Tag Archives: Winter

Apartment Hunting in the Winter? Start Online!

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Apartment hunting in the wintertime can feel like an impossible task. With the frigid temperatures and the snow-covered properties, it’s difficult to get a feel for what an apartment building is really like. However, by starting your apartment search online you’ll get a clearer picture of what your future home can really be – all while staying warm. Apartment Hunting in the Winter? Start Online! Read More

Staying Warm in your Apartment

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Now that January is here and the deep freeze has officially set in, we’re all feeling the chill. In fact, according to AccuWeather, this January and February are forecast to be colder than normal in Ontario. Naturally, you want to be warm and cozy in your apartment without facing astronomical energy bills each month. Here are some inexpensive (and green!) ways to stay warm in your apartment during yet another Canadian winter.
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Winter Parties for Residents Living in Rental Apartments

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The weather outside may be frightful, but landlords and property managers still have a number of fun options for throwing parties and gatherings for residents in their rental apartments. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 15% of Canadians experience the “winter blues”, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder. By encouraging your residents to get together, especially during the winter months, you can help to raise the spirits of those who otherwise would not be able to get out much to socialize. So don’t let Mother Nature hamper your rental apartment building – let’s start planning some winter parties with these tips and ideas from RentSeeker.ca! Winter Parties for Residents Living in Rental Apartments Read More

Winter Maintenance Tips for Property Managers

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The temperatures are dropping, the holiday lights and decorations are going up, and the sun sets earlier every day. This adds up to one inevitable conclusion – winter is coming. For property managers and landlords, winter adds a new set of responsibilities to your already full schedule. But with a little planning and preparation, you can get your building into tip-top shape in time for the deep freeze. After all, the trusty Farmers’ Almanac is calling for a colder than normal winter throughout most of Canada, with Ontario and Quebec in store for a particularly snowy winter. Winter Maintenance Tips for Property Managers Read More

Cold-Proofing Your Apartment Rental

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The cold weather is here!

In fact, The Farmer’s Almanac has predicted a much colder than usual winter for Canada with above-average snowfall. While the Almanac is not an exact science, it is generally a good barometer of what is to come. Preparing your apartment rental now will ensure that you are safe and comfortable through the next cold front! Cold-Proofing Your Apartment Rental Read More

Tips for Moving Apartments in the Winter

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Moving is a fact of life, and we sometimes must do it during the winter months. There are a few extra steps you will need to take when moving apartments in the winter that you would not have to do during other seasons. Depending on where you live in the Great White North, the average temperature in January can range anywhere from 0C to -31C according to the Weather Network, so it is best to be prepared! Tips for Moving Apartments in the Winter Read More

Holiday Decorating and Safety Tips for Apartment Residents

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The cooler temperatures and flakes of snow can only mean one thing – the holidays have officially arrived. Whether you like to go all-out or simply put up a few festive items, decorating your rental apartment can be easy and fun. Don’t let a smaller space deter you from getting into the holiday spirit! Holiday Decorating and Safety Tips for Apartment Residents Read More

Keep Your Rental Apartment Warm While Saving Energy

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Ever feel like the inside of your apartment is actually colder than it is outside? If you’re a Canuck living in a rental apartment, you know this feeling all too well. Even if you’re living in a new building, chances are, it’s full of little nooks and crannies that are letting heat escape left, right and center. Typically, a home loses nearly 50 percent of its heat through the walls and roof. Keep Your Rental Apartment Warm While Saving Energy Read More