Peatson's Heating and Air Conditioning Ltd. Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

What Are My Options for AC Replacement?

Monday, August 28th, 2023

If you’re a homeowner in Ontario who has come to recognize the necessity of a central air conditioner due to our increasingly hot weather, you’re not alone. More and more homeowners are choosing to upgrade their homes–and their home comfort–with some type of air conditioning system.

However, all good things must come to an end (temporarily) when your outdated air conditioner needs to be replaced. Although no one looks forward to the day they need this service, the good news is that if you have a system that’s 15-20 years old, you have a lot more options for air conditioning replacement than you did even a decade ago. Let’s go over 3 popular options.

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4 Sounds That Mean Your AC Needs Help

Monday, June 19th, 2023

Summer is almost here and you’re probably looking forward to longer days, sunshine, warm weather, and barbecues. The last thing you want to interrupt the summer fun is having to schedule air conditioning repair. That’s why it’s important to know the earliest signs that your AC needs a check-up.

Luckily, your AC will let you know when it needs some help. How does it let you know? By making a lot of noise. Any sounds that are out of the ordinary or that are extremely loud and noticeable are signs that your AC should be looked at by a professional HVAC technician. Let’s discuss those noises and what they mean.

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Here’s Why Smart Thermostats Make Sense

Monday, April 24th, 2023

While most people have smartphones that they rely on, many homeowners still don’t have smart thermostats in their homes. You may be wondering why anyone would even need an advanced piece of technology to adjust the temperature of their homes. They assume a smart thermostat has one function: to tell the HVAC system what the temperature should be. But smart thermostats do so much more than that!

Just like a smartphone has a lot of helpful features, so do smart thermostats. Let’s take a look at some reasons why smart thermostats just make sense. That way, you can call us for smart thermostat installation in Oakville, ON.

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Some Common Fall AC Questions

Monday, September 12th, 2022

Questions, questions, questions… it’s hard to look at an air conditioner in Brampton, ON and not have several questions come to mind. They’re peculiar-looking systems that perform a service that downright seems like magic. That’s why we’ve got a policy here to never shy away from answering the questions of our customers and the people who rely on those answers for their own budgeting and planning.

Does my air conditioner consume refrigerant? Can refrigerant be dangerous to inhale? Why does my air conditioner run for as long as it does? Why do only heat pumps reverse the flow of refrigerant and not central ACs? These are complex questions and the answers might surprise you.

Just makes sure you keep reading below and remember to call our team if there are any questions you have that aren’t listed down there. We can answer them or at least point you in the right direction depending on what the answer might be!

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You Can Always Trust a Family Business

Monday, August 15th, 2022

When it comes to your home’s comfort, who do you trust? Do you prefer a reputable, respected name, or will just any heating and cooling provider do? Some homeowners prefer to go with a big box store or an online discounter for their HVAC needs. After all, they reason, it’s just a furnace or an air conditioner. How different can one company be from another?

As it turns out, quite a bit. In the HVAC industry, as in any other, there are good companies and bad companies. There are also some that are just average. So how do you know which one to choose?

For many homeowners, the answer is simple: they go with a family-owned business. Family-owned HVAC companies have a lot to offer that the others don’t. Here are just a few of the reasons why trusting a family business is worth it.

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Why Guarantees and Warranties Are Worth It

Monday, August 1st, 2022

One thing our team is known for in the area is providing AC installations and services backed up by guarantees and manufacturer warranties. That sentence might sound like a mouthful, but it’s really important to consider for some of the following reasons.

Air conditioning service is all about the long-term. If you can get your AC unit to work for longer and more efficiently, then you’re ultimately saving money down the line. Whether you need a quick fix or an AC installation in Brampton, ON, a guarantee or warranty is going to help your system last longer by default.

And, perhaps one of the best reasons to look for teams that offer these additional bonuses is the fact that they’re free of charge! So, if you’re comparing the cost of amateur AC installation to AC installation done by our team, just remember that our guarantees and memberships are really worth the extra investment.

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24/7 Emergency Services: Are They Worth It?

Monday, July 18th, 2022

You’ve gotten the family together, the keys and wallet have been found, and you’re all singing and screaming as you head to the car to grab some ice cream. There’s only one problem–the ice cream place has closed early and you just found out while checking messages on your phone. What a bummer!

Hours of operation can be a difficult thing to consider in any aspect of life. Whether you’re trying to get your car fixed, make a reservation at a restaurant, or looking to invest in AC repairs in Brampton, ON, it just can’t be ignored.

However, some companies have the manpower and ability to offer round-the-clock services for people who need help. We’re proud to offer those types of services to the Brampton community, and we want this blog post to help ease people’s minds to the fact that their comfort is always protected.

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Ice and Moisture on Your AC

Monday, June 20th, 2022

Seeing any amount of ice or moisture on your air conditioner can be a pretty alarming thing. It wasn’t there yesterday, or the day before that, so how did ice and this much moisture accumulate all of a sudden? Well, it’s quite complicated and requires a bit more than a sentence or two as an explanation. That’s why we’ve got our blog!

When temperatures are humid, there can be a lot of moisture in the air. Your air conditioner cycles through it while simultaneously cooling the air in your home. For reasons we’ll state below, things can get hampered in a variety of different ways, and ice can begin to form on the condenser coil of your air conditioner. Don’t worry, this is a fairly common problem, and we urge you to turn your air conditioning in Caledon, ON off, and call our team for quick repairs.

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Our Quick AC FAQ

Monday, June 6th, 2022

Questions about home comfort systems are perfectly normal. You’ve probably heard someone say the phrase “there are no stupid questions,” and yet sometimes there can be pressure against asking a question that you might not know the answer to. We completely understand, and with such complicated technology in your air conditioner, it makes perfect sense if you’ve got burning questions.

There are no silly questions when we’re the ones who are answering them! And, to make things even easier, we’re going to try to answer some of our most commonly asked questions right here so you don’t even have to ask!

Just make sure that if you have questions that aren’t on this blog, you ask our team for support. Our friendly technicians specialize in AC repair in Brampton, ON, and we’ll get your system fixed if that’s what it takes. So, let’s talk about some questions you might have.

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Is AC Replacement on the Horizon?

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

For many prospective HVAC customers, the difference between AC repair and replacement can seem kind of arbitrary. One day you’ll call a pro for a quick fix, and the next day they’ll be telling you that your system should be replaced. What gives?

Well, a lot of things give, and each of those factors is going to weigh heavily on the decision to repair or replace your AC. Your air conditioner is more complex than other appliances in your home, and it requires a much more thorough evaluation before you just pay for a fix. Sure, our technicians will always provide air conditioning service in Brampton, ON, but repairing your old and outdated AC might not be the best financial decision.

In fact, replacing your whole air conditioner might be the better choice depending on a few things listed below. Keep reading to find out more!

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