Q & A with Andrew Vasilak of HAMCO Heating & Cooling Ltd.

  • Posted by admin
  • On April 17, 2019
  • HAMCO, HVAC Hamilton, HVAC maintenance, HVAC Tips
Andrew Vasilak is an HVAC expert. He works at his family’s business that specializes in installing, repairing and servicing home comfort systems in the Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville area. He’s been in the business for over 15 years and has picked up some great advice for homeowners. He shares some of his best-kept tips and […]
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How to Finance HVAC Equipment

  • Posted by admin
  • On April 10, 2019
  • HAMCO, HVAC Financing, HVAC System, New Air Conditioner, New Furnace
Upgrading your furnace or air conditioner is an investment and sometimes homeowners aren’t financially prepared to replace a unit when it unexpectedly breaks down. If you don’t have the funds to replace your heating and cooling system outright, you have two options: rent or finance. We always recommend our customers finance HVAC equipment because it […]
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Save Money with a Furnace or AC Maintenance Plan

  • Posted by admin
  • On March 27, 2019
  • AC Maintenance, furnace maintenance, HAMCO, HVAC maintenance, maintenance plan
Most homeowners don’t think about their heating or cooling systems too often, but they definitely notice when either breaks down. Calling for emergency repair can be expensive, so to keep your home comfortable all year, without breaking the bank, it’s important to keep your furnace and AC regularly maintained. To save money on your annual […]
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Early Furnace Warning Signs

  • Posted by admin
  • On March 13, 2019
  • furnace replacement, furnace safety, Furnace Tips, HAMCO, heating
During the winter, your home’s furnace is absolutely essential when it comes to keeping your family warm. But, just because your heating system is running, doesn’t mean it isn’t getting close to a breakdown. From strange noises and high utility bills to decreased indoor air quality, here are some early furnace warning signs that mean […]
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Water Heater Safety and Maintenance

  • Posted by admin
  • On March 6, 2019
  • HAMCO, home comfort, safety tips, water heater, water heater safety
Your water heater may remain unseen, hidden in a utility closet or sitting alone in a basement, but keep in mind that it needs regular maintenance for safety reasons. It’s important to ensure water heater safety by keeping an eye open for signs of disrepair.
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Should I Close a Heating Vent in an Unused Room?

  • Posted by admin
  • On February 27, 2019
  • furnace, Furnace Repair, Furnace Tips, Furnace Vent, HVAC Hamilton
You should never close a heating vent in your home as a way to save money. It will not make your heating system more efficient and could even cause damage, requiring you to call for furnace repair.
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Is it Better to Rent a Furnace or Finance a Furnace?

  • Posted by admin
  • On February 20, 2019
  • Finance Furnace, furnace, High-Efficiency Furnace, HVAC Hamilton, Rent Furnace
For most homeowners, it’s best to finance a furnace rather than to rent. In the long run, you’ll save money, have more control over maintenance and services and won’t be locked into a long-term rental contract.
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Furnace Safety Tips

  • Posted by admin
  • On January 30, 2019
  • furnace, furnace safety, HAMCO, heating, HVAC Tips
When it comes to furnace safety, you shouldn’t take any risks. While there are safety features built into modern heating systems, it’s still the homeowner’s responsibility to schedule annual furnace inspections, regularly check the filter and ensure carbon monoxide detectors are properly working.
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Which Furnace Brand Should I Buy?

  • Posted by admin
  • On January 9, 2019
  • daikin, furnace, HAMCO, York
Deciding which furnace brand to install is a big choice. There are large differences in price, reliability and efficiency and the decision will likely affect how often you’ll have to schedule repairs and how comfortable your home will be. At HAMCO Heating & Cooling Ltd., we’ve chosen to only sell and install premium furnace brands […]
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The Correct Furnace Fan Setting for Winter

  • Posted by admin
  • On December 26, 2018
  • furnace, Settings, tips, winter
People often have questions about the proper furnace fan setting for winter. Should the furnace fan always be ON—constantly circulating air? Should it be set to AUTO so that the fan only turns on when there’s a call for heat? There is no one right answer. The correct furnace fan setting will depend on the […]
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