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Try These Motivating Home Improvement Tips!

Try These Motivating Home Improvement Tips!

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Perhaps you are looking for basic home upgrades that can add life to your home. Well, your search is over! Below you will find the easy path to making your home exactly what you desire.

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Furnaces
Heat Pump Installation: How to Hire the Right Installer for the Job

Heat Pump Installation: How to Hire the Right Installer for the Job

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Investing in a heat pump is an important decision. Although heat pumps can save you money over time, the initial investment is a large one. For that reason, it is absolutely critical that you choose a qualified and reputable contractor to handle the installation. Hiring a contractor who is not up to the job and who does sloppy work could set you up for years of unnecessary expense and headache. But how do you find the right person for the job? Here is what you need to know about choosing a contractor to handle the installation work on your heat pump.

Like most types of contractors and service workers you hire for jobs in your home, word of mouth is the best way to find someone you can trust. Try calling your friends and neighbors and ask about their experiences. Did they work with a contractor who blew them away with their professionalism and hard work? Did they work with someone who ruined the job and left them high and dry? You can’t simply look for the contracting company whose name you have heard the most – that doesn’t mean anything. Look for some real life references from some real life customers. If you can’t find anyone who has worked with a contractor, ask the contractor to provide some recommendations themselves. Any contractor worth their salt can and will provide these.

Another thing to look for in a heat pump installer is what exactly they are going to do for you. You don’t want someone who is just going to turn up and “plug it in” as it were. What you want is a contractor who is there to walk you through every step of the process. Your contractor should help you pick out the right size and model heat pump for you home and walk you through the pros and cons of different models. They should also discuss installation sites with you and give you an idea of how a heat pump would differ from central heating and air – and whether the heat pump is a good idea for your property. Your contactor should be able to help you figure out how long it will take for your energy cost savings to offset in the cost of your new heat pump.

Your contractor should also be able to give you a quote for the job that they are willing to guarantee, or at least guaranteed within a certain framework, i.e., the cost of the job will not exceed the quote by 10%. Likewise, they should be able to explain exactly how long the installation process will take.

Before you start working with any contractor, it is a good idea to check out their record with your local Better Business Bureau office.

Applewood has the knowledge and expert service to help. Get in touch with our heat pump installation experts today. 

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Where Do You Use the Most Energy in Your Home?

Where Do You Use the Most Energy in Your Home?

in Furnaces

Are you shocked by your electricity bill? Your hydro plan might not always be to blame—whether your hydro service is based on a fixed rate or a variable plan, your household appliances’ energy use can eat up plenty of electricity on their own...

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Two Ways to Go Green with your Home Heating

Two Ways to Go Green with your Home Heating

in Furnaces

While there are other environmentally friendly heating options in the works, geothermal and solar heat are two viable options put into practice right now.

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Furnace Maintenance a Necessary Homeowner’s Chore

Furnace Maintenance a Necessary Homeowner’s Chore

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If you want your heating system to run optimally and last for years, you will have to conduct some routine maintenance on your furnace.

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Filter Out Bad Health and Repair Costs for your Furnace

Filter Out Bad Health and Repair Costs for your Furnace

in Furnaces

It is important for you to use furnace filters as they help decrease the release of allergens like pollen and dust through your heating system.

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Are Heat Pumps Better for the Environment?

Are Heat Pumps Better for the Environment?

in Furnaces, Air Conditioning

Heat pumps are ideal solutions for environmentally friendly heating and cooling.

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What is a Geothermal Heating System?

What is a Geothermal Heating System?

in Furnaces

One of the most cost effective, long-term solutions for heating and cooling is the ground-source heat pump, more commonly known as a geothermal heating system.

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Understanding Your Heat Pump: How It Works

Understanding Your Heat Pump: How It Works

in Furnaces

Heat pumps can be an ideal way to control your energy costs.

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Typical Heating Systems to Consider for your Home

Typical Heating Systems to Consider for your Home

in Furnaces, Boilers

Besides inspecting your home for obvious leaks in energy (weatherproofing and sealing cracks, etc.), you can invest in an energy efficient heating system.

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Should You Get a Heat Pump? What You Need to Know

Should You Get a Heat Pump? What You Need to Know

in Furnaces

Heat pumps are all the rage these days. From TV commercials to builders and contractors, heat pumps have really gotten much more attention in recent years.

