You may have heard someone rave about Kingsman or Continental zero clearance fireplaces. The reason these fireplaces are loved by homeowners and professionals alike is simple: they have the room to add beautiful, realistic ceramic logs, without taking up any of your precious floor space. Does that sound like the right fireplace for you? Let’s … Continue reading Zero Clearance Fireplaces are a Smart Choice. Here’s Why
How often should you do furnace maintenance? Twice yearly: Firstly, do it in the fall before the cold weather hits. Cleaning or changing the filter and inspecting the pilot light will help get your furnace ready for the winter. Secondly, do it again in spring, when you no longer need it for the year. This … Continue reading How Often Should You Do Furnace Maintenance?
For homeowners looking to install a fireplace to augment their home’s heating system, it usually boils down to the following choices: The classic ambiance of a wood burning fireplace. The ease and convenience of a gas fireplace. Now, both options are very appealing and attractive. You really can’t go wrong with either. However, in addition … Continue reading 7 Advantages Gas Fireplaces Have Over Wood (Infographic)
Chances are, you rent your water heater because, well, that’s what you’ve always done. But in 2018, should you keep renting? Think about it: Every single month, you’re paying contract fees to a hot water company. Sometimes, those fees go up. Usually, without any warning. There’s no real end-date to your contract or payments. More … Continue reading Stop Renting Your Water Heater. Reasons Why You Should Own Instead.
According to the The Old Farmer’s Almanac, here’s what summer 2018 will be like for the ABW Halton ClimateCare service area (Burlington, Oakville, Milton, and Mississauga): “Summer will be HOTTER than normal with rainfall BELOW normal in Southwest Ontario. The hottest periods will be in early and late June, early July and mid- to late … Continue reading 5 Can’t Ignore Signs It’s Time for a New Air Conditioner
At long last, winter is just about over here at ABW Halton ClimateCare. Here’s a quick recap of what all that snow, ice, and cold temperatures did to your HVAC system over the past 4 ½ months: Excessive ice build-up limited the effectiveness of your system’s defrost cycle It worked incredibly hard to evenly distribute … Continue reading 5 Spring Cleaning Jobs For Your HVAC System
Welcome to 2018! Everyone at ABW Halton ClimateCare wishes you all the best for the upcoming year. Winter’s been tough in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Brampton, Mississauga, and surrounding areas. That means your water heater is working overtime to deliver hot water whenever you need it. As reliable as your water heater has been over the years, … Continue reading New Year. New Water Heater? Three Reasons Why Now’s The Time.
Winter is just around the corner here at ABW Halton ClimateCare. Just like driveway salt, an ice scraper and a thick toque, a working, reliable furnace is a must-have accessory to get through the season. While many homeowners in Burlington, Milton, Oakville, and surrounding areas choose on-demand furnace repair, more and more are scheduling furnace … Continue reading 6 Reasons to Schedule Regular Furnace Maintenance
When your furnace is running during the fall and winter, it should be smooth, efficient and quiet. If it sounds like there’s a party going on inside, something’s definitely wrong. Ignoring funky furnace sounds because “it’s always done that” or “they always go away” is risky and dangerous. In some instances, it could ruin your … Continue reading Unexpected Furnace Noises (and What They Mean)
Your air conditioner is a pretty spectacular piece of machinery. It sits outside year round. It has hundreds of moving parts. But because it was well built and you keep up with maintenance, it probably never breaks down. But just because it hasn’t succumbed to some sort of problem doesn’t mean it never will. Sometimes … Continue reading Trouble with Your Air Conditioner? | Here’s How to Identify the Culprit