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The Ultimate Furnace Guide

The Ultimate Furnace Guide will help you find the best furnace or heating system for your home. This guide will help to answer your questions and provide you with the information needed to make smart and informed decisions about your heating equipment.

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What to expect during a furnace and air conditioner installation

Once you’ve selected the right heating and cooling equipment for your home, you want to make sure you have an expert team installing your system. At Reliance™, our professional and licensed installation teams provide excellent and reliable service to get your new system up and running. CONTINUE READING

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What to Expect from an in-home visit with a Home Comfort Advisor

If you’re looking to upgrade your heating or cooling equipment, it’s always best to seek out expert advice to make sure you select the right system for your home. Here at Reliance™, we have a team of highly trained Advisors who are committed to helping you find a solution that best meets your needs. CONTINUE READING

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Benefits of a Smart Thermostat

Your thermostat plays an important role in making sure the temperature in your home is optimal. Choosing the right thermostat can also help to ensure your home is heated and cooled as efficiently as possible, so, selecting the right thermostat for your home can not only help you stay comfortable year-round, it can also help to keep your monthly energy bills in check. Watch our video to learn why a smart thermostat might be the right option for you and your home. WATCH NOW

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Furnace Buying Guide

From different furnace types to trusted brands, Here are a few of the important things to keep in mind when choosing the right furnace. WATCH NOW

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Keeping your home Energy Efficient

There are a few things you can do to help lower your energy consumption while keeping you and your family comfortable in your home all year long. WATCH NOW

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How a Furnace Works

Knowing how a furnace works can help you make the right decisions about your home comfort needs. Learn about the basics of how a furnace works. CONTINUE READING

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Importance of Maintaining your Furnace

Your furnace works year round to keep you and your family comfortable – find out how regular maintenance can help identify issues early to avoid costly breakdowns. CONTINUE READING

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What’s the difference between a furnace and a boiler?

Do you find yourself unsure of what you have in your home or want to understand the functionality of each when making a heating decision for a new home? It’s important to identify the key functionality of each heating system so you can make an informed decision for your home. CONTINUE READING

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Buying a new furnace? Here are 10 things to keep in mind

With Canada’s harsh winters, the last thing you want is an old furnace that simply can’t make it until spring. If you’re thinking of buying a new furnace before winter hits, here are some important things to consider before making your final choice. CONTINUE READING

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Time for a furnace replacement or repair? Here are 5 warning signs to watch out for

Before you make any decisions, however, it’s a great idea to find out just how serious your furnace’s problems really are and whether you can get by with a simple furnace repair rather than replacing the entire unit. CONTINUE READING

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4 things to check if your furnace stops working

The first thing that may come to mind, of course, is to call the professionals in to fix it – and that’s never a bad idea. But did you know that there are a few things you might want to consider before you make that call? CONTINUE READING

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5 furnace room safety tips

In our 50 years keeping families comfortable, we’ve learned a thing or two, especially when it comes to taking care of and maintaining furnaces. CONTINUE READING

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Why a modulating furnace is likely your best choice

A modulating furnace is an excellent choice and a cut above other furnaces. Choosing and installing a new furnace can seem complicated. Not only do decisions often need to be made under stressful conditions – like a furnace breakdown – but, for the average homeowner, the types of furnaces, benefits and options to choose from can feel a bit overwhelming. CONTINUE READING

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How to choose the right HVAC air filter

Removing pollutants from the air in your home means you and your family can breathe cleaner. It also means you can breathe easier knowing that your heating and cooling system isn’t being overworked and raising your utility bills. CONTINUE READING

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So, what’s so special about a furnace inspection?

A good way to look at it is to think of your HVAC system like your car. Both are important investments and have sensitive parts that need fine-tuning from time to time so that they continue to run as efficiently and as effectively as possible. CONTINUE READING

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The top reasons why your furnace and your home may need a humidifier

Dry air is a common source of discomfort at home, and can contribute to a variety of respiratory problems and increased allergy symptoms. With average Canadians spending up to 90% of their time indoors, according to the Canadian Lung Association, poor air quality is a real concern all year round. CONTINUE READING

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An annual furnace inspection can keep your system running smoothly

Did you know? Regular furnace inspections have many benefits. A furnace that’s not properly maintained can break down and cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars in repairs, not to mention potentially exposing you and your family to dangers like carbon monoxide leaks and leaving you sitting for long periods of time without heat. CONTINUE READING

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Are you and your home ready for the extreme cold?

With months of colder weather approaching, homeowners should be looking at ways to equip their home for plunging temperatures– here’s how you can prepare and help ensure peace of mind throughout the winter. CONTINUE READING

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Whether it’s an Ice Storm or Snow Storm – Here’s How You can make sure You’re Ready

Canadian winters come with many surprises. From snow storms to ice storms, it’s important to be prepared for any type of severe winter condition. CONTINUE READING

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Are you ready for a power outage? Here’s how to prepare

Whether it’s a winter storm, thunderstorm or any kind of extreme weather condition – power outages and lack of other services can often be the outcome. CONTINUE READING

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10 Ways to Save Money and Stay Warm All Winter

Are you looking for ways to winterize your home to maximize energy efficiency and to help save money on your heating costs? Do you get the chills every time you look at your utility bill? CONTINUE READING

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Spring Furnace Maintenance Tips

Did you know your furnace works alongside your air conditioner in the summer months to help circulate the cool air throughout your home? Even after the snow has melted and the weather warms up, it’s important not to forget to tend to your furnace. Here are a few things you should do to care for your furnace going into the spring and summer months. CONTINUE READING

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Frequently Asked Questions about Furnaces

Questions about furnaces? Well, we’ve got answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about heating equipment. CONTINUE READING

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Fall Home Checklist

Here are some tips on what to look for to ensure your home is ready to keep you and your family comfortable and safe during the cooler days ahead. CONTINUE READING

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How HEPA Filters Can Make Air Cleaner

The right filters can help filter out and trap household particles in the air improving your overall in-home air quality. Find out more about the benefits of HEPA filters. CONTINUE READING

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Ductless Splits Offer Efficient Heating and Cooling

Ductless Heat Pumps/Cooling applications have gained popularity in Canada as a convenient way to heat and cool your home and provide comfortable temperatures. Their convenient size makes them a good option for places where heating / cooling can be a challenge. CONTINUE READING

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Smart Thermostat Learning Resources

Discover videos and articles in our Smart Thermostat Learning Resources to help you select the right connected thermostat for your home. Watch our Reliance Home Comfort ‘How-To’ video series to learn more about how to navigate some of the most popular thermostats from setup to operation. CONTINUE READING