Comfort

Sizing your replacement furnace is a skill: make sure your installer has it

December 10, 2013

If the furnace you’ve been using to heat your home has started giving you problems and is more than 10-15 years old, it may be time for a replacement. You may be amazed at how far furnace technology has advanced in the past decade, allowing for home heating units that are more efficient at providing […]

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Fall Allergies Are Annoying; Here’s How to Keep the Lid on Them

November 20, 2013

The fall allergy season is here again with its miserable cadre symptoms. But the coughing, sneezing, itchy watery eyes and general malaise brought on by allergies need not ruin your enjoyment of the autumn changes, as long as you take a few precautions to reduce allergens in your home. What Type of Allergens Occur in the […]

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Carbon Monoxide Is a Silent Killer – Protect Your Family With Well-Placed Detectors

November 20, 2013

Odourless and invisible, carbon monoxide (CO) is a dangerous gas that can leak into your home without you even knowing it. Thankfully, CO detectors are readily available and – if installed correctly in the proper locations – will alert you when they detect any traces of carbon monoxide, greatly helping to improve your home safety. […]

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The Air Filter and the Particles It Traps: Understanding MERV

November 20, 2013

Buying a new air filter for your air conditioner or furnace can easily become overwhelming. There are a number of different options available on the market and knowing to choose the best air filter for your household takes a basic understanding of MERV ratings. Most HVAC air filters are labeled with a MERV rating. An air […]

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Choosing the Right Home Heating Systems for Your House

October 15, 2013

With such a wide variety of home heating systems available in the market, many people have a difficult time choosing the right system for their home. However, if you do your research and consider factors like the size and type of your house, the climate, and availability and cost of energy, this will help you […]

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Why Should I Upgrade to a High Efficiency Gas Furnace?

September 17, 2013

No matter how much you may want to postpone replacing your old furnace, there comes a time when you know it’s time for a new one. In this case, upgrading to a high efficiency gas furnace may just be the best option for you given its increased reliability and lifelong economical service. A high efficiency […]

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Fall Furnace Installation in Toronto From Reliance Home Comfort

September 17, 2013

Fall Furnace Installation in Toronto From Reliance Home Comfort There is no better time than the fall for new furnace installation in Toronto. As the summer ends, it reminds us to start preparing for the cold winter days when your furnace will play an essential role in maintaining a comfortable temperature inside your home. When you are […]

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7 End of Season Air Conditioning Repair Tips

September 10, 2013

Air conditioners serve us well throughout the entire hot season and we often forget to appreciate their value once those hot summer days are gone. An important part of our indoor air quality and comfort, your air conditioner needs to be properly attended and repaired in order to efficiently deliver cool air next year as […]

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Which Types of Air Conditioner Units are Suitable for My Home?

September 6, 2013

Homeowners often wonder which type of air conditioner units are suitable for the specific needs of their household. The first and most important thing when choosing an air conditioning systems is getting the right sized unit that will not only keep you comfortable, but will also be the most energy efficient solution. An air conditioner […]

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What Happens If I Don’t Keep Up With My Air Conditioner Maintenance?

September 6, 2013

We often take for granted the clean and fresh air that our air conditioner delivers into our home every day. We often don’t appreciate our air conditioning system until it stops working! The only way to avoid an unexpected failure is to keep up to date with your air conditioner maintenance. Having your A/C unit […]

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