5 Safety Tips For Heating Your Home This Fall

As summer comes to an end, you may notice the leaves changing colour and the days becoming shorter. Homeowners know that when fall arrives, it’s time to turn off their air conditioners and brush the dust off their furnaces. While the heat from your furnace might be...

What To Do If Your AC Breaks Down During A Heat Wave

Why do air conditioners seem to break down during the hottest days of the year? It must be Murphy’s law. There’s really no convenient time for your AC to give out, but during a heat wave, temperatures can climb dangerously high in a matter of hours. You’ve accepted...

How Does Rain Impact Your AC Unit?

Some things in life are beyond our control. Take the weather in Winnipeg for example… Ever wonder how your outdoor AC unit handles rain, snow, and thunderstorms? Since your unit is outdoors year-round, it’s subject to every weather condition under the sun. It...

How Often Should AC Be Serviced?

When summer gets as hot as it does in Winnipeg, it’s important to make sure your air conditioner is operational before the season arrives. Otherwise, you might be stuck in a house full of hot air. You might have heard that you should maintain your HVAC system every...

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...