4 January 2016
Oil and gas burning furnaces are two of the most common types of central heating units on the market. They operate in similar ways, burning natural gas and heating oil in order to provide heat for your home. However, because of differences between their respective fuel types, each type of funeral provides a distinctive set of advantages and disadvantages to your home. Understanding the differences between gas- and oil-powered furnaces can help you choose the one that best fits your needs.
4 December 2015
With the winter months quickly approaching many people are wondering what they can do to keep their homes warm without cranking up their heat. Luckily, there are some simple tricks that you can employ in your home that will keep you feeling warm without affecting your wallet. Here are a couple tips. 1. Keep The Hard Floors Covered If you have flooring in the house that is hard, such as tile or wood, you should considering covering it with rugs.
6 November 2015
If you're in the market for a new heating system, you should consider buying a condensing boiler. A condensing boiler system uses a large exchanger system that preserves the heat from the burner, minimizing loss. Here's a look at some things you should know about these heating systems before you dismiss them as an option. You Won't Need a Specialty Radiator Most boilers come with a radiator that's crafted to hold up to severe weather and extreme temperatures.
2 November 2015
Winter brings freezing temperatures across most of Canada, which means that your plumbing system is often at risk of freezing throughout those months. Although most of your interior pipes are probably protected from the outside cold, any pipes in uninsulated areas can be susceptible to freezing. If you're facing your first winter as a homeowner in Canada, here's what you need to know about protecting your pipes. Start With Prevention
20 October 2015
The peak of summer can be uncomfortable for many people. The key to being able to maintain your comfort and stay cool will rest in having an air conditioner that works properly. However, problems can occur at any time, and being able to fix these on your own without calling a repair person is ideal. Knowing specific tips that will help get your unit back to work is ideal. Tip #1: Check the circuit breaker
10 December 2014
If your furnace blows out cool air on a winter day, you will want to find out what is wrong right away. Since it is at least blowing air, you can rule out a few things such as a power failure, fan malfunction, or leak in your ducts. The problem is likely in your burner. There are a few different things that can cause your burner or heating element to shut down.
1 October 2014
Your ventilation ducts can build up dust over time, which can have a negative impact on the efficiency of your heating and air conditioning units. Although ordinary dust in your ducts may not represent a risk to your health, some other factors could cause you some mild to moderate health issues. If you have a sensitivity (dust, mold, or pollen) or if you notice your system expelling tiny debris into your home, a cleaning might be a good idea.