The earliest furnaces used wood and coal to heat homes and buildings, but as time pressed on, fossil fuels made it even more affordable and efficient to meet ever-increasing heating needs. As technology developed further, more options became available to the public, including electrical furnace systems. However, what is the best option for your home? […]READ MORE
No online advice or how-to guide will ever replace a Home Comfort Advisor in your home answering your questions in person. We do want to make sure our most asked questions are accessible to our customers at any time of the day (or night in some cases). The purpose of this blog is to provide useful information that allows you to troubleshoot issues you may have with your home's Heating and Air Conditioning. Each article is written by our trained HVAC professionals so you can be assured it is accurate and useful.
When the snow is blowing and your furnace gives out, knowing that the failure was likely preventable is a bit of a “cold comfort”. The best way to prevent furnace failure and subsequent freezing is by routinely checking your furnace before the cold season hits each year. If you’ve encountered a furnace problem regardless, look […]READ MORE
The warm air that comes from our furnaces is nice to have, especially during cold Canadian winters, but the odors that go along with it can sometimes be unpleasant. While some odors are harmless others can indicate that something is seriously wrong. Here is a list of common furnace odors, their causes, and what you […]READ MORE
Canadian winters are harsh, and nothing makes them harder to endure than a broken furnace. Most furnace problems can be avoided through regular maintenance, but that knowledge can offer little comfort when the temperature in your house drops. It is essential to give your furnace a good once-over each fall, so you can hopefully address […]READ MORE
So what is a pilot light, anyway? As a pilot guides a plane, a pilot light guides a flame: a pilot light is a small flame that is used to light larger burners in various heating appliances, such as in furnaces, gas stoves, water heaters, and drying machines. Pilot lights have evolved from the standing […]READ MORE