Month: November 2014

Ontario consumers home services incorporated –  An untrustworthy company
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Ontario consumers home services incorporated – An untrustworthy company

This home service provider (water heaters, furnace installation and maintenance) sends door-to-door sales pretending to represent the company that has installed and is maintaining your home’s water heater or furnace. (The company obtains the list from another that collects fees). These door-to-door sales people that are well trained and clearly […]

Canopy management
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Canopy management

There is one thing every tasty, deeply coloured, well-balanced and appealing wine needs – sunlight. It is sunlight that ripens grapes, and without a minimum of 1300 heat units, this precious fruit fails to yield a flavourful wine. On the other hand, too much sunshine scorches grapes and yields low-acid, […]

Direct Energy is the worst company imaginable
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Direct Energy is the worst company imaginable

Direct Energy is in the business of installing, and servicing water heaters and furnaces. I subscribed to their maintenance contract for several years and never needed any service. In 2013 when temperatures dropped in Toronto unusually low, my furnace ceased to function. When I called for service at first they […]