Saturday, 5 December 2015
Thanks to technological innovations, furnaces are now able to last longer than ever before. While generally requiring little maintenance, it is still a fact that a new unit will need to be installed from time to time. What are some of the top installation tips and what pitfalls should be avoided? Let’s take a closer look. Top Installation Tips One of the first steps is to choose the appropriately sized furnace in relation to internal heating needs. This can be a bit tricky and should be left to a professional installation team. Another area to address is determining which type of heating system is the most appropriate and what benefits are offered.
Friday, 4 December 2015
We often hear about the extremely low temperatures that are common during winters in Winnipeg. However, this region is also known for its sunny and warm summers. With average July temperatures reaching as high as 30ºC, there are times when an air conditioner can have a massive impact on the comfort levels within the home. Health Benefits Staying cool offers many additional benefits than mere comfort alone. Anyone who is susceptible to the heat can be exposed to some very real dangers. Those with pre-existing medical conditions, infants and the elderly are at a particularly heightened risk. Heat stroke, in particular, is a very real threat. The presence of an air conditioner in Winnipeg homes is also quite important from a health standpoint.
Thursday, 3 December 2015
During the dead of winter, temperatures in Winnipeg can fall to as low as -21ºC (1). This is problematic for two reasons. Obviously, such a profound chill is very uncomfortable. However, frozen pipes are another very real issue that can cause any home a great deal of costly damage. It should, therefore, be clear that search terms such as “heating Winnipeg” are commonly seen during the autumn and winter. Any qualified plumber will have the expertise necessary to install these systems around the needs of the property owner. Numerous Choices One of the benefits of modern technology is that there are a vast amount of heating solutions available. While some will depend upon the home in question, others can help the owner save a great deal of money throughout the year.
Wednesday, 2 December 2015
Winnipeg plumbers are known for their professionalism as well as for their ability to deal with nearly any emergency situation imaginable. Of course, part of this arises from the fact that frozen pipes can create very real issues. This is exacerbated considering that Winnipeg is thought to have the coldest winters within all of Canada. However, the ability to address a burst pipe is not the only trait that a plumber should bring to the table. What are some of the other hallmarks of reputable plumbing companies? Flexibility Plumbing can be a difficult job and the professional needs to be able to handle multiple different tasks that may be required. From leaky taps and broken toilets to replacing hot water tanks or providing a home with a filtration system, this flexibility is the key to provide quality services at agreeable prices.
Tuesday, 1 December 2015
As temperature begins to drop in Winnipeg, you should start giving your home’s heating a lot of thought. You have to keep an eye on your furnace and maintain it to ensure everyone’s toasty when the weather turns real cold. Even if your furnace is still working, you’ll still need to pay attention to some red flags to avoid unnecessary inconvenience. Does your furnace need repair? Watch out for these three signs: 1. Fluctuating temperature. A healthy furnace is supposed to give out consistent, reliable heat. However, if you need to readjust the thermostat over and over in order to maintain the right level of comfort, one possible explanation is that your furnace is no longer working properly.