If you have your eye on one of the best rated high efficiency furnaces, hold on. There are a few things you need to know about furnace replacement before you place your order. You’ll also want to be sure you’re choosing the right high efficiency furnace for your home. In this guide, we’ll explain how … Continue reading How to Know if You’re Ready for the Best Rated High Efficiency Furnace
Those of us who live in Ontario pay above market price for electricity. From 2006 to 2014 we paid $37 billion for these adjustment fees that push us over market price—never mind the high market price itself. Plus, the Independent Electricity System Operator forecasts that the province will face an electricity shortfall in five years. … Continue reading Why are Energy Bills in Ontario so Expensive?
One simple fact, that hot air rises, can cause homeowners with high ceilings a lot of trouble. Conventional forced air heating systems can push hot air into a room all day, but it will drift up to the ceiling quickly, leaving the area where you spend your time – the first six feet of the … Continue reading How to Heat a Home with High Ceilings
Are there some funky noises coming from your air conditioner each time you turn it on? That shouldn’t happen. Your home cooling system should run quietly and efficiently. It shouldn’t sound like it’s struggling to deliver cool air throughout your home. If you hear any of the following sounds, don’t ignore them or hope they’ll … Continue reading Help! There are Strange Noises Coming from My Air Conditioner
Important spring cleaning for your AC and furnace Depending on how committed you are, spring cleaning can become a massive chain of tasks. And it feels longer than it is, when all you want to do is get out and shake off the winter cobwebs. A lot of homeowners like you run out of steam … Continue reading Important Spring Cleaning for Your HVAC System
You probably don’t pay much attention to your attic. But you should. Insulation in the attic has a huge impact on the cash you spend keeping the house warm through the winter. It starts with insulation in the attic, but your house also loses heat through leaks in other parts of the attic, like: The … Continue reading Insulating Your Attic Properly This Winter
If your old furnace is on the way out and you want to find a new furnace with a solid balance of initial affordability and long-term efficiency, buy a two-stage furnace. Two-stage furnaces are far superior to their single-stage counterparts, and slightly less efficient than modulating furnaces. But most families don’t need the incrementally better … Continue reading What is a Two-Stage Furnace?
Your old wood burning fireplace is charming, but there’s a point in your life when you might start losing interest in it. The hassle becomes more trouble than it’s worth: Ordering, unloading, splitting and storing wood. Buying stacks of kindling. Storing piles of newspaper. Carrying logs in a few at a time. Building and tending … Continue reading How Our Team Can Upgrade Your Wood Burning Fireplace to Gas
Someone wakes you up in the morning and you turn up the heat before going to work. Your partner turns it down later in the morning so the house isn’t warm and cosy while everybody is out at work/school for the day (unless the picture to the right is an accurate depiction of your life. In … Continue reading A New Smart Thermostat is Your Next Home Upgrade
The big rental companies want you to rent your water heater for a good reason. They make a lot of money from it, and they want to discredit local businesses offering alternatives, like us. Before you take the big companies’ claims to heart, see what we have to say about it. They say: Installation is expensive when you buy, … Continue reading How the Big Rental Companies Mislead You About Buying a Water Heater