January 2020 - Hamilton Home Comfort

Month: January 2020

Can an Old Furnace Cause Health Problems?

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You are probably aware that as your furnace ages, it is more likely to break down and cost you more money as it loses its energy efficiency. But did you know that an older furnace can also pose potential health problems for you and your family? Here are a few ways in which your old furnace may…

Furnace Maintenance to Avoid Problems Later

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The home furnace is a piece of equipment that provides families with warmth through high-temperature heating. Its name is derived from the Greek word Fornax, which means oven. It performs one of the most critical functions in a home. The most common fuel sources today for modern furnaces in North America are natural gas furnaces. Other…

Tips on Buying a Gas Furnace

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When considering replacing your old furnace, a gas furnace is an excellent alternative to their electronic counterparts due to their energy-efficiency. Heating with gas has been long known for it being the fuel of choice since it is the most economical. All new natural gas furnaces available today are high-efficiency, with an Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) of…

What to Consider When Choosing Your Fireplace

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A fireplace can act as a stylistic centrepiece in your home, but first, you must decide on a fireplace’s primary purpose. It can anchor two rooms and provide a welcoming area for relaxation or socialization. It can also be used for heat-efficiency, aesthetics or a combination of both, so it’s important to communicate this information…

Keep Up With Your Fireplace Maintenance

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There is nothing better than curling up near a roaring fire when the nights get cooler, the leaves fall from the trees, and the air becomes crisp. The warmth of a fireplace can draw family members together during the cold weather months. It can become an intimate place to share with friends, but a fireplace requires maintenance…

How to Stay Warm on Cool Summer Evenings with Patio Heaters

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With a chill in the air on those cool late summer evenings, you can still enjoy your patio with a patio heater. A patio heater provides comfort and extends your living space in the cool weather of late summer and early fall. Patio heaters are ideal for entertaining friends and family for a night on the…

5 Tips to Save on Your Air Conditioning Costs this Summer

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The costs associated with keeping your home cool can be easy to forget…until you get your monthly hydro bill! And once you get your first high energy bill, you’ll probably start brainstorming ways to avoid it next month. Besides turning your air conditioning unit up to a degree or two, implementing some energy efficiency tips…

Benefits of an Outdoor Fireplace

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An outdoor fireplace is a great addition to any backyard as a welcoming focal point for your home.  Having an outdoor fireplace is one of the latest popular trends for home renovations that combine comfort and warmth outside for many months. With an outdoor fireplace, you can enjoy the lit skies of summer or the beauty of…