We can never know when emergency is going to strike. According to Bulldog Heating & Cooling Welland, a quarter of all households in Welland, Ontario don’t have savings ready to help pay for an emergency HVAC repair should one be needed, according to recent studies. Among those who do have some cash prepared, half of them have less than a thousand dollars – certainly not enough to cover a new furnace. Read on to make sure you’re not risking getting stuck in a cold home if your furnace starts malfunctioning during the winter.
The Most Common Causes for HVAC Breakdowns
A faulty air conditioning and heating system was the … read more
Energy Efficiency Improvement Tips For Your Home
Here are tips for you to save money, save energy, and help the environment at the same time.
Equalized Payment Plan
Enroll in the Equalized Payment Plan to prevent peak winter energy bills by spreading out your yearly natural gas costs over monthly installments.
Have yearly maintenance to keep your furnace properly adjusted, clean, and lubricated. When your furnace is running at optimum efficiency, the operational costs will be lower and it will use less energy.
Replace or clean your furnace filters every one or two months. Dirty filters obstruct airflow and the furnace has to run longer to achieve the same … read more
Gas Furnace – Tips to Extend The Lifespan
Gas furnaces typically last 15 to 20 years. Performing regular maintenance ensures you maximize the life of your gas furnace while decreasing the occurrence of costly emergency repairs. Be smart and hire a professional to maintain and repair your furnace, especially when in doubt. Natural gas is a powerful source, and it can explode, especially if you do not know what you are doing. Second to that, always make sure that the furnace is safe before starting repairs or maintenance. Turn off power by tripping the furnace’s circuit.
If you smell gas, leave the house and call the gas company or the … read more
Plumber – 5 Sneaky Tricks You Should Know About
Many people hate having to call a plumber to get help. A majority of plumbers are honest and trustworthy professionals, however some of us worry that some of them might try a few underhanded tricks and overcharge us. Therefore, we are uncomfortable just picking up the phone and calling one. The following are 5 of the sneakiest plumber tricks. Learn how to recognize them so that you can better able to locate an honest professional to help you with your plumbing issue.
1. Working uninsured and unlicensed
Uninsured and unlicensed tradespeople tend to charge less for the services. However, hiring them … read more
There is no doubt about it that there are a lot of different types of plumbing that run all through your house. There are the hot and cold water lines that run through the walls and feed all the sinks and bathroom fixtures and many drains that run through the flooring and eventually end up going into your sewer or septic system.
See tips from experts on how to select a 24 hour plumbing professional.
It goes without saying that wherever there is plumbing there is also the possibility of you having some plumbing repairs to do. The following list of common will most likely need a plumber to resolve … read more
List of drain services
There are probably few things you have in your home that you have more of than drain lines. It’s a good thing too because of all the water you use in your home each day. This used and often unsanitary water has to be safely taken away from your home and that is the role of household drains so they must be kept working. With all the use that drains get it is surprising that most people neglect to do the routine drain services that they need. Here is a list of drain services that you or a professional plumber should be doing to your household … read more
Check out this home air conditioner guide
If you’re new to buying cooling systems, check out this home air conditioner guide to ensure you purchase the ideal AC for your home.
You are finally making steps in replacing your old central AC, but you are clueless on how to look for a new system or how much to spend. Don’t be shy in admitting you know nothing about ACs. Let this replacement be a breeze with the help of this home air conditioner guide.
Unfortunately, several factors can influence the cost of a new central AC. It can be truly intimidating for an average homeowner like you.
But the good … read more