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

Get Started Early for Heating Season

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Fall is finally here! It’s time to enjoy some spiced lattes, pumpkin pies, and the cooler temperatures that let us spend more time hiking and enjoying the colored leaves. We don’t want to spoil the fun, so keep doing your favorite activities and be sure to call us when you need help.

However, if you’re a vigilant homeowner or someone that’s anxiously awaiting the heating season, then you’re in the right place. We know how stressful being prepared can be, and we want to make customers feel better by helping them get ready as best they can. There are quite a few things you as a homeowner can do to ensure that your heating in Georgetown, ON works as intended.

Keep reading as we cover some great tips for you to get started preparing for the heating season. And remember to call us for repairs or maintenance!

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Furnaces Need These 5 Things to Last

Monday, March 1st, 2021

When you think of a furnace’s lifespan, how long do you think it lasts? Five years? 15 years? Forever?

Well, furnaces don’t last forever. And they definitely shouldn’t only last for five years. A furnace’s lifespan should be somewhere in the ballpark of 10-15 years before it becomes in need of replacement. Even with those estimates, it’s still going to take a lot of work to get your heater to last that long. From furnace repair in Mississauga, ON, to maintenance, there will be times that try the longevity of your heating system, and it’s up to you to make the right decision.

We’re going to list five things you can do to improve the lifespan of your heating system. Without these five items, you’ll never reach the 10-15 years that your furnace is supposed to reach.

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Your 2021 Heater Checklist

Monday, February 15th, 2021

It’s been 2021 for almost two months now, and it’s time we did a bit of a check-in. Some homeowners might be pleased with the functionality of their heating system and for you, we say congratulations! For everyone else who is struggling to finish the winter strong with a heater that’s making noises, driving up your bills, and constantly putting you on edge, we’re here to help.

Checklists are helpful when it comes to heating in Brampton, ON. Not only will they keep you alert for problems that could arise, but they’ll also remind you to schedule maintenance and keep things running efficiently. By creating a checklist with our help, you’re statistically more likely to avoid expensive repairs and surprises that come from an HVAC emergency.

Yep, you heard that right. You can avoid surprises by working with us and putting together a checklist right now. Let’s begin!

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Do You Need a Heater Replacement?

Monday, February 1st, 2021

We understand all the homeowners in our area who think “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” It’s a good mentality to have when you’re handy, or have the help of an experienced professional, but sometimes it can cost you in the long run. Let us explain.

Heaters of all shapes and sizes have a lifespan. We’re not lying to you when we tell you that no heater is built to last forever. In fact, any pros that do say your heater will last indefinitely really aren’t worth their price. This is just a fundamental reality of the world we live in.

Before you get down in the dumps, this can be exciting news. High-efficiency heating systems are being improved upon every day. The entire industry of heating in Georgetown, ON is rapidly changing, and looking forward to a heating replacement can be a wonderful opportunity to actually save money down the line.

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Electric Furnaces: Everything You Need to Know

Monday, January 18th, 2021

We know, there are probably a lot of homeowners reading this title and thinking to themselves, “Why on earth would I ever buy an electric furnace?” While gas furnaces are extremely popular (and for good reason), we continue to advocate for electric furnaces. Not every home is set up to have a gas furnace, not every family can afford a heat pump, and not everyone needs a huge, complicated heating system. Sometimes, you just want something that works, and works well.

Electrical furnaces in our area are a great way to deal with the cold. For smaller homes and homes that are a little more off the grid, we absolutely recommend them for a variety of reasons that we’ll get into. One of them is that furnace repair in Brampton, ON is easy to find and very quick when you work with the right professionals.

Want to know more about why an electric furnace might be perfect for you? Then keep reading!

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It’s Time to Address That Pesky Furnace Repair

Monday, November 9th, 2020

We get it. The moment you start thinking about the furnace issue that needs to be addressed, the stress begins. You start ignoring it, trying to avoid thinking about how much it’s going to cost to get it repaired, and as you do this it just gets worse.

We’re not asking you to start stressing out about furnace repairs. Actually, we’re trying to convince you that if you choose the right team to have your pesky furnace repair addressed, it can be a pleasant experience. We want to emphasize two things today: One is that your furnace should be repaired if you’ve been encountering issues, and the other is that our team is the best-equipped to fix your problem.

Keep reading if you want the lowdown on furnace repair in Brampton, ON. We’ll get into the details about the furnace repairs you could be facing, and how we can help.

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What Can a Smart Thermostat Do for You?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Check Out Our Blog for Advice on All Things HVAC

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Be sure to bookmark the Peatson’s Heating and Air Conditioning blog to start learning the ins and outs of HVAC.

We’ll regularly post energy saving tips, how-to’s on troubleshooting your systems, and breakdowns on even the most complex industry related terms and concepts.

Need help now? Send us a message or get in touch today.

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