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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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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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Foundation leaks lead to lousy living

It’s officially April! It’s the time of year when we work to forget about cold winter nights and look forward to warmer weather spotted with tulips and daffodils… right? The truth is we cannot discount the snow until every last flake has disappeared. Melt water means the ground is extremely damp and if you do […]

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention – 5 Tips

According to the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs website, more than 50 people die each year of carbon monoxide poisoning in Canada. Hundreds more will be poisoned by this molecule. There are simple precautions that can be taken to minimize the chances of this happening to you or your family, and really, what is more […]

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Carbon Monoxide – Common Questions and Answers

WHAT IS CARBON MONOXIDE? Often called the silent killer, carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odourless, colourless gas created when fuels such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane do not completely dissipate when burning. WHY IS CARBON MONOXIDE DANGEROUS? CO enters the body through breathing. CO poisoning is often confused with […]

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Shovel Snow Safely

Winter isn’t over yet, and since our local groundhog predicted at least another six weeks of cold we should revisit how to shovel snow safely. No one likes a trip to the hospital, especially if it could have been prevented. We know it doesn’t seem like something you should have to put that much thought […]

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Trane Furnaces keep on Chugging

When you start looking for a new furnace (preferably before the old one gives out) you will encounter dozens of different companies all claiming to offer the best product. Out of all of these companies and the variety of equipment that they offer, what brands do you research? One company that has been gaining a […]

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What is an air duct cleaning?

Your air ducts can be your best friend or your worst enemy depending on how well they are maintained. Well maintained ducts circulate air in your house and help keep you warm or cool respectively. Dirty ducts do exactly the same thing – with the added bonus of helping move years of built up debris […]

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