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Whether you own a new home or condo, are considering buying one, or just love to dream about it, the Open Door blog is here to share stories that can help you protect what is likely the biggest investment of your life.

The Open Door blog is published by Tarion, a non-profit corporation that administers Ontario’s New Home Warranty Plan and registers all new home builders in Ontario. Click here to learn more about us.


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  • Inter shot of candles on a windowsill with snow falling
    December 13, 2018
    A merry reminder from Tarion: Holiday hours and emergency procedures
  • Person filling out form with wooden toy house in foreground
    November 8, 2018
    Your PDI Form is not a warranty form
  • Condo Speak
    October 11, 2018
    A guide to ‘condo-speak’
  • Home construction
    September 20, 2018
    Home construction terms 101
  • Buying A Home
    July 19, 2018
    Buying a home? 7 reasons why buying new may be the best choice
  • Warranty Claim
    July 12, 2018
    How to make a warranty claim and what to expect
  • Home Functions
    June 28, 2018
    Understanding how your home functions
  • Home's Systems
    June 21, 2018
    Coming to terms with your home’s systems
  • Home isn't Move-in Ready
    June 14, 2018
    When your home isn’t exactly ‘move-in ready’
  • Things Go Wrong
    May 24, 2018
    When things go wrong – some home warranty terms you need to know
  • Purchase Terms
    May 17, 2018
    Buying a new home? Here’s how to speak the language
  • Grass House
    April 26, 2018
    Every home deserves a little spring TLC