure to let water

pass through quickly.

Pull mulch a few inches away from plant stems and tree

trunks.

To further control weeds and keep plants healthy,

there’s a new mulch called Vigoro Mulch with Weed

Stop. It’s the first to contain pre-emergent herbicide,

controlling unwanted weeds for up to four months yet

allowing bulbs, established flowers, shrubs and trees

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Above Ground Pools

Essential Care Tips

Soon spring will be here and it will be time to undergo

the task of opening your above ground swimming pool.

Planning will make your job a whole lot easier. There is

nothing worse than realizing you’re short one bag of

shock when you are in the middle of prepping the pool.

So first, you need to make a list of chemicals that are

needed.

The needs will vary depending upon the type of pool

you own. Therefore, this article will talk about it in

general. You should always refer to your pool and pump

instructions for additional information. Things you

will likely need are liquid or powder shock, bromine,

chlorine powder or tablets, sanitizing cartridge for the

cartridge filters, pH increase or decrease and a test kit

to test the chemical levels.

Do not take off just yet and run to the local pool supply

store for chemicals. Stop and take a few minutes to

check out all of your hoses, skimmer baskets, clamps,

gaskets and o-rings. If any of the parts look like they

might need replaced, take them with you to the pool

supply store. It is a lot easier to match replacement

parts if you have the old part with you.

Now that you have the easy part finished, it is time

to begin the fun. The first thing required taking the

cover off. You will want to enlist help for this, because

you want to avoid getting any top water into the pool

water. In an above ground pool, you should siphon the

water off with a hose.

To get a good siphon started, hook up the hose to the

spigot and put the other end of the hose into the top

water. Turn the hose on for a minute to fill it. Next crimp

the hose a foot or two away from the faucet, and with

your other hand, disconnect the hose from the spigot.

Position the hose at a downspout drain to discharge

then let go of the crimp. The water will reverse and start

to drain.

Once you have the water cleared, use a leaf rake to

remove as many leaves and twigs as possible. Next, remove

your cover weights or springs. At this time a few

people positioned around the pool will help to keep

the cover out of the water. Try to fold your cover like a

blanket keeping the crud in the middle then remove

the cover. You need to scrub the cover thoroughly so it

is dry for summer storage.

Now it is time to attach all the pump hoses. Remember

to lube plugs, fittings, valves, and o-rings with petroleum

jelly. Also, be sure to remove any freeze plugs that

were used to cover the hose openings. You will most

likely need to add water to the pool. It needs to be filled

to the skimmer halfway point.

At this point you should start re-circulating the water

and check for any leaks around the pump and hoses.

Once your pool is leak and drip free, skim off as much

floating debris as you can with your skimmer net. Open

all your valves to flood the hoses and prime the pool

pump. Most manufacturers recommend constant recirculation

of the pool water for at least three days. Any

crud and debris on the sides and bottom of the pool

will need to be scrubbed off. Use the broom attachment

of your pool vacuum for this.

After all debris has been removed and the pool has

been scrubbed, check your filter for cleaning. Some

pumps have removable filters; others are back-flushed,

so clean as directed. Once the filter is cleaned, you can

now super shock the water as per your manufacturer’s

instructions. If you start with green water, you will need

a lot more shock. It may take a few days of recirculation

to clear the water. Once the water has cleared, test your

water or take a sample to your pool supply store and

have it analyzed. Adjust the water as required and keep

the recirculation going. All that is now left to do now is

to wait for the water to warm up so you can start enjoying

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Maintaining The Quality Of

The Floors In Your Room

Floating floor boards are usually used in the

surface mediums; that’s why it is more prone

to liquids and warps. Mopping is never recommended

if you have this kind of flooring.

How to clean your floor properly

Sweep and vacuum the floor regularly and

use a dust mop to get rid of any accumulated

dusts.

Use a damp cloth and a mild cleanser to clean

any stubborn dirt or spills on the floor. Never

use any abrasive scrubber on your floor boards

because it can damage its quality.

As much as possible, never spill any water on

the floor because it will result to any damage.

If ever this accident may happen, immediately

use a sponge or a dry cloth to get rid of the

water.

If ever there are paint, food stains or nail polish

spilled on the floor, use a rubbing alcohol or

a nail polish remover to get rid of the stains.

Wipe out the debris and never scrub the floor.

If wax is spilled on the floor, wait for it to dry up

and cool. Gently scrape the wax away and later

on use a sponge to wipe the area.

If there is a chewing gum stuck on the floor,

you an ice to harden it and scrape it away like

the way you did on the wax. Again, wipe the

area with a sponge to clean it.

Always check the manufacturer on how to

clean the floor boards. Some manufacturers

may want you to use specific brands to help

you maintain the cleanliness of the floors.

Tips for your floor boards

Do not let the floor have long periods of time

directed by sunlight, it can cause discoloration

of the floor or fade its colour. Use protectors

underneath your furniture to prevent any

scratches on the floor.

