How to Save on Air Conditioning in Ajax and Oshawa

You can find the practical tips anywhere online: Close your blinds or drapes during the day. Don’t use the oven during the day. Run the dishwasher at night. Plant trees on the most sun-exposed exterior walls of your home. Run the ceiling fans counterclockwise. Stay perfectly still all the time. But what most businesses don’t … Continue reading How to Save on Air Conditioning in Ajax and Oshawa

A Baker’s Dozen Ways to Keep Cool at Home this Summer

It’s only mid April but we’ve already had some nice warm days. That might signal some serious heat coming our way this summer If your family is like so many others east of Toronto, cutting back on energy use (and those horrendous monthly bills that came from running the air conditioner constantly) is a priority. We … Continue reading A Baker’s Dozen Ways to Keep Cool at Home this Summer

My Rental Water Tank is Getting Old | Is it Time for a Water Heater Replacement?

If your rental water heater is more than 8 years old, it probably works harder and wastes more energy than any other appliances in the house. That puts it at an elevated risk of breaking down, and nobody looks forward to a cold shower on a winter morning. We recommend buying a new water heater … Continue reading My Rental Water Tank is Getting Old | Is it Time for a Water Heater Replacement?

How to Keep the Temperature Even Through Your House

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

How We Replace Your Old Wood Burning Fireplace

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

How to Save Money on Heating | 4 Easy Ways to Spend Less on Heating in Ajax

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

What is a Condensing Tankless Water Heater and What is My Alternative?

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?

How Much Do Furnace Maintenance Contracts Cost? AC Maintenance Contracts?

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?