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Can Wood Stoves and HVAC Work Together   Wood stoves seem to be enjoying a bit of a renaissance these days. Some people view them as a cheaper, more environmentally friendly way to keep a house warm. However the question lies in how to use them as an efficient heat source throughout the whole home […] Read More

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Maintaining indoor air quality is a constant struggle, especially in cold weather. Your furnace starts up, the windows stay sealed shut, and doors are only open long enough to step quickly through before they’re closed. Consequently, the concentration of toxins rises in interior spaces. Luckily, houseplants are an effective tool to automatically clean some of […] Read More

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Furnaces tend to pick the worst part of winter to fail. With the harshness of Canadian winters, you don’t want to find yourself with an old furnace that simply can’t make it. If you are considering purchasing a new furnace before winter hits, there are some things you need to consider before making your final […] Read More

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Without annual maintenance, your furnace is exposed to more wear and tear that results in excess strain on your home heating system, which in turn decreases your home’s energy efficiency. Scheduling this one appointment each year will help your furnace last longer and limit repair costs. So, it’s important to understand the basics of preventive […] Read More

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How to Conduct a Furnace Comparison   Choosing a new furnace can be a big undertaking. While the furnace is one of the most important appliances in your home, it’s also the one that people tend to know the least about. So, when it comes to replacing a broken unit or upgrading to something more […] Read More

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Getting to Know The Different Types of HVAC Systems   When it comes to HVAC systems, many homeowners typically only think about two things: furnaces and air conditioners. However, there is a lot more to a system than its primary components. What you may not know is that there are actually several different types that […] Read More

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Tips for Your Most Comfortable Canadian Thanksgiving Ever   It’s about that time again. Time to gather the family and friends for a day of laughter and quality time, giving thanks, and of course piling the good dishware with mountains of turkey and all of the trimmings. While it’s generally a pleasure to reconnect with […] Read More

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What to do About Uneven Heating at Home   It’s a very familiar scenario among homeowners –the basement is freezing, the bedrooms are boiling and the main floor common areas are generally just fine. The question is, what can be done to remedy the situation? Uneven heating is something that many homeowners complain about, particularly […] Read More

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Transitioning Your Home From Summer to Fall   Cozy up to the upcoming season by transitioning your home from summer to fall readiness. While most of us enjoy the warmer weather that summer brings, it’s autumn that wears the title of favourite season for many Canadians. That’s likely due to the feeling of comfort that […] Read More

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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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