Dryer fires and how to prevent them

Hundreds of fires in Canada are sparked each year by clogged dryer vents. According to a 2007 report from Canadian Association of Fire Marshals, There are 23,086 structure fires annually in Canada. Dryer fires accounting for 2% of those fires works out to approximately 460 house fires per year are caused by clothes dryers which […]

Dryer vents: Problems with vent covers

Save money and possibly your home with this quick fix.  Dryer vents are a fire hazard, and can be a real maintenance issue and if you’ve read our previous article you should have a good understanding on the importance of regularly scheduled dryer vent cleaning. If one of your buildings is having an ongoing issue, we […]

Why clean windows in the winter?

Its winter you don’t need to clean your windows, right? Incase you haven’t noticed, life in the Vancouver area is a little different than the rest of Canada. -30 degree temperatures – NOPE. Two feet of snow – NOPE. Plugging your car in – WHAT? You still wash your car at this time of year, […]

Window cleaning tip of the month

In between window cleaning appointments or on a budget? This DIY tip is for you. If you’ve spent more than one minute cleaning a window, you’ve spent too long. The traditional combination of a proprietary spray and paper towel often results in frustration as streaks invariably develop. This is due in part to the fact […]

JEDI WINDOW CLEANING

May the Force be with you. This might be the first ever comparison between a lightsaber and a squeegee. But to achieve the all-desired perfect, streak free window, Imagine’s staff perfect their squeegee skills through long hours of training not unlike a Jedi Master. A window cleaners lightsaber… Clearly, the best way to clean windows […]

ENTER THE FOAM

Imagine’s new service: Foam cleaning is the safe way to clean your home’s exterior. With over 160 days of rain in the Lower Mainland its easy to see how this wet and cloudy weather is the perfect environment for moss and algae to build up on your home’s exterior. Dirt and other airborne pollutants combine […]

CURB APPEAL: Algae Attacks!

DIY or hire-a-guy, don’t overlook this effective step to refresh your home’s exterior. Removing algae from your home is like fighting off a zombie horde, it just keeps coming back. In the Vancouver area we see over 161 rainy days per year. This wet environment, combined with cloud cover provides the perfect environment for zombie/algae […]

How to improve curb appeal

Tips for sprucing up your home. Curb appeal is the attractiveness of your home’s exterior when viewed from the street, and is so important because it sets the tone for your entire home. Whether you are listing your home for sale, or keeping up the maintenance as pride of ownership, an inviting exterior creates a […]

Photo Contest and prize information

FUNNIEST BABY PHOTO CONTEST RULES  Please visit our facebook page to participate in our current contest running from March 1 2013 to March 31 2013. The winner will be announced on or around 04/01/2013. DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE Comprehensive curb appeal package for a detached single family residential home consisting of, but not limited to: exterior window […]

Why gutter vacuuming?

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HAND-CLEANING AND VACUUMING As a preface to this article, a more detailed description of why gutter cleaning is important can be found here. When selecting cleaning contractors and reviewing quotes its important to know upfront how they plan to access your gutters and perform the work. There are a variety of methods […]