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Transitioning Your Home From Summer to Fall   Cozy up to the upcoming season by transitioning your home from summer to fall readiness. While most of us enjoy the warmer weather that summer brings, it’s autumn that wears the title of favourite season for many Canadians. That’s likely due to the feeling of comfort that […] Read More

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Why now is the perfect time to think about furnace maintenance   September. It’s that idyllic time of the year when the leaves are just starting to turn and the kids have all gone happily (or not) back to school. The summer sun is still warm on bare arms and sandal dressed feet, while the […] Read More

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How to tell if your cottage HVAC system needs to be replaced   Is your cottage A/C not keeping its cool the way it used to? Or are minor repairs no longer quite so minor? If either scenario rings true, then it might be time to consider replacing your existing HVAC system. Not only does […] Read More

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  If you have been researching HVAC systems, you have likely taken note of the different terms that are often used to describe the benefits of both heating and air conditioning units. Terms such as AFUE rating, HSPF rating, SEER rating, Energy Star rating, and MERV rating are usually found on HVAC product descriptions, but […] Read More

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  For a homeowner looking to make the best decision for his or her family, understanding the coverage afforded by a furnace and air conditioner protection plan is important. A good plan, exercised properly, can make a big difference as temperatures change. However, part of knowing the quality of a plan is understanding what a […] Read More

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Here’s a simple explanation and comparison of the two main gas furnace types, to help you decide on the most suitable for your home. A standard gas powered furnace: Generates heat via a combustion process. Extracts heat from the combustion process using a heat exchanger. Releases the heat through ductwork into the home, with the […] Read More

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Welcome back everyone! We have officially kicked off the Reliance Festive Celebration and over the next few weeks our goal is to share and discuss ways to make the most of the 2013 Holiday Season. We hope you can join us daily for great discussions, cool ideas and last but not least - wonderful prizes! […] Read More

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Heating and cooling is the biggest energy expense in the average home. Various studies have confirmed that a programmable thermostat can significantly reduce energy usage in a home, but only if used correctly. (If you don't have a programmable thermostat, the Nest thermostat is a great option. Learn more about it here). Energy savings are […] Read More

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Welcome back everyone! We have officially kicked off the Reliance Fall Better Home Challenge and over the next few weeks our goal is to share and discuss ways to save energy and stay comfortable as we gear up for the big chill. We hope you can join us daily for great discussions, cool ideas and […] Read More

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With such a wide variety of home heating systems available in the market, many people have a difficult time choosing the right system for their home. However, if you do your research and consider factors like the size and type of your house, the climate, and availability and cost of energy, this will help you […] Read More

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