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January 22, 2020

Gas Furnace Maintenance Guide

  Are you staying warm or feeling the chill this winter? It’s important to make sure your home is ready for the extreme cold temperatures Canadian winters can bring. A heating solution that operates efficiently throughout the season can make all the difference when it comes to remaining comfortable indoors.      Every homeowner should know how to properly maintain a gas furnace and …

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January 06, 2020

How to Change Your Furnace Filter?

  If your furnace keeps you warm and comfortable all winter long, you can thank your filter for that. Swapping out dirty filters is one of the most important maintenance steps to ensure your home heating system is working in good condition. Don’t shorten the life of your furnace by neglecting to regularly check on the filter. An easy way to tell if your filter …

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December 20, 2019

When to Replace A Furnace?

  The cold weather season is here and it’s time for you to make sure your furnace is ready to keep you warm this winter.      Furnaces are not designed to last forever, but how do you know when it’s time to have it replaced? We understand that a new furnace is not cheap, so before you go shopping for a replacement, it’s …

How do I clean my furnace? | The Energy Centre
December 06, 2019

How to Clean a Furnace

  One of the biggest obstacles of a properly functioning furnace is dirt and debris. A dirty furnace results in wasted fuel and significantly lowers efficiency. Preventative maintenance is crucial to ensuring that dust and debris is removed before it affects the components of your furnace. If you want to keep your heating system working in peak condition, regular cleaning is required.     A …

THINKING OF USING YOUR A-C IN WINTER_ - Featured image | Energy Centre
November 22, 2019

Need to Start Your Central Air Conditioner in Winter?

  As winter rages on, you may not think much about turning your air conditioning unit to cool. Most likely, you are wearing long johns and turtlenecks. There may come a time where your home gets too warm, for example, while cooking a holiday meal with dozens of people standing around chatting.     Before you flip the switch randomly, make sure you follow these …

Should you buy a high-efficiency furnace? | Energy Centre
November 08, 2019

Is a High-Efficiency Furnace Worth it?

The cold weather is officially here and it’s time for you to assess whether or not your heating system is capable of getting you and your family through another winter. If you are tired of watching your heating bills steadily increase year after year, want something that has less of an impact on the environment, or are simply shopping around for a replacement; consider investing …

2 IMPORTANT MAINTENANCE ITEMS TO KEEP YOUR HVAC SYSTEM IN TIP-TOP SHAPE - Featured Image
October 23, 2019

The Two Most Important Maintenance Items to Keep Your HVAC System in Tip-Top Shape

  Investing in an HVAC system is an investment in your family’s comfort and the protection of your home’s inner-workings, such as its pipes. No one wants to wake up to frozen pipes because the furnace went out overnight. You know that regular maintenance is vital to your unit’s lifespan. Do you know of the two areas you can focus on year-round as a homeowner? …

PREPARING YOUR HVAC UNIT FOR THE WINTER SEASON - Featured Image
October 09, 2019

Put Your Central Air Conditioner Down for a Long Winter’s Nap

After running all day every day during the spring and summer season, your central air conditioner will be ready to take a nap. Before you move the HVAC switch to heat, prepare your unit for the upcoming blustery winter season with an end of season air conditioner maintenance.     Ensure everything is ready for spring when you put these winter steps into play:   …

5 steps to prepare your central air conditioner for summer - featured image
September 25, 2019

Right Steps for Preparing Your Central Air for the Cooling Season

The best way to protect an investment in your family’s comfort is with preventative maintenance. Each season you should take steps to prepare your air conditioner for the upcoming weather.     After surviving cold winters, your unit deserves some TLC to get it ready for the heat of summer. Start your spring preparation efforts by following these steps:   Take a look around the …

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September 11, 2019

The Right Steps for Preventative Air Conditioner Maintenance

You would not drive an entire year in your vehicle without getting an oil change, so why assume your home’s air conditioner can run all year without preventative maintenance or a tune-up?      Your air conditioner, especially in the summer, could be running 24 hours per day, seven days a week. If you want to maximize efficiency, then you need to maintain it …

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