Winter Furnace Maintenance

As the cold Canadian climate is upon us, have you thought about any issues experienced with your furnace from last year that are unresolved? It may be time for winter furnace maintenance. 4 Symptoms Indicating Furnace Trouble Might Be Brewing: Yellow Pilot – The pilot light on your gas furnace should be burning blue. A

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Help Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Think you’re safe from CO poisoning? Think again. When a Toronto family was recently rushed to hospital for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, it was a stark reminder that the so-called ‘silent killer’ can strike any time, and hard. Two family members were already unconscious by the time emergency crews arrived. The reality is that carbon

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Maintaining Your Heating System is Good for You — and It’s the Law

Most Canadians pay very little attention to their home heating systems – except when they fail. Regular maintenance, however, is not only a good idea, it is actually a legal obligation. Most provinces in Canada have fuel safety regulations that put the burden on the owners of furnaces and boilers that burn fuel (oil, natural

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What Consumers Need to Know About Door-to-Door Scammers

Think it’s safe to buy furnace and air conditioning equipment from a door-to-door salesperson?  Think again. Thousands of Canadians get deceived each year by untrustworthy salespeople coming to their door selling everything from air conditioning units to hot water tanks to new furnaces. They say they’re from a legitimate business or utility company and seem

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