Why Has Your Gas Furnace, Boiler or Fireplace Been “Red Tagged”?

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Has Your Furnace Been Red TaggedIf a licensed gas technician sees a furnace, boiler, fireplace, hot water tank or other gas appliance he deems unsafe or potentially unsafe he is required by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (T.S.S.A.) to “red tag” the appliance.

The tag shown is provided by the T.S.S.A and is very common, but it does not have to be used. Any document which provides the same information is O.K.

The reason for the tag could be with the appliance itself, the venting (chimney), the gas piping or the electrical wiring. Anything that is deemed unsafe or dangerous or potentially so is a valid reason for the tag.  Thus any part of the system which contravenes the gas code can be cause for a red tag.

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How To Fix Condensation And Humidity Problems In Your Home

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Over the course of the winter, we get a lot of calls from customers about humidity and condensation problems in their home.

Home Windows CondensationMost people know how to remedy the lack of humidity in their homes, but want to know what to do about excess humidity and condensation. Complaints range from the issue of finding condensation on windows to water running down the windows and ruining sills and floors.

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