Home Tips Repair

Homeowner's Guide to Energy Efficiency

Posted on Dec 13, 2019 in Home Tips Repair


Introduction


Energy efficiency involves using less energy and using energy responsibly. It can impact every aspect of our lives, including what we buy and where we live. When it comes to homes, it is important to know how your home operates and uses energy, while becoming more mindful of energy sources.

Choosing to buy a new energy- efficient home or...

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A Homeowner's Guide to Radon

Posted on Dec 13, 2019 in Home Tips Repair



Introduction

Radon — a naturally occurring radioactive gas produced by the breakdown of the uranium in soil, rocks, and water — is present in all houses. Left unmitigated, high levels of radon can present significant health risks, so testing is an important element of responsible home ownership. Long-term testing, advocated by Health Canada, provide...

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Beat Your Heating Bill This Year

Posted on Nov 01, 2016 in Home Tips Repair



It's that time of year again. The weather is cooling down and you're finishing up on fall cleaning and maintenance, right?! Whether you are an organizer or procrastinator, here are five easy tips to help you save on your heating bill this year:

1. Turn down your thermostat when you are sleeping or not at home.

For every degree you turn your thermosta...

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My Furnace & Water Heater

Posted on Dec 22, 2015 in Home Tips Repair



This is a quick review of the Navien tankless water heater and the Goodman high efficient natural gas forced air furnace that was installed in my home on August 2015.

Navien Tankless Water Heater
In an effort to increase efficiency and let's face it, to replace an aging hot water tank that should have blown up a long time ago I finally decided to tak...

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