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Sun Worshiping in Nova Scotia

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The Nova Scotia government is launching a new program this summer aimed to support SOLAR POWER! If you’ve been considering a solar system for your home – now is the time to start planning. Nova Scotia gets a lot of sun – especially in the summer months. South-facing solar panels can collect plenty of energy and either store it for later use, feed it back to the grid, or heat your air or water. Here are a few common solar…

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Light up your deck or patio with LEDs!

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Have you always wanted to install lighting on your patio or deck? Well now is the time! With LEDs becoming more inexpensive and prevalent all the time, it’s a great time to add flare to your outdoor spaces. LEDs come in a wide variety of patio-friendly forms. They are often low-voltage or even solar powered, so you won’t notice much difference on your utility bills once installed. And they create a modern, artistic feel that accentuates your existing wood or…

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Summer Electrical Tips for Kids

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Now that the days are getting warmer, soom our kids will be outside tearing around the yard, woods, lakes, pools and beyond. Parents should share a few basic electrical safety tips with their children, to ensure a happy and safe summer. Here’s a basic checklist of things to cover with your kids. Summer Electrical Safetys Tip for Children Be aware of the power lines around you, and always assume the wires are live. Never, ever touch a power line. Not…

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7 Winter Tips for Woodstove Owners

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Well, the cold has finally hit here in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and it seems we’re all scrambling to get our heating systems tuned and up to snuff. Woodstoves and fireplaces are lovely home features, and can provide warmth and comfort – even when the power is out. However, there is always inherent risk with anything involving open flame. Here are some tips to help keep you safe and warm this coming cold season. Perform Regular Maintenance Be sure to clean…

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