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The Ecobee Smart Thermostat Premium

The Ecobee Smart Thermostat Premium

Interested in saving up to 26% on heating and cooling costs? Then it’s time to upgrade your thermostat. The Ecobee Smart Thermostat Premium is the thermostat of the future. Boasting all kinds of handy features, the Ecobee contributes to enhanced air quality, home...

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Benefits of a Boiler Heating System

Benefits of a Boiler Heating System

Though they may not be as common as they once were, boiler heating systems are still an effective home heating solution. In fact, there are many benefits of a boiler heating system. However, if your boiler is old, it won’t provide the same benefits or run as...

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips to Save Money This Winter

7 Furnace Maintenance Tips to Save Money This Winter

Stressed about soaring energy costs this season? Every time that heating bill comes in, it brings a little anxiety. We all feel it. Heating season is also the holiday season and that means even more spending. HAMCO wants to help you keep your utility bills under...

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Why Is My Furnace Not Keeping Up With the Thermostat?

Why Is My Furnace Not Keeping Up With the Thermostat?

Is your thermostat reading a certain temperature that your house doesn’t seem to match? If this is the case in your home, it could be that your furnace is having trouble keeping up with the thermostat and its demands for heat. There are a few reasons this could be...

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Is a Dual-Fuel Heating System Right for You?

Is a Dual-Fuel Heating System Right for You?

You know the old saying, Two is better than one? Well, as it turns out, this expression might just apply to how you heat your home. We’re talking about dual-fuel heating systems. If you’ve never heard of it, we’re here to tell you that it could be the heating solution...

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When Should I Replace My Water Heater?

When Should I Replace My Water Heater?

Knowing when and how often to replace your water heater is probably not at the top of your priority list. However, water heaters do require maintenance and need to be replaced from time to time. They have a pretty predictable lifespan of 10-15 years. But, there are...

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How to Save Money on Home Heating

How to Save Money on Home Heating

Heating your home is crucial in the cold Canadian winter, but it can be costly. As prices and the cost of living in Canada skyrocket, everyone’s looking to reduce their costs. Fortunately, there are some cost-saving steps you can...

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Common Furnace Myths That Are Costing You Money

Common Furnace Myths That Are Costing You Money

Every year we receive calls for furnace repair where the homeowner has inadvertently damaged their system. Often, they are following advice they heard from friends or family, online forums and social media posts; or they are just trying to save money by performing...

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Common Residential Water Heater Issues

Common Residential Water Heater Issues

While water heaters have become a modern convenience and necessity, it’s important to remember that they’re still a large and powerful appliance that should be properly maintained. If your water heater isn’t performing correctly, don’t worry, here are a few of the...

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Why Is My Furnace Not Turning On?

Why Is My Furnace Not Turning On?

The last thing you need when the weather begins to become cold is to experience a malfunctioning furnace that won’t turn on. Refusing to turn on, or turning on then immediately turning off is not an uncommon issue with residential furnaces. Oftentimes, there’s a...

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Ideal Home Humidity for the Fall

Ideal Home Humidity for the Fall

During the summer months, the heat brings humidity into the air, so most homeowners don’t have to worry about having very dry air in their homes while they’re trying to sleep, relax, and live. In fact, during the summer months, many homeowners are looking for ways to...

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What to Know About Formaldehyde Air Pollution

What to Know About Formaldehyde Air Pollution

When the average person thinks of formaldehyde, they think of a morgue, a funeral home, or those preserved frogs they had to dissect in science class; many of us don’t think of our own home. What may be surprising is that formaldehyde can be present in many different...

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Heat Pump Installation Grants in Hamilton

Heat Pump Installation Grants in Hamilton

Heat pumps are increasingly being seen as a viable option for homeowners in Southern Ontario, this is because of their efficiency, convenience, and power. If you’ve looked into installing a heat pump for your home, you may have been discouraged by the initial cost of...

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Advantages of Central Air Conditioning

Advantages of Central Air Conditioning

If your current home doesn’t have central air conditioning and you’ve been relying on window AC units, fans, and other at-home cooling methods, you may have noticed that the heat of the summer has been increasingly more difficult to handle as the temperature rises. If...

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How to Sleep Comfortably with Allergies

How to Sleep Comfortably with Allergies

For those of us with allergies, summer can be a really difficult time. From pollen season between early May and late June to ragweed season in August and September, sometimes it feels like we can’t catch a break! If you suffer from allergies, you know one of the...

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Common Air Conditioner Smells

Common Air Conditioner Smells

Has this ever happened to you? You’re sitting at home enjoying your nice cool, conditioned air this summer when you suddenly smell something unpleasant. You look around your house for the culprit and realize it’s your HVAC system that is letting out a weird new smell....

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HVAC Dos And Don’ts To Save Energy This Summer

HVAC Dos And Don’ts To Save Energy This Summer

It’s no secret that Hamilton summers can get unbearably hot. Many Canadian homeowners who have air conditioners take respite from the heat in their cool, comfortable, air-conditioned homes. However, beating the heat with an air conditioner can be costly, and it’s...

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My AC Keeps Tripping The Circuit Breaker

My AC Keeps Tripping The Circuit Breaker

An air conditioner is a big appliance that uses a lot of energy to run, and due to its power, it’s not uncommon that it may trip its breaker. If you’re not familiar, household outlets are equipped with breakers that help to prevent the overuse of electricity that can...

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Do I Need a New Air Conditioner? When to Buy A New AC Unit

Do I Need a New Air Conditioner? When to Buy A New AC Unit

When you purchase your air conditioner it’s an investment, and most homeowners want to get the most out of the investment before they have to replace it in the future. Although it’s understandable that you want your air conditioner to last as long as possible, it’s...

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Rent Vs Own Air Conditioner

Rent Vs Own Air Conditioner

If you’re in the market for a new air conditioner, it can be daunting when you see the price tag of a brand new model. Homeowners who are in need of a new air conditioner can sometimes be tricked into spending way more than they intended by the prospect of renting....

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