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What is an HVAC system and what does it do

Posted On: May 11, 2022
The term HVAC system comes up quite often, especially when looking at the specifications of a home. Whether it's brand new or older, what is an HVAC system, and what does it do? HVAC stands for h...[More]


Spring Cleaning Tips You Should Know About

Posted On: April 27, 2022
Spring is only a few days away and what better way to commemorate its arrival than by cleaning! Nothing says a fresh start faster than a thoroughly cleaned home. Being prepared is key in accomplishing...[More]


Should I Apply for the Greener Home Grant?

Posted On: March 31, 2022
With climate change being the talk of the news, everyone wonders what they can do to help? Some people purchase hybrid vehicles, take public transportation, ride bikes, or walk where they can.But ther...[More]


Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Spring

Posted On: March 16, 2022
Spring is just around the corner – are you ready for warmer weather? We sure missed it, how about you? You might have a list of activities lined up for spring, and we are excited just like you! Just...[More]


HVAC Maintenance: Common Problems You Might Encounter

Posted On: March 2, 2022
The battle against heat and humidity can be quite common during the warmer months. Some homeowners rely on their HVAC systems to keep them cool and comfortable, even on the hottest of days. This is wh...[More]


Why you should choose a career in HVAC

Posted On: February 16, 2022
It can be hard to choose a career, especially if you are young or looking for a new path in life. And if you're one of those people who likes to know how things work instead of being in an office all ...[More]


Why are icicles forming on my soffit

Posted On: February 2, 2022
The soffit is the material on your home beneath the eaves trough that connects the roof's edge to the exterior wall. You can also find them on the underside of your porch. Suffit's are essential for p...[More]


Should You Switch to a Gas Fireplace

Posted On: January 19, 2022
What could be more peaceful than curling up with a good book in front of a glowing fireplace? Fireplaces can be a magnificent staple in any home or business. Not only do fireplaces provide great ambia...[More]


Great Saving Tips for This Year

Posted On: January 5, 2022
It’s not a big surprise that energy costs money, but some people are still surprised when they see how much their consumption is costing them. Keep in mind that anything you can do to conserve energ...[More]


New Years Resolutions for Your Home

Posted On: December 22, 2021
People commonly make New Year’s resolutions for things that concern their personal lives. This year, however, you might want to consider making resolutions that involve keeping your home a safe and ...[More]


Home Heating Myths Debunked

Posted On: December 8, 2021
There is one wives’ tale for almost everything – even your home heating! These mind-boggling myths have been around for a while now and there is no better time to debunk them than today.We know yo...[More]


Home Improvements to Keep Everyone Warm This Winter

Posted On: November 24, 2021
You cannot do anything about the chilly weather but what you can do is take steps to make your home more energy efficient. Homeowners should start with small tweaks before splurging on big home improv...[More]


HVAC Experts: Know When to Call for Help

Posted On: November 11, 2021
Before making any home repairs, you need to calculate the costs of trying to do the repairs yourself over hiring professionals. Some things are easier than others – like going to a hardware store or...[More]


Why Your Home Needs Custom Ductwork

Posted On: October 20, 2021
Although your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system might not cross your mind frequently, it is still likely that the safety and comfort of your home are prominent in your mind. The...[More]


Tankless Water Heaters: Make the Switch

Posted On: October 8, 2021
Are you looking for a steady supply of hot water?Is the idea of constantly heating your water in your basement via a big tank sounds inefficient as well as wasteful to you?One of the basic necessities...[More]


Is Your Home Ready for Winter

Posted On: September 23, 2021
Now that fall is here, it’s time to prepare your home for colder months. We want to help you lower your utility bills while protecting your investment. Great news, here are some things you can do yo...[More]


Ways to Save Money on Your Energy Bill

Posted On: September 3, 2021
Homeowners are always on the lookout for clever ways to save money on electricity. In our quest, we stumble upon bizarre and outlandish tips that we are almost always willing to believe.In this articl...[More]


Gas Line: Its Benefits and Why You Should Have It Installed

Posted On: August 25, 2021
If you are interested in having a gas liIf you are interested in having a gas line installed in your home for your barbecue or a garage heater, this is a great article for you! There are many ways you...[More]


Should I Turn the Central AC On or Off While on Vacation?