Place doormats on every door to trap the dirt

immediately and reduce it going to the floor.

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scratch your floor.

Don’t wear a stiletto heels when on the floor

because it can also scratch the floor.

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its beautiful quality. Make sure that you

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This year at the 2019 Edmonton Home + Garden Show happening March

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to help tackle the most popular room of the home. Kitchens are often

the first room up for a renovation since it’s the space that’s used the

most and where we tend to see the most people hang out. We eat three

meals there (sometimes more!) and it has now transformed into the hub

of entertainment for homeowners. MasterChef season 7 winner Shaun

O’Neale and Vancouver designer Jamie Banfield are helping us cook up a

kitchen renovation with expert tips for cooking and design for the kitchen.

We know so many homeowners are utilizing their kitchens more than

ever. If you’re looking to up your kitchen game, take it straight from the

source of all our foodie inspiration: MasterChef season 7 champion Shaun

O’Neale. It’s now time to start utilizing your new professional kitchen in

a skillful way. Shaun suggests perfecting two “simple” dishes: “Two dishes

I think everyone should know are a perfectly roasted chicken, and a

perfectly cooked medium rare steak.” He also advises not to be afraid of

heat! “The biggest difference in home cooking and professional kitchens

are fires and plating. In professional kitchens we are not afraid of cooking

over the highest heat possible because we have to get the plates out

the door. I feel like a lot of home cooks are afraid to crank up the heat,”

notices O’Neale. “As far as creating restaurant type dishes at home, I

would say take the time to present the food in an artistic way, it is very

true that we eat with our eyes first so if the food looks delicious it will

taste that much better.”

We can’t wait to taste what the MasterChef will be cooking up on the

Home + Garden stage this year. Perhaps his favourites from his book? “I

really love the Bourbon Braised Short Rib Ravioli and the at home dry

aged ribeye!” As for Jamie, he’ll be dishing out his best design tips for

homeowners this season. The only way you’ll catch him on our kitchen

stage? “If Shaun’s making a risotto you’ll find me front row!” For more tips

for cooking, or designing your kitchen, visit the Home + Garden Show

March 21-24 at the Edmonton Expo Centre!

“People love food, being nosy and socializing,” says Banfield. “The kitchen

incorporates all these aspects and much more. We are seeing trends in

the space being used for multiple cooks at the same time, meal prepping

and just good ol’ entertaining.” When it comes to kitchen design, one

thing is for sure: open concepts are here to stay. “Open concept living is

so popular,” notices Jamie. “The way we use our homes is transforming

and spaces are evolving to be multi-functional. We want a kitchen that we

can be functional as a cook but can also serve as a space for an intimate

Saturday dinner party. It also doubles as a space for the kids to do

homework or for young professionals to get a bit of work done.”

With the growing trend with people wanting to eat healthier, cook their

own meals and supporting local foods, the kitchen has become even

more important for the everyday home cook. “With this massive trend in

home cooking, professional kitchens in the home are skyrocketing,” says

Jamie. “We are seeing technology such as steam ovens, interior kitchen

herb gardens and even fridges dedicated to herbs and edible plants.” The

inspiration Jamie says, comes from online. “It’s becoming so easy to be

inspired by all these amazing cooking shows like MasterChef, online food

bloggers and recipes from YouTube.” He concludes, “we’re eating up all

the elements of these trends and I’m loving how kitchens are evolving.”

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Security cameras provide a means for its owner to watch over his

or her property from the safety and convenience of any area he

chooses. This type of system is a great deterrent to thievery and

unwanted entry. Most organizations that have sensitive items or

are off limits to the general public employ these cameras to help

keep their places safe.

Purchasing and implementing such a system may save your

business from the terrors of illegal entry. Investment in such

could save you a whole lot of trouble. Before purchasing a system,

you will want to consider the following factors.

Study your needs. The type of security measures installed will

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is the area you would like covered? How many cameras will it

take to monitor this area? You must make sure the security camera

system you will purchase can accommodate enough slots for

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would like everything documented. However, this may be costly.

Many establishments only require video records of their security.

Also, you must ascertain whether you need to have your security

cameras record in color or black and white. Color cameras are, of

course, more sophisticated and show a clearer picture. However,

they tend to be pricey. Color cameras might also not work in

low-light situations.

Consider the location of the cameras. Will the location be hard to

set up a wiring system in? In that case, you may want to consider

wireless security camera systems. However, these cameras

must be in a place that is conducive to high quality broadcast.

There must be no interference. They can, though, be moved

around the area. They are a bit more flexible than their fixed-wire

cousins.

Will the camera system be for outdoor purposes? Cameras that

monitor outdoor locations need special weatherproof housings

and may not be recommended for extreme temperatures and

various elements. Also those that may be vandalized must be

protected against such. Also, you must take in consideration the

lighting for an area. If your camera cannot record a scene due to

bad lighting, you will end up with muddy images that won’t help

in your surveillance activities. Choose a security camera that has

a good sensitivity to light. Also, try to illuminate such areas with

external lighting. You must consider where the power sources

will be located. Make sure they are well protected against the

elements and from tampering.

