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Everyone likes to keep cool and comfortable when the temperatures soar. That said, the trick is to balance comfort with savings as there are costs associated with keeping your home at the perfect temperature. Aside from the most well-known ways to reduce air conditioning costs and stay cool, there are some other surprising methods you […] Read More

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For some people, we start our property journey renting homes, condos or apartments where utilities are included. In this case, the landlord includes the cost of heating and cooling in the cost of the rent. When you purchase your first home and in some rentals, utilities will not be included. This is your first foray […] Read More

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According to Statistics Canada, half of all Canadian households use natural gas to heat their homes. For homeowners, it is important to remember that the price of energy—especially natural gas—fluctuates  just the way gas prices go up and down at the pump. But with the combination of numbers and figures, understanding the charges on your bill can be a […] Read More

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  Feeling a draft in the air? Drafts bring a chill indoors in the winter and allow heat to seep in during the summer. The air leaks that permit drafts have a significant impact on your energy bill, forcing your heating system to work harder to maintain your preferred indoor temperature level in the winter […] Read More

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  It’s that time again, when Jack Frost is nipping at your nose and home energy costs begin tugging at your wallet. That’s why it seems like everyone is interested in learning how to save on energy costs during the holiday season. The good news is, there are several simple steps that can be taken, […] Read More

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  Winter is just around the corner, meaning another season of serene snowfalls, holidays with loved ones, evenings spent getting cozy by the fireplace, and of course – expensive energy bills. While there are plenty of tips you can use to save on heating costs this winter, one of the most cost-effective things you can […] Read More

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Welcome back to the Reliance Fall Better Home Challenge! This month our goal is to share ideas on how you can make some changes towards a better home this fall. Be sure to join us for tips, discussions and more chances to win. Our $500 3V VISA Grand Prize draw is  November 2nd but we'll also be giving away 3V […] Read More

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Welcome back to the Reliance Fall Better Home Challenge! This month our goal is to share ideas on how you can make some changes towards a better home this fall. Be sure to join us for tips, discussions and more chances to win. Our $500 3V VISA Grand Prize draw is  November 2nd but we'll also be giving away 3V […] Read More

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    Home improvement is an ongoing process for most people. Whether your goal is to increase your family’s comfort in the short term, or to increase the resale value of your home in the long-term, there are ways to make upgrades that add energy-efficiency to your home and savings to your checkbook.   Here […] Read More

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Thanks for joining us for the Eco Summer Challenge! The  final daily draw winner is Dragan Mitrovic. Congratulations! You've won a $30.00 VISA Prepaid Voucher! Please contact me at rmassingham@reliancecomfort.com to claim your prize. Thanks to everyone for participating in our daily challenges and we wish you all the best of luck as our Grand Prize draw […] Read More

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