Benefits of a Whole House Humidifier

Winters are harsh on our skin, sinuses, lungs and the materials in our home, all because winter brings in low humidity. Using a single-room humidifier unit can make you more comfortable sometimes, but a whole house humidifier can make you more comfortable all of the time. If you’re considering purchasing one, read on to discover

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Comparison of Humidifiers (Steam vs Evaporative)

A humidifier is a device that adds moisture to the air. It helps to eliminate dryness by releasing nourishing vapour or humidity into arid air. Humidifiers are beneficial for relieving allergy-related ailments, as well as cold-weather symptoms.  Dry, scratchy throats and nasal passages, as well as conditions related to dry, dehydrated skin, can be eased with humidifiers.

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Ecobee 5 Features

As a homeowner, if you have never experienced the convenience and excitement of a smart thermostat, you really should do yourself a favour and make the change. The days of a thermostat reading only being done in the living room, and only getting the temperature of one spot in your home and doing little else are over. Ecobee is a reputable name and the

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How Do Tankless Water Heaters Work?

Tankless water heaters—also called instantaneously, continuous flow, inline, flash, on-demand, or instant-on water heaters—are water heaters that instantly heat water as it flows through the device, and do not retain any water internally except for what is in the heat exchanger coil.  Tankless heaters may be installed throughout a household at more than one point-of-use

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Wondering How to Connect a Gas Stove to a Gas Line? Call a Pro 

Have you recently purchased a new or older model home and are looking to install new gas appliances? Are you working on improving your current home as part of a renovation project? If so, you’ve probably wondered how to connect a gas stove to a gas line (or how to connect your fireplace or BBQ, for example).  Although you may be tempted to take on the

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What Is A Furnace Tune-Up & Is It Worth It?

Like any piece of critical equipment, residential furnaces will eventually experience wear and tear, mainly when they aren’t consistently serviced. Many homeowners don’t maintain their furnaces as per the manufacturer’s s recommendations. But not doing the maintenance your furnace needs will cost more in the long run as the device begins to lose its efficiency.

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Fireplace Maintenance: How to Maintain a Gas Fireplace

Do you know why it’s important to maintain your gas fireplace? As winter approaches, fireplace maintenance tasks become more important as we start to use our fireplaces more often for warmth and comfort.  Without proper gas fireplace maintenance, problems can occur. Dirt and dust build-up can clog the ports of your fireplace and gaskets can wear out, potentially allowing dangerous carbon monoxide to leak into your home. Plus,

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How Do Hot Water Tanks Work?

For over 130 years, water heaters have been helping us keep ourselves and our homes clean. Before this invention, we would heat water over a fire, on a stove or with the help of natural gas. Now it’s as simple as installing a tank and letting it do the work. But how do water tanks work exactly?   How Do Water Tanks Work? Whether they run on electricity or a

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