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Barbeque safety starts with you

Patio grilling is one of the best parts of summer life. There’s nothing better than some flame-kissed food to round out a tough day. One important thing to remember when grilling is that, like any other piece of equipment, a barbeque needs to be maintained and treated with respect. This will not only lend 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. 4: A Carbon Monoxide free Home

“Part 4 of the carbon monoxide safety series, in concert with New Berlin Heating and AirWest Air Conditioning and Heating Inc.”A good offense is a great defense. Brought to you by Hogg Heating and Air Conditioning. It’s true in sports and it’s true in home maintenance. When it comes to carbon monoxide, though, it can […]

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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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Air Conditioning – How it gets cold

The hot weather is coming – we hope you have your air conditioner ready! These units generally sit in our side yards where we don’t worry about them. We leave them to chug away, keeping us in comfort; but have you ever wondered how they do that? Our planet has been using air conditioning in […]

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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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Indoor Air Quality Rides on Furnace Filters

Remember to change your furnace filters! I know, you’re thinking why would I change the filter on my FURNACE? It’s spring! Many people start neglecting the big fire-breathing beast in their basements as soon as the warm weather hits. In truth, spring is the optimal time to be on top of changing your air filter. […]

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Carbon Monoxide Detectors Now Mandatory

CO Detectors are now mandatory As of today, carbon monoxide detectors are mandatory in all Ontario homes … and we think this is a good thing. Actually, we think this is fantastic. Carbon monoxide kills around 50 people every year in Canada and sends many more to hospital. A lot of these deaths could have […]

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