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  Yes, it was another biting cold winter and, if you're like most Canadians, your furnace worked its share of overtime keeping your home warm and your family comfortable. But, while your thoughts may now be turning to the sunshine, beaches and cottage weekends just around the corner, it's important not to forget your furnace […] Read More


    Cracked skin. Irritated sinuses. A scratchy throat and itchy eyes. Dry air is a common source of discomfort at home, and can cause a variety of respiratory problems and increased allergy symptoms. While portable humidifiers may help keep individual rooms adjusted to the right humidity, a whole home option works best to keep […] Read More


  Our winters aren't just colder, they're often drier. That one-two weather punch causes relative humidity levels to drop and, since dry air feels cooler than warm air, it can lower your indoor comfort levels while making your home harder to heat. There's a simple solution: increase your home's air moisture, which not only makes […] Read More


      Upgrading your furnace is not an easy decision and many homeowners put it off until there's a catastrophic breakdown, which is usually when they need their furnace most. Planning a replacement ahead of time, however, avoids the discomfort and inconvenience of a cold house and steers you clear of being forced to […] Read More


  Poor indoor air quality can be concerning throughout the year, as the Canadian Lung Association estimates that the average Canadian spends up to 90 percent of their time indoors. This problem is amplified during the winter months, as people tend to spend a great deal of time taking shelter from the cold weather in […] Read More


  Spending your hard-earned money to repair or replace your furnace is one of the last things any of us wants to do. But, often, investing now can save you much more down the road. Before you make any decisions, however, find out how serious your furnace's problems are and whether you can get by […] Read More


  Furnaces tend to pick the worst part of winter to fail. That's why 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, here are some things to consider before making your […] Read More


  Without annual preventive maintenance, your furnace could be exposed to more wear and tear. This could result in excess strain on your home heating system. Scheduling just this one appointment each year could help your furnace last longer and limit repair costs in the long run.      What you can do Before scheduling […] Read More


Cleaning, trimming and tuning up: Here's your sure-fire autumn checklist While we long for summer while we're in the depths of winter, the truth is, for many of us, it's autumn that's our favourite season. Comfortable days, crisp evenings, technicolour foliage, Thanksgiving, Halloween… we can't get enough! Autumn though is also time to get ready […] Read More

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So your heating and cooling system needs to be repaired – or maybe even replaced entirely – but where do you turn? How do you know if the HVAC contractor is qualified and reliable? And is it someone you can trust? These are all $64,000 questions, especially when you don't want to spend $64,000 – […] Read More