Snowstorms and your home

By: Mark Lukwinski

Snowstorms and your home

Tags: Winter, Snowstorm, Home Care

We are not out east, we don’t have a massive snow storm to clean up after, but that doesn’t mean we are immune to stormy weather. Winter is still far from over here in Calgary and that means, Mother Nature could still have several snowstorms up her sleeve. Here are some tips on how to protect your home in the event of a major snow dump.     Stock up on essentials to last yo...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week of January 21st to January 27th 2020

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week of January 21st to January 27th 2020

Tags: yyc, yyc events, Calgary now, things to do in Calgary

And with the beloved arch across the sky, we are out of the polar vortex. Could be worse, we could be on the east coast, digging ourselves out from heaps of snow.   Now that we can function outside again, here’s our list of ten things to do in Calgary this week. It won’t feel so daunting going to one’s car.   It’s Chinese New Year and there’s lots to do i...Read More

Update on the Calgary Ring Road

By: Mark Lukwinski

Update on the Calgary Ring Road

Tags: yyc, Ring Road, Calgary Traffic

  How do you remove 20m of bedrock that is sitting beneath the ground’s surface? You perform controlled explosions of dynamite to break the rock for excavation. By digging holes and then sending down explosives beneath the surface, you dislodge rock that is then suitable for excavating.   In the community of Cougar Ridge, they’re doing precisely that to make room for the St...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week of January 13th 2020-January 20th 2020

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week of January 13th 2020-January 20th 2020

Tags: Things to do in Calgary, YYC NOW, YYC events

Well, one thing is for sure, there is nothing to do outdoors this week as Calgary has been dipped into these polar temperatures. Stay warm, stay safe!   We did some digging and here’s some things we found to do in Calgary this week!   2020 Calgary MS Whisky Festival. In it’s 9th year, there are over 300 whiskies for you to try as you roam the room and nibble your way throu...Read More

Furnace Maintenance & Calgary winters

By: Mark Lukwinski

Furnace Maintenance & Calgary winters

Tags: Furnace, Air filter, furnace service

You hear about it all the time in Calgary-someone’s furnace shuts down entirely in the dead of winter, during the coldest of snaps like this one we have this week. Regular maintenance and scheduling of service go a long way in ensuring things run smoothly.   To put it in perspective, if you equate your furnace to a vehicle, it is approximated that your furnace works approximately 3,200 ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week of January 6th to January 13th 2020

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week of January 6th to January 13th 2020

Tags: Events YYC, things to do in Calgary, YYC Now

Who is still in holiday mode?! This being the first week back to full schedules, yet so many of us are still in holiday habits with shorter work days.   Luckily, there’s lots going on in Calgary this week to distract from work and keep you busy otherwise. Here’s our top 10 tips! Check them out below and enjoy the week!   Head out to see the Hitmen play on January 10th and ...Read More

Your Property Tax Assessment

By: Mark Lukwinski

Your Property Tax Assessment

Tags: City of Calgary, Tax Assessment, YYC

This week in the mail you should receive your Property Assessment notices from the City of Calgary. Opening that envelope some of you may be disappointed in the value of your home, while others may be delighted. According to the City of Calgary, the overall value though of all assessed residential properties has dropped $5 billion to $301 billion. An overall decline in the residential market saw s...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 30th 2019 to January 6th 2020

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 30th 2019 to January 6th 2020

Tags: Events YYC, Things to do in Calgary, YYC now

The name of the game this week is New Year’s Eve! So much going on in the city as we start a new lap around the sun. Before we get to that, I wanted to thank you for joining me in 2019, having used me to sell your home or find you a new one. I’m looking forward to 2020 and turning houses into homes for all the clients I haven’t even met yet. Your referral is my best indicator of ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 23rd to December 30th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 23rd to December 30th 2019

Tags: Events YYC, YYC, Things going on YYC

Though this is the time of year where most of us gather with family and friends to partake in dinners, feasts and many other Christmas traditions, there’s still so much to do in the city to either blend into your family traditions, or to do something entirely different. For those of you looking to add some flare to your Christmas gatherings, or perhaps you don’t celebrate at all, here&...Read More

Gadget gifts for your home

By: Mark Lukwinski

Gadget gifts for your home

Tags: Gifts, Christmas, Last Minute

Looking for the perfect present for a loved one this holiday season? Read below on some trinkets and gadgets that are truly worth having as they bring comfort, ease, and in some cases, great value to your home.   Towel Warmer - $$ Who wouldn’t love to wrap themselves in a warm towel when they step out of the shower on a cold morning? The Amba RWP-CB Radiant Plug-In Curved Towel Warmer i...Read More