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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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While mold itself cannot be completely removed from the home, its growth can certainly be prevented. Mold growth depends upon the presence of moisture, warm conditions and something for it to feed upon. So when thinking about how to prevent the growth of household mold, these are the three areas that need to be focused […] Read More

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Whether due to wind, ice or any other of the challenges brought on by winter, for many Canadians, it’s almost inevitable that a power outage will be experienced at least once during this season. Oftentimes, it’s for only a moment or two, but on the occasion, like during Ontario’s ice storm last year, the power […] Read More

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Welcome back everyone! The Reliance Festive Celebration is in full swing and this month our goal is to share and discuss ways to make the most of the 2014 Holiday Season. We hope you can join us daily for great discussions, cool ideas and last but not least - wonderful prizes! If you haven't been […] Read More

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For many of us, last winter was one not to be forgotten. From ice storms to bitter temperatures and the fact that it just seemed to go on forever, last winter was definitely one that will be talked about for years to come. However, the trick is to not just let it become a frosty […] Read More

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What Are Air Exchangers And How Do They Work?   As the name denotes, air exchangers are used to exchange stale indoor air for the fresh air outside. You can think of it as a more efficient means of opening a window. In an effort to remain as energy efficient as possible, over the past […] Read More

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Winter is just around the corner, and for many people, that means the beginning of some pretty severe weather. While you may feel prepared for the cold, there are some things you need to do in order to make sure your home is safe and won’t suffer any damage from the cold temperatures. Use these […] Read More

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Can Heat Pumps Help Canadians Save Energy?   In the never-ending quest to save money on home heating bills, a not-so-new product has been receiving an increasing amount of attention. More commonly used as a single heat source in warmer parts of the United States, the frosty temperatures in most of Canada prevent heat pumps […] Read More

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How HVAC Zoning Works

How HVAC Zoning Works   One all too common complaint that many homeowners have about their home heating and cooling is that one area tends to be too cold, while the other is simply stifling. If you have experienced uneven heating and cooling in your home, then you know just how frustrating it can be. […] Read More

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Holiday Home Safety Tips

Holiday Home Safety Tips   The “most wonderful time of the year” is almost here, so it’s time to start thinking about decorations, festivities, and of course, safety! Home safety is especially important during the holiday season, when fireplaces are used in full force, trees are festooned with lights, and almost everyone has brand new, […] Read More

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