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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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The prevalence of door-to-door water heater sales is causing great concern among Canadian residents. With clipboard in hand, these “inspectors” show up unannounced, requesting to enter your home in order to assess the condition of your water heater. While some inspectors might work for legitimate companies, in some cases you need to protect yourself, your […] Read More

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  For a homeowner looking to make the best decision for his or her family, understanding the coverage afforded by a furnace and air conditioner protection plan is important. A good plan, exercised properly, can make a big difference as temperatures change. However, part of knowing the quality of a plan is understanding what a […] 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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Winter is closing in on us, and it’s time to starting thinking about preparing your home for winter. One of the biggest concerns for homeowners is avoiding frozen pipes. In areas like Ontario where temperatures drop and stay well below freezing, learning how to prepare pipes and safely deal with frozen pipes if needed is […] Read More

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Home safety is a year-round concern. Eliminating hazards around your home should be a major priority no matter what season it is. Hazards fall into three main categories: fire, electrical and chemical. Here are some tips that will help you identify dangerous conditions and reduce your chances of a preventable disaster. Fire hazards Remove old […] Read More

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With the colder winter weather approaching, Ontario homeowners should be considering the condition of their home’s furnace. Is it working properly? Furnace troubleshooting can save you a lot of money and ensure the safety of your family. There are a number of things you can do to detect problems or even prevent them from starting. Keep […] Read More

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If you live in Ontario, winter storms can arrive suddenly at any time during our winter. It never hurts to be prepared for unexpected winter weather, which could lead to power outages and a lack of other services. Before winter weather arrives, ensure your home is retaining the conditioned air you’re paying for. Seek out […] Read More

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There are many things we here at Reliance have learned over the years, especially when it comes to taking care of and maintaining furnaces. This month, we want to share our tips for what should and should not be done with your furnace and furnace room. Customer safety and education is of the utmost importance […] Read More

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Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe

During November, the Canada Safety Council (CSC) is running two nationwide campaigns targeted at fire safety and seniors in our communities. These campaigns are aimed at raising awareness and providing the public with the necessary steps to prevent harm or dangerous situations from occurring. Below is a brief overview of each campaign and some of […] Read More

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