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    Whether your home improvement goal is to increase your family's comfort or raise the resale value of your property, switching to a tankless water heater is a great idea. Not only does it use one-third less energy  than a conventional storage tank water heater, it's also extremely space efficient and provides an endless […] Read More

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The only acceptable plumbing is plumbing done right. That's why a major bathroom overhaul is a perfect opportunity to make sure everything is up to snuff and working as it should.   Any plumbing modifications you're considering should be well planned so they complement the design you're considering. And it goes without saying that a […] Read More

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    While it's the time of year for fun and celebration, one look at your energy bill come January is liable to lead to unnecessary frustration. The truth is, there are lots of simple steps you can take to keep a smile on your face and your energy costs under control.   LED lights: […] Read More

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  Spending your hard-earned money to repair or replace your furnace is one of the last things any of us wants to do. But, often, investing now can save you much more down the road. Before you make any decisions, however, find out how serious your furnace's problems are and whether you can get by […] Read More

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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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  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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