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HVAC | Maintenance Checklist

This blog has been shared with the kind permission of Northside Services. Maintain your equipment to prevent future problems and unwanted costs. Keep your HVAC system at peak performance by having a contractor do annual pre-season check-ups. HVAC contractors get busy once summer and winter come, so it’s best to check the cooling system in the […]

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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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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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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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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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7 Tips and Easy Fixes for an Organized Garage!

With just little time and planning, you can transform your garage from a cluttered mess to an organized, convenient oasis. Here are some easy ways to overhaul your garage quickly: Sort the contents of your garage into “keep,” “sell/giveaway,” and “toss” piles. If you’re hesitating about a certain item, remember the two year rule: if […]

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Fall Home Maintenance, 20 Tips Checklist!

Fall is in the air and The Weather Network is predicting another cold season for our area. There is less than two weeks until the start of Fall, so we wanted you to be prepared. Here is a home maintenance checklist for the upcoming fall season: Home Exterior Recaulk joints between siding and other materials […]

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