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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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  With the colder, drier air, a home’s relative humidity typically goes down during the winter. This can reduce indoor comfort levels while making the home more difficult to heat (since moist air feels warmer than dry air). Increasing indoor air moisture can improve your comfort level, while also potentially reducing your energy bills.   […] Read More

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During the first weeks of autumn, when the leaves are turning and the cooler night air means the joy of sleeping with your window open, chances are good that your furnace is probably the furthest thing from your mind. However, believe it or not, now is actually the perfect time to think about preventative furnace […] Read More

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  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 comes with fall. It’s the cooler weather, […] Read More

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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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