Peatson's Heating and Air Conditioning Ltd. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Brampton’

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 Sure, our technicians will always provide air conditioning service in Brampton, ON, but repairing your old and outdated AC might not be the best financial decision.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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Is It Time for a Thermostat Upgrade?

Monday, April 11th, 2022

Many homes across the country still use analog thermostats, and some have even upgraded to digital ones, but not that many people are taking advantage of the newer thermostat technology. Thermostats used to just be systems that monitored the indoor temperature and signaled to your heater when it should turn on, but they can do so much more than that.

As our world becomes more technologically advanced, it’s important to explore which advancements might improve your own life. You don’t have to sign up for every new and cool piece of technology that comes along, but you might want to consider the benefits of some! Let’s start with a smart thermostat installation in Brampton, ON. This blog will be dedicated to figuring out whether this technology is right for your home, or if you should ignore it until more technological advancements come along.

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It’s Time for AC Maintenance!

Monday, March 28th, 2022

With temperatures warming up a little bit, now is the perfect opportunity to invest in AC maintenance. There are lots of reasons to do so, each of which can save you both time and money in the year to come.

The following are just some of the benefits you can look forward to when scheduling your AC maintenance this time of year. Just make sure that you invest in the future and valuable equipment that you depend on year after year!

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Your Ducts Need to Be Addressed

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

When your heater is at full blast, do you feel the heat coming from every vent in your house? Yes, we said every vent, not just some of the vents. The truth is that ductwork in a lot of older homes is not in the best shape, and this blog post is about what can potentially go wrong with leaving your air ducts unaddressed.

Many homeowners believe that the culprit to their heating woes is either their heating system, or their home itself, but they rarely point fingers at the possible culprit of their ductwork. Air duct services in Brampton are necessary for a variety of reasons. Contaminants can get cycled through your air ducts and your vents, and your heating can start to suffer when you’re neglecting one of the most integral parts of the whole ecosystem in your house!

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3 Ways to Improve Your Furnace Right Now

Monday, December 20th, 2021

Furnaces are running high right now, and for many homeowners, they’d be happy if they can just get through the winter safely and securely. While this is always going to be the number one priority, what if we told you that you can also make it through the winter with low utility bills and a better budget?

Now that we’ve got your attention, we’d like to talk about some ways that you can improve the quality and efficiency of your furnace system right now. Sure, you can call us for heating repair in Brampton, ON and we strongly advise you do that if you’ve got a problem, but some homeowners don’t have obvious issues. We want to focus on some best practices that homeowners all throughout our community can do to lower utility costs, improve the comfort of their home, and help their furnace systems last longer.

Avoid the need for repairs by following this advice!

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Steer Clear of a Frozen Heat Pump This Year

Monday, December 6th, 2021

We talk a lot about heat pumps on this blog. And why shouldn’t we? They’re great, state-of-the-art systems that can both heat and cool homes across our area. They even function on electricity so you get affordable utility bills and an environmentally friendly heating system that can keep you comfortable. However, there’s just one problem.

Sometimes we get some brutal cold up here in Ontario. When the chill is too much, our heating systems can run into some pretty serious problems. The easy answer is to just call our team for heater repair in Brampton, ON so that we can take care of the problem and get things running again.

Sometimes you might encounter a heat pump issue that seems like a big problem, but it’s actually a normal part of the process. This is what we call the “defrost mode” of the heat pump, and it’s something you should know about!

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Here Is What’s Wrong With Your Heat Pump

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

Heat pumps are wonderful heating and cooling systems in our area. They’re safe, powerful, effective, and best of all—extremely energy efficient. If you’re the proud owner of a heat pump, then you must know all of these facts already and you probably regularly show off how sleek and cool your comfort system is!

However, this blog post isn’t about the unique perks of a heat pump. This is specifically for the folks who are dealing with a heat pump problem and don’t quite know what’s going on. Heating repair in Brampton, ON can be a little complicated when it comes to heat pumps. They’re intricate systems that rely on electricity, so depending on what the problem is, it could mean replacing an expensive part or going through a difficult diagnosis.

Our team can help with all of your heat pump needs. Keep reading and we’ll talk about some of the more common heat pump problems we see.

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How to Make Furnace Repairs Affordable

Monday, November 8th, 2021

We know that homeowners might be confused by the title of this blog. Furnace repairs are either expensive or they’re not, you usually don’t have a say in how pricey a fix will be, right? Well, that might not be entirely true as we’ll get into below.

Sure, when you call a professional to check your malfunctioning furnace and they give you the estimate on what needs to be done, there’s not really any wiggle room. However, all the decisions you’ve made up until that point weigh heavily in the cost of repairs or the problem that your furnace is exhibiting. For instance, homeowners that tend to wait longer for furnace repair in Brampton, ON, might see a sharp increase in the cost of repairs, since problems get worse over time.

Today, we’ll go over some great tips that can help limit your next furnace repair bill and keep things running as smoothly as possible.

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How Long Does an Air Filter Last?

Monday, July 19th, 2021

We talk a lot about air purification systems and air conditioners on this blog, but we don’t give nearly enough attention to air filters.

Air filtration systems go through a lot of abuse. While homeowners might understand that cleaning an air filter is a regular practice, those air filter systems also don’t last forever. In fact, an air filter will start to lose effectiveness after about five years, and depending on the type of air filtration system, you’ll see more contaminants in your air as a result.

We’re not saying this to scare you or make you think your air filter is falling apart. Instead, we’d like to take this as an opportunity for you to invest in air filter replacement in Brampton, ON that takes care of your air like your old one used to.

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