Ottawa and the surrounding areas had some significant floods last spring. As we approach the spring again, we at Anchor Climate Care know we’ll get calls from concerned customers asking if a furnace can survive a flood. Unfortunately, the answer is that if a furnace has been exposed to flood water, it likely needs to … Continue reading Can a Furnace Survive a Flood?
Earth Day isn’t just a private event you focus on in your own home. Thanks to the events held by Ecology Ottawa, you can celebrate Earth Day in Ottawa publicly with other people who are environmentally conscious. Participating is a great way to deepen your knowledge of the environment, focus on making better choices, and even … Continue reading Earth Day in Ottawa
Dirty furnaces may waste fuel, create a burning smell, and slowly wear down and need early replacement. Therefore, it’s important for you to know how to clean a furnace, or to ask a professional to step in and do your yearly furnace maintenance. Here’s how you can get started, and where you may need a … Continue reading How to Clean a Furnace
Ottawa is so well known for its winter activities that tourism actually heats up once it gets cold out. Those who have winter vacations, but don’t want to trouble themselves or their budget by flying somewhere warm can enjoy mysterious, magical winter attractions in Ottawa. There are family events, romantic experiences for couples, and hockey … Continue reading Things to Do In Ottawa This Winter
Whether you rent or own, heating and cooling are important for comfortable living. One way to ensure your home climate is stable is to practice regular furnace safety. Throughout this blog, you’ll learn more about the dos and don’ts of safe furnace maintenance. Don’t Investigate or Repair Natural Gas Equipment Your furnace is an appliance … Continue reading Furnace Safety Do’s and Don’ts
There are many air conditioner myths floating around and it can be difficult to separate what’s fact from fiction. From how you set your thermostat to getting the biggest unit available to cool your home, there’s enough misinformation out there to make you second guess how to get the most out of your air conditioner. … Continue reading Air Conditioning Facts and Myths
Air conditioners are an incredible invention that are vital to staying cool and comfortable come summertime. But like any machine, they can break down and create some very odd sounds, such as a pulsating noise. The main thing to do when this happens is to contact a technician to come investigate the cause. A noise … Continue reading What to Do When Your Air Conditioner Makes Noises
How long will a quality air conditioner last? How about a cheap one? We’ll walk you through the average life cycle of an air conditioner and what you can expect. If you’re wondering how long air conditioners last, central air conditioner life expectancy varies greatly by brand. A cheap air conditioner might last six years … Continue reading What is the Life Expectancy of a Central Air Conditioner
Your furnace is integral to your home. What happens if it breaks? What causes a furnace to stop working? We’ll explain the most likely answers to these questions (and what you can do about the problem) below. Why is There Water Coming out of My Furnace? There could be a few reasons, depending on … Continue reading What Causes a Furnace to Stop Working? Learn How to Fix Common Furnace Issues
Open concept homes are highly sought after in today’s market. They add more space and light to your home and eliminate feelings of being cramped. A drawback to having so much open space, however, is trying to keep your home warm. Even more so in the winter time. Let’s look at the benefits of high … Continue reading Do High Efficiency Furnaces Run More Often?