Consider the available methods for recording the images. You

may use a variety of backup media. And with the advent of computer

storage media, even the use of hard disks, compact discs,

and DVDs can prove to be an inexpensive way to store your data.

Most home security cameras require little wiring, but installation

differs according to model. Here are the basic steps:

• Survey the area to be monitored. Follow the instructions/

manual that comes with your security camera product. Install

the camera at a proper distance from the area to be surveyed.

Cameras vary in the distances from which they focus,

so it would do well to pay notice to such.

• Secure the camera using proper mounts, etc. Make sure that

if the camera you are to install should not be moved, its placing

should be secure and tamper proof.

• Connect the camera to the monitor according to the manufacturer’s

directions. Make sure the wiring is as hidden and

as secure as possible. This will make it harder for vandals and

thieves from damaging your wiring.

• Fine tune your system. Make sure you optimize the images

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safe plans to employ in case your cameras break down.

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I was born and raised in the area on our Family Farm. My

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we are proud to make this area our home.

20 years of Dentistry in the area has allowed us to grow

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staff of 10 support people to serve our busy clinic and are

all from the surrounding area.

Our office provides all aspects of Family Dentistry for

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As a parent and local business owner I feel obligated to

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Established in 2012 PROUDLY Serving the Edmonton Region

Starting as a novice roofer over 15 years ago Kevin Morris has not only built a career out of being

a Roofer, he has built one of the most successful and growing Edmonton and area companies

over the last 6 years. Real Home Advice is proud to Feature SILVERLINE ROOFING as its,

Roofer of Choice.

SILVERLINE ROOFING is very much a Family Run Business. Kevin has as many as

10- 2 man crews working during the peak spring and summer months. While

Kevin is juggling the field work his wife Tara and daughter Daniella are

manning the support office.

THEIR SPECIALTIES

Silverline specializes in all types of Roofing and Shingles

from Asphalt to Cedar. Silverline is also an expert in

the Rubberized Roofing category. If you need a

Skylight Installed, call them.

ACCREDITATIONS

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

The Morris Family and Staff ask those that can to support the

EDMONTON FOOD BANK OVER THE COMING WINTER SEASON

Real Home advice is proud to Partner with Silverline Roofing. In fact

“We liked their work so much, that we hired them to do our own Roof.”

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GOLD STAR CONTRACTING Ltd.

SERVING EDMONTON AND AREA SINCE 2014

Proudly owned and operated by Leo Gingras and

Family and providing 70 jobs in Alberta.

“HOW MY COMPANY is AND why MY FOCUS CHANGED

SEPTEMBER 11, 2001”

LEO GINGRAS’S OWN WORDS:

“Sept 11 2001,I remember going to a restaurant across

the road from the office after hearing about the attacks

on the US. I sat for hours watching what went

on and felt great loss. That was a change in our world.

My commitment to customers changed as I felt those

peoples sacrifice that day. I was determined then to

give the respect and deliver on commitments regardless

of the owners mindset. The customer was now

family. I have tried my career in property maintenance

to supply valued service to all customers. I have most of

these customers with me since that change in attitude.

The change in attitude was not profit driven but customer

driven. I have really great customers and look

after properties for them in Lloydminster, Whitecourt,

Calgary and of course all around Edmonton”.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

One thing is personal to us and my Friend Shane

Michener is the Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation.

Jessica was a loved relative of Shane’s wife Monique,

Shane and I are partners in A Kung Fu School (Inner

Dragon Kung Fu) We have retired from formal classes.

We offer, for fundraising purposes, a Women’s Self Defense

Seminar Shane developed and usually have one a

year. www.jessicamartelmemorialfoundation.com

Kung Fu was a part of my life since 1993. Teaching and

passing on the importance of discipline & respect.

IF YOU CAN WE ASK YOU TO SUPPORT

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WHAT DRIVES US GOING FORWARD

“I believe that every customer has a set amount of

money available to maintain the property they own, by

providing the cost efficient technology we can improve

the end result. I will assist in other areas and assist with

other aspects of the remaining budget to save more. If

I was really driven by profits like majority of my competitors

I would not be doing a great service to my customer.”

Commercial and Residential Snow Removal

Competitive Pricing Personal Service

Site inspections Quality Workmanship

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WHAT WE DO AND DO WELL

Snow Removal and Asphalt Maintenance are our 2 big

areas of work. We use the best technology to provide

the most cost effective result. Thermal repairs as well

and Proper Crack Banding have given us a great opportunity

to grow

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• Eavestrough Cleaning

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OUR TRUCKS

Our services trucks are fully

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Splashdown Eaves has been operating in

the Edmonton marketplace since 2003. The

president of Splashdown has been personally

involved in the eavestrough business for in excess

of 30 years. Our philosophy is to provide a service

that offers quality products and workmanship at a fair

price. This has resulted in our business enjoying strong

growth with an increasing client list, which includes home

builders, siding, roofing and restoration contractors, as well

as individual homeowners.

