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Geothermal Heating Pros and Cons   As an increasing number of Canadians strive to live cleaner greener lifestyles, more alternative energy sources have begun making their way into homeowners’ everyday lives. One particular topic that’s become a hot topic in certain parts of the country is geothermal heating. Before we take look at geothermal heating […] Read More

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How to Hire an HVAC Contractor

How to Hire an HVAC Contractor   Whether you’re looking to have a new HVAC system installed or if you have some repair work that needs to be done, you’ll need to find a qualified, reliable HVAC contractor to take on the project. The question is – how do you go about finding the best […] Read More

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How to make the most of your outdoor living space   The cozy autumn months will be upon us before you know it, but that doesn’t mean that it’s time to abandon your outdoor living space. In fact, for many people, this is the perfect time to experience your own personal slice of the great […] Read More

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Why now is the perfect time to think about furnace maintenance   September. It’s that idyllic time of the year when the leaves are just starting to turn and the kids have all gone happily (or not) back to school. The summer sun is still warm on bare arms and sandal dressed feet, while the […] Read More

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How to tell if your cottage HVAC system needs to be replaced   Is your cottage A/C not keeping its cool the way it used to? Or are minor repairs no longer quite so minor? If either scenario rings true, then it might be time to consider replacing your existing HVAC system. Not only does […] Read More

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While individuals suffering from respiratory illnesses such as asthma or COPD, or other conditions such as high blood pressure need to be particularly careful during the summer months, the heat and humidity can also have an impact on those who have not been diagnosed with any particular conditions. Most of us have experienced some level […] Read More

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It seems as if it gets more and more expensive to maintain a cottage these days, especially when the cost of energy appears to be skyrocketing. So in order to keep your home away from home from costing you an arm and a leg, it’s essential to employ some cost-cutting measures. Here are a few […] Read More

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Is an on demand water heater a good idea for your cottage?   You’ve probably been hearing a lot about tankless or on demand water heaters lately. They’ve been touted as one of the best new options available to homeowners in a very long time. But what about cottagers? If you’ve been wondering if an […] Read More

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Canadian summers aren't nearly as long as most of us would like them to be, so when the warm weather finally arrives, it can be tempting to spend as much time as possible outside. However, do keep in mind that prolonged sun and heat exposure can put you at risk for things like heat exhaustion […] Read More

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Cooling your cottage with a ductless split air conditioner   If you’ve spent this past summer sweating through another sweltering season up at the cottage, you’ll be pleased to know that there is an affordable way to maintain your comfort –even in your home away from home.  Many cottagers try to keep cool with oscillating […] Read More

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