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So far, this summer looks like it is going to be beautiful and HOT! One of the best ways to cool down in the summer is a nice refreshing swim, and in Ontario we are blessed with ample locations to do so. However, even a quick impromptu swim comes with hazards, and being prepared dramatically […] Read More

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You've probably experienced this before. You’ve just sat down for dinner after a long day at work and the doorbell rings. Not too many people show up to your house unannounced, so you cautiously get up from the table and try to see who is at the door without them seeing you. You don't want […] Read More

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Sunscreen Know How

Everyone knows that sunscreen prevents sunburns. What most people don’t know is how to choose the right sunscreen for their skin. Effective this year, the FDA in the United States is imposing new regulations for all sunscreen manufacturers. These changes are aimed at clarifying misleading sunscreen labels and strive to ensure consumers are as protected […] Read More

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As a child, learning to ride your bike without training wheels and being allowed to ride on your own was freedom. Throughout the beginning of the 20th century, cycling was one of North America’s most common pastimes, and world-renowned venues like Madison Square Garden were constructed to host races. The importance of eco-friendly transit and […] Read More

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Warmer temperatures tend to bring an increase in door-to-door sales visits. While there are surely lots of honest people in the door-to-door sales profession, we only hear about the dishonest ones who are giving the industry a bad name. We want you to be able to spot them and help make sure you are never […] Read More

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Are you tired of fighting the battle against winter's chill? If you feel like the temperature may be dropping well below your comfort zone, rest assured that there are many little things you can do to fight back and win the warmth war. Start by taking a look at the following: the optimal temperature of […] Read More

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Winter’s here! For a while, it looked like we were going to get off easy, but the predictions were right, and the snow and cold temperatures are here to stay. Actually, let’s re-phrase that last statement: Fortunately, the snow and cold temperatures are here to stay. If you disagree, this month’s Better Home Blog article […] Read More

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Larry Brydon LEED AP - Vice Chair - Reliance Home Comfort Mr. Brydon is currently a Senior Account Executive with Reliance Home Comfort where he supports New Product Development projects within their Builder Markets Group. He is both a LEED Accredited Professional, and an NRCan Certified Energy Evaluator with the EnergyStar and Energuide programs. In addition […] Read More

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Spring Home Tune Up

Now most Spring cleanups start with top to bottom cleaning and disinfecting of all corners of the house (all natural of course – check out our recent video about how to clean green). This is usually followed by packing away the winter gear, unearthing the BBQ, and doing a little pre-season lawn and garden maintenance. […] Read More

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Fire it up!

For many of us, turning on the furnace for the first time can be a little depressing...and a clear indication that the warm weather season has officially come to an end. Thankfully, we’ve had a fairly mild autumn so, and it’s not surprising to learn that many Canadians have not had to fire up the […] Read More

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