Swimming pools and hot tubs: 3 golden rules to make sure everyone can enjoy the water safely

Nothing better than a dip to cool off or relax! Have you invested time and money in a pool or hot tub and wish to enjoy it to the fullest? To avoid accidents and damages, follow these tips taken from … Continue reading

Home exchanges in 5 questions

Home exchanges are becoming increasingly more popular when travelling. Does the idea of swapping homes with a stranger during your vacation appeal to you? Do you know what you need to do to ensure this type of transaction is hassle-free? … Continue reading

Rent with peace of mind this summer!

With the weather warming up, are you starting to think about your summer projects? Whether you’re thinking about going on a hike or a trip, or renovating your home or moving to a new one, you’re not alone! And more … Continue reading

4 tips for ridding your home of mould

Did you know that mould in your home can cause the occupants to have health problems? Any moist materials in your residence can become the host to microscopic fungus that can contaminate the air. This can cause a variety of … Continue reading

What you need to know about latent defects

Many home buyers worry about uncovering latent defects. These defects, which are impossible to detect at the time of purchase, interfere with the normal use of the building or reduce its value. Since you can’t exclude the possibility of discovering … Continue reading

Canvas shelters: 14 fast facts

Each winter, insurers receive many home and auto insurance claims resulting from faulty installation or poor maintenance of canvas shelters. If you rent or own one, follow the advice in La Capitale’s blog to reduce the risks! Before buying or renting a canvas … Continue reading

3 reasons to put a property up for sale in December

Don’t wait till January to put your home up for sale. Take advantage of the holiday period to get broad exposure and to let family and loved ones know your plans. Keep in mind that a property can sell at … Continue reading

5 ways to prevent your Halloween from turning into a nightmare

Whether you see Halloween as a fun night or a night to avoid, this popular event surely can liven up a late October evening! The jack-o’-lanterns and other decorations, excited trick-or-treaters and frequent trips to answer the doorbell all contribute … Continue reading

7 fire prevention tips

According to the Ministère de la Sécurité publique, a quarter of all house fires in Quebec in 2015 were due to human error. This means that it only takes a moment of distraction or negligence for a fire to occur … Continue reading

Everything you need to know to adequately insure your used car

Does auto insurance cost less for used vehicles? Are there any specific coverages for second-hand vehicles? Here are answers to some of the questions you may have regarding this topic, brought to you by La Capitale’s blog. Are second-hand vehicles cheaper … Continue reading