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Heating and Cooling System Inspections for Rental Houses

Landlords have known for quite some time that aside from roof leaks, there is nothing more inconvenient than an emergency furnace or AC repair. While we know that most owners of rental properties are focused on keeping costs down, the smart ones know that the old saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound […]

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The Hydro Mess Will Continue

by Peter Wagner. Peter is a self-professed energy geek that is a close observer of regional energy markets – especially electricity and natural gas. Read with interest the National Post article on the provincial Liberal’s spending on hydro. http://business.financialpost.com/fp-comment/kathleen-wynnes-50-billion-power-spend-adds-up-to-little-for-ontario-ratepayers I will try to abstain from making judgements on competence or appropriateness but what we need […]

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Seasonal Allergies – how to deal

Fall is coming and the pollen is flying yet again. Allergy sufferers rue this time of year as it means runny noses, itchy eyes and general misery until the first frost. In reality, there are a lot of things you can do to minimize your seasonal allergies. Here are four ways to help yourself and […]

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Avoid your seasonal allergies

Are you a seasonal allergy sufferer? For those with seasonal allergies, spring, summer and parts of autumn can be absolutely miserable. Itchy eyes, sneezing and congestion all lead to some pretty uncomfortable days. If you or someone you love does suffer from seasonal allergies, these tips might come in very handy. According to the Mayo […]

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Stay safe during hot summer days

With summer finally showing its face in Southern Ontario, it’s time to take a look at how to stay safe during these hot times. Heat exhaustion, dehydration and heat stroke are all common issues and can be particularly bad for the very young, the elderly and those with persistent health issues. Here are some things […]

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CO SERIES: Pt. 3 – Carbon Monoxide Detectors

“Part 3 of the carbon monoxide safety series, in concert with New Berlin Heating and AirWest Air Conditioning and Heating Inc.” This post is brought to you by AirWest. How a CO detector can save your life We’ve all read stories about how CO detectors have saved families from harm. It is a small inexpensive […]

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CO SERIES: Pt. 2 – Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Part 2 of the carbon monoxide safety series, in concert with New Berlin Heating and AirWest Air Conditioning and Heating. This post comes to us from New Berlin Heating.   Symptoms of CO poisoning and what to do On a sleepy, cold winter afternoon in Chicago Stephanie was feeling a bit under the weather. She […]

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CO SERIES: Pt. 1 – What is Carbon Monoxide?

Every year, carbon monoxide causes hundreds of deaths in North America and causes illness in thousands more. This silent killer can find its ways into your house without you ever knowing and can cause serious harm to you and your family. The best thing you can do (other than install a carbon monoxide detector in […]

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