It’s possible to spend less money on your bills over the remainder of the summer without sacrificing any of the comfort and convenience you need at home. Most household bills come from just a couple places in the summer, and it doesn’t take hefty sacrifices to cut these costs. Follow these tips and keep … Continue reading Ways to Save on Your Insane Air Conditioning Bills & Other Expenses
If you are the kind of person who needs the best of the best, a good SEER rating for your AC is the highest on the market (at time of writing, 23 SEER). But the platinum package, highest efficiency air conditioner might not be right for everybody. In fact, most families stay comfortable, both physically … Continue reading What is a Good SEER Rating for My AC?
If you’re like most homeowners in London and the surrounding cities and towns, you rent your water tank. It’s what your parents did. It’s what many of your colleagues do. It’s what everybody does! But it’s not the only option, and it’s not even the most affordable option. So why is everybody still doing it? Mostly … Continue reading How Buying Your Hot Water Tank is More Affordable than Renting
You probably found your way here because you’re having problems with your water heater. Before the problems started, when was the last time you thought about your water heater? Unless you wake up and are forced to have a cold shower or notice the hot water you need is coming out cool, chances are you haven’t … Continue reading The Real Reasons to Own Your New Tankless Water Heater
There is a lot to consider when deciding whether or not to buy a two-stage furnace, including the seasonal temperature swings in London and, obviously, your budget. Families living in London and the surrounding area don’t often need the same kind of furnace output as families in North Bay, for example. What we can say for certain … Continue reading When Should I Choose a Two-Stage Furnace?
You just started exploring the potential of buying a tankless water heater and you stumbled on a couple terms you don’t understand: Condensing tankless water heater Non-condensing tankless water heater You probably get the tankless part. These water heaters don’t store water in a tank for you to dip into when you need it. They … Continue reading What is a Non-Condensing Tankless Water Heater? What is the Alternative?
Most home comfort systems follow the conventional form where an air conditioner outdoors is paired with a heating appliance (usually a furnace) indoors. The indoor unit circulates warm or cool air through ducts to every room in the house. But what if your old home wasn’t built with ducts, doesn’t have the space to renovate and … Continue reading What’s a Mini Split Ductless System? Is Ductless Air Conditioning Good?
Our bodies have to constantly balance temperature, and you only have about 3 degrees Celsius flexibility on the heat inside your body before you are in serious trouble. Here’s exactly what overheating does to your body, and why you need to keep your air conditioner in like-new shape so you don’t have to go even a day without the … Continue reading What Overheating Does to Your Body
Seasonal air conditioner maintenance is probably the most important way to extend the lifespan and maintain the efficiency of your central air conditioning system. Ordinary wear and tear over the course of weeks and months can cause your AC to overwork, struggle, overheat and eventually shut down. Keeping everything clean will help you catch any smaller problems … Continue reading How to Take Care of Your AC Between Service Visits
Like your smoke alarms, the carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in your house (and we hope you have them in your house) monitor the air in your home and ring the alarm when smoke or carbon monoxide is detected in the house. But a house fire and CO exposure are two very different things. If your smoke alarm sounds, you quickly judge the … Continue reading What if My Carbon Monoxide Alarm Goes Off?