Today we operate 8 eavestrough trucks, equipped with continuous

roll-form machines and crews that are experienced in this trade.

We make an extra effort to service our customers by keeping one

of our trucks and crew focused on small jobs and last-minute repairs

that are so often required in the construction business. We carry liability

insurance and are in good standing with WCB. All crews are safety trained

on OH&S requirements and are equipped with high quality fall protection

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OUR CREWS

Our tradesmen are fully

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Why Should You Get A

Homeowners Insurance?

Homeowners insurance protects the homeowner from financial losses against theft, storms, fire,

flood and all other causes explained in your policy. Read your policy carefully to understand your coverages.

Reading policy is not enough you should also know about your rights. All states have renter’s

insurance and consumer bill of rights to help you in case you file a claim against home insurance company.

Your home insurance company should send you bill of rights with policy.

JPH CONCRETE

Josh Hellinga

5821-55 St. Barrhead, AB

Email: josh.hellinga@jphconcrete.com

Call us today

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OUR SERVICES

• Sidewalks/Driveways

• Grade beams

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Don’t wait until you have a claim to review your

policy and to know your rights.

Here are some reasons why you should get a

homeowner insurance.

You are recommended to buy a Homeowners

Insurance, which covers five or six coverages rather

than specific policy for specific coverage. Buying

separate policies will cost you much.

Homeowners policy include five coverages.

Dwelling coverage: This coverage of homeowners

policy will pay you in case of damage to your outstanding

building like garage or storage sheds and

your home.

Personal property coverage: It will pay when your

household items like furniture, television, freeze or

clothing are stolen, damaged or destroyed.

damage. In such cases homeowners insurance will

soon provide you with a minimum of 20,000 USD

as coverage. Policyholders can buy an extra premium

of $1 million.

Medical payments coverage: It pays all medical

bills if someone gets injured even in the premises

of your property. Medical coverage also covers

certain injuries such as your dog biting someone in

your house. You can get a basic coverage of $500.

This can be increased upto$5000 by paying extra

charges.

Loss of use – If your house is damaged due to any

reason and you have no where to live, in such

condition your living expenses will be paid by the

homeowners policy.

Thus you can make your home and your life secure

with Homeowners insurance policy.

Liability coverage: It protects you in case you are

responsible for someone else’s injury or property

• Fences

• Retaining walls

• Decks

• Interior Renovations

• Framing

SUPREME FENCE AND DECK INC.

We do quality work, done on time.

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Written by: Jack Mackenzie Real Home Advice

SERVING THE NORTH WEST REGION FOR OVER 23 YEARS

With 23 years experience to tap into, Kathie and Ian Rae are the perfect

solution to you getting a proper and thorough Inspection of your property

and or potential Home purchase. What separates Amerispec, Kathie and Ian

from others is their personal dedication to genuinely helping get the right and

safe information to their clients. As a husband and wife team they have combined

Ian’s work and expertise with GG Services to work in perfect synergy with

Kathie and the Amerispec Inspection Services. At GG Services they focus on and

are experts in Indoor Air Quality and tackle issues like mold and wood energy

transfer. With an eye on safety and quality of life Kathie and Ian use their combined

expertise to get you the best feedback and answer to your needs and questions. They

do not just inspect your home; they inspect the quality of your living environment for

your health and well being.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Always with an eye on their local community and as active grandparents Kathie and Ian

are proud to be members of the Chamber of Commerce in Whitecourt as well as the BBB.

Over the years the Rae’s have supported the Terry Fox Run. They are also active and vocal

supporters of local public Radio CKUA. Kathie and Ian respectfully ask that those that can

please support either one or both these important causes.

Never sacrificing Safety is the motto Kathie and Ian are proud to share in both their professional

and personal life.

WE AT REAL HOME ADVICE ARE PROUD TO FEATURE KATHIE AND IAN RAE AND THEIR COM-

PANIES AS OUR HOME INSPECTION SERVICES PARTNER FOR NORTH WEST ALBERTA

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Taking a closer look at Alberta's Homes

Toll Free 1 888 310 3383

amerispec.rae@gmail.com

Serving Barrhead, Drayton Valley, Mayerthorpe,

Whitecourt, Fox Creek, Edson, Hinton, Jasper, Slave

Lake, Grande Prairie and Peace Country

Box 1424 Whitecourt, AB T7S 1P3


Home Painting Tips

Remember, everyone starts as a beginner at painting. Just because you have never painted a house doesn’t mean

you shouldn’t give it a try. The money you save by painting your own house is money you can put into other home

improvements. It can also be a fun thing for the whole family to do.

Here are some of the basics. Of course the first thing you need to do is wash down the walls of your house. A pressure

washer can be rented at almost any rental yard and is the best way to do that. Now go around with a scraper

and remove all loose paint and chipped areas. You don’t have to scrape the entire wall, but any areas where the

surface is not flat can cause you problems as you paint your house. Next, figure out your square footage so you

can determine the amount of paint you will need to buy. Buy your paint in 5-gallon pails, rather than gallons to

save more money.

