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  With the colder, drier air, a home’s relative humidity typically goes down during the winter. This can reduce indoor comfort levels while making the home more difficult to heat (since moist air feels warmer than dry air). Increasing indoor air moisture can improve your comfort level, while also potentially reducing your energy bills.   […] Read More


  The thought of spending the money to replace your furnace can be daunting. But in reality, shelling out the money now could help save you money in the long run. Before you make any purchase decisions however, it’s best to know whether you can get by with a simple furnace repair rather than replacing […] Read More


  For Canadians, air conditioning is usually an afterthought by this time of year, unless you’ve escaped to a warmer destination. But in order for your unit to function properly next spring and summer, it needs to survive the harsh winter elements first, which brings up the question of whether or not it should be […] Read More


During the first weeks of autumn, when the leaves are turning and the cooler night air means the joy of sleeping with your window open, chances are good that your furnace is probably the furthest thing from your mind. However, believe it or not, now is actually the perfect time to think about preventative furnace […] Read More


  Your home’s air vents and ducts play a key role in keeping it cool during the summer and warm during the winter. Some homeowners, however, aren’t aware that ducts and vents need regular care in order to function properly.  While duct cleaning is not recommended as a DIY project, it is important to have […] Read More


  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 comes with fall. It’s the cooler weather, […] Read More


  “Going green” has been a popular buzzword for the past couple of years, as businesses and households all over the world make changes to benefit the environment and reduce their carbon footprint. While living an eco-friendly lifestyle might sound like a massive undertaking, making gradual changes to your day-to-day routine can be quite simple, […] Read More


                          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


  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


    Are you feeling the heat and you don’t have a working air conditioner? While living through the summer without air conditioning seems impossible it can be done. Try these simple tips to help you stay comfortable and cool when your AC cannot:   Avoid using appliances that give off heat like the oven, […] Read More