≡ Menu

Environment

Have a new homeowner on your holiday shopping list? Help them settle into a comfortable, cozy home. There are numerous fun, affordable and sought-after gifts for new homeowners that are just perfect for that couple or single on your list who has just moved into their very first home. We’ve compiled some of our favourites […] Read More

{ 0 comments }

Geothermal Heating Pros and Cons   As an increasing number of Canadians strive to live cleaner greener lifestyles, more alternative energy sources have begun making their way into homeowners’ everyday lives. One particular topic that’s become a hot topic in certain parts of the country is geothermal heating. Before we take look at geothermal heating […] Read More

{ 0 comments }

How to make the most of your outdoor living space   The cozy autumn months will be upon us before you know it, but that doesn’t mean that it’s time to abandon your outdoor living space. In fact, for many people, this is the perfect time to experience your own personal slice of the great […] Read More

{ 0 comments }

Why now is the perfect time to think about furnace maintenance   September. It’s that idyllic time of the year when the leaves are just starting to turn and the kids have all gone happily (or not) back to school. The summer sun is still warm on bare arms and sandal dressed feet, while the […] Read More

{ 0 comments }

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

{ 0 comments }

Having an energy efficient home is not only helping the environment; it can save you money and increase your comfort. An Energy Star home advisor can assess your home and help you to make it as efficient as possible.   What is Energy Star?   The Energy Star program was an American designed program to […] Read More

{ 0 comments }

If there’s one thing nearly all Canadians love to talk about, it’ the weather. That’s because, here, when it’s cold it is COLD and when it’s hot… look out! From Halifax to Hamilton and Winnipeg to White Rock, when the temperature starts climbing, Canadians from coast to coast do anything they can to keep cool […] Read More

{ 0 comments }

After a long hard winter, most of us can’t wait for spring to arrive. Unfortunately as soon as the spring flowers begin to appear so does the pollen, and pollen can bring about spring allergies. A recent study has revealed that 20-25% of Canadians suffer from what is commonly known as “hay fever”. Officially known […] Read More

{ 0 comments }

Wet and cold weather spells can bring on undesirable and hazardous conditions. Many people do whatever it takes to stay comfortable and safe during the winter months, and while there are many effective actions you can take to cope with the cold weather, not all of them are considered eco-friendly.   It seems as though […] Read More

{ 0 comments }

The winter weather predictions are in and although the consensus is that this winter will be milder than the Ontario average, which includes periods of -30°C, it may not be anything like the snowless winter we had last year. As the snow begins to sweep through the province – likely later this month – it […] Read More

{ 0 comments }