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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?

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.

Is Your Furnace Operating Safely?

When it comes to your safety and the safety of the people in your household, you shouldn’t take any risks. Natural gas heating equipment could run into problems that allow gas or carbon monoxide to leak into your home.

Why Is Moisture a Concern with Furnaces?

Moisture in contact with metal can lead to corrosion, and corrosion in turn weakens metal, eventually causing it to crumble away to nothing. When it comes to metal appliances in your home, corrosion is one of the #1 enemies. But how does this apply to a furnace? Unlike a boiler, which circulates water as part of its operation, a furnace does not use water to work. It seems strange that a furnace might rust because of moisture, unless there was a flood in the basement where the furnace cabinet is located.