Shift Air Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Joining Our Maintenance Plan Helps with Your Repairs

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

What? How the heck can maintenance help with repairs? You choose one or the other, maintenance or repairs, right? Well, it’s not that simple and we’d like to discuss why.

Maintenance is a fundamental aspect of owning a heating system. That being said, you will need heater repair in Airdrie, AB at some point in the lifespan of your heater. So why are these two services interconnected? Because quality maintenance helps prevent repairs and makes them cheaper in the long run.

By signing up for yearly maintenance, yes even right now, you could be mitigating repairs that would have occurred one, two, or three years down the line. Not only that, but the repairs you do need might be a lot less expensive when they’re parts that have been maintained for so long. Let’s talk about some other benefits that come with a quality maintenance plan.

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Daikin Furnaces: The Difference with a Better Built System

Monday, February 8th, 2021

Daikin is a name that’s pretty closely-associated with air conditioners. While we know that’s definitely a benefit for our team during the summer, it kind of hurts us during the winter when we wan to talk about some of our most impressive Daikin technology.

Daikin furnaces, as well as other furnace models that we work on, are some of the most efficient in the world. Since we utilize our heaters for so much of the year in Alberta, it’s important that we use ones that are cost-effective and don’t use too much fuel.

Many homeowners are interested in getting a Daikin furnace, or a newer brand-name furnace model, but they’re afraid of the cost and complexity of furnace repair in Airdrie, AB. Let’s talk about high-efficiency furnace technology, why it’s improved so much in the past few years, and why now might be the best time to get a new system or have your struggling one repaired.

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Why You Need a Team with a Heat Guarantee

Monday, January 25th, 2021

It gets cold in Okotoks. We don’t need to tell you that. Though, despite this fact, some homeowners still load up on the blankets and sweatshirts as they stress themselves out dealing with a failing heater. Heat is not a luxury here, it’s a necessity and it’s about time you worked with a team that had a heat guarantee.

What’s a “heat guarantee?” Well, we’re glad you asked! When you call our team, we promise to give you and your family heat no matter what. If we can’t fix your furnace or get your heat back on before our service is finished for the day, then we’ll go above and beyond to make sure you feel safe and warm going forward. We’ll even put you in a hotel at no cost to you!

This is one of many reasons why our team is the one to call for heating repair in Okotoks, AB!

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Furnace Repair: Avoid DIY at All Costs!

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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4 Reasons to Choose Us for Heating Services

Monday, 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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Furnaces: The Most Common Heater in the World

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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How Exactly Do You Change Your Air Filter?

Monday, March 9th, 2020

We talk about the importance of filter changes on this blog quite often. Though, what many HVAC companies with a strong web presence forget to do is talk about exactly how your heater’s air filter is supposed to be changed. We’re not always talking to people who have as much time spent with these machines as we do, so sometimes it can feel like we’re talking to experts when really, we’re talking to homeowners with little to no experience in the field, just like you!

This isn’t a bad thing. Not every homeowner has the time or the ability to spend so much time doing research about their HVAC system that they know exactly how to swap out their air filter. That’s why we’ve consolidated everything you need to know in one blog post. Get your air filter cleaned and replaced in no time with our handy guide to stave off furnace repair in Calgary, AB!

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