Do I Need Air Conditioner Repair?

With the summer heat finally arriving, homeowners are counting on their AC systems to keep them cool and comfortable. Make sure you don’t suffer from a cooling system breakdown during the hottest months of the year by ignoring signs that…

Signs it’s Time for Furnace Replacement

Changes in the operation or performance of your furnace is an indication that something is not working correctly. The following are common furnace changes that often signal it might be time for furnace replacement.

5 Things to Consider When Buying a New Heating System

Since furnaces aren’t something that you have to buy every year, some people live in their homes for years before buying a new heating system. A furnace upgrade should last you for the next decade—or longer—so make sure to consider…

Can I Get a Furnace Quote Online?

With the shift towards doing everything online, many people take to the Internet to research furnaces and installation companies before making a final decision. Homeowners also want to be able to compare prices and warranties by obtaining a furnace quote…

Does Furnace Brand Matter?

When it comes time for a furnace replacement, it’s important you choose the right product for your home and needs. Selecting the furnace brand is just as important as choosing the right installation company.

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality in the Winter?

As a homeowner, it’s important to monitor your indoor air quality, especially during the winter when all the windows and doors are closed and air is constantly being re-circulated throughout the home. The best way to improve indoor air quality…

Improve Indoor Air Quality with the Right Furnace Filter

Did you know that indoor air quality can be up to 10 times worse than outside? Help keep everyone in your home breathing clean and healthy air by choosing the right furnace filter for your heating system.

Improve Indoor Air Quality During National Lung Month

November 1st marked the beginning of National Lung Month and what better way to celebrate than improve your indoor air quality at home? During the winter months, people spend more time inside, making it absolutely essential that you and your…

What’s a Good SEER Rating for a New Air Conditioner?

When struggling with the decision, many people ultimately come to the conclusion that the increased SEER rating of a new AC is worth the initial cost.

How Long Does an Air Conditioner Last?

Cooling systems can last up to 20 years, but there are a number of factors that can increase or decrease lifespan.

GreenON Rebates Have Been Cancelled, Other Great Incentives are Still Available

Many homeowners in the Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph areas were excited about the announcement of GreenON rebates. It was a way to save money while making energy-efficient upgrades to the home. However, on June 19, 2018, GreenON rebates were abruptly…

Do Your Research Before Buying a New Air Conditioner

The worst of the cold weather is hopefully over—and everyone in the Kitchener-Waterloo region is patiently awaiting the arrival of warmer temperatures. For homeowners that barely made it through last summer with their old AC, now is the time to…

Do Air Source Heat Pumps Work in Cold Weather?

Heat pumps are becoming a popular heating and cooling option for Canadians. However, as more people become aware of these powerful systems, there can be some misconceptions that arise—especially concerning their ability to work in cold climates.

Tips to Throw a Memorable New Year’s Eve Party

New Year’s Eve is only a few days away and many people are getting ready to host family and friends to ring in the new year. If you’re having people over to your home to celebrate, remember that you don’t…

Winter Vacation Furnace Tips

Around the holidays, many people pack up and head out to visit family and friends. While you’re away, your house is susceptible to theft or damage. Many homeowners take the important steps to secure their homes before they leave; however,…

Importance of Annual Professional Furnace Maintenance

Change Your Clocks and Change Your Batteries

On November 4th, Daylight Savings Time (DST) ends and we turn back time to “gain” an extra hour. While most of our digital devices will automatically update, many wall clocks and other electronics will have to be adjusted manually. When…

Tips For Buying a New High Efficiency Furnace

If this winter is as cold and snowy as some forecasters predict, you’re going to want to ensure that your heating system will keep you comfortable all season long. If you’re on the fence about installing a new high efficiency…

A Whole Home Humidifier Provides Total Home Comfort All Winter

Even though the beginning of fall felt more like the middle of summer — cold weather is on its way. In the last few days, the temperature has dropped and it’s only going to get colder as we inch towards…

Winter is Coming, Are Your Home and Furnace Ready?

Top 3 Reasons for Air Conditioner Leaks

If you notice any air conditioner leaks, the first course of action is to turn off your unit to prevent further damage to your home and to avoid a safety hazard. Next, call your local heating and cooling specialists to diagnose and fix the problem.

Why Do I Get Air Conditioner Headaches?

Do you get a pounding headache after spending time in an air-conditioned space? Some people are sensitive to changes in humidity levels and can alleviate headaches by adjusting the thermostat. Other times, air conditioner headaches can signal a more serious problem with your cooling system. If you find that you suffer from headaches instead of being cool and comfortable every time you switch your AC on, schedule a cooling inspection to ensure your unit is running safely and efficiently.

