An overheated furnace can be a large problem. Typically, it will turn itself off, leaving your home cold. Plus, it will likely suffer a lot of damage before it gets to this point, which may mean it needs repairs. Here are some symptoms that your furnace is about to overheat, how to reset it, and … Continue reading Symptom of Furnace Overheating and How to Reset It
Humidity is a measurement of the moisture content in the air. Temperature affects humidity. The warmer it is, the more humidity the air can carry. It works the other way too; different levels of humidity cause us to perceive the same temperature differently. It’s like how the wind affects how warm you feel when you’re … Continue reading How Does Humidity Affect the Temperature in a House?
Homeowners who have never called an HVAC technician for work, or for the specific type of work they need now, may wonder what happens during the service call. What should you expect from your HVAC technician, and what will they expect from you? Here’s our guide on what to expect when your technician arrives to … Continue reading What to Expect During an HVAC Service Call
Indoor air quality is an important factor for any homeowner. Whether you are sleeping, cooking dinner, reading a book, working on a computer, exercising or relaxing in front of the television, you’re breathing the entire time. The air you breathe plays a big role in your health, your comfort level and how well you function. … Continue reading Improving the Air and Removing Pollutants in the Home
Many of us take our furnaces for granted. As long as we flip the switch and the house gets warmer, we assume all is well. However, your furnace room should be high on your home maintenance priority list as not only is your furnace performing an important service but … Continue reading Furnace Safety Do’s and Don’ts
AC units are integral when the summer months hit, so making sure that you know how to extend the life of your air conditioner is very important. The last thing you want is for your AC to break down in the middle of a hot day or humid evening with no breeze. Stay cool and … Continue reading Simple Tips for Extending the Life of Your Air Conditioner
During fall and winter, your furnace should provide consistent heat smoothly, efficiently, and quietly. It shouldn’t sound like there’s a party going on inside. Ignoring strange furnace sounds because “it’s just always done that” or “it eventually goes away” is unwise. In fact, it can be downright dangerous. In some instances, what’s causing the noise … Continue reading Are There Strange Noises Coming From Your Furnace? What Do They Mean?
The first day of summer (Thursday, June 21) is almost here at Dows ClimateCare and the forecast – according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac – is going to be HOT. In fact: “Summer will be HOTTER than normal with rainfall BELOW normal. The hottest periods will be in early and late June, early July and … Continue reading 5 Signs Your Air Conditioner Isn’t Ready for Summer
This past winter was long, cold, miserable, and felt like it went on forever. However, with the first day of spring around the corner (Tuesday, March 20, by the way), soon it’ll be time to turn off your home heating systems for the year and enjoy the outdoors again. So, if you’re itching to get … Continue reading Top Things to Do in Ontario this Spring
With the first day of spring fast approaching (Tuesday, March 20), thoughts quickly turn to traditional annual spring cleaning chores like: Decluttering the home Window-washing Organizing the garage Putting away cold-weather items and bringing out warm-weather ones Are you working on your spring cleaning to-do list? As you put together your annual spring cleaning checklist, … Continue reading Spring HVAC Maintenance. Your HVAC Spring Cleaning Checklist