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The Complete High-Efficiency Furnace Buying Guide

Many people assume that installing a new furnace is like purchasing a new fridge, stove or washer and dryer. But in reality, a new heater requires much more work, and you should be very picky about who you select to perform the task. Purchasing a new furnace can be daunting and frustrating, but it doesn’t […]

Don’t get caught in the cold! 5 signs it might be time to replace your furnace

When the cold Canadian winter sets in, your furnace becomes a vital piece of your household operations. The colder temperatures are outside, the harder your furnace has to work to keep it warm inside.  The good news is that with regular maintenance and yearly service visits you can extend the life of your furnace by up […]

5 Ways to Get Your Home Winter-Ready

Winter came in hard and fast in Calgary this year which means right now is the time to ensure your home is prepared for the winter season! Spending a few moments inspecting your house today can help you save a lot of time and money later. Waiting could mean taking your chances with a burst […]

Why do Calgarians continue to choose us?

We are grateful for everyone that has employed our services over the years. Here are the top reasons clients continue to choose us over our competitors. Experienced Journeyman Estimators We’ve all been there, that awkward meeting with a salesman who seems to only care about his sale and nothing about our budget or concerns. They […]

TOP 6 Furnace Installation Horror Stories!

My list of things I’ve seen and heard while working in this Industry… People need to be aware of the potential dangers of hiring incompetent, unprofessional contractors. Measure Twice & Cut Once! I’ve seen pics of more “hole coring” mistakes than I’d like to admit, but this was the first. When high-efficiency furnaces first become […]

7 Steps to installing a new furnace. What to avoid.

When installers first arrive they should always review your work order and confirm the details with you. Laying drop clothes and moving small items from the work area and pathway is an industry standard. A quality installation averages six to eight hours with two technicians. Step #1 Remove and dispose of the old furnace. You want a […]

High-Efficiency Furnace Models Simplified.

We provide simple explanations of the “common high-efficiency furnace models” purchased in Calgary and area. Furnaces have two sections. The upper cabinet houses the heat exchangers, drainage system, inducer motor and gas valve. The lower, the circuit board and blower motor. When dealing with efficiencies and furnace models, the two key components are the gas value (gas […]

Furnace Installation & Service Trends You Need To Know.

We’ve noticed a few new trend(s) in our city and it isn’t for the better. Due primarily to the economic downturn, competition is getting fierce to earn your heating or air conditioning business. What some contractors are doing to cut costs and stay competitive despite increased products cost, gross overhead or poor management is getting […]

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