Calgary Bowness Montgomery Real Estate Home News - Blog Archive: October, 2013

What a wonderful and unique concept!

According to Little Free, Little Free Library is a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favourite books. Literally, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone can stop by and pick up a book. The intention is that the borrowed books will either be returned to the Little Free Library or replaced with other literary titles to share with someone else. Best thing of all, as the name implies, it’s free!

Little Free’s mission is to promote literacy and the love of reading by building free book exchanges worldwide, while at the same time building a sense of community.

The Montgomery community is now on board with the first Little Free Library…

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Fall has arrived in Calgary! Now’s the time to check your windows for drafts and leaks. Improperly maintained windows can be a big burden on your heating bill. Taking care of them not only helps reduce energy costs, but will keep you and your family warm and comfortable through the winter months ahead.

A quick and easy way is to hold a lighted match to their edges on a blustery day. If it blows out and the smoke flutters, it’s time to stock up on new weather stripping! Be proactive…you won’t regret it!

Check back with Team Ken Richter in the months ahead for more household tips!

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