If your family is like so many others east of Toronto, you’ve noticed some kinks in your heating and cooling system with the crazy temperature swings the region is experiencing. You turn down the furnace and some areas in the house are noticeably warmer than others. You expect your entire home to be comfortable, but over time … Continue reading How to Keep the Temperature Even Through Your House
Your old wood burning fireplace is charming, but there’s a point when 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 the fire. Cleaning up the ash and charred remains of … Continue reading How We Replace Your Old Wood Burning Fireplace
Our customers in Ajax are always asking how to save money on heating, and we have a handful of tips for both short and long term savings. Incremental savings add up. If you can save $50 a year by making small lifestyle changes, and you can make 5 or 10 changes, that’s a decent chunk … Continue reading How to Save Money on Heating | 4 Easy Ways to Spend Less on Heating in Ajax
Get your furnace ready for this cold! We’re now in the throes of full winter and many families are cranking up the furnace for the first time in several months. Before you get too far into the winter it’s worth asking whether your furnace is ready to handle the heavy workload ahead. Your heat might be … Continue reading 5 Quick Ways to Get Your Furnace Ready for the Cold
What is a condensing tankless water heater? What is non-condensing? You just started exploring the potential of buying a tankless water heater and you stumbled on a couple terms you don’t understand: Condensing tankless water heater. Non-condensing tankless water heater. You probably get the tankless part. These water heaters don’t store water in a tank … Continue reading What is a Condensing Tankless Water Heater and What is My Alternative?
This summer has convinced a lot of people to get some form of air conditioning installed. Are you among them? If you are, a ductless air conditioning system might be the smartest investment (and if you live east of Toronto and own an older home, it’s probably the best way to keep your house cool). Everything … Continue reading What is a Ductless Air Conditioner?
If you want to see the exact price of the maintenance package you want, scroll down and click on either of the images in this post. You can also click here to see exactly what we do during a furnace maintenance visit, or click here to see how an air conditioner maintenance visit goes down. Maintenance … Continue reading How Much Do Furnace Maintenance Contracts Cost? AC Maintenance Contracts?
Get your air ducts cleaned this spring and take a fresher breath of air! Having your air ducts cleaned in the spring is a great way to ensure that you and your family are breathing a fresher breath of air. However, it’s not a task you should make yourself responsible for on your spring cleaning list. … Continue reading Air Duct Cleaning East of Toronto
Most furnaces these days are purchased with two factors in mind, in this order: Price. Efficiency. Modern furnace models are always more efficient than those made 20 or more years ago, and there are a range of performance options across budget levels. Budget is mostly closely tied to efficiency, and the efficiency rating of a new furnace … Continue reading Understanding Furnaces – How Efficiency Works
Ready to buy a new furnace, but not sure what to look for? We’ve got some recommendations that will help you to save money and stay more comfortable for years to come (as long as you have a professional install the heater and schedule regular maintenance visits!).