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Why is my Air Conditioner’s Refrigerant Line Covered in Ice?

A Calgary tech explains Let’s say you’re mowing the lawn or pulling weeds. You’re looking forward to finishing up your chores so you can head inside and enjoy a nice, cool beverage in your nice, cool home. As you’re working, you glance over at your trusty AC unit, and something looks… unusual. And by “unusual” what we mean is “frozen.” …

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What is a Heat Pump, and How Does it Work?

Enjoying the summertime looks a little different right now (thanks COVID-19), but what probably won’t change is the summer heat. That means most of us are already looking for ways to keep cool while keeping our costs down. You know the usual suspects: AC units, window units, and ceiling fans. There’s also, you know, praying for the heat wave to …

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It’s Time to Switch Your Fan Direction

How to Be More Comfortable and Save $$ This Summer You know all those trendy DIY videos on Facebook and Instagram? (Of course you do, because what else have we all been up to while social distancing?) Most of those hacks lead to hours of cleaning up glitter and hot glue, never to produce a finished or useful project. But …

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How to Hire an Air Conditioner Contractor During a Global Pandemic

We have to confess something: That is a blog post title we could have never anticipated. But COVID-19 has certainly turned the world upside down, hasn’t it?  We realize this is temporary: the stay-home orders, the daily press conferences, the teleconferencing and social distancing. Eventually, the virus will be under control and we won’t have to second-guess if we really …

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How Do I Find the Tonnage of My AC Unit

OK, real talk: As a homeowner, replacing your air conditioning unit is absolutely no fun. It can be expensive, the research is a time-suck, and unless you’re Calgary HVAC pros like we are, you’ll quickly come up against unfamiliar industry jargon (like “AC tonnage”) that’ll leave you frustrated, confused, and worried about making a costly mistake.  If that sounds familiar, …

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How to Get Rid of That Musty Smell

Imagine this: You’re a kid, and your family’s been on the road all day. You and your siblings are jammed into the backseat of the car, arguing over whether the windows should be up or down and who gets to control the radio. Finally, after a bazillion miles and way too many hours, you pull up to your grandma’s house. …

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HVAC Troubleshooting Guide

Why your Furnace/AC Isn’t Turning OnChoosing the Right Furnace FilterHow to Locate the Gas Shut-off ValveA/C Isn’t Cooling – FreonCarbon Monoxide – FurnaceA/C Maintenance Tips Why Your Furnace/ AC Isn’t Turning On Outside A/C unit not running?  Furnace won’t kick in on a cold morning? Here are a few things to check before calling ABC Company. Step 1 – Getting …

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Easy DIY Furnace Maintenance Tips

You know what’s worse than coming home to a freezing cold house during a cold snap? Nothing. Except maybe having your furnace say, “Nope” in the middle of your fancy holiday meal or while your buddies are over for a major sporting event or any other time when it’s cold outside. Obviously, your furnace’s job is to keep you nice …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Programmable Thermostats

These days, most people are all about gadgets. We went from smart phones to smart everything in pretty short order, and we just love when our electronics make our lives easier and our day-to-day tasks faster. As Calgary HVAC professionals, we keep our eyes on all the technological advances designed to keep our customers’ homes more comfortable and their wallets …