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August 14, 2020

Why it’s Worth Investing in Your HVAC System Before a Home Sale

  Keeping your home in good condition can result in significant dividends when it’s time for you to sell. Potential buyers are eager to buy homes where there are few repairs to be made. While cosmetic repairs may be the first thing buyers notice, you need to ensure the HVAC components of your home are also looked at carefully or it may cost you your …

June 12, 2020

Why You Should Update Your HVAC System Before You Sell

    Although the real estate market has slowed down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Real Estate Association is helping its members get ready for when restrictions ease. Home sellers are already opening their homes for virtual Open Houses, but many buyers are hesitant to make a purchase without seeing the home. As Ottawa businesses reopen, here’s what to expect from real estate …

Troubleshoot Gas Furnace Problems
April 15, 2020

How Can I Troubleshoot Gas Furnace Problems?

There’s nothing worse than a broken furnace, especially in the middle of winter. Unfortunately, if your furnace is functioning poorly or is simply not working at all, it’s risky to try and troubleshoot and repair those problems on your own. A certified HVAC technician has the training and tools to assess the problem and fix it, also making sure your warranty is not voided.   …

Does My Furnace Need to be Cleaned and Maintained Regularly?
April 01, 2020

Does My Furnace Need to be Cleaned and Maintained Regularly?

In order to optimize the functioning of your furnace system, it needs to be regularly cleaned and maintained. While changing a filter or the thermostat setting are tasks you can take care of on your own, it’s important to follow a regular maintenance routine by professionals. Ultimately, keeping your furnace clean can help you avoid a variety of problems and frequent repair expenses every season. …

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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 …

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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 …