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Do It Yourself HVAC – You May Want To Reconsider

The do it yourself community is, in my opinion, a good thing (I’m kind of that way myself), but sometimes, too much of a good thing or ill-advised activity under that guise isn’t always the best course of action. When it comes to the HVAC system in your home consider the following: If you’ve decided […]

Carbon Monoxide Detectors & Alarms – What You Need To Know

Carbon Monoxide (CO) as we’ve mentioned before is an odourless, invisible, tasteless gas which is generated as a by-product from the combustion of fuel and air. If, for any number of reasons your gas or oil burning heating device (even units like a gas stove or fireplace) develops a problem at the burner where the […]

Bleeding a Hydronic (hot water) heating system – Why?

Bleeding a hot water heating system might sound like a scenario from some medieval doctor’s office, but in fact is an important consideration if your home is heated via a boiler and a hot water system to which it is attached to. Here are some reasons as to why this matters a lot: The first […]

Are you having trouble with your hot water tank?

How often when we’re enjoying a nice warm shower (and I include myself in this) do we think about where it came from? That poor old water heater (tank) sits hidden away somewhere in the house dutifully providing that oh so precious hot H20! If however, some problems arise with it, what to do? Some […]