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Winter is still several months away and you probably won't be thinking about a new furnace now. However, this is the right time to repair your furnace or start looking for a new one if you want to be ready before the chill and the snow arrive. Where something as important as a furnace is […] Read More

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Furnace repairs can be costly and stressful if you decide to take matters into your own hands. Unlike other small repairs that you can do around the house, furnace repairs require a lot more specialized knowledge and skills. This is the main reason why you should leave furnace repairs to the heating and cooling Toronto […] Read More

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If your furnace malfunctions, your immediate priority is to get the system working and heat flowing again. The following tips will help you troubleshoot furnace problems before calling for emergency service. If these steps are ineffective, contact your trusted local HVAC company to repair the current issue and give your heating system a preventive maintenance […] Read More

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For many homeowners, the cost of heating and cooling can account for up to 40 percent of their energy costs. Rising energy costs have made it imperative to keep energy use to a minimum. A programmable thermostat is one way to do this. When programmed properly, these smart thermostats can cut your energy costs a […] Read More

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Maintaining your HVAC system is important to its longevity. Repairs and replacements are costly. Having a professional perform annual service checks on your HVAC gets you ready for the upcoming season and assures your home will have heat now and cool air as summer approaches. There are many reasons to have this tune-up and several […] Read More

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There are many things we here at Reliance have learned over the years, especially when it comes to taking care of and maintaining furnaces. This month, we want to share our tips for what should and should not be done with your furnace and furnace room. Customer safety and education is of the utmost importance […] Read More

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Keeping your heating costs down this winter doesn't have to involve a great deal of work or money. In most regions throughout Canada, heating during the cold months accounts for your home’s highest energy bills throughout the year, so anything you can do to lower these bills will leave more money in your pocket. Here […] Read More

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Ceiling fans are great for keeping cool in the summer. But did you know that ceiling fans are also designed to keep you warm in the winter? This fact, which many people don’t know about or simply overlook, can keep your home more comfortable during the winter months and reduce your utilities bill. Ceiling fans […] Read More

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When buying a new furnace, price is an important factor but so is energy efficiency. Greater efficiency means lower energy use and lower energy costs. Fortunately, furnaces have an AFUE rating, allowing you to compare different models’ energy efficiency.  AFUE stands for annual fuel utilization efficiency. To evaluate the energy use of furnaces or boilers, […] Read More

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Varying weather conditions in Ontario can really give your HVAC system a run for its money – literally. Summertime temperatures can reach uncomfortably high levels, especially when humidity is present, forcing homeowners to crank up the AC. By contrast, homeowners will crank up the heat in the winter when temperatures drop below freezing.  For many […] Read More

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