For many of us who rent or own property, our backyard is a go-to spot for relaxation, playtime, and entertaining. Having a yard can definitely serve as a bit of a sanctuary. That said, it’s important to acknowledge that backyards are home to quite a few hazards too.
A fact of living in British Columbia is the need to know about wildfire prevention and safety. Although wildfire severity varies from season to season, it will always be a natural hazard we contend with. When they occur regularly, small fires actually benefit our
Have you officially welcomed barbecue season yet? Whether you’re new to grilling, or expertly soaking cedar planks for a gourmet menu; having a busy social calendar might distract you from putting safety first. That’s why we’ve put together these tips on safer barbecuing,
Figuring out how to get ready for your next adventure? We’ve got some ideas to share about safely exploring beautiful BC. Whether you’re headed to the Kootenays, the Sunshine Coast, or even heading up the Alaska Highway, here are some tips to help keep the focus on fun.
Nothing squashes a relaxing start to your summer holiday quite like realizing midnight or ferry ride that you’ve forgotten a travel essential like a charger or an important prescription. We’ve all been there – here’s to anyone who’s ever packed a dozen pairs of underwear, but absolutely zero socks (!)
Now that ideal weather conditions are finally back, you’re probably pretty excited to get your boat ready for summer and back on the water. We’re happy to help you launch into a safe season and extend the life of your boat with this roundup of boating maintenance tips! Before you
It’s an ideal time of year to put on your favourite tunes, roll up your sleeves, and get down to some spring cleaning. This change of season is also a great opportunity to be on the lookout for potential home maintenance issues. Afterall, tending to seasonal wear and tear before
In honour of Earth Day’s 47th Anniversary, we’ve gathered tips from our 47 Johnston Meier locations across BC. With all these ideas, we’re sure you’ll find some inspiration for making meaningful, positive changes this year. Spoiler Alert–many of these tips can be implemented at home too! Here’s how your small
The Wetcoast, Raincouver, Raincity. Our beloved BC Coast’s reputation for rain is known far and wide. Whether you’re a long-time resident, or a newcomer to the region, you’d better be prepared for those spring April showers. Sure, many of us anticipate this weather to be the perfect time to