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Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 16 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 being an UBER driver, driving his kids to soccer practice and games.

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How to Know When it’s Time to Replace a ToiletYour toilet, just like all other home appliances, doesn't have an unlimited lifespan. Besides compelling cosmetic reasons, there are a number of instances where replacing your toilet will be your best option. We've gathered some common signs that indicate it may be time to get a new toilet.

Leaks

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Plumbing
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Tips for Reducing the Load on Your FurnaceTaking steps to cut down on how often your furnace has to run to maintain winter comfort not only lessens your energy bills, it also prolongs the lifetime of this appliance.

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Here’s Why You Should Invest in Preventive HVAC MaintenanceVirtually every homeowner has been told to have regular preventive maintenance performed on their HVAC systems. While having professional maintenance done is an investment of both time and money, it is a very important and worthwhile one.

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HVAC
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Don't Fall for These High-Pressure Sales TacticsYour home's heating and cooling system represents an immense investment in comfort and security that's going to be affecting your family — hopefully in a positive way — for a dozen or more years. That's why it's essential to work with a contractor who you can trust, and to stay away from high-pressure sales efforts.

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5 Energy-Saving Myths and What You Should Be Doing InsteadIt's no surprise that homeowners still believe and follow some energy-saving myths in an attempt to lower the cost of keeping a comfortable home.

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Energy Saving Tips
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How to Know if it’s Time for a Boiler UpgradeBoilers are well-known for their durability and longevity, but they can’t last forever. Eventually, you’ll find yourself shopping around for a newer and more energy-efficient replacement.

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Are Your Home’s Ducts Tight Enough to Keep Heat Inside?Having a furnace in good condition is a fundamental necessity during Calgary’s frigid winters. If your heating bill has gone up unexpectedly or if your home has hot and cold spots, you may have problems with your ductwork.

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Air Ducts
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Save Money and Energy in Your Home with a Zoning SystemHow many rooms in your home can your family be in at one time? Your HVAC system sends equal amounts of air to the entire house, whether there are people in a particular room or not. This wastes a lot of energy and it also results in disparate temperatures between rooms.

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Power Outage Preparation Advice for Your Calgary HomeA power outage on a frigid Calgary winter night is a frightening prospect, but with a little preparation, you can stay safe and comfortable.

Plan Ahead for Storms

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Home Safety
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Taking Precautions to Avoid Frozen Pipes this WinterFrozen pipes can pose a serious risk to your home once the outdoor temperature drops below freezing. Water expands when it freezes, and the pressure this puts on a plumbing pipe can rupture the faucet end of a line. When the weather warms up and the pipe thaws, gallons of water will start spewing out through the rupture.

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