April 2017

Found 3 blog entries for April 2017.

How can you tell if your painter is just efficient or if they’re cutting corners?  There are things you can watch for to make sure you’re not going to be cheated out of good work.

Fixing the wall before painting begins

Wall repairs can be a part of the job that painters may not do a good job in order to save some time.  Sometimes if wall repairs are not spelled out in a contract, it’s done at the painter’s discretion.  If a lot of repair must be done, they may show you what needs to be done but won’t include the time and materials required in the quote they give you.  A painter may ask if you want them to do the repair after they’ve already started painting and will inform you at that time how much more it will cost you.

Cost of the paint

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Did you grow up playing Monopoly, Operation or Clue?  If you’re a board game fan and live in Airdrie, you’re in luck.

The first Sunday of every month a group of board game enthusiasts meets for a rousing eight hours playing their favourite games.  Young and old are welcome.

The games begin Sunday at noon and run until 8:00 pm and are hosted by the Airdrie Co-op on Main Street.  Airdrie resident Derek Strong and his wife take about 50 board games to the weekly gathering and include all the traditional favourites.   These range from the super easy Snakes and Ladders that is always a hit with the youngsters up to more advanced games that involve strategy and intense focus that often take many hours to finish.

Strong told the Airdrie Echo that he

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Airdrie is a smaller centre with big amenities.  Just 20 minutes north of Calgary, the City of Airdrie boasts some fairly prolific eateries both downtown and around the newer communities.  Here are the Top 6 as ranked by Trip Advisor.

Paros on Main – 113 Main Street N.

This Mediterranean favourite is in the heart of downtown and has over 100 excellent reviews and has been serving Airdrie for more than decade.  It offers a quick and affordable menu for lunch with many items under $11.  Greek specialties such as Saganaki, Calamari and Souvlaki.  In the evening, enjoy authentic Greek music with dancing and live entertainment Friday and Saturday nights.  Reservations are highly recommended.

The Canadian Brewhouse – 130 Sierra Springs Dr SE


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