Furnace Repair: Avoid DIY at All Costs!

January 11th, 2021

DIY solutions sound like a really great idea. No seriously, we love all of the ideas that we find online about decorating homes, quickly fixing technology, and setting up nifty ways to store things in tight spaces. It turns out learning how to build a table, or make bread dough from an online tutorial is a really great idea!

Do you know what’s not a great idea? Trying to repair your furnace based on some advice you found online. We wouldn’t even consider this under the same umbrella as “DIY,” since this is something that should only be considered by experts on furnace repair in Okotoks, AB.

Don’t believe us? Or perhaps you’ve found the perfect guide on furnace repairs that you can follow yourself? Let us break down exactly what can happen if you decide to take this risk for yourself.

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How Often Do You Need Maintenance

December 28th, 2020

Twice a year! Once for a cooling system, and the second time for a heating system. Well, I guess that’s it for our blog post this week. Stay tuned next week where we talk about furnace repairs and avoiding DIY repairs under any circumstances.

We’re just kidding, that’s obviously not a good enough answer. Homeowners don’t want us to just tell them how often they need maintenance, because they often don’t believe us when we tell them. Homeowners want to know why they need maintenance twice a year, and what that will do for them. Heater maintenance in Calgary, AB isn’t optional, and in order for us to convince homeowners of this fact, we need to shed some light on what happens during a maintenance appointment.

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Our Heater Repair Guide for 2021

December 14th, 2020

Can you believe that it’s already almost 2021? For better or for worse, the year really flew by and it’s time to get our ducks in a row. Homeowners who have been hesitant about investing in heater repair should now look to the future on how things need to be done in 2021, instead of looking at the past year.

Heating repair needs to be something you factor into your budget going forward, especially if your system is getting old. We advise you to follow our guide on things to consider when it comes to heater repair in Calgary, AB. Let’s talk about how much it could cost, what it means to choose the right team for the job, and when you should start considering replacement.

Don’t worry, things might be better next year—and we can start adjusting our lives to make improvements now!

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It Might Be Time to Go Tankless

November 30th, 2020

How many times have you given a frustrated look to at your tank water heater when you were forced to finish the last 5 minutes of your shower cold? Or, perhaps someone bathed before you and used all the hot water so by the time it was your turn, you were bound to be uncomfortable. These scenes are all too familiar and they’re unfortunately what comes with the territory of tank water heaters.

What if we told you there was a way out? Your life doesn’t have to be like this. If you’re looking for a way out, it’s investing in tankless water heaters in Calgary, AB.

Tankless water heating systems are a new and improved way of using hot water. They’re efficient, effective, provide unlimited hot water, and they’re even becoming more and more affordable these days. Keep reading while we talk about the major benefits of this kind of system.

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Why Your Commercial Refrigeration Needs Professional Help

November 16th, 2020
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We know, it might be a little strange to be talking about refrigeration as temperatures start to sharply drop for the winter. Even so, it might seem even stranger as restaurants all throughout the area are having a hard time attracting customers due to the pandemic. How could any business out there afford commercial refrigeration help? Well, we’re here to talk a bit about why skipping out on professional services for your refrigeration system could end up costing you a lot more.

Commercial refrigeration in Calgary, AB has a lot to do about safety than it does just keeping things at a satisfactory temperature. This might seem like the perfect time to cut corners and start working on your commercial refrigeration system yourself, and while we understand the sentiment, we’d like to remind all the restaurant and business owners out there why this could be a terrible idea.

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4 Reasons to Choose Us for Heating Services

November 2nd, 2020

So, now that we offer plumbing services, it’s only fair that we remind all those homeowners out in Calgary as to why we’re the team to choose over other professional HVAC companies. It might not seem obvious at first (many homeowners just like to stick with the same contractor they have been using), but we can provide a sensible upgrade to your experience with HVAC if you decide to work with us.

Now that temperatures are cooling down and heating in Calgary, AB is becoming more important, it’s time to talk about how important heating service is and why our team is right for you. We promise that we’ll provide you with some clear direction as to what differentiates us from our competitors, and why our dedication to our customers exceeds expectations.

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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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