Check Out Our Plumbing Services!

October 26th, 2020

Are you suffering from a drain clog that needs to be cleaned? Or perhaps you’ve got a leaky pipe in your basement and you’d like a responsible plumber to take a look? Regardless of what specific plumbing needs you have, our team now provides top-notch plumbing services for homeowners and business owners in the Calgary, AB area!

  • Residential Plumbing Services. From gas piping, to slab leak detection, and much more, we offer comprehensive plumbing services for homeowners that need our help. You can expect to see the same level of wonderful service you’re used to, now with plumbing added to our repertoire!
  • Commercial Plumbing Services. Is your business in dire need of some serious plumbing overhaul? Why look elsewhere? We’ve got the licensing, insurance, and certifications to now make your commercial plumbing dreams a reality.
  • Plumbing Maintenance. Every great plumbing system begins with scheduled plumbing maintenance. Check out our maintenance plan to ensure that you get the best care possible for your home or building’s plumbing.

As always, our phone lines are open 24/7 for emergency plumbing needs and our Shift Air Customer Service Guarantee will keep you happy with whatever products you purchase from us.

Give our team a call today! Shift Air tests, doesn’t guess.

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Dealing with the Five Levels of Indoor Air Quality

October 19th, 2020

Sometimes, homeowners just need us to break things down for them so that they’re easier to understand. Not everyone exists in the HVAC industry like we do, so all the talk of “indoor air quality” and “contaminants” can be kind of boring. We completely understand.

We’re going to make it very easy for you today. There are five important levels of indoor air quality that you’ll need to remember if you want to keep your home a healthy environment going forward. While investing in an air purifier in Calgary, AB is absolutely helpful, it doesn’t deal with everything that you might be having trouble with.

Our team has your back when it comes to solutions to these problems. Take a look down below at our breakdown of the five important levels of indoor air quality. The sooner you address each of these problems, the faster you’ll enjoy your home’s indoor air.

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Furnaces: The Most Common Heater in the World

October 5th, 2020

What makes furnaces so common? Is it their price tag? Their ever-increasing AFUE ratings that go up each year? Is it the fact that natural gas is one of the most clean-burning and efficient materials on the planet? Well, why not all of those reasons?

People love their furnaces, and for good reason too. That last a long time, produce heat efficiently, and they don’t break the bank doing so. If you came here to hear us talk poorly about the classic home furnace system, then you’re going to be disappointed. While we love helping homeowners get set up with alternative heating systems, like heat pumps, we can’t pass up the opportunity to fit a him with a perfect furnace system if it’s right for it.

A gas furnace in Chestermere, AB could be perfect for your home. All you need to do is keep reading and call us when it becomes clear that you want a furnace.

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Get Your Heater Repaired Before Winter

September 7th, 2020

Notice how we said “before” winter? There’s a reason for this. As we enter fall, it becomes more and more important to check up on our heating systems that have been in hibernation. Any repair needs that became problems last season are going to be front and center this season. If you thought time and ignorance got rid of your heating problems, you’ve got another thing coming!

So, today we’re going to talk about the importance of getting your heater repaired earlier rather than later. If you’re keen on avoiding breakdowns on the coldest days of the year, and you’d like to get all your ducks in a row before the frost hits, then keep reading. We’re your local experts on HVAC in Chestermere, AB and we’re going to give you the rundown on what to expect when it comes to heater repair.

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Is It Too Late for AC Maintenance? No Way!

August 10th, 2020

We’d like to be very clear about this—it’s never too late to get air conditioner maintenance. While it might be later than what’s convenient, that doesn’t mean you can’t still get the full benefits you would from springtime AC maintenance.

We often get homeowners who think that because it’s later in the year, they missed maintenance for good. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Air conditioner maintenance beneficial no matter when you get it, because it’s those adjustments and small repairs made during maintenance that will keep it in good condition for the following spring and summer.

Are you still not convinced? We get it, there’s more to scheduling AC maintenance than just calling us every year. Let’s talk about why late AC maintenance in Calgary, AB is better than no maintenance.

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The Benefits of Calling for AC Repair

July 13th, 2020

Some homeowners, especially those who live far away from town, think that their air conditioner is their own burden until it needs to be replaced or it breaks down entirely. These kinds of homeowners don’t often call an HVAC contractor in Calgary, AB. That’s unfortunate because they don’t know what they’re missing!

We don’t understand this shift in perspective. Very few people without car knowledge would decide to work on their aging car instead of taking it to a trustworthy mechanic, so why would people think this way about an air conditioner?

Professional air conditioner maintenance is a necessity. Like seeing a doctor for a check-up or going to the mechanic for repairs on your car, it’s just a part of having a cooling system. If you forgo this service, your life is going to get a lot more complicated. Let us explain.

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Check on Your Refrigerant Levels

June 15th, 2020

Unfortunately, most air conditioners don’t have an easy way to check for refrigerant levels. However, there are a few industry secrets that can help homeowners detect when refrigerant levels might be lower than they should be.

By checking your refrigerant levels, or at least the condition of your system in regards to refrigerant, you can better understand what might be causing problems or why your AC functions just fine—either way, vigilance pays off. For those who need help with a malfunctioning air conditioner that might be low on refrigerant, our team provides sensible air conditioning repair in Calgary, AB for an affordable price.

The first step towards air conditioner repair is detecting there’s a problem in the first place, and if you keep reading, we’ll let you in on how you as a homeowner can check on the status of your system.

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Top 4 AC Repairs to Be Aware of

May 18th, 2020

We talk about air conditioner repair a lot on this blog, and for good reason. AC systems are designed to function for longer periods of time these days, and if you’re looking to keep yours living past its 10th birthday, then you’ll need to be vigilant. There are some common repairs that homeowners should know about, since they’re likely what’s ailing your system if you’re encountering problems.

So, in the spirit of being professionals in the field of HVAC, we’ve decided to talk about some of the more common problems that you might experience with your air conditioner and what to do about said problems. Luckily, you’ve got access to a team of qualified individuals when you need AC repair in Calgary, AB and you should never be afraid to call us if any of the following problems seem familiar!

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Ductless Heating FAQ

April 6th, 2020

If there’s anything that prospective ductless heater owners need, it’s an FAQ to answer all those questions that they often have. Unlike other heaters, like gas furnaces, ductless heaters are fairly new and utilize more recently developed technology that your average homeowner might not be familiar with.

So, if you’re looking into options for a heating system in your home to be installed this year, don’t count out a ductless system. We can help answer some of those questions that you’ve been asking in this blog post today. Heating in Chestermere, AB doesn’t have to be a complicated mess that leaves you in the dark. By doing some quick research, you can learn about the advantages a ductless heating system provides and what you can expect if you were to be the owner of such a system.

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The Benefits of Springtime Maintenance

March 23rd, 2020

We talk a lot about repairs and replacements of air conditioners in this blog, but what we don’t talk about enough is when to get quality maintenance performed. To be honest, there is a multitude of reasons to get AC maintenance in the springtime and we’d like to talk about some of those reasons today.

AC maintenance in Calgary, AB isn’t nearly as optional as people make it out to be. It could be the difference between having an air conditioner that lasts 15 years and one that barely lasts 10. One of those scenarios is going to have you paying more money, earlier—which is exactly what we’re trying to avoid!

So, take a seat and put on your reading glasses. It’s time to figure out what our AC maintenance services can do for you and why it’s so important to schedule them in the spring.

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