Clean Air Will Extend The Lifespan Of Your HVAC System

We know that outdoor air is polluted by cars, factories, and engines. But did you know that the air inside your home may also be polluted?  Removing contaminants from the air will benefit both your health and your HVAC system. Here’s another perk: clean air...

Do I Need A Zoned HVAC System?

A central air HVAC system has one downside: the thermostat controls the temperature of the entire house. This means that you’re limited in terms of customization; if you want to increase the AC in your bedroom, it will also cool down the rest of the house. But how...

Why Your Air Conditioning May Be Short-Cycling

What’s that strange noise you keep hearing? Every few minutes, you hear the distinct sound of a system shutting off and on. Could it be your air conditioner? You may be witnessing short-cycling, a condition that’s sent many AC units to an early grave. It’s normal for...

Furnace Heat Exchanger Inspections

It’s no secret that our city can drop to dangerously low temperatures in the winter. For 8 months out of the year in Winnipeg, you rely on your furnace to keep your family warm.  But there’s something that poses a bigger threat than a broken furnace: one with a faulty...

How Many Years Does A Gas Furnace Last?

In Winnipeg, we use our furnaces for most of the year. They have to work pretty hard to heat our homes when it’s -30° Celsius outside! If your furnace is malfunctioning, it might be time for a replacement. But each time you purchase a new appliance, you have one...

Furnace Starts Then Stops

What’s more blissful than warm air on a cold day? You’re relaxing in your cozy home, kicking your feet up by the air vents and pretending that you’re beside a fireplace. You don’t have a care in the world—that is, until you hear your furnace go silent just minutes...

Can Animals Get Into Air Ducts?

Have you ever wondered what’s inside your air ducts? You probably imagine a build-up of dust and debris—but what about an animal? Even if you love furry creatures, you won’t feel the same when they infiltrate your home. That fluffy squirrel in your yard is a lot more...

What Is A Furnace?

How did people survive the winter before furnaces were invented? Most of us know furnaces as the heating systems that we rely on to endure Winnipeg’s ruthless cold season. As important as they are, we tend to use them without a second thought; we turn up our...

How Often Should I Get Furnace Maintenance?

When the snow falls, it leaves a chill in the air—especially for those who haven’t serviced their furnaces in over a year. These homeowners deal with the fear that their furnace will break down at any moment. This is no way to live in a city so cold. For your family...