How do I know what size of air conditioner I need? Have you ever asked yourself this question? If your answer is yes, then you are not the only one. Many people have air conditioners that are either too small or too large for their homes. When air conditioners break, they’re either too small for the space they’re cooling or too large. If your AC is constantly running, then it’s probably too large. If it can’t keep up with the heat, then it’s probably
A host of factors determine the lifespan of a furnace, which is why it’s hard to be precise about its lifespan. However, we need to address the question: how long do furnaces last? Typically, if a furnace is well-maintained, it lasts about 15 to 20 years. The goal of this post is to give you some insights into the life expectancy of your furnace. We will also discuss factors that affect the durability of a furnace. And finally, we’ll explain the telltale signs that it’s time to replace
Does an oil furnace produce carbon monoxide? No one ever thinks it will happen to them. Carbon monoxide poisoning is often called the “silent killer” because it is odourless, colourless, and tasteless. You can’t see, smell, or taste it, but it can kill you. Thousands of people are poisoned by carbon monoxide gas from malfunctioning appliances, generators, and vehicles every year. Oil furnaces are a common source of carbon monoxide poisoning. If your furnace is not functioning correctly, it can release carbon monoxide into
It’s that time of year again: the furnace is constantly running, and the smell of burning is in the air. For many people, this is a worrying circumstance since a burning scent always signals the beginning of a fire. Although, this isn’t always the case. The furnace smells like burning may be natural, anticipated, and innocuous. But what’s causing it? How can you fix it? In this article, we’ll explore the possible causes of a furnace that smells like burning and offer solutions to
Finding the right air conditioning repair company from the dozens of them on the market can be a challenge for many. The process doesn’t necessarily have to be as complicated as many would like to think. Outlined below are a few tips on finding the right HVAC contractor and some of the critical factors to consider. Has your air conditioner not been working well lately? Maybe it’s not shutting off? Or maybe your AC is leaking water or not cooling your house properly?