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How to Know If Your Sump Pump is Working Properly

We know how easy it is to let your home’s plumbing fall by the wayside, especially when everything seems to be flowing smoothly. But it’s quite important to have your plumbing system checked every now and then, even when nothing appears to be wrong. That’s especially true of your sump pump. You might not use […]

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Must-Know Facts About Kitec Plumbing: Recall, Lawsuit & Repair Costs

Do you have bright, blue and orange pipes running from your water heater? Bad news: those colourful water lines could be a flood waiting to happen. Kitec plumbing systems, which were recalled due to defects back in 2005, were installed in hundreds of thousands of homes across Canada – including many thousands here in the […]

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How to Protect Your Home From a Sewer Backup Using a Backwater Valve

Sewer backup is one of the last things you ever want to happen to your home. It’s nauseating just to imagine. But sewer backups do happen…and truth be told, they’re happening more and more frequently in our neck of the woods. Fortunately, you can greatly reduce the risk of a sanitary sewer backup in your […]

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What It Means If Your Air Conditioner Still Uses R-22 Refrigerant

Pop quiz: what type of refrigerant does your air conditioner use? Don’t worry too much if you don’t know the answer! Most people are in the same boat. After all, air conditioners are a closed system, with the refrigerant totally out of sight and out of mind. Still, it pays to know what’s going on […]

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AtlasCare Announced Title Sponsor of Golf Fore MS Peel-Dufferin

September might just be our favourite month of the year. Granted, it marks the bittersweet end of the summer season (and the start of six to eight months of cruel weather.) But it also brings us one of the single most anticipated events on the AtlasCare calendar: the annual Golf Fore MS Classic. This year’s […]

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What Happens to Your Furnace When Your Home is Under Construction

Construction is, by nature, a messy process. You can’t build a house without making some dust. Not to mention sawdust, drywall dust, paint fumes, glue vapour…and all sorts of airborne particles you wouldn’t ever want to breathe in What you might not know that it isn’t good for your HVAC equipment, either. We hope this […]

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How Our Business Gives Back to the Community – And You Can, Too

Since our start back in 1932, helping others has been an integral part of AtlasCare’s company culture. Whether it’s raising funds, spreading awareness or donating our time to a local cause, we’re always looking for ways to give something back to this community we call home. Sometimes, we all get together to contribute as a […]

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Why Your Home Insurance Might Not Cover Water Heater Damage

You know that home insurance is important. But are you completely certain that all your home’s systems are covered? In our previous blog on home insurance, you learned of the various kinds of water damage that are and are not covered under the standard home insurance policy in Ontario. There, we talked about damage caused […]

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The Truth About Air Duct Cleaning – What You Should Know

Duct cleaning. Is it the secret to pristine indoor air quality? An instant cure for your allergy symptoms? Or just another way for contractors to take your hard-earned money? So many companies market products and services that claim to improve the quality of your air. If you live in the Greater Toronto Area, there’s a […]

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What NOT to Do When Your A/C Stops Working

What should you do when your AC suddenly stops working? Don’t Lose Your Cool! Call the air conditioner specialists at AtlasCare for the fastest emergency service in the GTA. At AtlasCare we mean it when we say we’re “always there when you need us.” We proudly provide a 4-hour service window, day or night. Call […]

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