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Why Location Is An Important Factor On Choosing The Right Heating System

I read with interest the Financial Post article on the difference in hydro prices in Ontario. http://business.financialpost.com/news/energy/who-pays-the-most-and-the-least-for-power-in-ontario-hydro-one-toronto-hydro-among-priciest?__lsa=3125-7a27 Not to split hairs, but the commenters are right. The actual price of the electricity is relatively constant across the province – it’s the delivery charges that make all of the difference. Let’s try to put this in […]

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Types of insulation Vol. 2

Today, many people take it on themselves to do their own home renovation projects. One common DIY project is insulating your home. There are many different types of insulation that can be used in your renovation and each has its pros and cons. Part one of this series covered loose fill and batts and blankets, […]

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Types of Insulation: Vol. 1

Fall is coming, and what better time to make sure your home is properly insulated? Checking, replacing or repairing your insulation is best done before it gets too cold outside so that you’re ready when the cold weather really sets in. So, what type of insulation should you use? This two- part series will give […]

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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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Three Cool Facts about Air Conditioning

Three cool facts about climate control! Believe it or not, air conditioning is even cooler than you originally thought! Puns aside, though, your air conditioner has a really long and amazing history that you’ve probably never heard about. Here are three interesting facts about air conditioning history: Did you know we’ve been using climate control […]

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Plan ahead for Repairs

Some things just sneak up on you. Unpleasant surprises like sudden repair bills can put a huge strain on your wallet, and when dealing with mechanical equipment in the home, chances are you will need to hire someone for repairs at some point in the future. It’s never fun getting caught with your pants down, […]

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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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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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