Shift Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Calgary’

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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It Might Be Time to Go Tankless

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

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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Check Out Our Plumbing Services!

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Is It Too Late for AC Maintenance? No Way!

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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