You’ll know there’s a serious problem with your A/C if it suddenly breaks down in the middle of a hot day. However, most people don’t realize that fixing minor air conditioner problems immediately can prevent major issues further down the line. When it comes to your A/C, here are some of the main signs of … Continue reading Is Your Air Conditioner Working but Not Blowing Air?
Air conditioning units can sometimes be tricky to grasp. When entering the housing market, there are so many things to consider when purchasing and moving into a home, that inspecting and maintaining smaller components such air conditioners can sometimes be overlooked. Our AC fact sheet for first time homeowners provides information about the optimal settings … Continue reading Important AC Information for First Time Homeowners
HVAC systems are a great addition to any home. They keep us warm in the winter, cool in the summer and enhance the air quality we breathe all year. However, the unfortunate truth about HVAC systems is that they can pose problems over their lifespan. When your system shows signs of trouble, it may be … Continue reading Is it better to repair or replace your HVAC systems?
It’s July. It’s hot. You need to cool down, fast. So, like many people in Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge, you turn on your air conditioner, only to discover that it sounds, well, awful. In particular, there are a few noises you want to watch out for: Hissing. Banging. Clicking. Read on to learn what’s … Continue reading Three Sounds You Don’t Want to Hear from Your Air Conditioner
The first day of summer (Thursday, June 21) isn’t for another couple of weeks. It’s expected to be a doozy, though. According to the Farmers’ Almanac: Summer will be hotter than normal, with rainfall below normal in Southwest Ontario and above normal elsewhere. The hottest periods will be in early and late June, early July, … Continue reading How to Save Money on Your Air Conditioner this Summer
It’s hot, and the air conditioner is the only thing keeping you sane. Sweating and slogging around the humid house isn’t a great way to spend the weekend. If you want to spend less on your monthly air conditioning bill, you don’t have to turn off the AC entirely. Instead, find ways to get more … Continue reading Can You Cut Your Air Conditioning Expenses Without Cutting Comfort?
It’s mid-May and Guelph has already seen temperatures above 30 degrees. If your family is like so many others across the city, cutting back on energy use (and those horrendous monthly bills that came from running the air conditioner constantly) is a priority. We spend a lot of time thinking about home comfort (it’s kinda, you … Continue reading 13 More Ways to Cool Down Your Home This Summer
How you can spend less on your bills every month We’re going to get right into it. Here are 6 ways to spend less on the various forms of energy we pay for as homeowners. Get yourself in hot water. Water heaters account for almost 20% of your total energy bill every month, so there’s a … Continue reading 6 Easy Ways to Spend Less on Utilities Every Month
Should I replace or repair my furnace? Well, we can’t really say without taking a look at the state of your current equipment. But generally… A single repair might save some money, but will this just be the first of many expensive repairs that keep coming? A replacement won’t break down for a long time, … Continue reading Should I Replace or Repair My Furnace?
As kids, we were always told that heat rises, right? In large part, the old physics class credo does hold true. It may not have been too interesting at age 11, but its implications become far more important when we grow up, buy a home and find both hot and cold spots make parts of the house … Continue reading Cold Basement, Hot Bedroom