February 12th, 2024
On Valentine’s Day, many people opt to give more health-conscious gifts instead of the usual box of chocolates or a decadent dinner. Considering how many health benefits go hand in hand with breathing cleaner air, we’d like to suggest giving yourself and your loved ones the gift of an air filtration system this Valentine’s Day.
Although it might not seem like an HVAC system is a thoughtful gift–let alone a romantic one–when you realize the benefits that accompany cleaner air, we think it’s one of the most thoughtful gifts you could give. From improved sleep quality to fewer allergy symptoms, let’s go over 4 benefits of an air filtration system that’ll win your loved ones over.
January 15th, 2024
The best way to ensure a long and efficient service life for your furnace is by scheduling routine maintenance, ideally in the fall. But what if you forgot to schedule this vital service before the heating season started? Is it ever too late for furnace maintenance?
No matter what time of the year it’s scheduled, our furnace service is the best way to keep your furnace working as efficiently as possible, for as long as possible. Whether it’s at the beginning, middle, or end of the heating season, let’s go over why it’s not too late for furnace maintenance–most of the time.
January 1st, 2024
Ductless mini splits are unique systems that are different from any other HVAC system on the market. If your home has one, you’re hopefully very happy with its performance as a 2-in-1 heating and cooling system.
But if you’re fairly new to mini splits, you might be unfamiliar with the problems that can spring up with these systems. That’s because they’re unlike issues you may have had with a traditional heating system.
Let’s go over some problems you might encounter with a ductless mini split that’ll warrant a call for heat pump repair in Mississauga, ON and some DIY tasks you can do to help avoid the need for repair in the first place.
December 18th, 2023
More often than not, a piece of machinery will make some noises to let you know when it’s not functioning properly. For example, a car engine will sputter or backfire while a laptop will make a noisy whirring sound. Even a furnace makes noises when it’s not working as it should. Perhaps you’ve heard a grinding, booming, or screeching noise from your furnace at one time or another.
It’s never a good thing when the systems that make our lives easier start to emit moans and groans that mean they’re on the fritz. But at least they’re giving you fair warning. It’s almost worse when you don’t receive any audio clues ahead of time when your furnace suddenly gives out on you with what seems like no warning.
That’s why it pays to know the silent signs that mean you’re likely to need heating repair in Vaughan, ON. Here are 5 signs to be aware of.
December 4th, 2023
Have you been wondering if ductless heating is right for your home? You’re not alone! Homeowners across Ontario are making the switch to these mini ductless wonders. These versatile systems provide both heating and cooling in an incredibly energy-efficient way that’s easily customizable to your way of living.
If you’re not sure that a ductless HVAC system is right for you, here’s an easy checklist to go through of 5 situations where ductless HVAC is perfect, from needing a unit for a smaller space, to priding yourself on choosing the eco-friendly option.
November 20th, 2023
So you’ve decided it’s time for furnace installation. Congratulations! The decision to spring for a new furnace is undoubtedly one that wasn’t made lightly.
Although the hard decision has been made, that doesn’t mean you’re completely done with making some choices when it comes to furnace replacement in Mississauga, ON. You’ll need to consider two important factors: whether you get a gas or electric furnace, and its AFUE rating if you go with gas.
An AFUE rating measures how efficient a gas furnace is. (It also measures furnaces that use propane and oil as a fuel source but in this blog we’ll be concentrating on gas.) The minimum AFUE is 95% which is already fairly high. Let’s take a look at how the AFUE ratings for furnaces differ between gas and electric models so you can be an informed consumer when you make this last decision regarding your new heating system.
November 6th, 2023
Many homeowners who’ve owned a heat pump for years are still surprised to learn that a heat pump needs maintenance twice a year. That’s because the idea of HVAC maintenance occurring once a year is so ingrained in the minds of homeowners.
But if you have a mini split heat pump system or a ducted heat pump, it does need to be tuned up twice a year for maximum efficiency. Ideally, these maintenance appointments are scheduled in the spring and fall, once before the cooling season and heating season. This is how to really maximize the year-round comfort a heat pump provides!
If you haven’t had this essential service done yet, here are 3 reasons why you should have it done ASAP. Contact us for heat pump service to make sure you can rely on your heat pump throughout the fall and winter.
October 23rd, 2023
Fall is here, the leaves are changing, and Thanksgiving has come and gone. By now, you probably have a good idea of how your furnace is doing. Do you feel confident it’ll sail through the holiday season as easily as Santa’s sleigh through the sky on a clear winter night? Or do you suspect the need for a heating repair for your furnace is on the horizon?
The last thing you want interrupting your enjoyment of the holiday season is a faulty furnace. With many households expecting extended visits from family and friends, to hosting holiday parties and events, it’s the perfect time to go through this checklist to make sure you’ve done everything you can to ensure your furnace breezes through the holidays.
October 9th, 2023
Fall is here and with it comes many things: the leaves are changing color, the days are getting colder and shorter, and you might’ve even had a pumpkin-spiced beverage or two. October also brings the “spooky season” when people plan their Halloween costumes and watch scary movies.
This is also the time of year when your home’s water heater can start acting strange after the strain of summer. From bone-chilling showers to a screeching water heater, here are some signs that indicate you need water heater repair. Make sure you don’t ignore a seemingly haunted water heater. The last thing you want interrupting your enjoyment of fall is a full-blown water heater nightmare.
September 25th, 2023
It’s officially fall and that means you’ll soon be transitioning to using your furnace if you haven’t done so already. Before you switch it on for the first time, there are some things you should do.
DIY maintenance along with scheduling a furnace tune-up with our team will make sure your furnace operates at peak performance this fall and winter. Let’s go over 5 essential things you should do before the cold weather hits.