Green Homes for a Greener Future: 9 Ways to Make Your Existing Home Cleaner and Greener

The trend toward green homes has been going on for quite some time, and that is good news for future communities – and the planet. Builders are increasingly using greener building techniques, designing homes that are more energy efficient and reducing the carbon footprint of the communities they plan. In the meantime, however, there are […]

6 Ways to Reduce Dust in Your Home

There’s no escaping dust in your home, which contains particles such as pollen, mold spores, bacteria and highly allergenic dust mite debris. Controlling the dust that collects in your rooms will improve your home’s air quality and help you breathe easier, especially if you suffer from allergies or asthma. Follow these helpful tips to keep […]

Keep Cool and Reduce Your Summer Cooling Costs

Keeping your home cool during the summer heat doesn’t have to be expensive. No matter where you live or what kind of home you own, you’ll want to keep your summer cooling costs under control. Here are some simple steps you can take to reduce your cooling costs. 1. Maintain your HVAC unit. A well maintained […]

Boost the Efficiency of your HVAC System

Even with an Energy Star rated machine, there are improvements you can make around the house to save energy and boost the efficiency of your heating and cooling systems. For some immediate savings, try these five small tips. 1. Window Treatments During winter, a simple sheet of window plastic has a huge effect. It traps […]

5 Ways to Save Big on Energy Costs This Summer

As the weather get hotter this summer, your home energy bill only gets higher. Fortunately, there are several clever ways to save electricity and lower your monthly utilities costs. You don’t even have to break a sweat. Here are five things you can start doing today for immediate results. 1. Put the AC on Probation […]

10 Top Tips To Beat The Heat This Summer

The temperature is rising and the long hot days of summer are here again. As we enjoy the warmer weather, it’s important to remember that the summer heat can be exhausting and even dangerous, particularly for seniors and youth. With that in mind, here are some natural ways to deal with the hottest season of […]

6 Ways to Save on Summer Cooling Costs

Smiling Senior Man With Bill Adjusting Central Heating Thermostat

For most people, electric bills are significantly higher in the summer than during the spring or fall.  Soaring electric bills have a direct correlation to soaring temperatures.  It only makes sense: when the outside air temperature is extremely high, your cooling system is forced to work overtime to maintain a comfortable temp inside your home.  […]

A Hot Summer In Bolton And The GTA

Child in a pool wet from the water and smiling

There were a few days earlier this month that felt like we were in the tropics! The sun was hot and the humidity made it feel well into the 30′s. Needless to say, the record breaking heat wave here in Bolton and across much of Southern Ontario set the stage for what looks to be […]