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New Homeowner Checklist

New Homeowner Checklist

First of all, congratulations on buying a new home! This is definitely an exciting time in your life, especially if this is your first home and you are no longer paying rent. Now that you have taken this step, there are some things you need to remember to do just before and right after you […]

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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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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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CO SERIES: Pt. 3 – Carbon Monoxide Detectors

“Part 3 of the carbon monoxide safety series, in concert with New Berlin Heating and AirWest Air Conditioning and Heating Inc.” This post is brought to you by AirWest. How a CO detector can save your life We’ve all read stories about how CO detectors have saved families from harm. It is a small inexpensive […]

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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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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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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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Life Hacks Vol. 7 – Gardening Hacks

Spring has finally decided to come for a visit which means that it’s time for us to start planting. Whether you prefer flowers, vegetables, or something else entirely, these gardening life hacks will help ensure that you have the healthiest garden possible. Plant your seeds in egg shells – the minerals in the egg shell […]

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