Furnace Not Working: What Should I Do?

What to do if furnace is not working

Heating Furnace Troubleshooting Steps As the cool fall months get closer and closer, homeowners may want to confirm that their furnaces are still in good working order. Sometimes after sitting idle for a few months, you may find that your furnace doesn’t work properly, or at all. There are lots of reasons why a furnace malfunctions, and not every problem … Read More

Tankless Water Heaters Guide

tankless water heaters guide

As is the case with any large appliance in your home, when it comes to finding the right hot water heater for your needs, there are a lot of things to consider. Most homes are equipped with a standard hot water tank, and unless you’ve already made a change to your hot water heater, this is likely the type of … Read More

How Often Should I Clean my Dryer Vent?

Large appliances like your clothes dryer are among the items in your home that require regular maintenance to work properly. Keeping your dryer clean and well maintained is key to ensuring it continues to work properly and efficiently. In addition, keeping your dryer vent and filters clear of lint and other debris will help keep humidity and musty odours out … Read More

Gas Fireplace vs Furnace

Gas Fireplace vs Furnace

When its cold outside, the last thing you want to be doing inside is struggling to keep warm. When it comes to heating your home thoroughly and efficiently, there are a few things to consider. One major consideration is exactly how you want to heat your home. Although that may seem like a straightforward question, finding the answer that is … Read More

Most Common Furnace Problems

Common Furnace Problems

During the cold, damp winter time in southern BC, there is nothing worse than having a furnace that isn’t working properly. There are many reasons why a furnace won’t function properly, and not all of them necessarily mean that it is time for a replacement. In fact, there are a lot of common issues that can occur with most types … Read More

When is the Right Time to Repair or Replace your Furnace/Boiler

Time to Repair or Replace your Furnace/Boiler

Whether you own a furnace or a boiler, purchasing and installing a new unit can be a time consuming and expensive proposition. There are certainly cases where a replacement heater is required, but it is important to make absolutely certain that is the case before you end up spending money you don’t have to spend. Below you’ll find a brief … Read More

Types of Home Heating Systems

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The winter this year has been a chilly one. Whether you’re in Vancouver, Maple Ridge or the Tricities, the low temperatures have meant that more and more people are relying on their homes’ heating systems. No matter what, it’s good to know what goes on behind the vents. That is, it’s best to be informed about what kind of heating … Read More

Heat Related Home Plumbing Tips

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Here are heat related plumbing tips that will help you get the most heat, conserve the most energy, and get the longest life out of your heat based plumbing devices. Consider installing a hot water circulation pump. This device maintains a small amount of hot water flowing through your household pipes so that it will not ever become cold. For … Read More

Why Is Furnace Maintenance Important?

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We know that things like cars and roofs, and even our bodies, need regular check ups and maintenance. It makes sense that a little maintenance goes a long way in extending the lifespan of pretty much anything. The same is true for your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. Your HVAC unit serves many important functions for your home, and … Read More