Myth: Bigger is better. It is often assumed that a bigger system will heat and cool a house more effectively because it has more power. This is false. A system that is too big for a home is inefficient because it uses more energy than needed to get the job done. It just doesn’t make … Continue reading Myths Busted: How Does a High Efficiency Furnace Work?
With the feel of fall in the air, it’s time to think about getting your home ready for colder weather. Much of the routine maintenance that needs to be done this time of year will not only help keep you cozy this winter, it will also save money on your heating bill and protect your … Continue reading Fall Maintenance Tips for Your Home
“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?
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
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.
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
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
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
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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!).