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Keep an eye on your Air Conditioner

It’s never too late to perform air conditioning maintenance. Yes, the ideal time to perform a system checkup is at the beginning of the season, but just because you have put it off does not mean it is too late. One of the best things you can do to prevent breakdowns is perform routine maintenance […]

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Signs your Air Conditioner needs Maintenance.

With the heat coming, it’s important to make sure that your air conditioner is working at peak efficiency. Ensuring that your HVAC systems are in prime working order can save you a lot in repairs down the road. Emergency repairs can be very costly and many are largely preventable with routine maintenance. Problems do come […]

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Life Hacks Vol. 9 – Summer Hacks

Did your AC conk out? Are you out on a camping trip? Sometimes, we don’t have access to the creature comforts available at home and have to find other ways of staying comfortable. During the summer months, the best path to comfort is cooling yourself down.   Try a couple of these tested home remedies […]

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Turn down your Air Conditioner, Save Money

While we want to stay comfortable in the summer, we also want to do it in the most efficient way possible. That can be challenging when we are blasting our air conditioning 24 hours a day. Here are three ideas for how to save energy and cash during the summer months. Set you air conditioner […]

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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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Life Hacks Vol. 8 – Gardening Hacks II

Is your garden ready yet? If you’re still working out how to take care of your garden, these simple hacks will make your thumb just a little greener. Aphids can’t handle spice – Sometimes we end up with more aphids than our ladybug friends can handle. If you notice that your vegetable garden (or any […]

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Barbeque Maintenance – The Basics

Grilling is a cultural imperative in North America, and flame-kissed foods will be making their way onto our plates more often as the weather gets warmer. Burgers and steaks (an even some portabella mushrooms or grilled asparagus for our veggie-loving friends) will become a summer staple for patio eating. One thing that can ruin all […]

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Life Hacks Vol. 5 – Self Hacks

As you know we have recently focused on life hacks to help you take care of your home, but what about taking care of you? There are some amazing life hacks out there that are focused specifically on making sure that you get the most out of your life health-wise. Here are 5 hacks that […]

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