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10 Easy Ways to Troubleshoot Common AC Problems

During a scorching Canadian summer, the last thing you need is a problem with your air conditioner. But whilesome issues are definitely best left to AC repair professionals, you’d be surprised how many can be solved with asimple fix — saving you both time and money. We’ve put together a handy guide to the most…

What to Consider When Replacing Your AC Unit

During a scorching-hot Canadian summer, you probably don’t think twice about the comfort your air conditioner brings to your home — until something goes wrong. And when that happens, the question becomes: can my AC be repaired, or does it need to be completely replaced? This brief guide looks at why AC units typically fail and…

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10 AC and Cooling Tips to Lower Your Electricity Consumption in 2022

Popsicles, pools and ice-cold drinks may relieve the scorching summer heat, but staying truly comfortable takes air conditioning. The challenge is to keep your living space cool without causing your electricity consumption to skyrocket. Our top 10 cooling tips will help you make your home into a soothing summertime oasis while keeping your energy use…

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Window AC Units vs. Ductless Mini-Split Systems: What’s Best for Your Home?

Window AC Units vs. DuctlessMini-Splits If you’re looking to buy an air conditioner, you might find yourself wondering which type of AC unit will work best for your home. While many people think a central air conditioner is ideal, not every home has the ductwork needed to accommodate a central AC unit. Fortunately, there are…

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How Do I Know What Size Air Conditioner I Need For My House?

When buying a new air conditioning system, it must be an appropriate size to handle your cooling needs. But how do you determine the right size of AC unit you need to efficiently cool your home? How To Estimate Air Conditioner Size in Tons First, let’s look at how air conditioner sizes are determined. An…

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How to Choose a Central Air Conditioner for Your Home in 4 Steps

Buying a new central air conditioner is a complicated decision for homeowners, especially if you’ve never shopped for HVAC equipment before. If you make the right choice, you’re rewarded with a comfortable home, potentially lower energy bills and a cooling system that won’t break down prematurely. If you make the wrong choice, you may face…

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How to Install a Window Air Conditioner in 7 Steps

We all know how scorching hot Canadian summers can be — and how the heat can make it uncomfortable in our homes. If your living space isn’t set up for central AC, a window air conditioning unit is an effective alternative to stay cool. And while installing a window air conditioner by yourself may seem…

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10 Easy Ways to Troubleshoot Common Central AC Problems

There are few things more frustrating than your air conditioning unit not working at the peak of summer heat. Without a functioning AC unit, your home becomes uncomfortable and your energy bills can spike. If your unit isn’t keeping you cool, try these 10 troubleshooting tips to get it back up and running before calling…

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How To Check For Signs That Your Ducts Need Cleaning

Inspecting your ducts for signs of dirt, dust & grime is important to do on a regular basis.  Here are some of the signs you should look for to see if your ducts need cleaning.  Cleaned ducts can have a positive impact on your families health. Do you need your ducts cleaned? Fall is a great…