Seasonal air conditioner maintenance is the most important factor in extending the lifespan and maintaining the efficiency of your central air conditioning system. Ordinary wear and tear, especially dirt and grime buildup, can cause your AC to overwork, struggle, overheat and eventually break down. Regular cleaning helps intercept any smaller problems before they become serious. … Continue reading What Can You Do to Keep Your AC in Good Shape?
It’s mid-May and Brantford has already seen temperatures above 30 degrees. If your family is like so many others across the city, cutting back on energy use (and those horrendous monthly bills that came from running the air conditioner constantly) is a priority. We spend a lot of time thinking about home comfort (it’s kinda, you … Continue reading 13 More Ways to Cool Down Your Home This Summer
Do you have humidifiers at home? Some families stuff small, ineffective humidifiers into every room. Sometime in November they bring the humidifier squad out of storage and leave one humidifier on the bedside table in each bedroom, filling and turning them on every night. It eats up a lot of time and leaves the air … Continue reading Why Families in Brantford Invest in Whole House Humidifiers
If you’re like most homeowners in our service area, from Brantford to Cambridge to Hamilton, you rent your water tank. It’s what your parents did in the house you grew up in. It’s how you got by all the places you rented over the years. It’s what many of your colleagues do. But it’s not the … Continue reading Buying Your Hot Water Tank is More Affordable than Renting
What is a Condensing Tankless Water Heater? What is Non-Condensing? You just started exploring the potential of buying a tankless water heater and you stumbled on a couple terms you don’t understand: Condensing tankless water heater Non-condensing tankless water heater You probably get the tankless part. These water heaters don’t store water in a tank … Continue reading Condensing vs Non-Condensing Tankless Water Heaters
We get a lot of the same questions from families from Hamilton to Cambridge, and we want everybody to feel comfortable in their knowledge of home comfort appliances before buying any equipment or signing up for ongoing service. When you learn more about the HVAC equipment and service we provide, we’re certain you’ll be happy with … Continue reading Does Your Furnace Need a Good Cleaning?
How to chip away at the cost of home ownership If you think you’re spending too much on bills every month (as most Canadian homeowners do), we have some easy ways to chip away at those bills. Be like water Almost 20% of your total energy bill every month comes from heating your water. The less … Continue reading Chip Away at the Cost of Home Ownership
Is my furnace filter’s MERV rating important? Proper air filtration is essential for breathing cleaner indoor air. Mechanical filters are the most common types of filters used in HVAC systems. They are also highly efficient and require minimal maintenance. The most important aspect of these filters is the mechanical efficiency rating value (MERV). Although it’s … Continue reading Mechanical Air Filtration and MERV Ratings
It’s not an easy decision to make, and it’s why so many customers come to us asking, “should I repair or replace my furnace?” A single repair might save some money, but will this just be the first of many expensive repairs that keep coming? A replacement won’t break down for a long time, but … Continue reading Should I Repair or Replace My Furnace?
You’re in the market for a new furnace and understand that each furnace is different. Somehow. You’re not sure, other than the fact that each is described differently by the manufacturer, exactly what the differences mean. If you don’t work in our industry or haven’t purchased a new furnace in the last 10 years, you … Continue reading Single stage, two stage and modulating furnaces