Monthly Archives: August 2011

For Your Reading Pleasure

Today we collected some articles that have weird concepts, but actually dole out some useful or interesting advice:Are you living in a grow op? Sound like the rare person might find this useful, but it goes over in detail the essential procedures from removing mould to house inspection. And if you’re looking at an older...

Housing Price Breakdown by City

With CREA’s revised prediction that home prices will be in for an upturn in Canada (read up on it) we found the average home price in each major city as of July 2011:Vancouver, BC                 $761,673Toronto, Ont                      $459,122Calgary, Alb                        $397,613Ottawa, Ont                       $342,925Montreal, Que                 $317,519Regina, Sask...

The Next World’s Tallest Building

 The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, will be getting a new big brother in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 568 feet bigger in fact. The future skyscraper will reach 3,280 feet and take over the status as the world’s tallest building. Until then, here's a top 5 list of the current tallest buildings in...

Save Money This Summer, Part III: Do it for Free

We scoured the internet for some more money and energy savers. This time, we kept to very small changes that are easily doable and cost you nothing to do.
  1. Tweak your water heater: TheDailyGreen advises adjusting your water heater to a lower temperature (140° to 120°), which can yield a cost savings of about 6...