Posted On: August 12, 2021
With the summer announcing its arrival, homeowners are starting to leave their homes to be on exciting vacations doing all sorts of fun activities.But before you get to carried away, make sure that yo...[More]


Hidden Dangers of Dirty Ducts

Posted On: July 28, 2021
Dirty ducts hold so much threat to your overall health and safety. Experts strongly suggest that you have your duct system inspected and cleaned to prevent allergens and contaminants from decreasing y...[More]


Safety 101: Quality of Water at Home

Posted On: July 15, 2021
How sure are you about the quality of water you have at home?Without proper testing, water can carry unknown contaminants, as well as bacteria, which can make it non-potable. It may taste alright, but...[More]


Protect and Clean Your Air Conditioner

Posted On: June 17, 2021
Your air conditioner unit provides you comfort especially during the warmer months. It is important that you know how to properly maintain and clean it so your comfort – as well as your family’s ...[More]


3 Must Have Services for Quality Air Conditioning

Posted On: June 9, 2021
Thank goodness that you do not have to open the windows in your home to cool your home or to light fire in the fireplace to warm you home. Air conditioning services heat a home during winter and cool ...[More]


Safety 101: Quality of Air Inside the Home

Posted On: May 20, 2021
Have you ever felt that you are breathing in ‘stuffy’ air inside your own home? When poor ventilation becomes a problem in your home, you need to have it checked immediately.In the past, residenti...[More]


Is It Time to Replace Your HVAC Systems?

Posted On: May 7, 2021
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are a big investment and you have every right to expect it to function well and last for decades, given the proper care and maintenance they re...[More]


Are Your HVAC Units Ready for the Summer?

Posted On: April 22, 2021
With summer just around the corner, it’s definitely the right time to think about all the things that you should take care of to ensure that your home’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning ...[More]


How to Choose an Air Conditioner

Posted On: April 7, 2021
When looking for an air conditioner, there are a few things that you should know before making this large purchase. Whether you are new to air conditioning or have experience, it's always good to foll...[More]


How to Choose a Furnace?

Posted On: March 24, 2021
Is your furnace nearing its end of life? If you answered yes, then it's time to start looking for a new one before it is too late.When looking into replacing your heating unit, there are a few things ...[More]


How to Buy an Air Conditioning Unit?

Posted On: March 10, 2021
With the temperatures warming up, you may be thinking about air conditioners whether you are buying a new one or looking into replacing your old, outdated one.If purchasing an air conditioner is somet...[More]


How to Buy a Furnace?

Posted On: February 28, 2021
If you are looking into buying a new furnace, you should consider a few things before making your purchase, system type, ductwork, size, brand, and, of course, price.When looking at system types, ther...[More]


Common Furnace Problems You Should Be Familiar With

Posted On: February 11, 2021
Canadians are familiar with extremely cold weather. We are no stranger to the kind of winter that seems to linger too long that we all start to believe that spring will never come.It is during those l...[More]


Reasons to Get a Gas Fireplace

Posted On: January 29, 2021
Canada is a place where the cold never leaves – all year round. Part of what makes you Canadian is your ability to withstand such frigid conditions without complaining. To help you get through the c...[More]


Types of Home Humidifiers

Posted On: December 29, 2020
It’s a good time of year to talk about home humidification.Four types of home humidifiers are available, which are centrally connected to your heating system.The first one is the typical hardware st...[More]


Unusual Ways to Keep Your Home Warm for Winter

Posted On: December 17, 2020
We are always on the lookout for new and inexpensive ways to heat our home because that bit of comfort can get expensive during the winter. When it comes to warming up, there are tons of ways you can ...[More]


Top Reasons Your Furnace May Not Properly Work This Time of Year

Posted On: December 3, 2020
How sure are you that your furnace will really make it through the coldest weather this year? No one can say that they are absolutely sure. It is unfortunate, but there is no guarantee that you will e...[More]


Maintaining Your AC During Colder Months

Posted On: November 20, 2020
The cooler weather will be setting in to stay and so, indoor air conditioners will finally get some time off. Residential owners, however, should not neglect their AC units. HVAC systems can last from...[More]


Furnace 101: Why is Mine Leaking Water?

