Spring is the Perfect Time for AC Maintenance

March 30th, 2020
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It must feel pretty good to finally open the windows and enjoy the fresh air of spring, right? We’re all taking advantage of the moment where we don’t need air conditioners or heaters that strongly since temperatures are in the Goldilocks zone, where it’s not too cold and it’s not too hot!

However, as temperatures slowly rise, we’re going to need to take our air conditioners out of retirement and start making sure they’re up to the task of keeping us cool for the future. While AC maintenance in Brampton, ON is one way to make sure it’s ready for the large task ahead of keeping us cool during the summer, there are a few other ways we can prepare for the scorching temperatures.

If you’re a homeowner that’s looking to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your air conditioner while at the same time extending its lifespan, then keep reading.

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Finding the Right HVAC Contractor

March 16th, 2020
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Twenty to 30 years ago, the process of finding a great HVAC technician was a slog through phonebook after phonebook of names and numbers that were always a gamble. Back then, when you called an HVAC contractor, you could have anyone show up, from someone who just graduated high school ready to make a few extra bucks that summer, to an expensive specialist that was about to charge you prices through the roof. Well, we’re happy to say that those days are gone.

For many homeowners, however, finding an HVAC contractor in Brampton, ON still feels like it used to. It’s a scary process finding a team you can trust that’s got your back when your heater breaks down, or when your AC starts leaking refrigerant. How do you know that a technician will get the job done?

Fortunately, we’ve got the internet and some handy tips to help you find exactly the right technician for the job. Let’s take a look at how we can help.

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Take Advantage of a Whole House Humidifier

March 2nd, 2020
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A whole-house humidifier: what is it and how can it help you? That’s the discussion we’d like to have and, hopefully, we can answer any questions that come with it.

Whole house humidifiers are exceptionally powerful and efficient systems that can make it easier for your home to retain heat. This keeps your home more comfortable for you and your family.

How does this work? Well, we’re going to have to get a little bit into the science of these machines and how moisture, heat, and energy all relate to one another.

For now, just read on and make sure to call our team if you’re interested in humidifiers in Brampton, ON. These systems, especially in our particularly cold climate, can increase your comfort levels to a degree that is absolutely noticeable. Take our word for it, the benefits of a humidifier in the middle of a dry winter can make all the difference!

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What Can a Smart Thermostat Do for You?

February 17th, 2020
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We spend most of our days wondering about specific heater types and their repairs, precisely because these systems can be one of the most expensive investments in your home! Priority-wise, the most expensive systems like your car and HVAC unit require the most attention because of just how much money they cost to replace or repair.

There are small components to these systems that require just as much attention. For instance, your dashboard on your car might not be the most expensive piece of equipment, but without it, your car will cease to run effectively, if at all! With heaters, the equivalent piece of technology is your thermostat. Thermostats are a huge piece of your comfort levels, and if you need heating service in Georgetown, ON then consider investing in a smart thermostat today!

Not convinced? Let us give you a few reasons why a smart thermostat could be a smart decision for you.

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The Unique Advantages of a Heat Pump

February 3rd, 2020

When was the last time you considered switching to a heat pump heating system? While we think they’re some of the most intuitive and high-efficiency heating solutions on the market, we also like to make sure that customers aren’t buying heat pumps just because they hear their name on the internet. Choosing a new heating system requires a lot of consideration.

That being said, when it comes to heat pumps in Brampton, ON they’re easily a great choice for many homes. Heat pumps rely on electricity to cycle refrigerant from outside your home to the inside, drawing heat from the air as it moves. This provides a lot of unique advantages to homeowners as well as a couple disadvantages when compared to homes that use gas furnaces.

Today, we’d like to talk about the advantages and disadvantages of a heat pump system, and hopefully give you the information that pushes you in the right direction!

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The Case of the Mysteriously Malfunctioning Furnace

January 20th, 2020
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Before we call Nancy Drew or Encyclopedia Brown, we should probably contact someone more qualified to diagnose problems with a furnace, right? After all, teen detectives might be better at unmasking a villain, but in no circumstance should they be working on a gas furnace that’s having pilot light problems!

It’s not as groovy of a name, but you can think of the team here at Peatson’s like the brilliant teen detectives of these mystery novels, except that we’re a good amount older and a lot more experienced when it comes to repairing your mysteriously malfunctioning furnace.

However, just like the beginning of every mystery, the detectives aren’t always there at the scene of the crime. That’s where you come in! If you’re looking to see when you’re in dire need of furnace repair in Caledon, ON—you’re going to have to be the detective until you can call a professional technician to be on the case. So, let’s follow the clues!

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The Benefits of an Indoor Air Quality System

January 6th, 2020
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Indoor air quality systems are highly underrated in our neck of the woods. While we might be called quite often for heating or air conditioning service calls, since an uncomfortable temperature is easy to notice, we wish we were called more for air quality concerns. The truth is, people often grow complacent with their unsatisfactory level of air quality, and we’d like to talk about the issues that can arise from this.

We’re sure this proposition has raised a few questions and we’re ready to answer them. If you’re wondering things like, “How can I tell if my air quality is poor?” or “What are the ill effects of poor air quality?” then you’ve come to the right place. Not only can you trust us to give you the full picture of indoor air quality, but it’s coming from the experts of air filtration in Brampton, ON.

So, let’s see just how nasty an air quality problem can be.

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4 Major Benefits from a Ductless Heating System

December 23rd, 2019
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Are you ready for a ductless heating system? We’re actually curious as to whether or not your home is ready for a ductless heating system. So many homeowners contact us for their heating solutions, only to be confused when they’re told that there are other solutions besides a furnace or a boiler.

The truth of the matter is that not enough homeowners know about the benefits that can be had from a ductless heating system. They’re flexible, efficient, environmentally friendly, and easier to install than other systems. If you’ve ever considered ductless heating in Brampton, ON or are even thinking about a new heating solution, give this post a quick read and contact us for any questions you still have.

We wish that all homeowners we deal with could be caught up to speed on ductless systems, and we’ll be starting today with you!

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Could You Benefit from a Water Heater Replacement?

December 9th, 2019
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When we receive calls about water heaters, they’re usually prefaced with the statement “I don’t have any hot water,” which usually means the water heater has stopped working. While this is absolutely a reason to call your local plumbing professional, what if we told you that you could have called us before your water heater stopped working?

Getting a water heater replacement in Brampton, OH doesn’t have to only be when your system breaks down. We’d like homeowners to be vigilant, so that even when their water heater hasn’t broken down, they aren’t still paying too much money for a system that’s barely still working.

A replacement can be a great way to decrease your energy bill while increasing the capacity and efficiency of your water heater. Plus, with new technology on the market like tankless water heaters, there are additional options out there that can help you save space and even more money!

Let’s take a look!

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Furnace FAQ: 3 Reasons Why Maintenance Will Save You Money

November 25th, 2019
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Nope, this is not a sales pitch to get you to sign up for our maintenance program. While we think that would be great, the decision is ultimately up to you. However, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t tell you about some of the most important reasons to sign up for furnace maintenance.

Maintaining your heater isn’t just a way to keep your heater in good shape, but it’s a road towards saving money when troubling things come up. Warranties, efficiency, and preventing costly repairs can all be routinely addressed through maintenance, making sure that you’re in the loop for all possible problems that could occur. Furnace repair in Brampton, ON doesn’t have to be a nightmare, and maintenance can be the key to inexpensive heater ownership.

If you’re keen on saving money, you might want to keep reading.

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