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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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  Invisible and odourless, it is little wonder that carbon monoxide is often referred to as the silent killer. This deadly gas can be produced by a number of household appliances including gas ranges, fireplaces, furnaces and other sources. So it is absolutely imperative that safety measures are taken to protect yourself and your loved […] Read More

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  Most people realize that placing houseplants around your home is a great way to add to its decor. What many don’t consider, however, are the health benefits of a few well-placed varieties. Their ability to filter out dangerous pollutants commonly found in your home’s air cannot be understated, especially for those with allergies or […] Read More

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  There is no better way to extend the life of your air conditioner than to schedule an annual tune up. That’s because having your system maintained by a qualified professional will help reduce wear and tear, alert you to any possible issues and will also ensure its efficiency …and an efficient air conditioner can […] Read More

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  When it comes to creating a comfortable home, the most important thing to remember is that it has to be pleasing to all of your senses. Your home should feel comfortable, with help from an efficient, well-maintained heating and cooling system and cozy furnishings. It should smell comfortable –whether due to fragrance, freshly baked […] Read More

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Has the air in your home begun to feel uncomfortably dry? If so, it may be time to consider the benefits of adding a whole home humidifier. Severely dry air that reaches a humidity level below 30 percent can spark a host of health issues. These issues include respiratory irritation, nosebleeds, uncomfortably dry nasal passages […] Read More

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According to the Canadian Electricity Association, Canadians spend less money on energy compared to other industrialized countries. However, using energy to heat, cool, and light homes year round can be quite expensive. Luckily, there are several things that you can do to reduce your energy consumption, such as choosing the right HVAC system for your […] Read More

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With the average Canadian spending approximately 90% of their time indoors (according to the Canadian Lung Association), it is extremely important that the quality of indoor air, both at home and at work, is considered a high priority. This is what makes a person’s HVAC system such an integral part of their home. With a […] Read More

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