Perhaps one night, in the middle of a freezing cold snap, you wake up shivering, wondering why your heat won’t kick on. Nothing is worse than a failed furnace in the dead of winter, particularly if it happens at a late hour. Here at Home Service Plus, we are experts in furnace services in Winnipeg. We have helped countless members of our local community when their furnace fails.
While we are always on call if you need us, it is far better to avoid a catastrophic failure of your heating system in the middle of the night if you can. In some cases, simple furnace maintenance will ensure that your heating never fails. However, there comes a day when it is time to replace your furnace before you wind up shivering in the cold. Check out these tell-tale signs that it is time for you to purchase a new furnace.
YOUR FURNACE IS MORE THAN 20 YEARS OLD
On average, depending on the make and model, your furnace will last anywhere from 15 to 20 years. If your furnace is well past this age, you should probably begin...more
Are you on the fence about duct cleaning for your home? Do you find it hard to decide if it’s worth the cost? We assure you, the benefits of duct cleaning are numerous, and the value you’ll receive from improved air quality is well worth the cost, especially when you opt for affordable air duct cleaning services from Home Service Plus. Here at Home Service Plus, we offer competitive rates on our duct cleaning services — most homes are $189 for a full system cleaning — so that you can gain peace of mind that the air in your home is pure. We offer a flat $189 fee for homes up to 1,800 square feet in size, and only $50 extra for every additional 700 square feet for larger homes.more
During the cold winter months, it is easy to wind up with an energy bill that’s through the roof. If you have been noticing a spike in your energy costs this winter, it might be time to implement a few extra methods for lowering these costs. Cutting down on energy usage doesn’t need to be terribly difficult. As your experts in furnace services in Winnipeg, we have helped countless families in our community find creative ways to lower their energy bills each month. Check out these five easy tips for keeping your home warm while using less energy.
#1: HAVE YOUR INSULATION INSPECTED
First things first, how good is your home’s insulation? In many cases, high energy bills during both the winter and summer months are due to a lack of proper insulation. You can start by inspecting your home on your own. If you have an attic, take a look at what kind of insulation is in place. Do you see any major gaps or feel any considerable drafts in the space? Upgrading your insulation can go a long way in preventing energy loss in your home.
Not only should you...more
If you have a failing furnace, then you have an emergency on your hands. As we all know, the winters here in Winnipeg can be brutal, and you rely on your furnace to ensure that your home isn’t just comfortable, but it’s also safe for you and your family. That said, furnaces do fail from time to time, and it is inevitable that your furnace will require repairs or a full replacement at some point. So, how do you ensure that you aren’t left out in the cold? Well, as Winnipeg’s authority on furnace repairs, maintenance, installations, and replacements, we know a thing or two about what can go wrong with your furnace and HVAC system. Here are a few signs of a failing furnace that you can keep an eye out for — and of course, if you happen to encounter any of these problems, you can reach out to us right away for the solutions.
ODD NOISES FROM YOUR FURNACE
While your furnace will make some noise as it clicks on and off, it shouldn’t make a racket. Now, before we get started, let’s go over a few of the noises that you may hear which are...more