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Get a Furnace tune Up this Fall

The air has a distinct chill warning us that summer is definitely ending. While many of us aren’t quite ready to give up the sun and warmth, it is a reminder that we should start thinking about some winter maintenance. Your furnace has been sitting dormant for months now and is probably ready for a […]

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Carbon Monoxide – danger areas in the home

Carbon monoxide is odourless, tasteless and dangerous. Dozens of preventable deaths happen due to carbon monoxide poisoning every year – the question is, why? Part of the reason is a lack of knowledge. There are areas in your house that are more susceptible to carbon monoxide than others, and as we always say, the best […]

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CO Series Pt. 4: A Carbon Monoxide free Home

“Part 4 of the carbon monoxide safety series, in concert with New Berlin Heating and AirWest Air Conditioning and Heating Inc.”A good offense is a great defense. Brought to you by Hogg Heating and Air Conditioning. It’s true in sports and it’s true in home maintenance. When it comes to carbon monoxide, though, it can […]

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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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Carbon Monoxide in the Summer

Carbon monoxide is a big issue for Canadians. We have some very intense winters here in the Great White North and as a result need to use indoor heating during the cold months. The largest amount of carbon monoxide poisonings happen during this time, mostly due to faults in a home’s furnace ventilation system. This […]

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Carbon Monoxide Detectors Now Mandatory

CO Detectors are now mandatory As of today, carbon monoxide detectors are mandatory in all Ontario homes … and we think this is a good thing. Actually, we think this is fantastic. Carbon monoxide kills around 50 people every year in Canada and sends many more to hospital. A lot of these deaths could have […]

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