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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.

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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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Central Air Conditioner Costs

Central Air Conditioner Costs – All You Need to Know

The hot summer days require one to have the Air conditioning on, but with keeping your home or space cool enough comes a hefty bill. This article will identify central air conditioning costs in Canada: cost breakdown by brands, tiers, weight and more. We will also provide tips on how you can reduce your monthly electricity bill as well. Contact us for more information about central air conditioners.

Things that Affect the Cost of A New Central Air Conditioner

A wide range of components can…

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What Is a Heat Pump

If you are looking for the right device to maintain the temperature of your house, a heat pump is what you should look at. The device offers year-round climate control for your home. When buying a new device, there are many questions that you may have. In this article, you will find all the answers to questions like what is a heat pump, how it works and if it is the right device for you.

Heat pumps are devices that are capable of heating as well as cooling your house as the weather changes….

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Common Furnace Problems & Solutions

As the temperatures continue to dip, the last thing you want to discover is that your furnace is not warming your home property. Unfortunately, many homeowners find themselves in this predicament and panic because they don’t know what to do or how to get their furnace up and running again. With a little understanding of some of the common furnace problems homeowners experience and how to solve them, you can set your mind at ease.

Regardless of the type of gas furnace you have, knowing the general components and how your heating system runs…

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