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SEER versus HPSF: Understanding Your Heat Pump Rating Factors

SEER versus HPSF: Understanding Your Heat Pump Rating Factors

in Furnaces, Air Conditioning

Have you decided to make the switch a heat pump? Many people are making the switch, for a variety of different reasons.

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How to Choose a Heat Pump for Your Home

How to Choose a Heat Pump for Your Home

in Furnaces, Air Conditioning

Heat pumps were once considered inefficient and undesirable, but times have changed.

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How a Heat Pumps Works and What It Can Mean for You

How a Heat Pumps Works and What It Can Mean for You

in Furnaces

The primary function of a heat pump is the transference of heat from one place to another, being able to both heat and cool.

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Heat Pumps versus Central Heating Systems -– Which One is Right for You?

Heat Pumps versus Central Heating Systems -– Which One is Right for You?

in Furnaces

If you are building a new home or simply updating the heating and air conditioning system in the one you have, there are many options on the table for you.

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Heat Pumps: The Downside of Choosing a Heat Pump for your Home

Heat Pumps: The Downside of Choosing a Heat Pump for your Home

in Furnaces

Heat pumps can be a great investment for some people, but it is important to dig through the hype before you go for one for your home.

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Heat Pump Repairs: How to Troubleshoot Your Heat Pump Problems

Heat Pump Repairs: How to Troubleshoot Your Heat Pump Problems

in Furnaces

Heat pump problems are enough to strike fear into the heart of any home owner. Not only are heat pump repairs inconvenient and annoying, but they can be extremely expensive.

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Heat Pump Operating Costs: Can a Heat Pump Save You Money?

Heat Pump Operating Costs: Can a Heat Pump Save You Money?

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Heat pumps can save money for people in the right climate. Otherwise, switching to a heat pump is a false economy.

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Air Conditioning
Are Heat Pumps Better for the Environment?

Are Heat Pumps Better for the Environment?

in Furnaces, Air Conditioning

Heat pumps are ideal solutions for environmentally friendly heating and cooling.

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SEER versus HPSF: Understanding Your Heat Pump Rating Factors

SEER versus HPSF: Understanding Your Heat Pump Rating Factors

in Furnaces, Air Conditioning

Have you decided to make the switch a heat pump? Many people are making the switch, for a variety of different reasons.

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How to Choose a Heat Pump for Your Home

How to Choose a Heat Pump for Your Home

in Furnaces, Air Conditioning

Heat pumps were once considered inefficient and undesirable, but times have changed.

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Boilers
A Glimpse at Radiator Heating Systems

A Glimpse at Radiator Heating Systems

in Boilers

Boiler and radiator systems may not be the most popular heating mechanism for your home these days but they have been used quite successfully for over 100 years.

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Typical Heating Systems to Consider for your Home

Typical Heating Systems to Consider for your Home

in Furnaces, Boilers

Besides inspecting your home for obvious leaks in energy (weatherproofing and sealing cracks, etc.), you can invest in an energy efficient heating system.

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Fireplaces
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Indoor Air Quality

Improving Your Air Quality

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Indoor air quality (IAQ) is becoming an increasingly g

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How to Get Rid of The 4 Most Common Allergens in Your Home

How to Get Rid of The 4 Most Common Allergens in Your Home

in Indoor Air Quality

You can’t see them, but indoor allergens are everywhere.

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Whole Home Ventilation: What is It and How Can I Improve It?

Whole Home Ventilation: What is It and How Can I Improve It?

in Indoor Air Quality

You may not realize it, but many of your daily activities impact the air inside your home.

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Tank/Tankless Water Heaters
The Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters

The Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters

in Tank/Tankless Water Heaters

How well do you know your water heater? You probably don’t think much about your water heater, but you should. Water heaters account for 19% of the energy use in our homes – more than all our appliances, lighting, and A/C combined.

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Thermostats & Controls
Insulation Important for Maintaining Heat in your Home

Insulation Important for Maintaining Heat in your Home

in Thermostats & Controls

With the insulation options these days, you should have no problem retaining the heat in your home to reduce your dependency on energy options.

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Resource Tips
Try These Motivating Home Improvement Tips!

Try These Motivating Home Improvement Tips!

in Resource Tips, Featured

Perhaps you are looking for basic home upgrades that can add life to your home. Well, your search is over! Below you will find the easy path to making your home exactly what you desire.

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Resource FAQ

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Why should I purchase a new heating or air conditioning system? How do I determine which system is right for me? How do I determine the size, or capacity, of my HVAC system? What happens when I replace my old system?

