Shift Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating’

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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Ductless Heating FAQ

Monday, April 6th, 2020

If there’s anything that prospective ductless heater owners need, it’s an FAQ to answer all those questions that they often have. Unlike other heaters, like gas furnaces, ductless heaters are fairly new and utilize more recently developed technology that your average homeowner might not be familiar with.

So, if you’re looking into options for a heating system in your home to be installed this year, don’t count out a ductless system. We can help answer some of those questions that you’ve been asking in this blog post today. Heating in Chestermere, AB doesn’t have to be a complicated mess that leaves you in the dark. By doing some quick research, you can learn about the advantages a ductless heating system provides and what you can expect if you were to be the owner of such a system.

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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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How It Works: Heat Pumps

Monday, December 30th, 2019

While we might not be as informative as a two-hour-long documentary about heat pumps, we’ve got the necessary info about heat pumps right here for homeowners in our area. If you’ve ever wondered how they work, then your search can stop here. We’ve got the experience and the technical background working with these systems to tell you how they work and help you stay informed when investing in a heating system.

To be honest, they’re not as complicated as you might think! Heat pumps in Calgary, AB provide a unique heating solution for many homes in our area, and their utility is only matched by their efficiency and innovative design. These systems are an amazing way to heat your home, and if you’re tired of burning natural gas or dealing with boiler problems for decades, why not give a heat pump a try?

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Check Out Our Blog for Advice on All Things HVAC

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Be sure to bookmark the Shift Air blog to start learning the ins and outs of HVAC.

We’ll regularly post energy saving tips, how-to’s on troubleshooting your systems, and breakdowns on even the most complex industry related terms and concepts.

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