Your old wood burning fireplace is charming, but there’s a point in your life when you might start losing interest in it. The hassle becomes more trouble than it’s worth: Ordering, unloading, splitting and storing wood. Buying stacks of kindling. Storing piles of newspaper. Carrying logs in a few at a time. Building and tending … Continue reading How We Convert Your Old Wood Burning Fireplace to Gas
You wake up and turn up the heat before going to work. Your partner turns it down later in the morning so the house isn’t being heated while everybody is out at work/school for the day. You get home and turn the heat up again to make the house comfortable for everybody in the evening. You … Continue reading Life is Better with a Smart Thermostat
The best ways to keep your whole house warm this winter. If your family is like so many others in Kingston, this is the time of year you start to notice some of the kinks in your home comfort system. You’ve started running the furnace and some areas in the house are noticeably cooler than … Continue reading How to Warm Up Cold Spots in Your House this Winter
We get a lot of the same questions from families across Kingston, and we want everybody to feel comfortable in their knowledge of home comfort appliances before buying any equipment or services. The more you know about your furnace and the furnace service we provide, the more you understand the value you get with Haven … Continue reading Should I Have My Furnace Cleaned
Don’t try to repair your air conditioner yourself! You can tinker around with a lot of the appliances around the house and usually keep them working fine, so you can probably do the same with your air conditioner. Right? Wrong! Very few of them are as complex and precise as your air conditioner. The best thing … Continue reading DIY Air Conditioner Repairs. Bad Idea!
Does MERV Rating Matter? Proper air filtration is essential for breathing cleaner indoor air. Mechanical filters are the most common types of filters used in HVAC systems. They are also highly efficient and require minimal maintenance. The most important aspect of these filters is the mechanical efficiency rating value (MERV). Although it’s a great to … Continue reading Is the MERV Rating Important?
It’s not an easy decision to make, if you should replace or repair your furnace. After all… A single repair might save some money, but will this just be the first of many expensive repairs that keep coming? A replacement won’t break down for a long time, but is it worth stretching your budget when … Continue reading Should I Replace or Repair My Furnace?
Winter air is so, so dry, and a whole house humidifier is the best way to keep that dryness from ruining your winter cheer. Balanced humidity is more important than many homeowners know. It’s not just a comfort thing. It’s a quality of life thing. Don’t believe us? Read on. Here are 8 ways a humidifier … Continue reading 8 Ways a Humidifier Makes Living in Canada Easier
Winter storms can cause problems outside and inside the home. The buildup of wind pressure, ice, and snow can cause trees and branches to drop on power lines leading to blackouts and electrical hazards. These damages can affect the efficiency of major electrical appliances including your HVAC system. At ClimateCare, our aim is to keep … Continue reading Winter Storm Safety
With a toddler or young child in the house, your fireplace, just like many other areas around the house, can become a hazard if left in your pre-child state. Whether you have a traditional wood burning fireplace on a stone hearth, a stove, or a gas insert fireplace, you can make it safe with just a little work. 1. Keep hot … Continue reading Baby Proof Your Fireplace in 4 Easy Steps