Furnace Renting Myths and the Benefit of Financing

  • Posted by admin
  • On December 6, 2017
  • furnace replacement, Hamilton, heating, home comfort
Replacing heating and cooling equipment in your home is a financial investment. However, when the time comes, not every homeowner is able to afford the whole replacement cost. Homeowners have two main options to lower the initial cost: furnace renting or furnace financing. These two programs are vastly different and often, renting is portrayed as […]
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What’s a Furnace Red Tag and How Can You Avoid Getting One?

  • Posted by admin
  • On November 29, 2017
  • furnace, Hamilton, home comfort, tips
Have you ever heard of or seen a furnace red tag? If you have, you likely know how serious the matter is. For those who don’t, a red tag on your heating system essentially means that your equipment is unsafe. But what is red tagging and what can you do to avoid being red tagged?
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Why Won’t The Furnace Fan Turn Off?

  • Posted by admin
  • On November 22, 2017
  • Furnace Fan, Furnace Repair, Furnace Service, HAMCO
When the house temperature falls below what the thermostat is set at, the furnace kicks on and distributes heat until the desired temperature is reached. Once the house is nice and toasty, the burners and furnace fan should shut off until they’re needed again. However, some homeowners notice that the furnace fan doesn’t turn off, […]
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Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality During National Lung Month

  • Posted by admin
  • On November 15, 2017
  • Hamilton, indoor air quality, National Lung Month
November is National Lung Month and, as heating and cooling specialists, HAMCO Heating & Cooling Ltd. wants to ensure all our customers are breathing healthy air inside their homes. Previously, we’ve outlined the causes of poor indoor air quality and today we share our tips to improve indoor air quality.
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Tips to Keep in Mind When Buying a New High Efficiency Furnace

  • Posted by admin
  • On November 8, 2017
  • furnace replacement, HAMCO, Hamilton, tips
Buying a new high efficiency furnace is a big financial investment. These complex systems will heat your home for over a decade, so it’s important to get the right equipment for your home and needs. Before you take the plunge and make a purchase, ensure that you’ve done your research and taken advantage of every […]
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Reminder: Change Smoke Alarm Batteries This Weekend

  • Posted by admin
  • On November 1, 2017
  • HVAC, safety, Smoke Alarms, tips
At the beginning of spring, we urged all our customers to start a new tradition — to check and change smoke alarm batteries at the start of Daylight Savings Time (DST). This weekend, DST will end and we’ll “gain” the hour we lost six months ago. We’d like to take this opportunity to remind homeowners to […]
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Pumpkin Carving Tips

  • Posted by admin
  • On October 25, 2017
  • Halloween, Hamilton, Pumpkin Carving, tips
Halloween is just a few days away, and it’s the perfect time to start carving your pumpkin. Follow our pumpkin carving tips to keep your jack-o-lantern fresh for Halloween.
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Combat Dry Winter Air with a Whole Home Humidifier

  • Posted by admin
  • On October 18, 2017
  • energy, furnace, Hamilton, indoor air quality
When the temperature drops, so does the humidity. Dry winter air can make it uncomfortable to spend time inside your home and can aggravate skin and breathing problems. Combat the uncomfortable winter air with a whole home humidifier from HAMCO Heating & Cooling Ltd.   
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What You Can Expect During a Furnace Tune Up

  • Posted by admin
  • On October 11, 2017
  • furnace maintenance, Furnace Tune Up
In previous articles, we’ve discussed the importance of annual furnace maintenance but haven’t really touched upon what a homeowner can expect during a professional, comprehensive furnace tune up. The purpose of a furnace tune up is to ensure that the heating system is working at its peak performance, optimal efficiency and that there are no […]
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Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) Benefits

  • Posted by admin
  • On October 4, 2017
  • Air Handler, air quality, ERV, Hamilton
When it comes to air exchangers, there are two popular options. An HRV (Heat Recovery Ventilator) and an ERV (Energy Recovery Ventilator). Both options are similar in operation but differ in terms of how they handle humidity. ERV units are ideal for Canadian summers and winters. While providing fresh, clean air — they are able […]
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