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  There's no avoiding it: winter is on its way. Before the severe weather hits, however, it's a good idea to make sure your home is ready so it doesn't suffer any damage from the snow, sleet, rain, wind and cold temperatures. Here are four important ways to keep your home safe in the coming […] 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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Cleaning, trimming and tuning up: Here's your sure-fire autumn checklist While we long for summer while we're in the depths of winter, the truth is, for many of us, it's autumn that's our favourite season. Comfortable days, crisp evenings, technicolour foliage, Thanksgiving, Halloween… we can't get enough! Autumn though is also time to get ready […] Read More

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So your heating and cooling system needs to be repaired – or maybe even replaced entirely – but where do you turn? How do you know if the HVAC contractor is qualified and reliable? And is it someone you can trust? These are all $64,000 questions, especially when you don't want to spend $64,000 – […] Read More

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Many Canadians have central air conditioning in their home, but not everyone understands how it works. Here’s a summary of how central air works and why some Canadians choose to install it in their homes. Unlike a standalone unit, such as a portable or window air conditioner, central air conditioning is a cooling system that […] Read More

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While air conditioner repair may seem easy, and watching an air conditioner technician perform one or two annual maintenance checks may seem like all the education you need, there are some serious reasons why performing air conditioner maintenance is best left to professionals who spend their lives mastering these systems. If this basic idea, or […] Read More

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  As we migrate from spring and into summer, there are a few housekeeping items you can do that will ensure a smooth transition in and around your home. If you have a car and especially if you use it daily, you’d be surprised how much dust and other debris can accumulate over time. Having […] 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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Choosing an Air Purifier

  While our noses are terrific at detecting some things, like a gas leak, other things, like poor air quality, can be happening well, right under our noses. An air purifier is a great purchase to make if you want the air quality in your home to be better. Air purifiers effectively filter pet dander, […] Read More

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Home Tips For a Better Sleep

    What’s one thing you can’t force, buy or schedule?   Sleep. It’s the to-do that can’t be checked off as easily as the others. Sleep can be elusive and full of surprises but here’s nothing like a good sleep. In fact, the Dalai Lama said “sleep is the best meditation”. During this time […] Read More

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