Avoid Unnecessarily High Energy Bills with These Simple Tips for Keeping Your House Cool

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

pexels-photo-196649It’s not unusual for the Barrie region to experience several heat waves through the summer.

For most people, air conditioning is considered an essential, in the car, home and office. Air conditioning gives us a place to cool down, which prevents heat-related illnesses, improves air quality by circulating and filtering the air, allows for a better sleep and protects your belongings.

But, even the most efficient air conditioners can increase your energy bill when run for excessive periods of time.

Luckily, there are some things you can do to optimize the effectiveness of your AC and stop wasting energy. If you don’t have air conditioning, most of these tips can still be used to keep your home cool!

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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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How to Decide Whether to Repair VS Replace Your Air Conditioner

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

In the heat of summer, there’s nothing that disrupts your comfort quite like an air conditioner that isn’t functioning like it used to. But how do you know when to just repair and when to invest in a new one altogether?

While there are a few formulas out there to help you make a decision, there is no steadfast rule that applies to every situation. The condition of your home, the state and age of your AC, and your budget will all play a part in what makes sense for you.

Here are some things you should consider when trying to decide whether your air conditioner needs to be repaired or replaced:

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What Are the Benefits of Changing My Air Filter?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

You know how important it is that you schedule routine air conditioning maintenance service with a professional technician. You cannot afford to overlook how much of a positive impact that changing your air filter as needed will also have on your air conditioning experience, though. It is not enough that a technician do it once or twice a year. In most situations, changing an air filter every three months is recommended. To learn more about why having a clean air filter in your air conditioner in Barrie, ON is so vital, contact a member of the Custom Comfort ClimateCare team today.

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