Air conditioning is one component of a home that is always in the conversation whether you are buying or selling. Sellers want to know if upgrading will add value and if so, just how much, and buyers want to know if the current system is adequate for their needs. In southern Ontario, summers can be … Continue reading How Do AC Units Affect Home Value?
It’s easy to take your outdoor AC unit for granted. After all, you never really have to look at it, and as long as it continues to produce that cool, comforting air when you need it, you likely never give it another thought. But when you think about it, your air conditioner spends its entire … Continue reading Different Ways Rain Can Affect Your HVAC System
You have probably heard before that conserving energy is essential. By doing this as a homeowner, not only will you be cutting costs, but also contributing to the preservation of the planet. Global warming is becoming more predominant, and its effects are quite detrimental. As a property owner, you can do your part by limiting … Continue reading 6 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient
Although your furnace might appear to be working, the question is, how well? It’s not uncommon for a furnace to be in good condition, but still not reach optimum performance. In fact, issues such as poor insulation or old doors and windows can keep even a brand-new furnace from working efficiently. If you would like … Continue reading How to Help Your Furnace Work Better in Your Home
If you’ve been wondering how long you should run your air conditioner to cool your home or whether you should have your AC on all day long, you’re not alone. These are some of the most common questions people ask themselves with regard to their air conditioning unit as the warm weather arrives. Let’s … Continue reading How Long Should the Air Conditioner Run to Cool Your House and Other Tips
Wondering if split AC circulates fresh air? Learn the benefits of good ventilation in the home and more from D&B ClimateCare. How to Keep Your Home’s Air Fresh: Air Circulation Tips Getting enough air circulation in your home can sometimes be a challenge, especially if you don’t have the addition of fans or other alternatives … Continue reading Keeping Your Home’s Air Fresh: Tips for Air Circulation
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.
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