Upperview Lifestyle


March 18, 2018

Smoke Detector Maintenance

Protecting you and your loved ones can be as simple as learning how to regularly maintain your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. While many of you have carbon monoxide detectors that plug directly into your electrical outlets, battery-powered smoke detectors need to be cared for in the same way you would your cell phone or tablet. First and foremost, ensuring battery life is critical and can be the difference between saving your home and yourself should a fire occur. The most common smoke detectors have 9 Volt batteries which rely on the user to understand how to install this type of […]
February 18, 2018

Things to Consider When Moving to a New Community

Moving from one home to another is always a difficult decision to make. After all, we are all creatures of habit. The thought of having to move to a new community is daunting. Whether you need to re-size your home due to a growing family or relocate due to work, it can be made that much more difficult when leaving a community that feels like home inside and outside your house. It’s important that you do your research to make the transition as smooth as possible for you and/or your loved ones. Researching communities is the best way to ease […]
November 30, 2017

Custom Home Building: Do you want to build your own Dream Home?

At Upperview Homes, we’ve received many inquiries from home buyers regarding Custom Built homes and collaborating with us to be their builder. Here are some quick answers to frequently asked questions to consider as you look into buying a custom-built home.
April 15, 2017

Getting Your Home Ready for Spring

Spring cleaning is a rite of passage for many Canadians after the winter months.  While the past winter gave us plenty of reasons to somewhat maintain our properties, both inside the home and the yard for those of you who have one, there are still many things you can do to spruce up your home. Here are a few ways you can hit the ground running when the season changes from winter to spring in 2016: 1.       Windows: Despite the warmer than normal temperatures, windows and the sills and casings that go with them still do experience hardships in the winter.  Be […]
December 10, 2016

4 Winter Maintenance Tips

Now that winter has arrived with a fury, it’s time to remember a few tips to keep you and your home ready for the change in climate. 1. Make sure all of your heating sources are in optimal working condition. From your furnace to stove, it’s important that the elements in your home that keep you and your loved ones cozy and comfortable are in great shape to keep doing so. Your fireplace and chimney should also be cleaned. Hiring a chimney cleaner is a safe and affordable way to remove buildup which could cause issues in the future. 2. […]
May 20, 2016

Making Financials a Little Easier for You & Your Family

All of us at Upperview Homes know that buying a home, whether its your first or just your next, is a financial decision that impacts your future greatly. What kind of home to buy? Where to live? Do we buy new or get a fixer-upper? These are the questions that usually kick-start the process and, for many people, their thought process then goes to the financial side of things once the previous questions are answered. The costs associated with making a home purchase can seem daunting. With the changes in the housing market, not to mention rules & regulations regarding […]
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