Carbon Monoxide Alarms. Your Responsibilities as a Homeowner or Commercial Business Owner.

Here are some eye-opening Canadian carbon monoxide stats you should be aware of: From 2000-2013, there were 1,125 deaths from CO poisoning (Source: ParachuteCanada) As of October 2014, carbon monoxide alarms are mandatory in all Ontario homes (Source: OAFC) In 2008, 50% of Ontario homes had a working CO detector; today 94% of Ontario homes … Continue reading Carbon Monoxide Alarms. Your Responsibilities as a Homeowner or Commercial Business Owner.

Is Your HVAC System on Your Spring Cleaning Job List?

As you create your annual spring cleaning checklist, you’re probably thinking of traditional chores, such as: Washing the windows Decluttering the house, top-to-bottom Storing winter items and pulling out spring/summer items Those are important tasks. So is giving your home heating systems and home cooling systems a thorough cleaning this spring. Here’s what you should … Continue reading Is Your HVAC System on Your Spring Cleaning Job List?

The Air Quality In Your Home Got Worse Over The Winter

Winter is a funny season. Some days are freezing cold with heavy snow, while others are mild and rainy. What is consistent throughout winter is that the indoor air quality of your home deteriorated. Do you have any allergy sufferers in your home? Have you found it harder to breathe or be comfortable as winter progressed? Or … Continue reading The Air Quality In Your Home Got Worse Over The Winter

How Often Should You Change Your Furnace Filter?

“How often should you change your furnace filter?”  It’s a question many Ajax, Oshawa, and Pickering homeowners (plus, those in Whitby, Bowmanville and Port Perry too) ask the team at Advantage Airtech ClimateCare. Here’s the short answer: Your furnace filter should be inspected monthly and changed every 3 to 6 months (depending on how dirty … Continue reading How Often Should You Change Your Furnace Filter?

Is Your Furnace Making Strange Sounds? Here’s What They Mean

The end-of-summer, early fall hot weather is probably delaying you from using your furnace. Eventually, though, you will need to turn it on. When you do, you expect it to run efficiently and quietly. On the other hand, if there are some odd noises coming from it, it’s a sure sign that it’s due for … Continue reading Is Your Furnace Making Strange Sounds? Here’s What They Mean

It’s Hard to Think About the Cold. But Now’s the Perfect Time to Book Your Furnace Tune-Up. Here’s Why.

Summer has pretty much come and gone here in Pickering and soon, we’ll be headlong into autumn. While the temperatures are dropping slightly, there may be a few days here and there where it gets warm enough to turn on the air conditioner in your home. So it may be hard to think about the … Continue reading It’s Hard to Think About the Cold. But Now’s the Perfect Time to Book Your Furnace Tune-Up. Here’s Why.

How to Know Exactly What Your New AC Will Cost to Run.

Are you the kind of person who wants the best of the best? The SEER rating on your AC is should be 23 (the highest available at time of writing). But the diamond package, highest efficiency air conditioner isn’t right for everyone. Most families are more comfortable purchasing a mid-seer unit with a more manageable initial-cost … Continue reading How to Know Exactly What Your New AC Will Cost to Run.