2 HVAC Mistakes That Can Cause Problems Later

It can be overwhelming to be a new homeowner. In addition to footing the bill for a mortgage and trying to fill your place with furniture, you also have to worry about taking care of your investment. Unfortunately, even the most proactive homeowner might make a few bad maintenance decisions from time to time. Here are two HVAC mistakes that can cause problems later, and how you can avoid stirring up trouble. [Read More]

Tired Of Paying For Utilities? The Pros And Cons Of Alternative Heating Sources

If you are looking for a way to move from using electricity, oil, or gas to heat your home, you may be on track to save yourself some money. However, there are some things you should know about using alternative heating methods, in order to choose the one that is most convenient for your family.  Coal Coal, once used widely in homes across Canada, is now an underutilized resource. However coal offers a variety of benefits over modern heating. [Read More]

Allergic To Your Cat? Get Symptom Relief By Dealing With The Dander

Is your kitty giving you the sniffles and sneezes? Are you worried that as long as you have your furry friend you'll be forced to endure a constantly itching throat and swollen, puffy eyes? Relax. Cat dander is the most common pet allergy, and many sufferers can completely control their symptoms with the below three measures.  1.  Clean Your Kitty Regularly The most effective way to combat cat dander is to prevent it from entering the air to begin with. [Read More]

When Water Isn't Safe: Understanding A Boil Water Advisory

Sometimes, in times of emergency or natural disasters, the infrastructure that handles, treats, and transports water can become compromised. When this occurs, the government of the area may issue a boil water advisory. This means that water must be boiled before it is consumed, because it may be contaminated with chemicals, viruses, or harmful bacteria. While this may seem simple, there are some things you should know in case you ever find yourself in a situation where you need to boil water to make it potable. [Read More]