Shift Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating System Maintenance’

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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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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