If you’re like most people who are on the market for a new AC system, you’ve probably wondered how long a standard central air conditioner should last. The short answer is that a good quality, durable air conditioner has a lifespan between 12-15 years. But what makes an air conditioner durable and long-lasting? Air conditioners … Continue reading Air Conditioner Durability: How Long Should a Central Air Conditioner Last?
HVAC as an industry continues to grow and there is high demand for HVAC installers in Ontario. If you’re fascinated with machines and enjoy working with your hands, starting a career in this industry is an excellent choice. Wondering how to become an HVAC technician in Ontario? Here’s a short guide on how you can … Continue reading How to Become an HVAC Technician in Ontario
Learn how long your air conditioner compressor should last, as well as the life expectancy of other parts of your air conditioner. Estimating the Life Expectancy of Different Parts in Your AC An average air conditioner can last up to 12 to 15 years depending on the model and maintenance over the years, but certain … Continue reading Life Expectancy of the Different Parts in Your Air Conditioner
Together, people all over the world are doing their part to become more environmentally conscious and make a positive impact on the planet. Energy saving tips have been suggested as one of the main ways to make a difference. Have you ever wondered what impact your energy saving practices are actually making on the earth? … Continue reading Saving the Planet: What Efficiency Furnace Should You Buy?
When it comes to heat efficiency, some of the most frequently asked questions we receive include: Do gas fireplaces, electric fireplaces, wood fireplaces or furnaces heat better? How much energy does an electric fireplace use? What is the cost of running a gas fireplace versus a furnace? How much energy consumption does a gas furnace … Continue reading Heat Efficiency: A Comparison of Four Systems
Here’s why you should schedule your furnace maintenance in the autumn, well before the first snow fall. Prolong the lifespan of your furnace Annual furnace maintenance gets rid of all the gunk and debris lurking inside your home heating system, including: Dirt and dust. Pollen. Pet dander. Hair. Bug remains. A dirty, clogged furnace has … Continue reading The Importance of Fall Furnace Care
When the sun is absolutely baking, your natural instinct is to crank up the air conditioner. What isn’t natural is for your home cooling system to make the following sounds: Hisses. Bangs. Clicks. Should you discover that your AC is making some unsettling noises, there are a few things you can do: Turn it off … Continue reading Why Does My Air Conditioner Hiss, Bang, and Click?
The tail-end of spring and start of summer is a brutal time if you suffer from allergies. It seems you can’t go anywhere without coming into contact with allergens such as: Dust. Pet dander. Ragweed. Pollen. Mold and mildew spores. And while you think you might get relief by heading inside, the truth of the … Continue reading Allergy Sufferer? Improve the Indoor Air Quality of Your Home
Smart spring chores for your furnace, air conditioner and more. Spring cleaning is one of those begrudging home ownership traditions. A winter hibernating with the windows closed leaves the house in need of a serious refreshing, but that means a lot of annoying chores. You clean out the closets and drawers, empty and rearrange the … Continue reading HVAC Spring Cleaning | Smart Spring Chores for Your Furnace and Air Conditioner
Make your HVAC system really work for you (and cost your family less) in 2018 Like most, you probably made a few casual resolutions for 2018. Cut back on the junk food and takeout. Push for a promotion at work. Exercise a few days each week. Learn the harmonica or Spanish. Maybe you have plans … Continue reading Give Your Family A Break | Save Money on Heating & Cooling in 2018