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Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 18 years and has hands-on experience in new home installations, furnace and air conditioner replacements, sales and residential service. He spends most of his spare time sharing his passion for soccer with his kids and enjoys watching them at soccer practice and games.

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Allergies are a common part of life for many people, and if you have any type of allergy, you are likely familiar with ways to reduce symptoms. An important part of controlling allergies and improving your quality of life is reducing the amount of allergens in your own home.

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Your home’s HVAC system is very complex, requiring regular maintenance work and upkeep to run at its best. In addition to watching for performance issues, you should also pay attention to HVAC smells, as they can indicate many different issues that can require professional care.

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Having your thermostat set to the correct temperature is an important part of having a comfortable home. Your ideal room temperature for sleeping is a key figure to know, as you don’t want to have trouble falling asleep or have to wake up several times a night to adjust the temperature.

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Regular HVAC and plumbing maintenance are two of the most common home-upkeep issues encountered by homeowners. However, despite being very distinct and essential systems, your home’s plumbing and HVAC systems can be more closely connected than you may think.

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As a new homeowner, you no doubt have many questions, as you're taking on several responsibilities that you may not be familiar with, especially if this is your first home. The shift from renting to buying a home is a common event in many people’s lives, and there are many new homeowner tips covering a variety of topics to make the transition easier. One area to not overlook is the upkeep of your HVAC system, as you want your new home to be comfortable.

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You're counting on your HVAC system to keep you nice and warm this winter. Have you considered that your HVAC system counts on you too? Not to stay warm, of course, but to keep its components and filters clean for efficient operation and cleaner indoor air.

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Keeping your home warm during the coldest months of the year is of utmost importance.

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As temperatures drop, the frequency of winter plumbing issues always rises. Household plumbing is often the first victim during the cold season as water flowing through pipes meets frigid temperatures.

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‘Tis the season for a cozy fire, a classic Christmas movie and a big mug of hot chocolate (with extra marshmallows, of course). It’s also the season to prep your home for winter weather as Calgary’s snowy season is upon us.

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A sudden water leak inside a house is often a cause for panic — and with good reason: A very small crack in an indoor water-supply line can release more than 200 gallons of water into a house in one day. The average cost of repairs due to damage caused by indoor water leaks is $2,500.

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