Talk to the helper at your local paint store and tell him about your project. They can help you decide on how many

brushes and rollers and other items you will need. You can buy natural or synthetic bristles for oil based paints, but

only use synthetic bristles with latex paint. The same rule applies to rollers. Make sure you purchased some painter’s

tape. It’s blue tape that comes in different widths and is easy to remove without messing up your paint job.

That brings us to preparation. Tape off all areas you don’t wish to get this color of paint on. If there are large areas

to cover, make sure you pick up some rolls of plastic. You can tape the edges of the plastic down over whatever

you need to cover.

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As a company providing premier customer service it is important to us to deliver

unparalleled workmanship on every assignment. We offer a wide range of services to

meet your project needs and ensure durable and cost effective workmanship.

Home improvement.

Inside and out.

We have years of experience

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landscaping and are fully equipped

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Our Activities

Improve the comfort of your home.

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We provide a 12 month warranty

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Don’t paint out of the paint cans. First reason is that

leaving the paint can open will dry out the paint and

make it difficult to apply. Another reason is that your

brush or roller picks up dirt and foreign objects, which

will end up in your paint and may even change the color

as you go along. Do all of your cutting or trimming

in before you paint the walls. Use a 4″ brush and with

a smooth stroke guide it around the edges where you

taped off. Make sure you have plenty of paint on your

brush. The biggest mistake people make is trying to

stretch the paint too far. Keep drips cleaned up as you

go with a small rag. Remember you will be rolling up

to the edge of your cut, so don’t worry about that, just

make sure you cover the edges well.

Start on the edges of your walls and work your way

toward the middle. Most people don’t do this and problems

can result. If you start and new can of paint in the

middle of the wall and there is any difference in the color

at all, it will show up there more than it would on the

edges. So with each new can of paint you open, start at

the edges first. Dip your roller in water (for Latex) or solvent

(for oil-based paint), before you start. Whether you

use a pan or a 5-gallon bucket with a screen, make sure

you roll it out a little to make sure it isn’t dripping. You

don’t need to go all the way from the top to the bottom

as you paint. Do what you can reach.

Apply the paint in a Y or an N pattern, then apply paint

in columns up and down smoothing out all the edges

or ridges as you go. Again don’t try to stretch the paint

out, make sure you have enough paint on your roller to

give it a good coat. If you are applying more than one

coat, make sure the first coat is completely dry before

applying a new coat of paint. Corners are a difficult part

to learn to paint. If you aren’t careful, this is where you

will see paint drips later. Get as close to corners as you

can, but don’t scrape the roller against the corner. That

will cause drips. If you are unsure, have a paintbrush

handy to smooth out drips. That is also a good idea

overall. Keep a paintbrush ready for taking care of any

drips or ridges you leave behind. Doing this as you go is

much easier than trying to fix it after it’s dry or partially

dry.

Using tray liners for your paint trays will save you a lot

of time at cleanup. Soak your brushes when done for

awhile and they will also be easier to clean. For water

based paint, soak in water and for oil based paint soak

them in solvent.

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DO YOU KNOW ABOUT

“THE VETERANS HOUSING PROJECT”

DID YOU KNOW? - IT STARTED JANUARY 1971 AND STILL GOING STRONG

DID YOU KNOW? - IT PROVIDE S INDEPENDENT LIVING FOR VETERANS AND FAMILIES

DID YOU KNOW? - THEIR MAIN SOURCE OF INCOME IS DONATIONS

DID YOU KNOW? – VETERANS VILLA IS THE ONLY EDMONTON APARTMENT BUILDING FOR VETS

Real Home Advice is proud to support the VETERANS HOUSING PROJECT EDMONTON.

We got to know the people involved with this important support group and their work over a year

ago. The Veteran’s Housing Project is known by many simply as VETERANS VILLA and is located in

Edmonton at 101-5210 - 106 STREET

Their onsite and hands on manager is Iris Wall who’s late husband Bob was a veteran. With over 40

years of property management Iris is a perfect representation of this terrific and important facility.

Simply put iris says, “We provide Independent Living and try to keep everyone safe”. Iris has been a

lifelong Legion Member and knows very well the need of veterans and especially senior veterans.

At this time we ask those that can to support not just Remembrance Day activities and causes but

also their very important YEAR ROUND PROPERTY that serves as a place of hope and independence

for so many veterans. PLEASE SUPPORT THE VETERANS HOUSING PROJECT TODAY!

The following Legions are the proud shareholders the VETERANS VILLA

BRANCH 150 -- STRATHCONA LEGION

BRANCH 215 -- EX SERVICE WOMENS BRANCH

BRANCH 178 -- NORWOOD LEGION

BRANCH 255 -- JASPER PLACE LEGION

BRANCH 175 – KINGSWAY LEGION


Veterans Housing

Project

We will

Remember.

