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The Threat Of The Emerald Ash Borer: What Canadian Homeowners Need To Know

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In many parts of Canada, the ash tree is a familiar part of the landscape, but this much-loved species is under threat from a foreign invader. The emerald ash borer first arrived in Canada more than a decade ago, and this innocuous green beetle now threatens millions of trees. If you have ash trees on your property, learn more about the threat from the emerald ash borer, and find out what you may need to do to control the spread of this voracious pest.…

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5 Tips To Reduce Energy Costs In Your Home

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Utility bills are expensive, especially heating and cooling, which constantly seem to rise. Luckily, there are many changes you can make to your home that significantly reduce your energy costs. Check out these five efficient tips to stop wasting energy and finally get your energy bills lower. Insulate and Repair Holes in Your Air Ducts Forced-air heating and cooling systems push cold or warm air through vents to various places in the house.…

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Fuel Tank Contamination: Why Water Is A Serious Problem, How To Test For It, And How To Remove It

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Users of large fuel tanks need to recognize that special care should be provided for both the tank and its fuel. Many problems can arise for the user of poorly-maintained large fuel tanks, including expensive equipment damage. One of the most serious and common problems is water contamination of fuel. Below are a few reasons to help you understand why water is bad for fuel, tanks and equipment as well as information on how to test for and prevent water contamination:…

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