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8 Ways to Save on Energy

8 Ways to Save on Energy

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Energy costs are of particular concern to Canadians due to our hot summers and extended winters. There is also the matter of energy conservation, something we should all take seriously. Here are eight ways to save on energy and do you part in helping to conserve power....

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Tips That You Can Use To Make Your Home A Better Place To Live

Tips That You Can Use To Make Your Home A Better Place To Live

in Resource Tips

There are repair jobs and renovation work that need doing around your home that you’ve been avoiding. If this is you, keep reading. People procrastinate due to a lack of knowledge. The article that follows can get you started in the right direction.

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Tips And Tricks For Working Home Improvement Like The Pro’s

Tips And Tricks For Working Home Improvement Like The Pro’s

in Resource Tips

Improper home improvement can negatively affect your home and your personal safety.

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Things To Do That Will Raise Your House’s Value

Things To Do That Will Raise Your House’s Value

in Resource Tips

Do you wish to become more comfortable when making home repairs yourself?

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Easy Tips on How to Slash Your Heating Bills at Home

Easy Tips on How to Slash Your Heating Bills at Home

in Resource Tips

Even though the price of fuel has gone down somewhat, don’t expect your heating bills to necessarily do the same!

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The Best Tips To Make Sure Your Home Improvement Project Is A Success

The Best Tips To Make Sure Your Home Improvement Project Is A Success

in Resource Tips

Home improvement is not just for dedicated enthusiasts. Any homeowner can increase the value and appeal of his or her home with some simple projects.

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Starting A Home Improvement Project? Learn Some Tricks

Starting A Home Improvement Project? Learn Some Tricks

in Resource Tips

Home improvement is not the terrifying ordeal you may have anticipated. Consider all of its benefits and the financial rewards that you can reap over time.

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Simple Tips For The Do It Yourselfer Home Improvement

Simple Tips For The Do It Yourselfer Home Improvement

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Most people will find that when making home repairs and overall improvements, the process never exactly meets the planning. You may think something will only take a day and a little effort, but you’re likely to find that things get a bit more complicated.

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How To Effectively Plan In Remodeling Your Home

How To Effectively Plan In Remodeling Your Home

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If you are unsure if you have the skills and knowledge to make improvements, get educated.

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How To Deal With Home Improvement Easily

How To Deal With Home Improvement Easily

in Resource Tips

When the time comes for you to sell, you can take pride in a home that stands out from the crowd, with improvements ensuring a quick sale.

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How To Approach Home Improvement The Successful Way

How To Approach Home Improvement The Successful Way

in Resource Tips

To make sure you are getting the most value for your effort, you need to find the best advice to help with your home improvement project.

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Home Improvement Made Easy. Tips For Anyone!

Home Improvement Made Easy. Tips For Anyone!

in Resource Tips

Whatever the project, whatever the home owner’s attitude, if home improvements are made prudently they can raise the value of the home.

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Home Improvement Made Easy: Advice For You

Home Improvement Made Easy: Advice For You

in Resource Tips

Making your own home improvements is a great way to have a beautiful home customized to exactly your needs, and it can help you save money, too.

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Hiring A Contractor That Gets The Job Done Right The First Time

Hiring A Contractor That Gets The Job Done Right The First Time

in Resource Tips

Today, home improvement is an incredibly popular hobby that is growing in popularity. The demand for products and techniques related to it are on the rise.

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Easy Ways You Can Improve Your Home

Easy Ways You Can Improve Your Home

in Resource Tips

Improving your home can be quite exciting! Maybe fix, replace or freshen-up something!

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Easy Ways On How To Efficiently Improve Your House

Easy Ways On How To Efficiently Improve Your House

in Resource Tips

If you are a beginner or a professional, finding inspiration for new projects can be hard. This article provides you the tricks and tips to prepare you for these new challenges.

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Don’t Leave Your Home In The Past, Read Tips Here

Don’t Leave Your Home In The Past, Read Tips Here

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If you feel that you are lost and you do not know how to use any tools, then you’re not alone.

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Don’t Hire An Expensive Contractor! Use These Home Improvement Tips Instead!

Don’t Hire An Expensive Contractor! Use These Home Improvement Tips Instead!

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Visual appeal isn’t the only benefit of home improvement. Additionally, your home can be made more energy efficient with simple home improvement projects.

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