Uh Oh. My Furnace Stopped Working… Now What?

Wednesday, 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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Do These 5 Things Before Turning On Your Natural Gas Furnace

Monday, 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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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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Get a Jump Start on Your Furnace Repairs

Monday, September 14th, 2015

It is not difficult to understand why it is that so  many homeowners choose to heat their homes with furnaces. The furnace is one of the most effective and efficient options for residential heating, and furnaces today are more reliable than ever before. They are not perfect, though: no heater is. If you recall having had any issues towards the close  of the previous heating season,  or if you give your furnace a test run and are unimpressed with what you see, contact  us to schedule furnace repairs in Barrie, ON immediately. The longer that you wait to schedule service with Custom Comfort ClimateCare, the more serious the risk of damages to your system, and disruption to your comfort.

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