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Ways to Energy Cost Proof Your Home

5 Ways to Future-Proof Your Home Against Rising Energy Costs in Ontario

Between an unstable global fuel market and battles over energy policy back home, there’s no telling exactly how Canada’s energy future will unfold. What we do know is this: the cost of natural gas or electricity will continue to fluctuate, and there’s not much that Ontario homeowners can do about it. What you can do […]

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Candles Lit for Red Tagged Furnace Ontario

What Happens When Your Furnace is Red Tagged in Ontario

  It’s even worse than you thought. You knew this could end in a big repair bill – it’s never a good sign when your furnace starts failing in the middle of January. You were even prepared to go without heat for a day while the service tech made the repairs. But you never expected […]

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Comfortable Home Living Area

What Does ‘Home Comfort’ Actually Mean?

  Home comfort is important to your overall happiness and health—both physical and financial. Creating the ideal indoor environment includes several factors: air temperature, humidity and air quality. Read on to learn how these elements work together to optimize your home’s comfort level. Temperature Heating and Cooling The average homeowner spends a lot of money […]

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Wrangling Home Heating Bills

Why Is My Heating Bill So Much Higher This Winter?

  Many of the factors behind home energy costs in Ontario are beyond our control. Natural gas and electricity are commodities, after all, and the rates change quarterly with supply and demand. That said, if you’ve found your heating bills unexpectedly high this winter, the problem could be closer to home. A sharp increase in […]

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The Pros and Cons of Tankless

Tankless Water Heaters: What are They and Why are They Better?

  Your water heater is likely tucked away in a closet or deep in the depths of your basement. Out of sight, out of mind. But what if we told you that a tankless water heater is a space-saving, energy-reducing, water-conserving alternative that can provide endless amounts of hot water throughout your home? These facts […]

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Troubling Things Found in Duct Work

4 Troubling Things People Discover in Their Air Ducts

  What’s in your ducts? Well, there’s bound to be dust – that’s a given. A light amount of ordinary household dust in the air is no cause for concern. However, that isn’t the only thing people have discovered hiding in air ducts. Ductwork can play host to numerous airborne contaminants. Not all are harmful, […]

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