Gas Furnace


Keep Your HVAC System Germ-Free Easily

Years ago, the HVAC industry addressed a huge problem concerning mold growth that was due to the very common drum-type humidifiers that most people already had installed on their furnaces. With water constantly sitting in the water tray, it provided a very high source of mold growth.The answer brought about the introduction of the flow-through type humidifier, which uses only enough water to humidify your home, and any water not used by the process is drained away. These types of humidifiers are now very common. The replacement of drum-type humidifiers with a flow-through model is crucial to improving indoor air...Read More

Is Cleaning Your Own Gas Furnace Worth The Risk?

Is cleaning your own gas furnace worth the risk? Every gas-burning appliance should be cleaned and inspected by a licensed gas technician at least once per year. With newer high-efficiency gas furnaces, it seems to have become common practice for many homeowners to stretch their yearly furnace inspection to once every two years now, and that is mostly due to two reasons. Newer gas furnaces burn much cleaner and efficiently these days, especially as compared to the standard conventional gas furnaces that were common in the 70's and 80's. The second-most common reason for putting off regular maintenance is due...Read More

Real Duct Cleaning Reviews From Toronto

Here are some more real reviews that came from City Duct customers. Most of these were brought back to us in writing, and appeared on our Quality Questionaire checklists.At City Duct Cleaning we provide our customers with quality workmanship and an honest service. Its no wonder that people are truly satisfied with our work. With the spring now here, I am glad City Duct Cleaning cleaned my air ducts, as I can now concentrate on my gardening. Anna in East York Less dusting is all I asked for. Cleaning my air ducts was the smartest thing to do. Thankyou city duct....Read More

Why So Cold In Here?

What are some common factors for it being cold in the house? It could be lots of things, such as poor insulation, old windows, bad air flow… As Mrs. Angela Sheridan of Toronto, Ontario writes: ‘My husband and I were having a problem in our daughter’s room with it being very cold at night. We would turn up the furnace to no avail as it was still very cold. On the other hand, the rest of the house was quite comfortable. We called a local heating/cooling company to come service the furnace and we were told that the furnace was...Read More

Getting your heating system ready for the fall

With the upcoming heating season fast-approaching, now would be a good time to think about getting your furnace ready before that first cold day hits. Spending about only 10 minutes of your time to check out your furnace now before it's actually needed, could spare you some time and grief. Here's a quick checklist of things to do. We'll also go over these items in more detail. 1. Visually inspect your furnace 2. Turn up your thermostat 3. Make sure the furnace "fires up" 4. Check and clean your air filter 5. Get the humidifier ready 6. Run everything through...Read More