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Get The Most Out Of Your Apartment In The Hot Summer Months

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Living in Canada often means dealing with an overwhelming urge to break out of doors and enjoy the warm weather — once it finally arrives. It’s understandable; we often endure six or more months of winter-like temperatures each year, so sunshine and blue skies are hard to resist. But if you’re stuck at home, there are definitely ways to bring the incredible season indoors to brighten up and revitalize your living space. There are also some easy tricks to keep cool and comfortable once the city really gets sweltering. Get The Most Out Of Your Apartment In The Hot Summer Months Read More

Summer Living: Why An Apartment Makes the Season that Much Sweeter

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Living in Canada means that sometimes summer can fly by in the mere blink of an eye. Particularly after the long, cold winter we endured (a record-breaker in many parts of the country, according to The Weather Network), we all want to enjoy the summer months with as much gusto as possible. Summer Living: Why An Apartment Makes the Season that Much Sweeter Read More

Summer is in Full Swing – Time to Get Your Grill On!

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Barbecue season is now in full swing, and burgers, hot dogs and steaks are calling your name (and grilled vegetables are, too). If you live in a rental apartment, no need not fret – grilling is still an option for you, whether your building supplies a communal BBQ or you have your own on your balcony. Before you grab those tongs, however, you need to be aware of a few safety rules put in place by both your building management and your city. Read on before you start marinating! Summer is in Full Swing – Time to Get Your Grill On! Read More

Tips on Staying Cool in your Apartment in the Summer Heat

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The summer’s sweltering, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep your apartment cool. Here are some ways to turn down the heat without breaking the bank.

Keeping cool in the summer can seem like an impossible feat if you don’t have air conditioning in your rental apartment. This summer, Environment Canada has already issued several heat and humidity-related warnings in the province of Ontario alone. Even the media is going crazy over this year’s heat wave. On June 21, the National Post reported that this summer is predicted to be hotter and drier than usual for almost all of Canada. The article quotes senior climatologist Dave Phillips of Environment Canada, who says, “There’s no guarantee with weather — not in Canada, maybe in Malta or Cyprus or Honolulu… But our models are showing that we think that July and August and early September look like it’s going to be warmer than normal from coast to coast to coast.” Tips on Staying Cool in your Apartment in the Summer Heat Read More