Posted On: November 7, 2020
There could be several reasons your furnace is leaking water, but the most likely one is a condensation leak.Usually, the condensation that comes from a high-efficiency gas furnace gets channeled to a...[More]


Top Ways to Save Some Money During the Colder Months

Posted On: October 27, 2020
In Canada, we spend most of the year using our heaters. You'd think that we know everything there is to know about our heating systems. You'll be surprised how many homeowners do not know that their h...[More]


Air Ducts: To Clean or Not to Clean

Posted On: October 13, 2020
Duct cleaning has been quite popular in the past few years with commercial cleaning services happening everywhere. But really, is this service worth the hype or is it just a really good scam?In this p...[More]


The Importance of Having Bathroom Exhaust Fans at Home

Posted On: September 1, 2020
From odour control to safety, there are many reasons why having bathroom exhaust fans in your home is essential.Most homes come with exhaust fans that are already installed, but not all of them are ef...[More]


Why Should I Change My Air Filter?

Posted On: April 22, 2020
Your furnace and air conditioner work hard to keep your home comfortable during the cold and warm seasons. During these seasons, you should be checking your filter every 30 days and changing the filte...[More]


Why Does My Water Heater Keep Shutting Off?

Posted On: March 25, 2020
Stepping into a cold shower is not a pleasant way to start or finish your day. If you find yourself in this situation, there are many reasons as to why your water heater keeps shutting off.For those w...[More]


Prepare Your Air Conditioner For Spring

Posted On: March 11, 2020
With spring just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about your air conditioner. There are a few things that you must do to prepare your AC for the warmer months. Following these steps will...[More]


What Are Some Maintenance (Cleaning) Tips for Replacing Filters?

Posted On: February 26, 2020
Learning how to maintain and clean your filters is an important and necessary process in taking care of your HVAC units. Filters are used to prevent dust, hair and other particles from clogging the fa...[More]


What is the Difference Between a Heat Pump and a Furnace?

Posted On: February 12, 2020
When the weather becomes colder, we rely on our home’s heating units to keep us warm during the fall and winter seasons, whether it be a furnace or a heat pump. But, what is the difference between t...[More]


How to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home?

Posted On: January 29, 2020
After a long day, you and your family want nothing more than to come home to a relaxing and comfortable environment. Whether that means being warm in the winter or cool in the summer! However, the tem...[More]


How Often Should I Get Service Maintenance Done on my Furnace?

Posted On: January 22, 2020
As the weather gets colder, your furnace will begin to work in overtime mode to keep your home warm. The longer it runs, the further maintenance and repairs it could require.To ensure your furnace con...[More]


What Are Signs That My Furnace May Soon Require Replacement?

Posted On: December 10, 2019
At Twintech Heating & Cooling, repairing furnaces is our bread and butter! However, there comes a point in every furnace's life where even regular maintenance and the most skillful repairs can't s...[More]


Gas Fireplace Maintenance Tips

Posted On: August 28, 2019
There has always been something comforting about fireplaces. On a cold winter day, you may come inside to grab a hot beverage and warm up by a roaring fire. Not only do fireplaces warm up your home, b...[More]


How Often Should I Replace my AC Filters?

Posted On: July 17, 2019
If you own an AC unit, a common question you may as is, “how often should I replace my air conditioner filters?” That’s an important question to keep in mind for all home or property owners. Gen...[More]


Whats the difference between electric gas and oil heating systems?

Posted On: July 3, 2019
When searching for a new heating system for your home, there are a few important questions that you want to ask yourself. Is your priority to save money, or are you looking for something more environm...[More]


Improving Your Air Quality this Winter

Posted On: January 28, 2018
As the winter season progresses and the temperature tumbles we seal ourselves off in our toasty homes and do what we can to ignore the snow and the ice outside. However, with the shutting of windows c...[More]


What Stinks? Common Heating System Odours

Posted On: October 7, 2017
When your heating system at home is working properly, you will not hear any sound... and you will definitely not smell any foul odour. If yours is giving off an unusual odour, don't panic just yet. It...[More]


What Happens When I Clean My Air Ducts?

Posted On: September 21, 2017
You probably have asked yourself at one point or another if you should have the air ducts in your home cleaned. You have heard somewhere that it is a scam but others claim that it’s worth it.In this...[More]


Keeping Warm This Fall: Things to Remember

Posted On: October 5, 2016
We can feel it in the air – the cold season is fast approaching. Keeping a home warm is not as easy as 1,2,3 especially if the home is older and doesn’t really have very good insulation. Here are ...[More]