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

Friday, 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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Cleaner Air by Using the Right Air Filters

Friday, 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

Friday, 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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Gas Line Installation & Gas Appliance Hook Up Frequently Asked Questions

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Barrie Gas Appliance InstallationAre you looking to install a gas appliance?  Hook up a gas BBQ?  Move a gas line?  Install a gas line?  For any of these, you will need to hire a licensed gas technician to do the work.  Even the most advanced handy man or woman can not measure up to a licensed gas tech for this type of work.  Unlike other jobs around your home, there is no room for error when it comes to working with gas.  Below you will find some common customer questions and the answers:

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Selling Your Home? Consider a Furnace, Fireplace & Air Conditioner Safety Inspection & Tune Up

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Air Conditioner InspectionNow that Spring has sprung, the real estate market is in full swing. This is the busiest time of year for selling and buying a home especially for homeowners with school aged children.

Homeowners go to great lengths to get their homes “real estate ready” including; painting, renovations, landscaping and hiring home stagers. With all the time and effort that’s put into selling your home, it’s surprising how many people overlook the maintenance of their HVAC equipment.

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5 Benefits of Natural Gas Barbeques

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Natural Gas BBQ HookupYou may have noticed the weather getting warmer now that spring is finally here. Summer is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the changing seasons than with a family BBQ? Of course, if you are currently using a charcoal or propane grill, you might be thinking of the inconvenience of purchasing and storing bags of charcoal or tanks of propane. Luckily, there is an alternative. Natural Gas Barbeques offer convenience, precision control, and reliability that you want in a BBQ while still being safe for your family and the environment. Here are 5 great benefits of switching to a natural gas BBQ.

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Electric To Gas Home Conversions

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

convert house to gas powerEvery year, especially in the spring, we receive calls from homeowners who are shocked by the cost of their electric bills over the winter.

With the constant increase in hydro rates, home owners with electric heating are now looking for alternate ways to heat their homes.

Converting to natural gas or propane can provide substantial savings when compared to electricity.  Currently, natural gas costs approximately 70% less than electricity.  Propane costs approximately 35% less respectively. The cost of electricity has been on the rise for some time now and with the promise of more increases in the near future, some homeowners have no choice but to find alternate ways to heat their home.

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