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

Strange Water Heater Noises and What They Mean

Monday, February 27th, 2023

You count on your home comfort systems for many things. You depend on your furnace to keep your home warm in the winter and your air conditioner to keep you cool in the summer.

Your hot water heater is your source of running water 365 days out of the year. These systems work quietly to the point that we hardly notice them in our homes. It’s when they start to make some noise that you know they’re struggling to do their jobs.

Although it can be easy for a homeowner to ignore these unusual sounds, doing so is a bad idea. Especially when it’s your water heater making a ruckus. Because you depend so much on your water heater, it’s important to stay on top of potential problems. 

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A Guide to Furnace Replacement in 2023

Monday, January 30th, 2023
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More and more Canadians are working remotely. In fact, as of May 2021, 5 million Canadians (about 20% of the Canadian workforce) were working from home and of that 5 million, 90% said they feel more productive working from home.

While Canadians feel that they’re getting more work done at home, your home systems are also working longer hours. If your furnace is more than 15 years old or if hasn’t been heating your home efficiently, it’s time to think about furnace replacement Mississauga, ON

Furnace replacement doesn’t need to be a stressful or overwhelming process. By doing some research and gathering facts, you’ll be more prepared when the time comes to actually replace it. Here are some things you’ll need to consider when purchasing a new furnace.

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Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, November 21st, 2022
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Tankless water heaters have been popular in the EU for a while and are becoming more and more popular among Canadian homeowners–and for good reason. They’re highly energy efficient and although they’re more expensive than their tank counterparts, you’ll reap the benefits of energy savings that will add up over time. 

If you’re in the market for a new hot water heater, or if you’ve been wondering if making the change to tankless will provide benefits that’ll make it worth the investment, consider tankless water heaters. Take a look at the pros and cons of tankless water heaters before deciding on your new water heater installation in Mississauga, ON.

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Our Guide to Fall Furnace Repair

Monday, October 10th, 2022

Heading into the fall months, you may be thinking about falling leaves and pumpkin spice, but it is also the perfect time to schedule fall furnace repair and maintenance. Even if you are not ready to turn the furnace on just yet, now is the best time to have a professional come out to inspect your furnace to ensure it is working. If you do need furnace repairs, we can get those taken care of right now.

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Our Yearly Furnace Safety Checklist

Monday, October 11th, 2021

Furnaces require maintenance every year. This isn’t a mystery to most homeowners. What is a mystery to many is why furnaces require routine maintenance each and every year. What’s the point of this service? And why can’t you do it yourself?

Well, one of the best reasons to invest in furnace maintenance in the fall is for the safety aspect of it. Gas furnaces are creating little miniature fires in your home, so it’s important that they’re operating as safely and efficiently as possible. Maintenance can signal a safety concern that requires furnace repair in Mississauga, ON by a trained professional.

So, whether you’re just looking to maintain your new furnace or you’re concerned about the safety of your older system, we’re going to go through some safety tips that you can follow. This safety checklist, matched with a maintenance program, can get you on the right path towards the winter.

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AC FAQ: How to Optimally Set Your AC

Monday, July 5th, 2021

Air conditioners come in all shapes and sizes, and it’s important to treat yours like the unique piece of equipment that it is. Your air conditioner was installed specifically for your home, which means it needs to run to your standards and cool your home off the way you want it.

Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t know that the way they set their air conditioners up and operate them can impact the efficiency and effectiveness of the system. Depending on your type of thermostat, the settings you input, and other factors, you could be setting your system incorrectly and causing it to run poorly.

Don’t worry, our team can help with all of your needs when it comes to air conditioning in Mississauga, ON. If you have any questions about your AC running inefficiently, or you’d like to invest in some repairs, our team is the one to call!

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5 Benefits to Changing Your AC’s Air Filter

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Your air conditioner needs maintenance every year, that’s a given. However, some of that maintenance needs to be done by a homeowner. This includes the common task of replacing the air filter in your system.

Many homeowners might think that’s just a simple task, but you wouldn’t believe the number of times we’ve run into someone who has either forgotten about it or who doesn’t even know that their air conditioner has a filter that needs to be changed. So, in honor of making sure homeowners are well-equipped for the future, we’re going to talk about some serious benefits that come from air filter replacement.

Remember, if replacing the air filter doesn’t improve your AC at home, call us for air conditioning repair in Mississauga, ON. Our team can get to the bottom of the issue and make sure that you’re on the path towards quality, affordable comfort.

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It’s Springtime, You Know What That Means? Maintenance!

Monday, May 10th, 2021

Okay campers, rise and shine, and don’t forget your sneakers because it’s warm outside!

All jokes and movie references aside, it’s springtime which means it’s time for barbeques, pickup basketball games, and maintenance. Well, if you’re looking at that last item we listed in confusion, then you’re in the right place. Maintenance is actually a very important thing that needs to be taken care of every year, and springtime is the perfect time to take care of it.

There are a lot of reasons why springtime is maintenance season, but we first need to start by explaining just how important maintenance services are. If you’ve been worried about the condition of your air conditioning in Mississauga, ON, or you’re just trying to be proactive, then AC maintenance is the perfect place to start.

Keep reading, and make sure you call us to schedule maintenance when you’re finished!

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7 Things to Consider When Getting the Most Value for Your Heater

Monday, December 21st, 2020

What does value mean when it comes to HVAC in Mississauga, ON? Sure, you save the most money when you don’t turn your heater on at all for the whole winter, but that’s just not an option. And we know that the longer you run your heater, the more you’ll have to pay for fuel and energy bills down the line. So what gives? How can you “get the most value for your heater” with our help?

HVAC systems are a lot more complicated than that. Using your heater right isn’t just a one-time thing, it’s a lifestyle. Good habits can quickly curb your heating bills and give your heating system a break when it’s working as hard as it can during our frigid winters.

Here are 7 things that we urge homeowners to consider when they’re looking to save money, maximize their heat, and stay safe this winter.

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5 Signs Your Furnace Is Struggling

Monday, December 7th, 2020

We are in the middle of the heating season at this point. Furnaces have been chugging along for months keeping our homes warm and toasty, and it’s only going to get chillier from here until March rolls around. So, if your furnace starts running into problems at this time of year, don’t be too alarmed. This is the time of year when we see furnaces on the fritz very often because it’s when they’re used the most and starting to wear down.

It might be finally time to invest in furnace repairs in Mississauga, ON for the various reasons we’re about to mention. We totally understand why homeowners might not want to think about furnace repairs until the season is over—but unfortunately, it’s a necessity that comes with this season. If your furnace is performing any of these strange signs below, then we’d like to politely tell you that it’s time for furnace repair.

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