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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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Three ways to better your home’s heating efficiency

With winter on its way, our minds will inevitably turn to keeping warm. We love to think we are getting the most bang for our buck while our furnaces are running, but some of us fall into common traps that could end up costing us a lot more. Here are three ways you can improve […]

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How to change your furnace filter step by step.

For new home owners or those newer to the DIY route, furnace maintenance can be daunting. There are some things that should be left to the pros, but one thing you can do yourself is change your furnace’s air filter. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to change your furnace filter! Find out what […]

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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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Invest in an HVAC Technician

It’s always nice to have a handyman around the house, but when it comes to HVAC, it’s best to trust the experts. These machines can be very complicated and one mistake when trying to DIY a “small problem” can lead to a very big repair in your near future. So, why is it smart to […]

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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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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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