Living in Barrie

Tips for preventing water damage caused by melting snow

Tips for preventing water damage caused by melting snow

This year has already produced several major snow events. These big snowfalls are inconvenient and even dangerous, but melting snow can be equally troublesome. Rapid snow melt can produce torrents of water that may seep into the basement or leak through the roof. With a quick thaw

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Maintain your driveway in the Winter : know the 5 common chemical de-icers

Maintain your driveway in the Winter : know the 5 common chemical de-icers

The best deicer is the non-chemical backbreaking solution… the snow shovel. However, proper use of a chemical deicer can ease your battle with snow and ice. All de-icing products have an effect on plant life, whether you see it right away or not, but some types are

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Great Canadian Beaver Race and Festival

Great Canadian Beaver Race and Festival

The fourth annual Great Canadian Beaver Race and Festival took place at Heritage Park on September 22. Hosted by the Kempenfelt Rotary Club, the Great Canadian Beaver Race and Festival is a celebration of being Canadian with a focus on the iconic beaver. The festival consisted of

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Why Barrie is a good place to live

Why Barrie is a good place to live

When you need to move or be relocated, you want to know whether the city is a good place to live and work or not. It is very important that you love where you live. The City of Barrie remains to be one of Canada’s fastest growing

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