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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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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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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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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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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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