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Varying weather conditions in Ontario can really give your HVAC system a run for its money – literally. Summertime temperatures can reach uncomfortably high levels, especially when humidity is present, forcing homeowners to crank up the AC. By contrast, homeowners will crank up the heat in the winter when temperatures drop below freezing.  For many […] Read More


As we approach the end of summer, it's a good idea to give your air conditioning system some service, as it's been humming along for a few months and may need attention.   Most of these tips are things you can do to make your system more efficient and protect it from unnecessary wear and […] Read More


In Ontario and surrounding areas, this summer has been tremendously hot and most of the energy used by HVAC systems goes into cooling your home. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to use your air conditioner more efficiently and to decrease the amount of heat entering your home.  Increasing the efficiency of your air […] Read More


During our hot, humid Ontario summers, most of the energy used by HVAC systems goes into cooling your home. By implementing three simple steps, you can increase the efficiency of your air conditioner, which will ultimately save energy and extend the life of your cooling system. Here’s what to do: Avoid taxing your air conditioner: Wait […] Read More


Take Dinner Outdoors

Everyone loves a good BBQ and one of the best ways to keep your home cool during the summer months is to cook outside as much as you can. Not only is cooking outdoors fun but it is also a healthy way to add new flavours to your food. The best part, though, is that […] Read More


Summer has started and for many of us that means it’s time for a vacation. Unfortunately, we don’t always have the finances needed to fly around the world for breathtaking views, inspirational culture and worldly cuisine.  No need to worry, though, as you can find enough to fill decades of vacations right here, tucked away […] Read More


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


Staycations are the latest travel trend. A staycation is unique in that vacationers stay home instead of going away. Whether choosing to spend time lounging by the family pool or checking out local sites and attractions, you can still shut off and spend some time away from the daily grind. Staycations are a great alternative […] Read More

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The warm weather is upon us and it brings the return of our favourite summer pastimes. Whether you are planning a family vacation, swapping your winter boots for flip-flops or preparing your vegetable garden, we all have something we really look forward to in the summer months.   For many, the month of May signals […] Read More


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