How To Clean An Air Conditioner

There’s nothing perfectly as comforting as staying in a cool, cozy home on a sweltering summer day. But in order to keep a working air conditioning system, you’ll need to ensure it’s kept clean. Most air conditioning concerns arise from the accumulation of dirt and debris within your unit’s system. Dirt can impede airflow, forcing…
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How Long Does A Natural Gas Furnace Last?

All things have an expiry date. When something is essential or a bit pricey, extending the furnace’s life in the best way feasible is valuable and more advisable, but do you have any idea about the expected lifespan of your appliance? A natural gas furnace commonly has an average life expectancy of about 10 to…
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What To Do When Your Furnace Fuse Keeps Blowing

HVAC professional inspecting burnt-out furnace fuse

he winter months are when you rely the most on your furnace to keep you and your family warm, but just like with any other appliance, things can sometimes go wrong. Whether it’s a furnace or a heat pump, if there is a blown fuse, it should be dealt with in a timely manner. Keeping…
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Are Expensive Furnace Air Filters Worth It?

Hamilton homeowner replacing cheap, dusty furnace filter

Air filters play a crucial part in keeping the air in your home clean. Without them, airborne particles like pet dander, dust mites, and mold spores could be floating around your home and in the air you breathe. So is it worthwhile to invest in more expensive air filters? Or can general filters meet your…
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How Often Should Furnace Filters Be Replaced?

Senior man inserting new air filter in furnace

A common question that homeowners ask is, “How often should I change my furnace filters?” There are plenty of furnace filter manufacturers that would have you believe that you need to change your air filter every month. While this may be true for anyone with severe allergies or asthma, it’s not necessary for the average…
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How Long Does A Furnace Last?

Comfortable living room with indoor furnace

Your furnace is what keeps your home warm and comfortable. But, if you have an older furnace, it may not heat your home as well as it once has. In this blog post, we will discuss how long furnaces last, what can shorten their lifespan, and how you can get the most out of your…
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What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need?

Cooling contractor in uniform installing wall-mounted air conditioner

When buying both heating and cooling units, many people consider the efficiency rating, model number, features and price, but few consider the size. The size of an AC unit is arguably the most important part of an HVAC system — size can optimize performance and energy efficiency. So how do you know what size of…
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What Are The Benefits Of A Tankless Water System?

Showerhead and hot water tank on Hamilton bathroom wall

Most people never really think about their hot water tanks. Like an air conditioning unit or furnace, a water heater does its job out of sight and out of mind. Only when it fails to provide warm water, drives up energy costs, or is on its last legs of life do people really think about…
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How to Know if You Need Your Furnace Repaired

Hamilton HVAC contractor inspecting furnace interior with red flashlight

Polcomfort is a professional heating/air conditioning HVAC contractor in Hamilton, Ontario. We offer high-quality heating and cooling services for residential clients. 7 Ways to Know if You Need Your Furnace Repaired If you notice any combination of the warning signs that your furnace needs repairs from the list below, don’t wait for your furnace to…
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