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Repair or Replace ?!

We always ask lots of questions from our customers or those who call in to determine what is the most economical solution for their specific inquiry. If a furnace is not a builder grade model and if it is less than 3 years, we recommend repairin…

4 Steps to Baby-Proof A Fireplace

When you have a toddler or small child in the house, fireplaces, just like many other areas of the home, can become a hazard if not taken care of correctly. Whether you have a traditional wood-burning fireplace on a stone hearth, a gas or wood s…

How do you know you are hiring the right contractor?

When it comes time to replace your roof, it is something that must be taken seriously. It is one of the most important components of your home and protects your entire investment. One item that is the most important is the workmanship! Are the…

Why put up with hard water any longer?

Other filters can be installed such as iron filtration systems for rural areas with high iron , ultraviolet light in a case where bacteria may be present in the water system, and sediment filter if larger particles or odor is present. Any one…

5 TIPS FOR MOVING IN THE WINTER

Moving in the winter can actually be… advantageous. Winter months are usually less busy when it comes to moving, and this also results from lower home purchases. Historical data shows that houses have the highest average days on market and…

5 Questions to Ask Your Cabinet Painter Before They Start Painting

Have your cabinets seen better days? Are they starting to look worn down, but you know you don’t need a replacement just yet? A new coat of paint may be the perfect solution. Finding the right type of professional painter is an im…

5 GREAT Tips When Selecting A Professional Roofing Contractor

  Request a Roofing Estimate This is where it all starts… Getting a Roofing estimate is free so make sure to do your due diligence and get at least 3 estimates from reputable roofing companies. Roof costs can vary, so you want to make sure…

Interior Painting

Interior Painting: Should You Paint Your Walls, Ceiling or Kitchen Cabinets First?

Do Your Kitchen Cabinet Painting First Before you begin to paint any other area of your kitchen, you should remove your kitchen cabinets and paint them first. This is because they take up a large portion of visual space, and changing the colo…

To flush, or not to flush, that is the question:

In a 2019 study conducted at Ryerson University. 23 “flush-able” products were tested. Only two of the single-use wipes even partially disintegrated, while the other 21 didnt break down at all.  Firstly, what makes Toilet paper an a…

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COVID-19

We are doing our best at Tranquility to keep our customers and employees safe during these troubling times.  We have instituted a paperless no-contact strategy while dealing with a homeowner.  We are only accepting online pay…

H20 – A Home’s Enemy

A home can be greatly compromised by the intrusion of water.  This issue can have an effect on our health, comfort, as well as damage our home and the contents within.  Quite often homeowners overlook several simple ways in which…

Helping with Social Distancing

We at R.E.I. & Co Home Inspections wanted to give you an update going forward in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of our clients, referral partners and staff are our utmost priority during this time. To do…

Why Replace the Front Entry Door?

The front door is commonly overlooked during many renovations and yours could be damaged, out-dated and drafty.  Installing a new front door can increase your home’s efficiency, resale value and curb appeal. New entry doors increase ene…

Spiral Stairs

A spiral staircase is not just an aesthetically pleasing way you can stylize your stairs anywhere in or outside your home – there’s actually a myriad of benefits of a spiral staircase on your deck. The first and reason to get a spiral staircas…

The High-Risk Dangers of Smart Home Devices

Smart Home Hubs These units are generally used to connect all your smart home devices together on your network.  These units can also be a massive weak link for hackers to take advantage of.  Many times, these central devices hav…

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How to Choose a Painting Company That Fits Your Needs

Did you know that the paint color of the room you’re in can affect your mood? For example, red paint can give a room intense energy, while yellow can lend a serene, happy feeling. Meanwhile, one study suggests that…

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Video Surveillance System Setup

Our latest Surveillance System project. #TitanTek teamed up with #NTElectricalInc to complete this job and providing the customer with the best experience ever. Nice clean job, no exposed wires, all concealed and precisely configured…

HOW IS YOUR INDOOR AIR QUALITY?

Indoor air quality refers to the air in and around a building and the health and comfort of the occupants. With so many of us spending most of our time indoors, up to 90%, between school, home and office. That’s why IAQ (indoor air quality) has b…

How to Prep Kitchen Cabinets for Painting

Painting cabinets is a quick and affordable way to refresh your kitchen. All you have to do is grab a roller and get started, right? Not so fast. This is a job where preparation is the key to success. In fact, prepping should take longer t…

air conditioner maintenance

What To Do If Your AC Freezes?

What To Do If Your AC Freezes? No cold air? There is nothing more disappointing than finally making it home after a long, hot day discovering that your AC is not working. One of the most common air conditioning problems is for a unit to freeze up…

Landscaper

What Sets Your Landscaper Apart?

Do you currently have a landscaper or are you looking for one? How do you know if they will do a good job or are reputable and reliable? What are some things that you, as the consumer, can do to look into this before you sign a contract? 1) EXPERTIS…

Why we keep our clothes

8 REASONS WHY WE KEEP CLOTHES WE DON’T WEAR

One of the most difficult items in the house to get rid of is our clothing. We hold great emotional attachment to our wardrobe, and this is why many people keep clothes they do not wear anymore. I am not talking about special  …

Air filters

FURNACE FILTERS: TYPE & COST

In order to keep your furnace working optimally during cold weather periods, you need to change or clean your filter regularly. With multiple options available, choosing the right filter can be challenging. Read on to get a better u…

How Refacing Your Cabinets Can Transform Your Kitchen

Cabinet refacing can give your kitchen an instant update at a fraction of the cost. Here, we’ll break down the process of cabinet refacing and give you the information you need to know to transform your kitchen. What is Cabinet Refaci…

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