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Anatomy of a Gas Furnace

Anatomy of a Gas Furnace

Have you ever wondered how your furnace works? Well, with the many different styles of furnace out there, it is impossible to make a catch-all post about all parts. Instead, we have taken a look at some of the more common furnace components and explained their functions. Flue Gas Vent – The flue is a […]

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Emergency Furnace Repairs vs Furnace Tune-ups. What’s the difference?

By Peter Wagner As an HVAC company that has built their success around the service side of the business (going to existing installed furnaces and either troubleshooting or preemptively ‘tuning’ a furnace or an air conditioner), it is interesting to us to see how the definition of these two terms varies from one residential customer […]

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Create a Home Emergency Kit this Winter

One of the most inconvenient things that can happen during winter is a prolonged power outage. An outage that lasts more than a couple hours can become quite uncomfortable and potentially dangerous as your house loses heat. The best way to handle a winter power outage is to have a winter emergency kit ready for […]

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Signs

Once your furnace is on, the threat of carbon monoxide poisoning becomes all the more present. As it is silent, tasteless and odourless it can easily be overlooked – with deadly consequences. Any amount of carbon monoxide in your environment can make it harder for your body to absorb oxygen and in severe cases can […]

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Saving Savvy – Winterizing tips

Winter is creeping up on us faster than ever but people are still procrastinating when it comes to prevention. We want to see everyone making sure their houses are as ready as possible for the coming months. We also know that these do it yourself jobs don’t have to break the bank. A few small […]

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Bryan Baeumler

Humidifiers can Help your Health and Home

We have all woken up on cold winter mornings with dry sinuses, scratchy eyes and with hair holding enough static charge that you could jump start a car battery. The reason this happens is lack of humidity in your home. As cooler weather takes hold, the ambient humidity drops leading to dry air everywhere. How […]

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Mike Holmes: It’s time for your home’s head-to-toe pre-winter checkup!

Republish Reprint Mike Holmes, Special to National Post | October 29, 2014 9:54 AM ET More from Special to National Post Holmes Group: Have your furnace serviced now — waiting for a freezing cold day will be to late (and the repair people will be booked up). Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email Comments More There’s the […]

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Ontario’s New Carbon Monoxide Alarm Law!

  Click here to see special offer! HOGG_ValPak Ad_November_2014 There is no need to go shopping around town for a new carbon monoxide detector. Let us bring it to you and locate the proper place that it should be installed. New law states: There must be at least 1 carbon monoxide detector in the house […]

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