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    Every October 31, millions of kids (and parents) across Canada and around the world, don their favourite silly and scary costumes and head out into the neighbourhood for an evening of Halloween hilarity.   Before they do, here are a few simple tips to keep your little trick-or-treaters out of harm's way:   […] Read More

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  We take fresh, clean water in our home for granted but we shouldn't. After all, water isn't just necessary for our health and survival, we use it in so many aspects of daily life, like showering, washing our clothes and cars, and food preparation.   In fact, each of us uses an average of […] Read More

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  Saskatoon sees 1-in-100-year rain event when 112.3 millimetres of rain falls in less than 24 hours.   Higher rainfall during the spring causes Lake Ontario to swell 55 centimeters, submerging parts of the Toronto Islands.   Ottawa has rain on 71 of 102 days, including 18 straight days of rain.   It's no wonder […] Read More

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  While most of the country can expect a near normal or warmer July and August than usual, it may also mean higher risks for allergies or for sunburns, heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses.   That's why Reliance™ has put together a short Summer Survival Guide to help you play smart and experience the […] Read More

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  There's no avoiding it: winter is on its way. Before the severe weather hits, however, it's a good idea to make sure your home is ready so it doesn't suffer any damage from the snow, sleet, rain, wind and cold temperatures. Here are four important ways to keep your home safe in the coming […] Read More

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  Trickling toilets. Dripping taps. Leaky household appliances. Water leaks in your home are all too common and can lead to needlessly high water bills as well as costly structural issues other possible damages if they're not fixed right away. Here are three of the most common water leaks and some helpful suggestions:   1. […] Read More

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While air conditioner repair may seem easy, and watching an air conditioner technician perform one or two annual maintenance checks may seem like all the education you need, there are some serious reasons why performing air conditioner maintenance is best left to professionals who spend their lives mastering these systems. If this basic idea, or […] Read More

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  Everyone knows that energy costs go up in the winter, and we’ve already covered the simple ways to save on heating costs during the coldest months of the year. But winter also brings with it many hidden home hazards that could potentially lead to injury or substantial costs if you don’t take the necessary […] Read More

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  April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring the risk of potential damage to your home without the proper precautions. Short but intense rain storms as well as flash flooding have become a growing concern across Canada, as water damage is now the leading cause of home insurance claims in the country. […] Read More

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  Faults in home electricity can lead to house fires. Understanding which problems should be looked at by an electrician can not only save you money on your insurance and deductible - it can also save your life.   To avoid a potentially catastrophic situation, we have pulled together a list of the five common […] Read More

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