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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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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

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Deemed one of winter’s harshest side effects, the flu affects thousands of Canadians every year. Highly contagious, the flu can lead to hospitalization and even death. Every year, influenza causes an average of 20,000 hospitalizations and 4,000 deaths. Receiving a flu shot is recognized as one of the best ways to prevent you and your […] Read More

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Preparing for Halloween is just like getting ready for any other holiday, and with less than a month to go it’ll be here before you know it. While you may not have to make a big fancy meal, there is still a lot to do to get prepared. If you start now, you will be […] Read More

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It’s hard to believe that summer is nearing its end. For many parents, this time of year is about getting children organized and prepared to go back-to-school. While returning to school can be an exciting time for the entire family, it doesn’t come without a little bit of stress and anxiety. To help ease the […] Read More

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