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Generator Dos and Don’ts

Generator Dos and Don’ts: When it comes to operating a generator to keep the lights on after a wicked storm, there are a few definite dos and don’ts you need to keep in mind.  There are companies and products out there that aim to take all of the guess work out of the...

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Whether you have had the rash or not, chances are that most of us have encountered poison ivy throughout our lifetime.  If you have a particularly high sensitivity to the noxious plant the results can be devastating.  So if you’re out at the cottage, or...

Sea Foam

Sea Foam is a Harbourview Lifesaver: There are a few products that we use on a regular basis that we tend to take for granted, one of which being Sea Foam motor treatment. Day in and day out our crews put their equipment through serious use. And with high mileage, and...

Japanese Beetles

Natural ways to rid yourself of Japanese Beetles: Anyone with a garden can share your pain when it comes to the ravages of Japanese Beetles. Stubborn and insatiable, they will feast on a variety of well over 300 different species of plant. They will even go so far as...

Changing Your Furnace Filter

Changing your Furnace Filter The importance of changing your furnace filter is actually much higher than most people think.  It can effect a multitude of different aspect inside your home, including your own health.  There are a few things to consider when it comes to...

Why We Choose Ridgid

Choose Ridgid: Why does Harbourview choose Ridgid Power Tools for all of our cordless needs? A debate like this will never end. Everybody has their own reasons for choosing one brand over the other, and loyalties will often run deeper than thoughts of reason. I have...

Dirt Cheap Gardening

Dirt Cheap Gardening You don’t need to spend an arm and a leg on gardening this year. We have a few tips that can save you time and money, season after season. Plan ahead: First of all, start with a plan! Before you get too excited about how much you’ll save on what,...

Cottage Essentials

Cottage Essentials These are just a few things you should never show up to a friend’s cottage without! I know there is still snow on the ground, but things are heating up quickly and the May long weekend will be here soon enough.  So, if you’ve been invited to a...

Tools for the Home Handyman

Tools For The Home Handyman: There are a countless tools out there to take care of the ever growing and countless projects around the house. There’s nothing worse than getting elbow deep into a project only to find out that you don’t have the right tools to get the...

Rental Considerations

Rental Considerations: The rental market is extremely active these days. Housing prices are rising and it seems to make more and more economic sense for people to rent. Even if you have rented before it is likely that you will still be caught off guard by a few curve...