Shift Air Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

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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Keep a Furnace Breakdown at Bay with 3 Tips Today!

Monday, February 24th, 2020

We apologize for the cheesy headline, but we just couldn’t help being excited about giving you some life-changing tips that could help your furnace last through the rest of the winter!

When temperatures start to dip low, it can be stressful for all homeowners in our neck of the woods who wonder whether their heater will make it to the point where it can be replaced safely during the spring, fall, or summer. Sometimes the two options are either waiting until you require emergency heater repair in Calgary, AB or somehow just eeking by without a catastrophic problem occurring within your heating system.

Well, luckily for you, you’ve got access to two things. The first is knowledge about how to take care of your furnace (which we will gladly impart on you), and the second is a company like us that’s right around the corner. We’re always available to fix your failing furnace if things get too bad!

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4 Noisy Nuisances from Your Gas Furnace

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Noises are not normal when they come from your furnace. Well, we mean the loud and obnoxious noises that don’t just sound like air silently being pushed through your vents.

The fact is, homeowners often ignore the noises that come from their heater because they don’t want to deal with the ensuing service call or furnace work that the noise generally calls for. However, if you’re a homeowner that cares about your furnace, you’ll know that the earlier you call a service professional about your furnace’s noises, the better the results will be.

That’s because gas furnace repair in Calgary, AB needs to be done to address issues before they compound into additional problems that eventually lead to a system breakdown. By pinpointing which noises warrant an emergency call, you’ll be easier equipped to deal with your furnace issues in a timely manner. Save money and stop the headaches by reading on!

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What CAN a Homeowner Do for Their Heater?

Monday, January 27th, 2020

We’re sure you’re probably tired of us telling you to constantly call a professional. In this day and age, with our common access to the internet, the world is full of homeowners that are eager to perform their own DIY solutions to many problems. That’s why it can be pretty demoralizing when you read about how important it is to not try doing something yourself and to call a licensed, experienced specialist for the job.

However, we’d be lying if we said that there was absolutely nothing a homeowner could do to help maintain their heater throughout the winter. As a matter of fact, there are some pretty huge things that can be done without the supervision of a professional HVAC technician, which also plays a large role in the healthy upkeep of your system.

And don’t forget—for everything else, make sure to call us for heating service in Calgary, AB!

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Which Maintenance Plan Is Right for You

Monday, January 13th, 2020

Silver plans, bronze plans, agreement A, agreement B, it can be hard to understand the difference from one maintenance plan to another. Unfortunately, just like health care or car maintenance, you’re going to have to make an informed decision to address the routine maintenance that your air conditioner or heater needs. Before you say anything, yes—your heater will require maintenance if you want it to last anywhere close to its expected full lifespan.

Heater maintenance in Calgary, AB is important because of our climate. It can get exceptionally cold here for an extended season, which means that homeowners are inclined to have their heater last for as long as possible while consuming as little fuel as necessary to keep their homes warm. That’s why we’re going to go through and talk about what you can expect from different maintenance plans, the pros and cons of each one, and which plan might be better for you.

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Don’t Skip Furnace Maintenance This Year

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Our furnaces are already on full blast this year, so we probably haven’t been the only ones to tell you that furnace maintenance is absolutely vital. Without the power of a well-maintained system, the below zero temperatures that are common in our area will begin to harm your quality of life. Parts of your home will freeze, pipes will burst, and there will be expensive repairs in the future.

That doesn’t mean that furnace maintenance has to be complicated or a hassle! There’s a set of unique benefits that heater maintenance could provide you, from an increase in your personal safety to a lower heating bill. Also, stop thinking that we’ll have to disrupt your life if we find something wrong with your heater—our heat guarantee states that we will put you and your family in a hotel for the night as well as supply electric heaters for your home because we care that much.

So, stop worrying and get to reading. We want you to prioritize furnace services in Calgary, AB as much as we do!

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