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?
Welcome to 2018. The entire team at Anchor ClimateCare wishes you a very Happy New Year. January in central Ottawa and Embrun means freezing temperatures. It also means your furnace is working overtime to keep you warm. As your home heating system is running, you might hear the following noises: Abrasive scraping sounds. Suddenly loud … Continue reading 3 Strange Sounds Coming From Your Furnace (and What They Mean)
Here in Ottawa and at Anchor ClimateCare, the weather is starting to turn a little bit. However, it isn’t so drastic that you’re thinking about cranking up the furnace. After all, the really cold weather won’t be here for a while. Even though winter doesn’t officially start for a while (Thursday, December 21), you just … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Book Fall Furnace Maintenance
You get up in the morning and turn up the heat before going to work and your partner turns it down later in the morning so the house isn’t being heated while everybody is out at work/school for the day. You get home and turn the heat up again to make the house comfortable for … Continue reading When You Buy a New Thermostat, Make it a Smart Thermostat
5 Ways to Balance the Temperature Around Your House If your family is like so many others in Ottawa, this is the time of year you start to notice some of the kinks in your home comfort system. You’ve started running the furnace and some areas in the house are noticeably cooler than others. You … Continue reading The Easiest Ways to Keep Your Home Warm for Less $$$
How you can spend less on your bills every month Here are 6 ways to spend less on the various forms of energy we use to keep our homes comfortable. Manage your hot water 20% of your total energy bill every month comes from the water heater. So it stands, the less heat you waste, … Continue reading Slash the Cost of Monthly Utilities
It’s not an easy decision to make, whether you should or should not replace your furnace or AC when things start to look rough. A single repair might save some money, but will this just be the first of many expensive repairs that keep coming? A replacement won’t break down for a long time, but is … Continue reading Should I Repair or Replace My Furnace?