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HVAC | Maintenance Checklist

This blog has been shared with the kind permission of Northside Services. Maintain your equipment to prevent future problems and unwanted costs. Keep your HVAC system at peak performance by having a contractor do annual pre-season check-ups. HVAC contractors get busy once summer and winter come, so it’s best to check the cooling system in the […]

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Dehumidifiers help!

You know those days when you step outside and the air feels thick as soup? That’s humidity in action. Humid, muggy days make it feel much hotter, lending to a very uncomfortable day. Humidity can make a 26 degree Celsius day feel like 35 degrees. In essence, it can be your biggest enemy when it […]

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Time to clean you air filter

When did you last clean your air filter? With late summer comes some very unpleasant seasonal allergies; ragweed, goldenrod and other plants will be coming into bloom and clogging up the air with their pollen. For allergy sufferers, this can be an unpleasant time. One way to minimize the effect these allergens will have indoors […]

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Should you Run your Air Conditioner 24/7

Should you run your air conditioner all the time? It’s the height of summer and much of Canada is dealing with extreme heat and water restrictions. Right now, we are all looking for somewhere cool to refresh ourselves. It isn’t uncommon for people to be running their air conditioners at full blast all the time, […]

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Buying a new Air Conditioner

Maybe you’ve decided to take the plunge or maybe you’re replacing an older unit. Whatever the reason, buying a new air conditioner is a big decision that, if done incorrectly, could cost you a lot down the line. First and foremost, we always suggest having your unit installed by licensed professionals. Professional companies will make […]

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Air Conditioner Care

No one likes to pay for emergency repairs. Air Conditioning repairs can be costly, especially when a problem has been left to linger instead of being dealt with immediately. Problems can snowball, so it’s best to minimize the impact of potential repairs. No one wants to be left without air conditioning during these hot summer […]

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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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Insulation conserves cool air!

Insulation is important in the summer, too. During the winter months, we tend to worry about heat retention. We want to keep warm and we don’t want to pay a lot to do it. During summer, on the other hand, we don’t worry as much. The truth is, proper insulation is just as important during […]

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