101-5210 106 St. Edmonton, AB

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HELPING CLIENTS ACHIEVE THEIR VISION FOR THEIR DREAM HOME

“Let’s Take the First Step Together”

Your Home Project Deserves the Best

Your family and home are your most important treasures, and at A W Slemko Builders we pride ourselves

on helping you and your family be comfortable in your home. That’s why we’ve spent more than 35 years

helping our Edmonton neighbors with home improvement, renovations, or simply new paint as they

maintain their homes – or even build a customized house. We hope you’ll explore our website to discover

how we can best help you create the home you envision.

Quality Home Improvement and Renovations In Edmonton

Perhaps you’re happy with your home’s structure but are interested in refreshing the paint, changing out

doors, or making a few cosmetic alterations. Maybe you have a space that is “nearly there” but still needs

“something.” Our experienced staff is eager to help you find exactly what you need to update your home.

We’re happy to provide whatever level of home improvements, renovations or interior design assistance

you need for your Edmonton home.

We provide work of the highest quality for all levels of home improvement and renovations for our customers.

In addition to constructing high-quality custom new homes, we are available to add extra square

footage to an existing structure, knock out walls to help you create a new floor plan, or historically renovate

an old building to its former glory.

Keeping You Snug and Safe In Edmonton’s Variable Climate

Over the decades, we have learned the nuances of Edmonton’s old homes and lovingly restore them

while meeting today’s building codes to keep your family warm and safe during our harshest Alberta

winters.

Whether you’re purchasing a home and want to make it your own, expanding your space as your family

grows, or updating a well-lived in home for your retirement years, we have the expertise you need for

home improvements and renovations for your Edmonton home. Browse our website, check us out with

your friends and neighbors, then contact us to get started creating a home you’ll love.

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A Summer

Electrical Check Up

For Your Home

When was the last time your home had an electrical

checkup?

The wonderful weather of Summer presents the

easy opportunity to request that an electrician visit

and have your home’s electrical system thoroughly

checked. Similar to the way we as people go to the

doctor for a physical, a home’s electrical system

should receive annual or semi-annual inspections.

The main reasons we would do this are to protect

the longevity of the house, protect the inhabitant’s

well being and maintain the best efficiency –

which can save you money on your energy bill.

Throughout the year as electrical devices in the

home wear and tear, make a list and store it in an

accessible place. The more work that can be done

in one visit by an electrician, the more you will

save versus paying for several visits. Most electrical

problems should only be handled by a professional.

This is mainly due to the safety risk involved as

well as any job not done correctly can cost time

and money in the future if not up to code. Once

you have enough items on your list to take action,

review the home for any other electrical problems

that may have been overlooked.

This is also a great time to do an evaluation of

your electrical usage needs. Do you or your family

need more power in the home? If so, include that

on the list and ask the electrician if an upgrade is

available. Finally, in preparing for your checkup, it

may also be appropriate to determine if your home

could use money saving electrical fixture upgrades.

For example, you may want to upgrade frequently

used rooms from common incandescent lights

to fluorescent ones. This will reduce the electrical

consumption and lower your energy bill.

The next step is to request an estimate and evaluate

the electrician. To contact electricians many

people use the internet. One website that focuses

on the Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland

area provides brief descriptions of trusted Electrical

Contractors is http://www.allaroundthehome.com/

electricians.asp. This site allows the home-owner to

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make a decision on which electricians they wish

to request a free estimate from, without the fear

of having to field dozens of sales calls from contractors

they didn’t select.

“We set this site up because we wanted to allow

homeowners to decide which electricians should

contact them. We feel that this type of service request

can be treated more as a consultation if we

hand the decision to the homeowner. Many other

contractor referral sites sell a person’s contact info

to several contractors and this leads to them being

pushed by too many salespeople. Our website

opens the opportunity for the more professional,

consultative approach from the contractor to the

homeowner,” says All Around the Home’s Co-Owner,

Ryan Corey.

Using a site like this can allow you to choose one

or more local electricians that appear to be a

good fit for you and your job. Once you have the

chance to speak to the contractor you can ask

more qualifying questions. What might you want

to ask when chatting with an electrical contractor?

* Number of years of experience

* Types of specialty

* Type of charge: by the job or by the hour

* “Ballpark estimate” for your job

Depending on your job, the best rate may not be

the best fit. This often correlates with experience,

and that is a matter of your personal preference.

Finally, once the job is set up, prepare for the electrician’s

visit. Be sure to clear all work areas of any

fragile items, home decorations and furnishings. It

is also necessary to make sure that the panel box

is clear and ready to be accessed. This will save the

electrician time, which means you save money.

Once the visit is complete you can rest assured

that your home’s electrical safety has been optimized

and you will be operating at an efficient

level.

