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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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Turn down your Air Conditioner, Save Money

While we want to stay comfortable in the summer, we also want to do it in the most efficient way possible. That can be challenging when we are blasting our air conditioning 24 hours a day. Here are three ideas for how to save energy and cash during the summer months. Set you air conditioner […]

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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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Smart Meters – How to Keep Saving

Smart meters are installed in over 4.8 million homes and businesses across Ontario (cbc.ca), but many families are not taking advantage of the cost-saving opportunities available when it comes to these little gadgets. By taking a bit of extra time to look at your home and change a couple habits, you could end up keeping […]

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10 Tips and Tricks for a Safer Holiday

Whether you are lighting the tree, menorah or kinara this winter there are plenty of ways to keep your home and family safe this holiday season. A few small considerations can make the difference between being safe and not; these tips, tricks and ideas are simple and can be implemented in no time at all. […]

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