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Hazardous Plants

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Radon in Your Home or Cottage – Be Aware

Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium in soil, rock & water. Radon gas can enter your home or cottage where the building contacts the soil including cracks in foundation walls or floor slabs, gaps […]

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Carbon Monoxide Safety

If you have a gas, oil, propane or wood-burning heating system or appliance, you need carbon monoxide alarms ! Carbon monoxide is a colourless, odourless, tasteless gas that is referred to0 as “the silent killer”. Carbon monoxide detectors are required […]

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Problems Caused by Ethanol Fuel

Most gasoline has up to 10 % Ethanol. Few people purchase premium ethanol fuel for their outboard motors, stern-drives, chain saws, and a variety of yard care gas-fueled equipment. But, there are four main problems with ethanol-blended fuel. Debris in […]

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How to Recognize an Unhealthy Tree

How often have we actually inspected trees on our cottage & home lots ? Trees tend to be big & strong, so many people overlook them assuming all is well. But trees are susceptible to damage and disease, so if […]

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