Sam Ammar

Publisher

To Our Valued Readers and Advertisers:

Real Home Advice is proud to announce that 2019 marks

our 7 Year Anniversary in the Edmonton Region. Our main

objective remains providing current and reliable information

to our readership. Our focus is in the areas of home

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Our readership has come to rely on our updated and

relevant editorials.

Also our advertising partners value the branding opportunity

we provide through our distribution, exclusivity &

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Your Local Trusted Home

Inspection Company

Article Provided by Ronny Reinhold - Owner Local Inspector

Local Inspector

Your Inspector

For most people buying a home is the biggest

investment in their life and I am here to make

your decision easier by thoroughly inspecting your

future home.

I walk every roof, as long as it is safe to do so.

This ensures that I can have a good look at shingle

installation and condition, flashing installation and

other things which may affect your roof.

I will also have a good look at grading, siding, stucco,

sidewalks, driveways, deck, heating/air conditioning,

electric, plumbing and much more.

Local-Inspector.ca is your “one stop Inspection

shop”.

Hi, my name is Ronny Reinhold. I started my

career as an apprentice carpenter in 1995 in Germany,

where I also achieved a Master Carpenter

designation in 2004.

I came to Canada in 2006 where I first worked for

a commercial contractor before I started my own

company The Carpenter Edmonton Ltd. in 2011.

I am always on the lookout for things which can

benefit our clients. In 2016 I decided to obtain a

Home Inspection License and support my desire

to ensure top quality safe and reliable work for all

my clients and anyone else who might need Home

Inspection advice. The Carpenter Edmonton Ltd.

therefore is a licensed as a Home Inspection Business

as well as a 20 year Carpentry expert here in

Edmonton.

My goal is to give you the best Home Inspection

possible!

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780.935.5059

www.local-inspector.ca

Home Inspection

Air Quality Testing

Odour Removal

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For advertising information give our classified advertising department

a call today at 780.406.6441 or email adcopy@realhomeadvice.ca

To Our Valued Readers and Advertisers

Real Home Advice is proud to continue in 2019 the

Business Service Directory for our readers in Edmonton

and area. Our main objective continues to be providing

current and reliable information to our readership in the

areas of home trends, renovations, services, decoration and

real estate. Our readership has come to rely on our updated

and relevant editorials. The body of the magazine has

evolved over the last few years. We focus on the Editorial

content first and ad content second. This has allowed us to

have exclusive and prominent ad spaces in the magazine

and allows for better visibility. Our readers told us they still

would like a directory of companies and services…. We

listened…

The directory allows our readers to easily access services or

products in one area. We have selected the companies for

the section to ensure our readers are getting good services

and products. As with ALL our ad Partners in the magazine

Big or Small, we like to partner with the ‘Best”.

TIME

FOR A

NEW

WINDOW

Window

Replacement

Specialist

For Quality Window

Replacement Visit

christensonexteriors.com

or call 780.451.8860

Moving & Storage

Edmonton &

Surrounding Area

780.468.7052 Since 1972

www.jennfairhurst.com

Email: jennfairhurst@remax.net

RE/MAX Real Estate

Cell: 780-235-1171

Office: 780-998-2295

Each office is independently owned and operated

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a call today at 780.406.6441 or email adcopy@realhomeadvice.ca

P R E S I D E N T

yourservicegrp@gmail.com

(780) 818-7608

(780) 986-6372

(780) 986-6375

www.yourservicegroup.ca

Since

1981

We sell New and Reconditioned Machines,

Central Vacuums, Shampooers and Floor

Polishers for Hard Wood Floors.

15232 Stony Plain Rd.

Edmonton, AB

780-484-5052

www.allmakevacuum.com

• House Cleaning

• House Organizing

• Office Cleaning

• Deep Cleaning

• Lawn Maintenance

• Drop in Companion

Senior Services

DROP IN COMPANION FOR SENIORS

...and so much more

587-989-5115

A lberta

C apital

C ontracting

Residential & Commercial

FREE ESTIMATES CALL TODAY!

780-554-8251

Serving Edmonton & Area

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Since

• Painting

• Deck Construction

• Fencing

• Basement Design

• Interior & exterior

Automotive. Residential. Commercial

GET A QUOTE TODAY

780.965.9595

Providing Year-Round Outdoor Maintenance Services, Including

Lawn Care, Landscape Maintenance, Landscape Enhancements,

Landscaping,

Snow Removal, Ice

Concrete

Management

Work

And

and

Tree

Snow

Removal

Removal.

Services.

