Temprite Climate Solutions Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Parksville’

Heating Maintenance Doesn’t Have an Expiration Date!

Monday, February 5th, 2024

As winter approaches, we often focus on cozying up with blankets and sipping hot cocoa, forgetting that our trusty heating systems require attention too. Heating maintenance isn’t a one-time affair—it’s an ongoing commitment to the well-being of your home and your wallet.

If you missed scheduling maintenance in fall, you might think it’s better to just skip it. Don’t do it! We’ll explore why scheduling heater maintenance in Parksville, BC is something you’ll want to do every year—and there isn’t a cut-off date for getting done, as long as you get it done.

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Electric Furnace vs. Heat Pump

Monday, January 22nd, 2024

When it comes to ensuring comfort in your home, choosing the right HVAC system is crucial. Among the various options available, electric furnaces and heat pumps are two popular choices for homeowners. You may find yourself facing the choice between a heat pump and an electric furnace in Parksville, BC—which should you choose?

Below, we’ll look into this question by comparing the two systems. This will assist you with making an informed choice, although you’ll need the help of expert HVAC installers.

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Scaling and Descaling Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, September 18th, 2023

Tankless water heaters have gained popularity among homeowners, thanks to their energy-efficient operation and continuous hot water supply. However, like any complex appliance, tankless water heaters require regular maintenance to ensure their smooth operation. 

One common issue that can plague tankless water heaters is scaling, which is caused by the buildup of mineral deposits. In this post, we’ll discuss what scaling is, why it poses problems, and why it’s crucial to enlist the help of a professional to descale your tankless water heater. When dealing with scaling issues, we advise you to contact our technicians to arrange for the professional service that will get the job done right.

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The Top 4 Reasons Homeowners Should Schedule Regular Duct Cleaning

Monday, August 21st, 2023

Maintaining a comfortable and healthy indoor environment is a priority for every homeowner. An often overlooked aspect of home maintenance is the regular cleaning of ducts within the HVAC system. While it may not be on the top of your to-do list, scheduling routine duct cleaning with HVAC professionals can bring a multitude of benefits that contribute to energy efficiency, air quality, and the overall longevity of your HVAC equipment. 

In this blog post, we’ll delve into the top four compelling reasons why homeowners should make regular duct cleaning a priority.

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Why Is My AC Running So Often? 

Monday, July 24th, 2023

As the scorching heat of summer arrives, many of us depend on our trusty air conditioning units to keep us cool and comfortable indoors. However, there might come a time when you notice your AC seems to be running non-stop, and you start to wonder why. An air conditioner that runs excessively can lead to higher energy bills, harsh wear and tear on the system, and decreased overall comfort.

By understanding the common reasons for this behavior, you can take the necessary steps to resolve the issue and ensure your AC runs efficiently. In this post, we’ll explore some common reasons why your AC might be running so often and when you’ll need to call us for air conditioning repair in Parksville, BC.

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Are Heat Pumps an Effective HVAC Option in Our Climate?

Monday, May 15th, 2023

You may have recently read about heat pumps and how they’re becoming a popular eco-friendly choice for both heating and cooling. Heat pumps are essentially a type of refrigerant-based air conditioning system that can reverse the direction it operates so that it can both move heat from an indoor space (cooling mode) and move heat into an indoor space (heating mode). 

You may have also heard some skepticism about whether a heat pump can work in cold climates like the ones we have. Usually, HVAC companies recommend heat pump installations in places with mild winters. Is a heat pump in Parksville, BC a good idea?

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April Is a Great Time to Have Your AC Tuned-Up and Ready for Summer

Monday, April 17th, 2023

April is the first full month of spring, and the best way to celebrate it is with … a maintenance tune-up and inspection for your air conditioning system!

What, that doesn’t sound exciting? We’ll admit that air conditioning maintenance isn’t often on the list of “fun” spring activities. But it is one of the most important because it will help make the coming summer a lot more enjoyable, convenient, and economic for you.

Why do we recommend you call us for air conditioning maintenance in Parksville, BC this April? Because…

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Basic Gas Fireplace Troubles You May Encounter

Monday, March 6th, 2023

Having a fireplace in your home is one of the best indoor luxuries you can have, especially during another long winter. Thanks to gas fireplaces, you can enjoy the warmth and coziness of a home hearth without the inconveniences of storing wood and continually sweeping out ash.

If you’ve had a fireplace installation in Parksville, BC, you may at times need to schedule repairs for it. Our team has expertise with installation, maintenance, and repairs for gas fireplaces, and we’ll go over several of the basic problems you may encounter with your gas fireplace.

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What You Need to Know if You’re Interested in a Tankless Water Heater

Monday, February 20th, 2023

Tankless water heaters keep rising in popularity every year. More homeowners are replacing their standard storage tank water heater with tankless units, and an increasing number of new homes come with tankless systems already installed.

If you’re interested in a tankless water heater installation in Parksville, BC, but still feel hesitant about the change, this is the post for you.

We’ll break down the important facts you need to know about tankless water heaters so you can make an informed decision. We also strongly recommend you work with professionals before you make a choice.

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The Sequencer in Your Electric Furnace: How It Works

Monday, February 6th, 2023

If you use an electric furnace to warm your home in winter, you certainly aren’t alone. Although natural gas furnaces are the most common type of heating system in Canada, not all homes can connect to a gas line to power them. Some people prefer not to burn natural gas in their homes because of concerns about safety. 

Electric furnaces have several advantages as heaters, such as longer service lives, lower upfront purchase cost, and fewer repairs.

Parts can still malfunction, of course, and we’d like to draw your attention to an important part of your electric furnace that helps it run better, but which can also develop faults and cause problems. This part is the sequencer.

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