The Facts About Radon

Did you know that November is Radon Action Month across Canada? Radon may not be as well-known as, say, carbon monoxide (CO), but just like CO, radon is colourless, odourless, and can be a significant health risk; especially in confined spaces. With that in mind, the D&B ClimateCare team would like to share some key … Continue reading The Facts About Radon

3 Reasons Why You Should Update Your Carbon Monoxide Detector

If you’ve been fortunate enough, you’ve probably had your carbon monoxide detector for years and years without it ever going off. And if you’re like most homeowners in Simcoe, Port Dover, and Tillsonburg, you only think about your CO alarm twice a year: When the clocks change and you test the batteries. Just like many … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Update Your Carbon Monoxide Detector

How to Get the Most from Your Air Conditioner this Summer

How to Get the Most from Your Air Conditioner this Summer Summer officially starts more than a month from now. Maybe somebody needs to tell summer that. It’s already hot out there! This is expected to be a hotter-than-normal summer, so you can expect to run your air conditioner more than you did last year. … Continue reading How to Get the Most from Your Air Conditioner this Summer

Spring Cleaning for Your HVAC System | How to Keep Your HVAC System Clean and Efficient

Spring Cleaning Your HVAC System Needs This Year Spring cleaning is one of those traditions most people grudgingly take part in. A winter of hibernating with the windows closed leaves the house in need of a serious refreshing, but that means a lot of annoying chores. It’s easy to run out of steam when maintenance … Continue reading Spring Cleaning for Your HVAC System | How to Keep Your HVAC System Clean and Efficient

Why a Two Stage Furnace is Probably Best for Your Family

Is a two-stage furnace a smart investment? If your old furnace is on the way out and you want to find a new furnace with a solid balance of initial affordability and long-term efficiency, a two-stage furnace could be the solution you want. A two-stage furnace outperforms a single-stage at every turn, and is only … Continue reading Why a Two Stage Furnace is Probably Best for Your Family

What Do I Get With a Furnace Maintenance Contract?

Furnace maintenance season is in full swing, and we’re getting a lot of inquiries about one-off maintenance vs. furnace maintenance plans. It’s up to you to decide, of course, but our WeCare Protection Plus Plan is the best value your family can get from a maintenance plan. You get: Annual maintenance, including the full checklist … Continue reading What Do I Get With a Furnace Maintenance Contract?

Stay Safe At Home: How Installing a CO Detector Can Save Your Life

Did you know? Installing a carbon monoxide (CO) detector can mean the difference between life and death! The colourless, odorless and tasteless gas is untraceable without a CO detector.  Inhaling low levels of carbon monoxide can lead to symptoms like headaches and impaired motor functions. Even worse, higher levels can be especially dangerous causing loss … Continue reading Stay Safe At Home: How Installing a CO Detector Can Save Your Life

How are you handling the consistent heat waves this summer? Is your central air conditioning system running on its last leg?

The truth is that the average life of a central air conditioning system can vary. On average cooling units built in the 1970s and 1980s can last 7-15 years, give or take depending on a few factors; Temperatures (indoors/outdoors) Frequency of use Frequency of maintenance Cleanliness of the unit The climate can affect the lifespan … Continue reading How are you handling the consistent heat waves this summer? Is your central air conditioning system running on its last leg?

If This Weather is Any Indication, It’s Time to Get Your Furnace Ready for Fall

Well, it hasn’t been the summer we all wanted. But at least you haven’t run the air conditioner as much as usual. So you saved some money there. Always a bright side! But if the weather today is any indication, you may be firing up the furnace much earlier in the year than expected. But … Continue reading If This Weather is Any Indication, It’s Time to Get Your Furnace Ready for Fall