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Most Canadian homeowners are well aware of the toll a harsh winter can take on a home’s heating system. While winterizing your home and scheduling an annual service call with Reliance Home Comfort are steps in the right direction, maintaining your system throughout the season will help increase your equipment’s energy efficiency and overall performance. […] Read More

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The ductwork in your home plays an essential role in keeping you and your family comfortable all year long. Ducts supply heat and cool air to all of the rooms in your home. When ducts become dirty or obstructed, they can cause a number of problems that affect the comfort level in your home, as […] Read More

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While mold itself cannot be completely removed from the home, its growth can certainly be prevented. Mold growth depends upon the presence of moisture, warm conditions and something for it to feed upon. So when thinking about how to prevent the growth of household mold, these are the three areas that need to be focused […] Read More

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If you’re like most Canadian homeowners these days, then chances are good that cutting costs and conserving energy are pretty high up on your list of household priorities. That means ensuring that your HVAC system is running as efficiently as possible and that there are no costly air leaks in your home.   Most people […] Read More

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Keeping your home comfortable during the winter months can be an expensive task if you don’t make the proper preparations before the worst of the weather hits. The following tips can help get your home ready for winter and reduce home heating costs and energy usage.   Have your HVAC system serviced: Make an appointment […] Read More

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The extreme weather patterns as of late means that most of us are keeping our homes closed up for much of the year. In most parts of Canada temperatures are at times close to 30 degrees in the summer, yet winter’s arctic weather systems bring extremely cold conditions - bringing a whole new meaning to […] Read More

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What Are Air Exchangers And How Do They Work?   As the name denotes, air exchangers are used to exchange stale indoor air for the fresh air outside. You can think of it as a more efficient means of opening a window. In an effort to remain as energy efficient as possible, over the past […] 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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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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No matter where you spend your time, whether it’s a house, apartment or an office, you should be concerned about the quality of the air in your indoor environment. Poor indoor air quality is capable of causing an array of health problems including asthma, infections, nasal congestion, fatigue, nausea, chronic lung diseases and even lung […] Read More

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