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Air Conditioner Care

No one likes to pay for emergency repairs. Air Conditioning repairs can be costly, especially when a problem has been left to linger instead of being dealt with immediately. Problems can snowball, so it’s best to minimize the impact of potential repairs. No one wants to be left without air conditioning during these hot summer […]

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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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Conserve Energy with your Air Conditioner

With summer finally starting to show its head in Ontario, we thought it would be a good time to talk about conservation. We always hear about water conservation during the particularly dry summer months, but it is also very important to remember energy conservation. It may not seem like much, but a degree can make […]

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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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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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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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Start your air conditioner’s season right

Around this time every year, some Canadian homes start thinking about their air conditioning units. Alarmingly, though, most people just assume these pieces of equipment will be ready when they’re needed, no questions asked. It is never safe to assume that your air conditioner will be in good repair; some simple prevention can go miles […]

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