Closing your vents to save energy sounds like an obvious solution to high energy bills. Closing off vents in unused rooms means less square footage to heat or cool, right? Sadly, this logic doesn’t hold up. Instead of saving energy, closing your vents can actually cost you money. What Happens When You Close an Air … Continue reading Does Closing Air Vents Actually Save Energy?
Whether you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint or you need a new furnace, you might be wondering – are high efficiency furnaces worth it? The quick and easy answer is yes, absolutely. A high-performance and efficient furnace is a great example of the four benefits associated with an energy efficient home: • Reduced electrical … Continue reading Benefits of Energy Efficient Homes
Is your furnace making a loud buzzing sound? Or a crackling or humming sound? There are a few common noises that may be coming from your furnace. Read on for these and more issues, what they mean and how you can remedy them. Is Your Furnace Making a Loud Buzzing Noise? Your furnace has a … Continue reading Is Your Furnace Making a Loud Buzzing Noise? Here’s What You Can Do About It.
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
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 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 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
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
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?
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