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Autumn Leaves in the Gutter and on a shingled roof of a house.

Cleaning, trimming and tuning up: Here's your sure-fire autumn checklist While we long for summer while we're in the depths of winter, the truth is, for many of us, it's autumn that's our favourite season. Comfortable days, crisp evenings, technicolour foliage, Thanksgiving, Halloween… we can't get enough! Autumn though is also time to get ready […] Read More

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A dripping faucet

  Trickling toilets. Dripping taps. Leaky household appliances. Water leaks in your home are all too common and can lead to needlessly high water bills as well as costly structural issues other possible damages if they're not fixed right away. Here are three of the most common water leaks and some helpful suggestions:   1. […] Read More

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Repairmen works on a home's air conditioner unit outdoors. He is checking the compressor inside the unit using a digital tablet.  He wears a navy blue uniform and his safety glasses.

So your heating and cooling system needs to be repaired – or maybe even replaced entirely – but where do you turn? How do you know if the HVAC contractor is qualified and reliable? And is it someone you can trust? These are all $64,000 questions, especially when you don't want to spend $64,000 – […] Read More

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  If your home suffers from uneven cooling, you’re not alone. Many people find that the temperature of the air in their home differs from room to room, sometimes significantly. Your living room may be completely comfortable throughout the day, but you end up tossing and turning in the heat of your bedroom at night. […] Read More

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  Most homeowners know that there are dozens of different plumbing problems that can spring up around the house, sometimes without warning. Some of these problems are more common than others, and sometimes there’s a quick fix, while in other cases they require professional attention. As is the case with any potential problem around the […] Read More

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The short Canadian summer is here and while we may be tempted to soak up all the sun we can, it’s important to protect our skin while we bask, play, and relax.   If you’re planning to go outside, try to limit the time you spend outside from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when the […] Read More

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An air conditioner is a major purchase so it makes sense to do research before you buy. A free in-home consultation can also provide insight to help inform your decision.   Natural Resources Canada explains a number of factors affecting the operating cost of an air conditioner:   geographical location of the house variance of […] Read More

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Many Canadians have central air conditioners installed in their homes. Many large apartment buildings and commercial buildings also use central air. Before you get central air for the first time or have a new central air unit installed, it’s helpful to know how the installation works, and some things to consider. Professional cooling contractors should […] Read More

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Many Canadians have central air conditioning in their home, but not everyone understands how it works. Here’s a summary of how central air works and why some Canadians choose to install it in their homes. Unlike a standalone unit, such as a portable or window air conditioner, central air conditioning is a cooling system that […] Read More

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                              While most home power outages are very short, some can last much longer – up to days and even weeks. Whether caused by inclement weather or an accident that interferes with the power line, a power outage can leave you […] Read More

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