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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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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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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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ENERGY STAR windows make a difference

Spring and summer are the times when we are most likely to take on home renovations. From the small to the large, these projects are always performed on with the intent of creating a better quality of living both in and outside of our homes. One of the bigger home renovation projects that can be […]

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Fixing Indoor Humidity

Have you thought about the humidity INSIDE your home? Most of us worry about how humid it is outdoors but rarely take the time to wonder what’s happening within our house’s four walls. The fact is it’s very important to keep track of the relative humidity in your home. In the winter, we fight to […]

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