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The Reliance Cool Comfort Challenge  is in full swing and this month our goal is to share ways to stay cool as we quickly transition into the warm weather season. Whether it's cool tips, cool places or cool treats - we'll be sharing all that is cool as summer closes in. Be sure to join […] Read More

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  Springtime is upon us, and with that we have warmer weather to look forward to. When the temperatures get hotter in the coming months, installing ceiling fans in your home is a great way to save on energy costs and improve the overall comfort of your home. Considering that a large portions of your […] Read More

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  You’re hot, then cold; and then cold and hot. You’re opening windows and closing them. Turning the furnace on and off or maybe even cranking the AC. Whatever it is you’re doing, you aren’t alone because with winter finally coming to an end and the warmer weather ahead, staying comfortable when the season transitions […] Read More

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Welcome back everyone! We hope you've enjoyed our daily challenges and from all of us at Reliance, thank you for participating! The big draw is March 31st  but we also have one more 3V Visa Prepaid Voucher to give away as part of our daily challenges. Click here for complete Contest Rules & Regulations. And now....the final daily draw winner […] Read More

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  For homeowners that have spent the past few months shoveling snow and scraping ice, escaping for a getaway to a sunny beach is as relaxing as it gets. But with all of the excitement that comes with planning a vacation, it can be easy to overlook important details, like making sure your home is […] Read More

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  Poor indoor air quality can be concerning throughout the year, as the Canadian Lung Association estimates that the average Canadian spends up to 90 percent of their time indoors. This problem is amplified during the winter months, as people tend to spend a great deal of time taking shelter from the cold weather in […] Read More

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For home owners looking to install a new furnace, the more you know, the better. For starters, there are three main types of furnaces:   Single-stage furnaces have one flame setting. When they turn on, they operate at the highest flame setting. Double-stage furnaces have two flame settings: high and low. Modulating furnaces have incremental […] Read More

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  Faults in home electricity can lead to house fires. Understanding which problems should be looked at by an electrician can not only save you money on your insurance and deductible - it can also save your life.   To avoid a potentially catastrophic situation, we have pulled together a list of the five common […] Read More

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Selecting the right HVAC air filter for your home can often be a confusing process, with so many products available in the market. Being able to choose the best air filter takes a basic understanding of MERV ratings (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value), and how they reflect the quality of the filter. An air filter’s MERV […] Read More

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The ductwork in your home plays an essential role in keeping you and your family comfortable all year long. Ducts supply heat and cool air to all of the rooms in your home. When ducts become dirty or obstructed, they can cause a number of problems that affect the comfort level in your home, as […] Read More

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