7 Signs You Need a New Furnace Now

7 Signs You Need a New Furnace Now

Know When It’s Time to Let Go of Your Old Home Furnace Homeowner pop quiz: what are the signs to look for when your aging furnace has reached the end of its life? Is it obvious–like when it stops suddenly one cold winter day and no longer has a heartbeat? Or can it be more […]Read More

Supply Chain Scarcity: What If I Need to Buy a New Furnace?

We can thank the pandemic for supply chain issues in Canada, including laptop and car shortages—oh, and bathroom tissue!    With scarcity like this, what to do if your family needs to buy a new furnace? Could a Canadian family really go the entire winter without heat?      Supplies Are Very Limited This Season, Get Your New Furnace Now!  A “wait-and-see” approach may not work well if your family needs a new furnace this season.  Rising energy costs have […]Read More

Who Needs a Protection Plan, Anyway?

We thought we would skip the furnace protection plan, my husband and I, when we purchased our first home.  We were young and poor, we thought.  What could happen, we thought? What happened, exactly, was the need to replace the most expensive part of our furnace—out of pocket. The furnace guy seemed sorry to have to charge us—but was quick to point out […]Read More

Why Buying a Furnace Is Better Than Renting a Furnace

To buy a furnace or to rent a furnace? A technician comes to your house and gives you the news no homeowner ever wants to hear: the furnace is on its last legs, or even worse, broken.  Once the shock sets in, you ponder that replacing that older furnace could be in your near future.  With the fall and winter […]Read More

Moore & Russell’s New Home Furnace Buying Guide

Expert Information on Home Heating Costs, Energy Efficiency, Installation & More for Vancouver and the Lower Mainland Area Cost | Efficiency | When to Invest & What to Look for | Installation Whether it’s from age, wear & tear, or a breakdown that’s beyond fixing, replacing your home’s furnace is a rite of passage every […]Read More

What is Considered a High Efficiency Furnace?

Is natural gas environmentally friendly? What is considered a high efficiency furnace? These are just some of the questions you may be asking yourself when faced with the task of reducing your carbon footprint. Canada is the largest consumer of energy in the world and the second largest producer of greenhouse gases. In today’s day […]Read More

Things to Consider When Buying a New Furnace

Sometimes, buying a new furnace is an important part of taking good care of your home during those cold winter months. But it can feel like a huge and overwhelming process. The last thing you want to do is go out and impulsively spend thousands of dollars on whatever model seems best without really knowing […]Read More

When Should I Choose a Two-Stage Furnace?

Tweet There is a lot to consider when deciding whether or not to buy a two-stage furnace, including the seasonal temperature swings in Vancouver and, obviously, your budget. Families living in Vancouver and the surrounding area don’t often need the same kind of furnace output as families in North Bay, for example. What we can say for certain […]Read More

Work Smarter & Save Money | New Year’s Resolutions For Your HVAC System

Make your HVAC system really work for you (and cost your family less) in 2018 Like most, you probably made a few casual resolutions for 2018. Lose weight & eat better. Spend less on unnecessary expenses. Plan a trip. Find a new job. You also may have some plans for your home too, such as […]Read More

Spring Cleaning for Your HVAC System | Everything You Need to Stay Efficient

The important spring cleaning tasks for your HVAC system Spring cleaning can become a long, annoying chain of tasks. And it feels longer than it is when all you want to do is get out and shake off the winter cobwebs. It’s easy to run out of steam when maintenance on the air conditioner, ducts […]Read More

My Furnace Is Leaking Water When The AC Is Running

Sure, it can sound like a serious problem, but most of the time this is just an indication of a clogged drain. It’s usually not an expensive repair item, but you shouldn’t ignore it because of this minor stature. Ongoing moisture and standing water around your heating and cooling equipment can lead to mold and […]Read More

What’s Best for You? Single Stage, Two Stage or a Modulating Furnace?

Great, you’re searching for a new furnace and you understand that each furnace is different. But you’re not really sure how, other than the fact that each is described differently by the manufacturer. There is a bunch of jargon you don’t really get, and shouldn’t get. If you haven’t purchased a furnace in the last decade and […]Read More

What Overheating Does to Your Body

Our bodies have to constantly balance temperature, and you only have about 3 degrees Celsius flexibility on the heat inside your body before you are in serious trouble. Here’s exactly what overheating does to your body, and why you need to keep your air conditioner in like-new shape so you don’t have to go even a day without the […]Read More