Smoke detectors are an essential component of the safety of your home and its occupants. Here are some tips to help with regular maintenance of these devices.
Smart homes offer their inhabitants the convenience of interconnected systems, such as heating, cooling, security, lighting, and entertainment, which can be controlled through a single interface.
Although the snowflakes keep deciding to show up here and there— there is good news. Spring is on it’s way! As a result, it’s the perfect time to start preparing your home to go from operating in the winter to welcoming warming weather (happily too, we may add)!
As heating bills continue to rise, consumers find themselves contemplating what is more important: home comfort or manageable expenses? Canadian winters can be brutal and it is a great relief to go from the freezing cold into a warm and cozy home. However, it can be a challenge to find the balance between a hospitable atmosphere and one that causes excessive financial strain.
Southern Ontario sees a mix of temperatures during the Fall—everything from days in 20 degree range, to days just above the freezing mark. With the changes in the air temperatures and seasons, it’s important to keep your home energy efficient to mirror these changes, saving energy and money spent on HVAC and allowing you to enjoy your home comfortably. Let’s take a look at some ways you can save energy in your home through your HVAC this Fall.
A common question we hear from homeowners is, “Why is my furnace blowing cold air?” Because a furnace is responsible for creating warm air for a home, it is a bit concerning if cold air is blowing out of the furnace and into the air ducts and air vents. Depending on the type of furnace you have (gas furnace, electric furnace, wood burning furnace, or an oil furnace) will direct you to the root of the cold air problem. But first, you should always check the thermostat to make sure you’re set
With the insulation options these days, you should have no problem retaining the heat in your home to reduce your dependency on energy options.