Stay Cool This Summer with A/C You Can Depend On

June 16th, 2017

Stay Cool This Summer with A/C You Can Depend OnThese days, most household appliances don’t need to be “installed” – they just need to be plugged in. However, with central air conditioning most people don’t realize that there is a lot more to it than just plugging it in.

Your air conditioning system is a major purchase that involves two key elements – the product itself and the installation.

You and your neighbor could purchase the exact same air conditioning system but the installation will be what makes all the difference when it comes to the efficiency, performance, and longevity of the system.

Unlike most of your appliances, an air conditioning system will perform effectively or ineffectively based on how it is installed; the company who installs the system designs it specifically for your home. They control the process, not the manufacturer.

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Limited-Time Rebates Now Available Under The 2017 Ontario Heating & Cooling Incentive

May 10th, 2017

Limited Time Rebates From Custom ComfortWe’re committed to helping you save money on your energy bills and keep your family in comfort. If this is the year you need to replace your furnace and/or air conditioner, you should take advantage of the Ontario government’s 2017 Heating & Cooling Incentive now. The rebates are only available for a limited time, so it pays to complete your important HVAC renovation this spring instead of waiting until the fall.

The 2017 Heating & Cooling Incentive program runs from January 1 – June 30th, 2017. It’s open to all residents in Ontario who have purchased and installed eligible central heating or cooling equipment through a participating contractor. We’re pleased to be part of this cost savings program and help our Custom Comfort ClimateCare customers obtain rebates.

Here’s how it works. There are 3 different rebates available under the program.

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Cleaner Air by Using the Right Air Filters

April 21st, 2017

Use the right air filter for cleaner airThis winter and spring we endured a roller coaster of different temperatures – one week it was chilly, the next freezing, and the next feeling like spring. These constant weather changes truly test the ability of our home furnace systems. With the summer months coming, you can bet that our air conditioners will be put through similar temperature changes.

In order to keep our heating and cooling systems running to their highest efficiency, it is crucial to take care of them.

The easiest way to constantly maintain your heating and cooling systems is to frequently check and change the air filter located next to the air handler of your furnace. The air handler is the large box containing the furnace fan and fan motor.

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Spring is in the Air! Keep Allergens Out of Your Home with Indoor Air Quality Equipment

March 31st, 2017

kid-1241817_640Spring is in the air, and we all know what that means; allergy season is among us! For some of us, we have to endure allergies all year round. It can really put a damper on our every day lives and restrict us from doing the things that we really love to do.

Unfortunately, allergens follow you everywhere you go, even your home. In fact, your home is a breeding ground for more than just pollutants from the outdoors, such as pollen, ragweed, etc., biological contaminants from within your home also pollute and negatively affect your indoor air quality. This means, that those of us who suffer from allergies aren’t even safe from the air in our own homes!

This especially goes for children. A child will breath in more air in relation to their body weight than those in older age groups. Therefore, they are breathing in more pollutants, affecting them more negatively. If your home’s indoor air quality is poor, the pollutants in the air can effect breathing, lung and heart conditions.

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You Might Not Worry About it, But We Do

February 16th, 2017

Trust the WeCare Club Membership from Custom Comfort ClimateCare

What if someone else could worry about things for you? What if we lived in a world where you didn’t have to worry about grocery shopping, picking up your kids from daycare or even deciding what to wear in the morning? What if you could have someone else to worry about things?

Well, we might not be able to help you stop worrying about your wardrobe choices, but we can help you stop worrying about furnace and air conditioner.

Worry about it? Who the heck worries about their furnace and air conditioner? Not me, you say… until its too late.

Introducing… {drum roll please}… the WeCare Club from Custom Comfort ClimateCare. The worry-free program for your heating and cooling needs.

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Uh Oh. My Furnace Stopped Working… Now What?

January 18th, 2017

Maintain your furnaceYou’re driving home after a long day at work. Traffic on the 400 is bad and all you can think about is getting home to the dinner you left in the crockpot, and putting your feet up in front of the TV. You come through the door and dinner smells delicious. Only one problem – your house is cold. Really cold. Now what?

During the winter, we rely on our furnace system to keep our home warm and comfortable. You know? Its that big, ugly box in the basement, that no one pays any attention to – until it’s too late.

What if it all of a sudden stopped? What if your furnace stopped working one-day right in the middle of winter? You might wonder why it happened and what you could have done to prevent it.

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How to Balance the Temperature Around Your House

December 17th, 2016

How to balance the temperature around your houseWhether it is summer or winter, we rely on our heating and cooling systems to make the temperature in our homes comfortable. However, sometimes you may notice that some areas in your home are more comfortable than others. You may wonder how that could be possible if you have set your thermostat to a specific temperature. What is preventing the air flow?

Here are a few reasons as to why the temperature in your house isn’t balanced, as well as some tricks to remove these barriers.

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Why Having a Home Humidifier is Important for Your Health and Home

November 13th, 2016

Having a home humidifier is important for your health and homeWinter is here. Ever since the temperature has drastically dropped and snow started to fall you must admit, you can feel the dryness lurking in the air. Your skin becomes dry, nose bleeds become more common and your overall health tends to float down the drain. Household property is even affected by the lack of humidity in the air. This blog will outline issues that dry air can cause as well as how to tackle it.

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Do These 5 Things Before Turning On Your Natural Gas Furnace

October 17th, 2016

5 Steps Before Turning On Your FurnaceIt’s not a surprise to anyone that the cooler weather is among us. People are choosing comfier, warmer clothing options rather than shorts and sandals. In fact, if you haven’t already, you will probably be turning your furnaces on quite soon. But wait! Before you do, there are 5 steps that you should take first before starting up your gas furnace to ensure a safe and warm winter season for yourself and your family.

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Do I Need To Cover My Air Conditioner For Winter?

September 15th, 2016

AC Cover For WinterYou’re getting ready for the fall season and the cold weather is coming. With Air Conditioners not required anymore we’re looking at closing up our backyard fall. But there’s a myth, that we often hear this time of year, that some people like to cover their air conditioner, like a barbeque, so it can be protected from the rough winter weather.

We don’t advise ever putting a homemade cover over your AC unit for a variety of reasons, but using a manufacturer specific cover is never a bad idea, especially if your AC is located under a roof where icicles or heavy snow may build up and fall on the fan blades.  There are some things you can do instead of covering it up in a tarp or home-made cover, that will help you AC last as long as it can and still be ready for spring.

Here’s a list of the Pro’s and Con’s for covering your Air Conditioner

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