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Furnace Not Working? Common Furnace Problems and How to Fix Them

You rely on your furnace to keep you warm throughout the winter season. So when your furnace won’t turn on, you can be left out in the cold.

Regular furnace maintenance paired with some of our helpful furnace troubleshooting suggestions for when you are experiencing furnace problems can make sure that you have heat when you need it most.

The thermostat helps control the heat settings in your home. You can…

The thermostat helps control the heat settings in your home. You can…

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How to Winterize Your House & Save Energy

As the weather becomes cooler, many individuals will be spending a lot more time at home. Households may incur increased energy expenditures as a  result of keeping the heating, the lights, and computers on as the temperature drops—and as work shifts from the office to the home. For certain folks, the additional fees will be very difficult. Fortunately, when the weather becomes cooler, there are methods to save money on heating and other energy expenditures while still keeping our homes pleasant. Here are some techniques on how to conserve energy to help you save money when you spend more time inside…

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How Often Should You Change Your Furnace Filter?

Is the furnace giving you trouble? A furnace isn’t complete without a furnace filter. It’s like a cover that keeps your furnace running by keeping dust and hair out. You’ve undoubtedly already discovered that a clogged filter may cause a slew of issues. We will inform you on why that may be an issue that can affect you and your family members and how often to change the furnace filter.

Why Do I Need to Change My Furnace Filter?  

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Hot Water Tank: A Maintenance Checklist

Your water heater is one of the systems in your home that contributes to the comfort you enjoy indoors. But like with many home systems and appliances, most people don’t pay as much attention to their water heater until it stops working. Don’t wait till your water heater gives out. There are some minor things that can be done to keep serious problems at bay and extend the life of your water heater and ensure it keeps running efficiently for a long time to come.

The first step to knowing how to care for…

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How to Select the Right Size Tankless Water Heater

If you’re a homeowner, you’ve certainly at one point asked what size tankless water heater do I need. As the single system responsible for supplying hot water to every faucet and shower in your home, selecting a tankless water heater with the right size capacity is critical. In addition to just capacity, though, it’s important to think about energy consumption, maintenance requirements and costs, installation, unit lifespan, government incentives, and manufacturer warranties. It’s all of these items, in combination with adequate sizing, that will determine whether or not a system is right for your home.

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Why is My Furnace Leaking Water?

Your furnace is an essential part of your home so it’s no surprise that when your furnace leaks water, it can quickly cause panic and stress. Not only will the leaking water affect the use of your furnace, but water leaks can cause serious issues within your home as well.

Any unusual furnace water leaks should be inspected and repaired by a professional furnace technician. At Northwind HVAC, we provide emergency furnace repair services 24 hours a day, seven days a week including weekends and holidays.

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Furnace Replacement by North Wind HVAC

How Long Does a Furnace Last

Knowing when to replace a furnace versus simply repairing it is a common dilemma many homeowners across the province and country face as their furnace ages. A furnace is a sizable investment, so holding on to one for as long as possible may seem like a good idea, but it isn’t. The truth is that there comes a point when repairing a furnace would simply be a waste of money.

There are a number of factors that should go into the decision on whether your furnace is worth keeping or if it has served…

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Heat Pumps vs. Air Conditioners

Similarities Between Heat Pumps and Air Conditioners

When it comes to home climate control it can be difficult to decide between a heat pump or air conditioner unit. Although very similar in nature for cooling purposes, there are slight differences between the two that will determine performance, longevity, and cost. At their core, both units will cool your home by transferring the heat energy generated inside to the exterior. Air conditioners will do this by default,…

When it comes to home climate control it can be difficult to decide between a heat pump or air conditioner unit. Although very similar in nature for cooling purposes, there are slight differences between the two that will determine performance, longevity, and cost. At their core, both units will cool your home by transferring the heat energy generated inside to the exterior. Air conditioners will do this by default,…

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Central Air Conditioners

Ductless vs Central Air Conditioners – North Wind Heating & Cooling

When scorching temperatures arrive, you want to be sure you have an air conditioning system that is going to keep you cool and comfortable. But what is the right air conditioning unit to get? Northwind HVAC can help you find the right cooling solution for your home. We offer expert advice and professional service and installation on all our products.

There are many different units to choose from and factors including the size of your home or room and how often you plan on using it will determine which is right for you. One…

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Keeprite Furnace Troubleshooting

Keeprite furnaces are known for their durability and efficiency. But like all home appliances, your furnace may need some attention from time to time. In some cases, the problems you experience with your furnace could be due to something as simple as a door or valve not closed properly.

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