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Mouse Proofing

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“Mouse-proofing” It seems there is no way to completely mouse-proof any home or cottage, but here are some ways to help. Food: First off, cut off their food source! As nice as you may be, the mice aren’t stopping by just to hang out with you. If a mouse gets in, it will more than […]


Cottage Essentials

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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 friend’s cottage for the weekend, […]


Time to Upgrade your Cottage?

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Is it time to upgrade your cottage? There are plenty of reasons to upgrade your cottage. Whether you are upgrading to sell, or you plan to use your cottage into your golden years, it comes down to the all mighty dollar. Here are some tips to help either way. One overlooked thing to consider before […]


Property Check

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Property Check Why should you have someone checking in on your property while you are away?  Think of it like a seatbelt while you’re driving.  Most days you can roll the dice and come out just fine.  But, when you need it most, you’ll thank your lucky stars that you have that safety net.  Harbourview […]


Mouse Problems?

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Mouse Problems? Mouse in your house?  Now that the weather is changing these little critters are starting to travel and look for fresh food.  Spring is around the corner and if you want keep them from nesting in your home you’ll need to start early.  It seems there is no way to completely mouse-proof any […]


Winterizing Your Cottage

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Winterizing Your Cottage It’s that time of year again and winterizing your cottage should be at the top of your list.  For many cottage owners, making your way up to your summer getaway just doesn’t make sense during the winter months.  And why pay for high utility costs when you’re not even there to enjoy […]