Protect AC Condensers During Summer Storms

Your air conditioner condenser is durable and extremely resilient to inclement weather. However, in extreme cases, there are a few preventative measures you should take to ensure the safety of your cooling system. A few minutes of preparing could help protect AC condensers during our turbulent summer storms.

After the Recent Flood Scare—Ensure You’re Prepared and Protect Your HVAC System

The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) said no major flooding occurred as a result of the recent rainfall, where the Waterloo area saw a month’s worth of rainfall in just a few days. While we were able to get through the severe weather without major damage, we have many summer rainstorms ahead of us and it’s important to prepare your home for emergencies and take steps to protect your HVAC System.

Don’t Get Stuck with an Expensive Heating or Cooling Repair Bill Because of Pests!

When most people think of pests causing damage to their homes, they think of insect infestations. What many homeowners don’t realize is that their heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system is one of the most common ways for larger pests, like squirrels and chipmunks, to enter their homes and cause serious damage—sometimes requiring expensive furnace or cooling repair.

Prepare Your Home for Allergy Season

April is winding down and the sun is finally warming up the earth to bring plants, trees and other vegetation back to life. Unfortunately for allergy sufferers, this includes a steady increase of pollen in the air and the blooming of ragweed and more all over southern Ontario. As people who experience the woes of allergy season will tell you, there are a few things you can do around your home in the next few weeks to prepare and try to lessen the impact allergies will have on your life this spring.

Daylight Savings Begins So “Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries”

Daylight Savings begins Sunday, March 10th, which means that at 2:00 a.m. the clocks spring forward and we “lose” an hour of sleep. This year, Delta Air Systems is proud to support the “Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries” campaign…

Resolve to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions!

Many view January 1st as a catalyst for making big life changes and craft elaborate New Year’s resolutions. Predictably, a few months later, those grand plans have been abandoned and old habits return.

5 Tips to Save Money and Increase Home Efficiency This Winter

Winter weather has arrived! Furnaces are humming, fireplaces are lit and soon those high hydro bills will be arriving in the mail. Increasing your home efficiency is an important part of lowering your monthly energy bills. Check out our 5…

Health Canada Recalls 1.5 Million Kidde NightHawk Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors

This month, CBC News reported that a recall across Canada has been issued by Health Canada for 1.5 million Kidde smoke and carbon monoxide detectors due to the potential risk of them malfunctioning.

Your Thermostat is Valuable to Your Home Comfort

Your thermostat controls how your heating and air conditioning works throughout your home. But it can beyond that – smart thermostats are able to do so much more to save both energy and money while ensuring your comfort is never…

Preparing for Seasonal Winter Storms

It’s never too early to start considering how to prepare your home for seasonal winter storms, especially here in Canada where our winters can be unpredictable. Check out our infographic for a few ways you can get ready for the months ahead.

Signs Your Air Conditioner Has Low Refrigerant

Sometimes your air conditioner can experience bad breakdowns when it’s being used for lengthy periods of time, like during this long, hot summer season! One of these major breakdowns is the risk of your air conditioner having low refrigerant.

Spending A Night Without Air Conditioning

Your air conditioner needs regular maintenance to ensure it will keep your home cool when it matters most. It’s not just a recommendation– it’s absolutely necessary, because when the hot summer days and sticky summer nights hit, you’re going to want to avoid a night without air conditioning!

5 Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Replacement

Dealing with an air conditioner break down is never easy, especially when you need to figure out if your air conditioner needs replacement. It may seem like a big investment to make, especially if you think you can try to scrape a few more seasons out of your unit. But as time goes by, it’s clear that your air conditioner needs replacement as its effectiveness reduces more and more until it finally stops working.

Top Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Your home is your sanctuary; it’s where you spend your time relaxing and letting go of stress after a long day. It’s also the place you depend on to be most comfortable, which is why your home’s indoor air quality is so important.

Why Your Furnace Isn’t Working After It Snowed

While it is entirely possible that this could be a larger issue, especially if you have an older furnace, there is one thing you should definitely check before you call a service technician: Make sure your intake and exhaust pipes are clear of snow!

3 Heating and Cooling New Year’s Resolutions

It’s easy to forget about your heating and cooling systems until a problem arises and at that point it’ll cost you some money. So, we’ve created a list of New Year’s resolutions!

What to do BEFORE calling an HVAC Technician

At times, your furnace may be in need of a new filter, a new part, or even replacement. In any case, only licensed professionals should be doing repairs on it, and like any licensed professional, they cost money. So if you are having furnace problems here are 7 things you can do before calling a technician.

Solutions to Uneven Heating and Cooling

Everyone knows who has the most uncomfortable room in the house, they’ll tell you about it frequently.

What is a MERV Rating?

So what does MERV stand for anyways? MERV is short for “Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value”. While the air filter is meant to control the amount of unwanted air particles entering your home, the MERV rating on your filter is meant to show you which filter is best fit for your home.

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