5 Ways to Ease Stress on Split AC Units

Central air conditioning has become the norm in most houses throughout North America. The forced air systems manufactured currently are as efficient as they’ve ever been, and people are enjoying more comfortable living at a fraction of the price. That being said, summers tax split AC units over the course of the summer and the cooling units […]

A Simple Checklist for Furnace Services

While spring cleaning gets all the attention, some homeowners might be surprised to learn that winter cleaning is also one of the most important furnace services. Since you spend what seems like 95% of the winter months indoors, it’s important to vacuum the home of dust and debris every cycle of the furnace. To ensure […]

How to Remember to Replace Residential AC and Furnace Filters

One of the most important things to remember with forced air HVAC systems is to be vigilant in changing the residential AC or furnace air filter. In Edmonton, this needs to be done at a minimum of every three months but to those with extreme allergies a monthly change will do you good. The dangers […]

A Brief Timeline of How Air Conditioning Came To Be

History of Air Conditioning Many of us come home after a hot day in the sun and turn on our air conditioning units like it’s no big thing – nor should it be. Although we’re not sure how the system works, we know that when we hit the ‘on’ switch and turn the temperature down […]

How Much Money Is That Dirty Furnace Filter Costing You?

Many times when an HVAC company visits your home for boiler repairs it may beckon you back to the 5th grade and an incessant lecturing from a teacher. The furnace repair person isn’t just towing the company line when they stress over and over the importance of keeping a clean furnace – they’re trying to […]

How to Find the Right Air and Heating Contractor

Five Keys to Finding a Quality Cooling & Heating Contractor As an Edmonton homeowner, you should be well aware that being picky with who you hire to do house repairs is not only acceptable, it’s encouraged. While some services such as a roof replacement are once in 12-15 year interactions, working with a heating contractor could occur […]

How to Purchase Central Air Conditioning

Owning central air conditioners is one of the finer luxuries in life. There’s nothing quite like coming into a comfortably chilled home after spending all day out in the heat. The great thing about central air conditioners is that they keep every room in the house at a convenient temperature, unlike window A/C units that […]

Troubleshooting Ideas for Air Conditioning Repair

Depending on what time of year they happen, issues with an HVAC system can absolutely be a cause for emergency. Air conditioning repair in the middle of summer is necessary for the safety of pets, and the elderly and Winter furnace fixes are essential for resident safety as well as to avoid damage to plumbing […]

When is it Time for an Air Conditioning Installation?

It can be a stark realization, but the odds are that at some time over the course of home ownership, there’s going to come a time when a new air conditioning installation is mandatory. There are things you can do to extend the life of your a/c such as changing the filter regularly and cleaning […]

How to Troubleshoot the Most Likely Oil Furnace Problems

In many older Edmonton homes, the go-to method for heating is an oil furnace. These aren’t as common as a gas furnace or electric unit but are clean burning and do a very efficient job of warming up the house. Unfortunately, just like any heating system the oil furnace is prone to some mechanical breakdowns. […]