Author: Veronica Stewart

Cooling Demands Skyrocket

We live in a continuously warming planet. It is a reality that many aren’t so thrilled about but we have to face as it is merely the consequence of our irresponsible actions. Greenhouse gases are building up and they have nowhere to go. No wonder it gets hotter and hotter each year and with the approaching summer just around the corner, many are actually dreading what it will be like to be drenched in sweat as the heat and the humidity make its full onslaught on mankind.

Do we have a solution for it? Well, it actually is just a … read more

What’s That Smell?

A repair is inevitable once you notice unusual odors coming from your HVAC unit. The scent itself can indicate the possible problem. Suspect a gas leak once you start smelling spoiled eggs around you. Keep your hands off of your device and call an expert when it comes to gas problems. Call the gas company too to let them know of the leak at your home.

A burning smell is not good news too. Turn off your device and contact an expert as soon as you can once you smell anything burning in your system especially if the scent … read more

Are You Getting Sick By Your AC Unit?

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The quality of the air that circulates inside your Clarence-Rockland, Ontario home is important. But it is essentially more significant with the onset of the cold season when you are all forced to seek for warmth and comfort from the confines of your home. But the air quality inside your home is compromised by grime like human hair, dust, and pet dander. There’s no denying that dirty air inside your home can cost you a lot of money that is why preventive measures count more than ever.

The following are helpful suggestions, courtesy of Bulldog Heating and Cooling Clarence-Rockland, … read more

Expect More From Your Local Furnace Company

Professional Furnace TechnicianIt always seems that your furnace will break down at the worst time possible. It happened to me in November when I was getting ready to get on a plane to Cancun. Hours before I had to get to the airport, the furnace decides to stop working and it’s bloody cold outside. Luckily I was able to find a reputable furnace technician to fix it in time to get on the plane.

Imagine your furnace breaking down in the middle of winter after your wife just gives birth.  The last thing you want to have to worry about is a … read more

Ways to Reduce AC Costs

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, a good 43% of your utility bill every month is due to your heating system and air conditioner. With the summer months coming up, it’s important to cut back on costs!  Visit Plumbers Edmonton’s favorite heating, cooling and plumbing company for more information.

Shade Your Home

When heat accumulates in the home, it tends to come directly from the sun shining down on the roof or through windows. Try planting leafy trees around the building. This will help block the sunlight that hits your home, which in turn will keep the heat away. … read more

Different Types of Air Conditioners on the Market

The latest air conditioners on the market are much more energy-efficient, quieter, and are easier to install in a home compared to the units that were available a couple of years ago. This article provides a comprehensive overview of the major types of air conditioners on the market and their advantages as well as disadvantages.Air Conditioners

Wall Mounted Units – These units are mounted on a wall using a metal sleeve through the wall. Then, the AC unit is slid from the inside. These units are available as cooling-only, or heating and cooling units.

Pros: They are aesthetically appealing while fitting … read more

How to Work with Drain Snakes

It’s inevitable to experience clogged drains in your home. And when you encounter one, you can attempt to fix the plumbing problem yourself. The common solutions are pouring hot water into the drain, using a plunger, pouring in a mixture of baking soda and vinegar, or pouring chemicals. However, tough clogged drains may call for a professional to get it fixed especially when plungers and mixture of baking soda and vinegar do not work. But a do-it-yourselfer can go as far as using a drain snake. Why not? Having a plumber fix the drain can cost you hundreds of dollars … read more

How to Fix your Own Air Conditioner

Did you know that minor air conditioner repair can cost from $80 to $100? And by minor, we mean repairs that you could actually do yourself. So to prevent you from paying a repairman for repairs that you could actually do, here are some common problems and the simple steps that you can do to have your cooling unit working again:

Indoor fan is not running. First thing to check is the thermostat. Make sure it’s receiving power. You’ll know that the digital thermostat has no power if it’s blank. If it’s blank or if it has batteries, go to … read more

How Split Air Conditioner Works

Air conditioning is indeed a necessity today in most homes in North America. Air conditioners regulate both high temperatures and humidity.  A split air conditioner is a type of air conditioner that works by blowing cold air from units mounted on your wall.

A split air conditioner has two separate parts which gives it its name. It has an outdoor unit and an indoor unit. The outdoor unit consists of the compressor and the condenser coils while the indoor unit has the blower and the evaporator coils. This is most popular central air conditioning unit. One reason why it’s split … read more