Category Archives: Furnace

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Replace Insulation?

Everyone in colder climates knows how important having insulation is to keep a house at a comfortable temperature all year round, without sending your heating bill through the roof. However, some people are not aware that simply having insulation is not a guarantee that it is going to do a good job retaining a high … Read More

How to Lower Heating Costs with the Right Insulation

Unfortunately, a common issue that many homeowners face is a high heating bill in an effort to keep their house at a comfortable temperature. Or, they end up living through cold winter nights as they try to keep their heating bill down to a reasonable price. Luckily, there is a simple solution to this which … Read More

A Few Signs Your Heating System May Be Out Of Whack

how-to-tell-heating-system-broken-george-kent

At this time of year, Ontario weather is unpredictable. One day we’re all bundled in scarves and parkas, dodging the rain and frigid wind. The next we’re throwing open the windows, shedding layers of sweats and revelling in the unseasonable warmth (welcome back, heatwave). But that flippy flopping is going to give way to the … Read More

Expert Advice: Program Your Thermostat To Save Money

Thermostat

If you’ve never touched your thermostat and have no idea what to do about programming it, you aren’t alone – many Canadian homeowners are totally intimidated by this little device. But did you know that programming the thermostat can actually save you up to 15% a year on your energy costs? The average household temperature … Read More

How To: Inspect Your HVAC System

HVAC Inspection

As we’re heading into the fall season, now is the perfect time to start thinking about the functioning of your HVAC system. Ideally, you should inspect your system twice a year, spring and fall. This is the kind of healthy homeowner habit that can save you money on completely avoidable and costly repairs down the … Read More