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Check here for the latest news about Longwood Building Corporation as well as informative articles on caring for your home.

Top tips when it’s time to downsize

Top tips when it’s time to downsize

Are you at the stage of life where you’re wondering if it’s time to downsize? We love our big family homes, but eventually the work and cost of maintenance — cutting grass, shovelling snow, paying for upkeep on that aging furnace or air conditioner — outweigh our...

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Creating a home inventory

Creating a home inventory

Do you have a home inventory? Is it up to date? Where do you keep it and is it easily accessible? These are important questions if you’re the victim of a burglary, fire or other disaster and you’re making an insurance claim. “A thorough inventory of your home’s...

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Your fall maintenance routine

Your fall maintenance routine

You own a gorgeous new home, but a fall maintenance routine is essential for keeping it in peak condition. Here are ten must-dos during September, October and November. Exterior faucets Draining outside faucets in the fall prevents the possibility of water damage from...

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Maintaining good indoor air quality

Maintaining good indoor air quality

Whether it’s a summer heat wave or a winter cold snap, we spend a lot of time inside our homes, and that makes indoor air quality important. Modern homes like Longwood’s are designed and built to maximize air quality, but everyday life causes the quality to...

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Selecting the right upgrades for your home

Selecting the right upgrades for your home

One of the most exciting parts of the home buying journey is selecting upgrades for your home. This is your opportunity to further personalize your new space and ensure it fits your family’s lifestyle and tastes. But, you have to be strategic when choosing upgrades...

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7 Reasons to call Morris Village home

7 Reasons to call Morris Village home

Morris Village in the municipality of Clarence-Rockland just east of Ottawa city limits, is the place more and more folks are calling home. We’ve listed seven good reasons for that, but we know you’ll discover even more when you move in! A family place Morris Village...

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What a first-time home buyer needs to know

What a first-time home buyer needs to know

Being a first-time home buyer is thrilling, and following some basic strategies will help you find the right home in the right neighbourhood. From lining up your finances to choosing your builder, here’s what you need to know.  Mortgage pre-approval Don’t start...

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Your summer maintenance routine

Your summer maintenance routine

Setting up a summer maintenance routine for your home will help keep it operating efficiently and looking good while providing a safe, comfortable space for you and your family. Regular TLC also maintains your home’s value, which is important if you decide to sell....

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7 Ideas for Living Sustainably

7 Ideas for Living Sustainably

Living sustainably will help restore our planet to health and create improved lives for everyone. The good news is, living sustainably isn’t hard to do; all it takes are small, conscious choices on a daily basis. It can also save you money in the long run. Here are...

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