Noisy AC Unit?

July 6, 2021

Your air conditioner should run quietly, with just a little sound from the circulating and condensing fans. As your unit ages, you may notice it making more noises, and sometimes they are very loud. Here are the sounds you may hear and what you can do to solve them. Rattles Every air conditioner will develop some rattles as it ages, especially without routine maintenance. Rattles typically mean something’s loose or there is something caught in your system. Many rattles come from the outside of the condensing unit and may be as simple as a loose fan blade or fan cage....

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How To Clean Your Air Conditioner

June 12, 2021

It’s hard to imagine life without an air conditioning unit when the weather heats up. As with any complicated system, you may notice your AC becoming less effective over time. This means your AC has to work harder to produce the same amount of cooler air as it once did. The good news is that often this can be alleviated with a simple cleaning. Cleaning is an easy way to maintain your cooling system and prolong its life. It will also help you avoid unnecessary repairs. You could even save on your energy bill. The following is a guide on...

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What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need for My Home?

May 14, 2021

If you’re shopping for a new air conditioner, chances are that you’ve already seen how many choices there are. To be honest, it can be a little overwhelming, especially if you’re not familiar with these types of units. At , we’re available to assist you with your AC installation if you live in Windsor or the surrounding areas. In the meantime, here’s an overview of how air conditioners are sized. The Importance of BTUs When we discuss the size of air conditioners, we’re really referring to how much heat they can remove from an area, and that’s measured in BTUs....

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How Do UV Light Indoor Air Quality Products Work?

April 16, 2021

Most homeowners in Windsor, ON, are shocked to learn that the air in their homes is up to five times dirtier than the outdoor air. Indoor air pollution is a leading cause of poor indoor air quality. Some common pollutants in your home’s air could include pollen, dust, spores, bacteria, viruses, dander, oil droplets and more. Fortunately, there are many cost-effective and safe ways to improve your home’s indoor air quality, and UV lights are one of them. Read on to learn how UV lights work and how they could benefit your health and home. What a UV Light Is...

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How Energy Efficient Are Heat Pumps?

March 18, 2021

Many American homes use conventional HVAC systems for their air conditioning needs. These are either electric or gas units, and some are quite inefficient. Luckily, there’s a better and more energy-efficient substitute you should consider exploring: heat pumps. There are various types of heat pumps. Today, air-source heat pumps are the most popular. Even though a lot of people associate them with heating, they can also cool. They pull heat from outside and use it to heat a house, but they can also do the opposite to cool a home. If your property doesn’t have ducts, don’t worry; they also...

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What Type Of Water Heater Is Most Energy Efficient?

February 18, 2021

You rely on your Windsor, ON, water heater to supply plenty of hot water for showers, cooking, cleaning and laundry. In a typical household, heating water accounts for about 20% of your annual energy expenses. When it’s time to replace your water heater, choosing one that’s energy-efficient will save you money, reduce your home’s carbon footprint and add convenience to your life. At , we install a range of tankless and conventional storage-tank water heaters to suit your needs and budget. Use these tips to choose the most energy-efficient water heater for your home. Tankless Water Heaters Tankless water heaters...

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What is a Heat Recovery Ventilation Unit?

January 21, 2021

Winters in Windsor, ON, are long and cold. If you’re tired of paying exorbitant heating costs every winter season, a heat recovery ventilation unit could be the solution you need. At , we install energy-efficient heat recovery ventilators that enhance your home’s comfort, lower wintertime heating costs, and decrease your home’s carbon footprint. What Does a Heat Recovery Ventilation Unit Consist of? A heat recovery ventilation unit collects heat from one source of air and transfers it to another source of air. The source of heat is the exhaust gas. A heat recovery ventilation unit can be paired with a...

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Why Is Your Furnace Leaking Water?

December 18, 2020

In a perfect world, you’d never have to deal with surprise mishaps with your appliances. Unfortunately, issues like furnace leaks are fairly common. If you notice water pooling around the base of your furnace, you should remedy the problem as soon as possible. If left unchecked, water can cause damage to your floors, ceiling, walls, and other areas of your home. There are a number of reasons leaks can happen. The following are common causes of water leaks in furnaces. Condensation Pooling Condensation is one of the most common reasons for leaks in furnaces. Most of the condensation that’s produced...

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Tips for Choosing an Excellent Heating Repair Company

November 20, 2020

Choosing the best heating repair company for your comfort needs can be quite challenging because of the many service providers on the market. You might be easily tempted to settle for the first company that can offer you heating repair services, especially during winter. However, it’s in your best interest to only choose a reputable heating company that can provide services that truly suit your needs. Selecting the right heating repair company can save you a lot of frustration and money. Here are some points you should consider in order to make a more educated decision. Consider Recommendations The best...

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What are the Types of Smart Thermostats?

October 17, 2020

Smart thermostats are forms of home automation that allow you to virtually control temperatures in your indoor space. There are arrays of digital thermostats based on the type of technology that they use. You can adjust heat or cold in your home by connecting the component to your tablet, smartphone or mobile app. At , we take you through the different categories of smart thermostats in detail. Programmable Thermostats With programmable thermostats, you can program your ideal temperature that suits your schedule and lifestyle. The best part is that some brands allow you to modify the temperature that you want...

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