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  • Should I change to All Electric heat?

      If you are thinking of removing your Oil or Gas furnace and replacing it with an all-electric furnace, often recommended by heating contractors, you may want to look closer at the options rather than just having a knee jerk reaction to getting rid of a fuel fired appliance.  When you have "all...
  • Montreal is phasing out wood heating that pollutes

    Note: There is one important exception to all the pollution control described below.  The Montreal by-law states: "Authorizing the use of all solid fuel-burning devices during electricity outages that last more than three hours."  (but you must keep your fireplace and chimney clean and in good ...
  • Eliminating termites requires a neighbourhood wide approach

    Termites, native to more tropical climates, are relatively rare in Canada. Click here if you are not sure it is really termites you have in your house.   Dr. Tim Myles works with the Entomology program at the University of Toronto. He studies bugs. He has done a study on how to cultivate and ha...