Thursday, 24 April 2014

The Advantages of Using an Oil Furnace

It is no secret that Toronto is a rather cold place for most of the year; indeed, it’s one of the things that comes with living in the Great White North. Fortunately, homeowners have a variety of heating options to choose from, namely furnaces, boilers, etc.

Despite this variety of choices, many people prefer to have an oil furnace in their homes, and it isn’t very hard to see why. Some of the advantages of oil furnaces include:


By far, oil furnaces are among the most efficient and effective home heating options available on the market. Many modern oil furnaces boast an 85 per cent to 95 per cent efficiency rating. This means that 85 to 95 per cent of the oil burned by the furnace is converted into heat.


The oil used by furnaces is non-explosive and requires special conditions before they burn, significantly reducing the risk of house fires. At the same time, oil furnaces exhibit clear signs of failure (unlike gas furnaces), allowing homeowners to have the unit repaired quickly.

If you opt to have an oil furnace installed in your home, be sure to choose a supplier that provides clean furnace oil. With high-quality furnace oil— and regular maintenance— you and your family can stay comfortable even during the harshest Canadian winter.

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