Blog


Posts tagged with "heat"


How to change your furnace filter step by step.

For new home owners or those newer to the DIY route, furnace maintenance can be daunting. There are some things that should be left to the pros, but one thing you can do yourself is change your furnace’s air filter. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to change your furnace filter! Find out what […]

Read more

Air Conditioner Care

No one likes to pay for emergency repairs. Air Conditioning repairs can be costly, especially when a problem has been left to linger instead of being dealt with immediately. Problems can snowball, so it’s best to minimize the impact of potential repairs. No one wants to be left without air conditioning during these hot summer […]

Read more

Stay safe during hot summer days

With summer finally showing its face in Southern Ontario, it’s time to take a look at how to stay safe during these hot times. Heat exhaustion, dehydration and heat stroke are all common issues and can be particularly bad for the very young, the elderly and those with persistent health issues. Here are some things […]

Read more

Insulation conserves cool air!

Insulation is important in the summer, too. During the winter months, we tend to worry about heat retention. We want to keep warm and we don’t want to pay a lot to do it. During summer, on the other hand, we don’t worry as much. The truth is, proper insulation is just as important during […]

Read more

Life Hacks Vol. 9 – Summer Hacks

Did your AC conk out? Are you out on a camping trip? Sometimes, we don’t have access to the creature comforts available at home and have to find other ways of staying comfortable. During the summer months, the best path to comfort is cooling yourself down.   Try a couple of these tested home remedies […]

Read more
Anatomy of a Gas Furnace

Anatomy of a Gas Furnace

Have you ever wondered how your furnace works? Well, with the many different styles of furnace out there, it is impossible to make a catch-all post about all parts. Instead, we have taken a look at some of the more common furnace components and explained their functions. Flue Gas Vent – The flue is a […]

Read more

Backyard planning for year-round use includes both comfort and activity

By Diana Marszalek, Associated Press | October 15, 2014 5:52 PM ET From the National Post As fun as summer at the cottage is, Sue Vanderwiel and family also make the most of their Apple River, Ill. vacation home in the winter. That’s when “it is much quieter, and we can just hang out, play […]

Read more

In Floor Heat – to get the safety and efficiency benefits you need to use the right system.

Every year the amount of in floor heat work we do increases. The benefits of in floor heat have been known for some time – more efficient, safer, more comfortable. So why are we getting more of the business? We think its because we pay particular attention to what kind of flooring is going in. […]

Read more

Older Entries »