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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...

Does HVAC Ductwork Go Bad?

Out of sight, out of mind—this is the relationship that most homeowners have with their ductwork. Sometimes, we look at our common household items and ask ourselves: when will this go bad? Like most things, your air ducts have an expiration date. But how does...

Preparing Your Central Air Conditioner For Winter

During the cool months, we spend a lot of time thinking about our furnaces, and very little thinking about our air conditioners. And why should we? AC units sit out of use until the snow melts and it’s time to cool the air inside your home. But ignoring this crucial...

What Does A Gas Fitter Do?

Have you ever experienced a gas leak in your home? We hope not, because this situation can be dangerous and stressful. But if you have, then you probably called a gas fitter to solve your problem. A gas fitter does more than handle emergencies like these – they...

5 Things To Consider When Purchasing New Hot Water Heaters

Hot water tanks are essential for every home; they help us perform daily tasks like showering, washing dishes, and doing laundry. When it’s time for a new hot water heater, you might be tempted to bargain shop – these appliances come with a hefty price tag, so...

How Air Conditioners Work

What was life like before air conditioners? We can only imagine what it felt like to be inside on a hot summer day – or, if you’ve ever had the misfortune of your air conditioner breaking down on such a day, then you know exactly what this feels like. The cool...

Your HVAC System Could Be Making Your Home Dusty

The cleaning never ends. Just last week, you brushed all the dust off your countertops and end tables, but it’s managed to replenish itself already. How is that possible? Dealing with dust is a nuisance; not only is it unsightly, but it can worsen respiratory issues...

Short Cycling: Why It’s Bad News For An Air Conditioner

Ah, the familiar whirring and whizzing of your air conditioner; this sound is one you hear frequently during the summer months. But what if you hear it too frequently? Buying an AC unit is an important investment for your home – you want to protect it at all...

How To Reduce Noise From An Outside Air Conditioner

Hear that? That loud buzzing noise coming from outside your home? You’re hearing the sound of your outdoor AC unit – something you may be too familiar with. If you have an older system, it might frequently fill the summertime air with loud, obnoxious noise; your...