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When Do You Repair or Replace Your Furnace?

In Canada, saying that your furnace is important is putting it lightly. A new furnace is a big investment and a major expense when it comes to your bills, so it's important to maintain it annually so that it lasts and runs as efficiently as possible. (Schedule a furnace tune up today with Jiffy) We’ve already talked about ways that you can save money on your heating bill this…

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Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing this Winter

Winter is here! The temperature has gone below freezing a few times already this winter and it’s only going to happen more and more. (Book a licensed Jiffy plumber for all of your plumbing needs!) The freezing temperatures can cause the pipes in your home to freeze, which can bring severe damage. When water freezes, it expands - and can cause your pipes to burst. This can cause extensive…

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20 Ways to Save Money On Your Heating Bill

The temperature has dropped in Toronto and across Canada. We’re officially bracing ourselves for winter. This means that if you haven’t already, you’ll soon be sparking up the furnace to warm your home. During the winter, your electrical and gas bills can skyrocket if you’re not careful. That’s why we put together this list of the 20 things you can do around your home to…

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Is Yearly Furnace Maintenance Actually Necessary?

According to HVAC pros, getting your furnace tuned up yearly will not only prolong its life, it can make it run more efficiently, can save you thousands of dollars in repairs, and will prevent you and your family from having to spend a night (or several) in the cold! Imagine, you wake up in the middle of the night, freezing. You can’t figure out what’s wrong with your…

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Your Ultimate Holiday Home Maintenance Preparation List

We’re officially into the holiday season, which can be stressful. Family and friends in and out of the house, cooking dinners, baking sweets, there’s a lot going on. A bit of preparation now, will save you some stress and headaches down the road. This is the ultimate Jiffy guide for holiday prep. Repair Appliances When it comes to appliances during the holidays, people usually immediately think of the…

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5 Home Upgrades to Reduce Water & Energy Consumption

As a whole, we don’t have much to be proud of when it comes to homeowner environmental responsibility: Canadians have the third highest per capita energy use in the world, and on average, we use 300 litres of water per person daily, making us the top household consumers of water globally. This means one thing and one thing only: we’ve got some serious work to do in our…

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