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Reduce hydro costs with professional air duct cleaning.

Reduce Hydro Costs With A Cleaner HVAC System

Hydro costs have been increasing steadily for more than two years. Energy bills are becoming more and more unbearable. The people of Toronto, and Canada in general, have been seeking alternative, inventive solutions to reduce hydro costs. Even though Toronto’s hydro company has repeatedly urged people to reduce energy consumption, this does not seem to help in the long term. That’s because charges and fees are increasing rapidly. Everyone would like to see smaller energy bills by the end of the month, with lower delivery charges and adjustment fees. Both homeowners and businesses have expressed frustration with the unpredictable increase...Read More
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How Attic Insulation Is Increasing Your Electricity Bills, and How Attic Insulation Removal in Toronto Will Help

While you might know about insulation, you may not be aware that it is increasing the cost of your electricity bill. This is why using professional attic insulation removal in Toronto is so important. Once the old insulation has been removed, new and better insulation is added. As part of this process, new installation must be added to the attic. Especially in Canada, where winters are cold and harsh, this will prevent warm air from escaping and keep cold air out. The cost to heat and cool your home accounts for up to 70% of your energy bill. Insulation removal...Read More
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How To Build Your Own Air Conditioner Using Just Plastic Bottles

Air conditioning that uses zero electricity? Sounds like it might be an interesting concept, but isn't there always a catch? Here's an innovative idea, especially when you consider that you would never need air duct cleaning, and you'd never need to worry about changing air filters or doing any maintenance either. But would you really want something like this stuck in your window? It certainly wouldn't do much for your curb appeal, and security would definitely be another factor that you'd need to consider. Otherwise, its an amazing concept if it really works, and I'd be quite interested to see...Read More
Rainy Day Household Tips

10 Things To Do On A Rainy Day

Stuck in the house on a rainy day and have nothing to do? Why not take this opportunity to work on some of those simple household maintenance items that you rarely seem to have time for? We really know how to have fun! These are all energy-saving items and need doing anyway. Vacuum out your floor registers. And if you really want to go to town then check the dampers inside and maybe even wash some of those vents too. Take your return vents off the wall and vacuum them out too. Wash the vents if they need it. Change...Read More
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New Home Safety Device

We are pleased to announce that City Duct Cleaning Inc. is a distributer of Lint Alert, which is a new home safety device that basically monitors the air pressure inside your dryer exhaust duct. Why is this important? The air flow, or pressure inside your dryer vent, is often directly attributed to how dirty your exhaust piping is. A dirty dryer vent will make your clothes dryer consume more energy and is also a potential fire hazard. The Lint Alert will warn you of any potential problems with your dryer's venting system so that you can take any corrective action...Read More
Todays home alert

You May Be In Danger Of A Dryer Duct Fire

The danger of a dryer duct fire is very real. Check out this video which offers some excellent tips on how to prevent a dryer duct fire from occurring in your home. Dryer vent cleaning will significantly reduce this fire hazard and will give you peace of mind. It also reduces the amount of time it takes to dry each load, which in turn saves you money on your hydro bill.   If you notice ANY of the following it may be time to schedule a cleaning: Damper (flappers) on outside exhaust termination barely opens when dryer is on. Clothes...Read More