How to Save Money with a Smart Thermostat

You’ve probably heard many glowing reviews about smart thermostats, their conveniences and how they can help you save money. But it does also cost money to get a smart thermostat installed, so will one really save you enough money to be worthwhile? For most people, we think it will, but here is an explanation of … Continue reading How to Save Money with a Smart Thermostat

9 Signs You Need a New HVAC System & Things to Consider

Eventually, all good things must come to an end and that includes your current furnace, air conditioner, and other HVAC units that you may have. Eventually, they will cost more in repairs and wasted energy than they are worth, or they may break down altogether. But, if that hasn’t happened yet, how do you know … Continue reading 9 Signs You Need a New HVAC System & Things to Consider

A Guide to Residential Heating Boilers

Once, boilers were much more common in homes. While furnaces have eclipsed them in popularity, residential heating boilers are still a good option for heating your home. You might be unfamiliar with boilers as a heating option and how they work, but this guide will tell you everything you need to know.  What are Residential … Continue reading A Guide to Residential Heating Boilers

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality in Your Toronto Home  

When you’re in the city, your home’s air quality is even more important a consideration than it would be if you lived out in the country. You have to deal with city pollution, and you don’t get as much healthy air circulation. This impacts the air inside of your home just as much as it … Continue reading How to Improve Indoor Air Quality in Your Toronto Home  

Carbon Monoxide Regulations in Ontario: 3 Things to Consider 

Since 2014, the province of Ontario has required all homes at risk of carbon monoxide to install detectors for this potentially deadly gas. According to Kidde Canada, the carbon monoxide detector law in Ontario is called the Hawkins-Gignac Act. Here are some things you should know about the carbon monoxide regulations in Ontario.  1. When … Continue reading Carbon Monoxide Regulations in Ontario: 3 Things to Consider 

Buying a New Furnace for an Older Home: What to Know

Owning an older or historic home offers a lot more character and charm than today’s cookie-cutter new homes. However, as lovely as they are, they can also come with their own set of challenges. One issue you may face with an older home has to do with the HVAC system.  Whether you are buying an … Continue reading Buying a New Furnace for an Older Home: What to Know

Why Heat Pumps Freeze in Winter and How to Defrost Them

A certain amount of frost on your heat pump in the winter is normal. However, ice build-up can eventually stop your heat pump from working altogether. When should you interfere with the ice build-up on your heat pump and defrost it? We’ll explain how it all works below.  Why Do Heat Pumps Freeze in Winter?  Heat … Continue reading Why Heat Pumps Freeze in Winter and How to Defrost Them

Prevent Costly Repairs with These Monthly HVAC Maintenance Tips

We completely understand our customer’s frustration and disappointment when they have to deal with costly repairs to their HVAC system. If you would like to avoid these repairs, there are things that you can do. While professional HVAC maintenance frequency is about once per year for each unit that you have, you can have your … Continue reading Prevent Costly Repairs with These Monthly HVAC Maintenance Tips

How to Choose HVAC Contractor & 5 Reasons To Choose A Licensed One

It might seem hiring an HVAC contractor is as easy as doing a quick search and choosing the first one on the list. However, when it comes to how to choose HVAC contractors, you want to be sure you are hiring someone you can trust. Your best bet is to choose a licensed contractor who … Continue reading How to Choose HVAC Contractor & 5 Reasons To Choose A Licensed One