With another humid summer expected, our HVAC systems need to be in excellent working order. The last thing you want is to find out that your cooling system has malfunctioned on the hottest day of the year. By identifying any possible concerns upfront and staying on top of regular maintenance, you not only save yourself … Continue reading Summer HVAC Maintenance Tips to Help Keep You Cool
You can hear your air conditioner and know that it must be running, but your home doesn’t feel any cooler. Sound familiar? It’s a frustrating problem to have, especially in the middle of summer when days are long and more humid, but there are some simple steps you can take to help solve the issue. … Continue reading Troubleshooting an Air Conditioner that Runs Without Cooling
Being a homeowner for the first time is an exciting time, but home ownership also comes with new lessons in home maintenance and developing caretaker habits that can only be learned through experience. What you need to know in terms of taking care of your air conditioner is no different. In your first year of … Continue reading Air Conditioner Fact Sheet for First Time Homeowners
The rattling of a failing air conditioner can be an expensive sound. So, how can you extend the life of your air conditioner and get the most out of your unit before spending thousands on a new one? Here are 9 key tips to help prolong the life of your air conditioning unit: Give it … Continue reading How to Extend the Life of Your Air Conditioner
As a first step, it’s a great idea to hire an HVAC company such as Comfort Plus ClimateCARE to inspect your heating/cooling system and conduct maintenance every Fall and Spring. They’ll do things such as check and clean the wiring and mechanisms of the unit, which is bit more challenging for the average homeowner. But you … Continue reading 10 Steps That Will Prolong Your HVAC’s Life!
Running the air conditioning can make an electricity bill skyrocket, but the alternative isn’t pretty either…we all need to escape the heat! Luckily, there are a few ways that you can help your air conditioner run better and save you money as the summer months progress. From CNET.com Quit cooling the neighborhood If your home … Continue reading 7 Rules to Save Money on Air Conditioning this Summer!
If you recall, spring and summer 2017 had more rainy days than sunny ones. In fact, it wasn’t until September when the hot weather truly arrived and you were forced to turn on your air conditioning. This year is expected to be much different. According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, here’s what’s in store for … Continue reading Is It Time for a New Air Conditioner? Here are 5 Signs. (Infographic)
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, … Continue reading 13 More Ways to Cool Down Your Home This Summer
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