Wednesday, 15 July 2015

AC Repair and Maintenance Get More Crucial as the Months Grow Warmer

In Toronto, temperatures are highest from June to September, with peaks in July and August. While summers in Toronto are not as harsh as in many other places, the temperatures during the day are still higher than what people might be comfortable with. The AC doesn’t only help keep indoor temperatures comfortable, but also helps maintain good indoor air quality. After all, Toronto’s smog is a summer phenomenon that needs a good deal of attention. Different types of air conditioners require different kinds of maintenance. The same is true when something goes wrong: AC repair needs may be different for each type. All air conditioners share some of the basic components, but their individual design and construction might also call for specific repair work.

Monday, 13 July 2015

Furnace Installation: Learn Proper Sizing Basics to Choose Right Unit

When homeowners start looking for the right-sized gas furnace to install in their home, they typically run into the “Goldilocks” problem; some are too large, and some others too small, until they learn how to size up the right unit for their home, and trust the professionals from their local HVAC companies in Toronto. Why is proper furnace size important? For one, an oversized system will not cycle correctly, heating the home too quickly and then shutting down, repeating the cycle more often than needed. An undersized furnace, on the other hand, will need to work longer and harder to pump out enough heat, essentially overworking itself, and causing it to break down sooner than it should. In both, wasted energy and huge heating bills are the undesirable outcome for having the wrong furnace size.