Furnace Efficiency 101

How is the efficiency of a furnace calculated? The efficiency of a furnace is based on the total amount of fuel energy being used by the unit, relative to the amount of generated heat that actually stays in the home. There are two general methods of calculating efficiency: steady state efficiency and seasonal efficiency, or

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Choosing a Furnace System

These days, home owners search for all the value they can find in every household purchase they make. You’re probably no different. So when the time comes to replace a furnace in an existing central heating system, or to install a totally new system, you want equipment that minimizes costs and delivers dependable office comfort

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Beautiful Bathroom on a Budget

Bathrooms are one of the most costly rooms to renovate and for that reason, showing a home with an outdated bathroom may turn away buyers who overestimate what it will cost to update the space. If you’re planning to put your home on the market, here are a few cost-effective updates you can make that

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Engage Magnetix Six-Function Handshower & Rainshower Combo

Magnetix. Inspired by Attraction. Innovated by Moen. Gracious and uncomplicated style features give the Engage Collection an ageless yet fashion-forward presence. Magnetix™ handheld showers feature an innovative magnetic dock that allows for easy release and securely snaps back into place – even when your eyes are closed.   As the #1 faucet brand in North

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Living In Colour

Designer Rebecca Hay puts her fail proof colour formula to the test in her own vibrant living room Most of us love a space that has just the right pops of colour, it feels inviting and lively. However, many of us find it intimidating to decorate with colour. Where do you start? How do you

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Contemporary Series Ranges

A Timeless Kitchen Centerpiece Designed to Perform. Striking a balance between bold, iconic and timeless styling, Fisher & Paykel’s new Ranges provide a choice for any kitchen design. Craftsmanship, quality and durability of materials are apparent in every detail for premium performance. Simply select the style that best suits your kitchen. The Contemporary Style is

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Light and Bright Home Design

Designer Sarah-Marie Lackey designs a home to maximize natural light. A couple in their sixties were looking for a home in which they could retire. They wanted a light and bright color scheme with plenty of room to entertain their large family. “The goal of the project was to bring in as much light as

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Bank on More with DUCA

Looking to finance your fall renovations?  If so, speak to the folks at DUCA for a personal lending experience like never before. Check out the unique benefits to joining DUCA, from their profit sharing program to great rates which rank among the best in the business, and learn why eRenovate is proud to have DUCA

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Boost Energy Efficiency by Air Sealing Your Home

Improving the building envelope of your house is one of the best ways to get better energy efficiency. Air sealing your home considerably reduces your monthly energy bills, improves your home’s comfort, promotes healthier indoor air quality and helps to protect the environment. Any holes or gaps in your home’s “building envelope”, which consists of

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