Air Duct Cleaning Tips

Do you notice a burning smell each time you turn on your furnace? If so, you might want to check your HVAC system and have your air ducts cleaned. According to experts, the amount of dust accumulating on your HVAC components is a good indicator that it’s time to clean your ducts. Here are some… Read More…

Keeping Your Home Warm this Winter Season

There are a lot of ways for you to keep your home warm and comfortable despite the cold weather outside. To help you maintain a warm home, here are some tips. Remove the snow off your roof in order to help maintain proper insulation. Insulate your outdoor faucets to keep them from freezing. Use heat… Read More…

Running Tips for the Cold Weather

Running outside is totally possible despite the harsh winter weather. Now to help make your run during winter more fun and enjoyable, Lyndon Smith of the University of Saskatchewan offers the following tips. Use insulated pants or running tights with a wind pant over top. Use moisture wicking, cotton and windbreaker on top. Wear neck… Read More…

Preventative HVAC Maintenance: A Good Investment or Not?

With fall just around the corner, homeowners should start thinking about having their furnaces checked by a professional. After all, there is nothing worse than waking up to a freezing house and furnace malfunction. During fall, experts recommend a precision tune-up of your furnace that should be done once a year. An annual check and… Read More…

Heating Tips That Will Help Cut Costs

Heating makes up for almost half of a home’s energy costs. Imagine how much you could save if you could cut down on energy consumed when you warm up your home. Here are some methods you can apply to do just that. Love baking? You can take advantage of your oven’s heat after you’re done using it… Read More…

5 Ideas to Help Warm Up Your Home This Winter

The winter brings out a lot in us. It may cause us to be lazier than usual, withdrawing into our homes and shying away from our usual routines because we are deterred by the chill, or we may become more productive, taking advantage of the winter weather to tackle on some tasks we’ve been putting… Read More…

Fireplace and Space Heater Safety

It’s easy to get caught up in all weather related concerns this time of year when Mother Nature is in the mood to give us her cold winter’s chill. After all, how will we be able to go about our lives when we’re too cold to function? However, we mustn’t just concern ourselves with keeping… Read More…

Cut Energy Costs This Winter

Temperatures may be dropping, but is your electricity bill doing the same? Chances are the colder the weather, the higher the energy cost. While there’s nothing you can do about the weather, there is something you can do about your skyrocketing electricity bill. Invest in a programmable thermostat. Fill up the tank before the cold… Read More…