To To Learn Learn More More Visit www.altasnowandlawn.com

Visit www.altagc.ca

Providing Year-Round General Contracting, Renovations, Renovations,

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To Learn More Visit www.altasnowandlawn.com

WEB: TEKOS.CA

EDMONTON'S QUALITY PAINTERS

Feel free to call us

(780)619-2988

ADDRESS

PO BOX 38100, RPO CAPILANO,

EDMONTON, AB, T6A 3Y6

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780-909-9218

didithaswell@gmail.com

12 BETHEL DRIVE

SHERWOOD PARK

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a call today at 780.406.6441 or email adcopy@realhomeadvice.ca

HIS and HERS Decking

• Decks

• Wood Decks

• New Builds & Repairs

• Vinyl Membrane

• Composite Decks

• Wind Walls

• Glass Inserts For Rails

• Powder Coated Welded

Aluminum Rails

• Engineered hardwood

• Hardwood

• Laminate

• Vinyl

• Finishing

• Specialty products

FREE 780-257-3566 QUOTE

Danielle's SOS

Book Keeping Services Ltd.

www.daniellesosbookkeeping.com

587.754.2910

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Friesenfinancial@shaw.ca

587.754.0092

Services

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We can help get CRA off your back!

10407-100 Ave.

Morinville, AB T8R 1S1

Tel: 780.939.1288

Fax: 780.939.1284

DR. DARREN ROMANOWSKI (General Dentist)

DR. KATIE WITTIG (General Dentist)

Serving Our Community With Pride!

ACROSS THE STREET OR ACROSS THE COUNTRY...

WE MAKE IT EASIER!

FREE ESITMATES

780-998-2422

780-994-0544

fortmoving.com

LOCAL

LONG DISTANCE

RESIDNTIAL

COMMERCIAL

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Darel Jodoin

T 780.818.7838

F 780.921.3526

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PERSONALIZED

SERVICES

780.862.7717

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a call today at 780.406.6441 or email adcopy@realhomeadvice.ca

Pumps Avaialable

24/7/365

CONCRETE PUMPING EXPERTS SINCE 1984

Serving All of edmonton & Surrounding Areas

(White Court, Slave Lake, & Red Water)

PO Box 23034

Citadel RPO

St. Albert, AB, T8N 6Z9

Toll Free: 1-780-349-3699

Office 780-453-8686

anmarconcretepumping.com

ATT Electric Ltd

24 Hour Emergency

Appointments are Available

Local Electrical Specialists Since 2003

Professional Services and Quality Products

• Residential • Commercial • Maintenance

• Fire Alarm Installations • Panel Upgrades

780.743.4243

www.attelectric.ca

• Residential Roofing

• Roof Snow Removal

• Roof Installation

• Roof Repairs

• Roof Ventilation

• Roof Maintenance

• No Subcontractors

• Environmentally Friendly

780.908.4465 Edmonton, Alberta

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Signs

Sign Board Refurbishing

Business Signage

Business Card

Pens

Stickers

Banners

Decals & More

(780) 603-1507 Two Hills, AB

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READY MIX MOBILE MIXER

• Mixed on site

• Cost efficient

• No waste

• Specification

Serving you Since 1984

780-635-3082

780-210-0550

• Concrete

• Sand & Gravel

780.436.4811

Full Service

Interior Decorating

BRYCE LAVECK

Financial Advisor

#5 1109 Summerside Drive SW

Edmonton, AB T6X 0H5

• Real Estate Staging

• Interior Decorating

• Custom Draperies & Blinds

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FRESHLOOKDESIGNBYLORI.COM

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a call today at 780.406.6441 or email adcopy@realhomeadvice.ca

9140–118 Ave. Edmonton, Alberta

P: 780.479.4317 F: 780.479.8896

E: info@homeplanningcentre.com

Proving Quality Home Plans For Over 50 Years

Custom Home Plans - Wide Selection - Experience

www.homeplanningcentre.com

• Granite • Quartz

• Laminate

• Solid Surface

• Sinks & Faucets

• Custom Products

780.484.0831 10417 174 St.

Come visit our beautiful showroom.

Tile Installation Experts

• Backsplash Installation

• Bathroom Renovation

• Tile Flooring

• Heated Flooring

• Custom Tile Installs

Autobody & Collision Repair

Insurance Claims

Nationwide Warranty

FREE Estimates

1-7121 Sparrow Dr.

Leduc, AB T9E 7L1

780-980-0462

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where accidents unhappen ®

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MASTER ELECTRICIAN

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- Electric design (residential & commercial)

- Heater & AC installation

- Hot Tub Installations

- Renovatoins

- Home security

- Electrical maintenance

- Service calls

Collin Harnesk | (780)717-2789 | Sherwood Park, Edmonton

780.998.2422

www.fortmoving.com

Professional Local and Long Distance Movers serving Western Canada

LOCAL & LONG DISTANCE

OFFICE & RESIDENTIAL

COMPETITIVE

MOVING SUPPLIES

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NuLook Builders Inc.

Construction Services

We’re a Canadian company

working within our

community to build and

foster better structures

recognized by our growing

number of customers.

CALL US

780-922-1197

OUR PROMISE AND VALUES

We aim to eliminate the task of dividing your project

between different architecture and construction company.

We are a company that offers design and build services for

you from initial sketches to the final construction example.

OUR WORKS

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You’re paying down your mortgage.

But what about your future?

Let’s help you create your nancial strategy.

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#5, 1109 Summerside Dr

Edmonton, AB

T6X0H5

(780) 436-4811

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