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HVAC Tips

Flu Season & Indoor Air Quality

While it’s important to be mindful of your indoor air quality all year, it’s even more critical in the winter months when we spend the majority of our time inside. This is also cold and flu season in Canada, and having better air quality can help you and your family fight these viruses and reduce […]

Will My Homeowner’s Insurance Cover HVAC Damage?

It’s a common question among new homeowners and longtime homeowners: does homeowner’s insurance cover HVAC damage? Homeowner’s insurance covers a wide range of events and damage but it can really depend on your policy. In this article, we’ll tell you what’s covered and what’s not covered by homeowner’s insurance.

Why Hot Water Heaters Fail and How to Prevent It

Just like any system, water heaters fail sometimes. There are a variety of reasons why your hot water heater might stop working. The best thing to do is be aware of what can cause this and how to fix it. And fortunately, you can do your part to prevent some common water heater problems.  Read […]

Troubleshooting Your Gas Furnace

You wake up and it’s so cold in your house that you can see your breath. Has this ever happened to you? Before you panic and call for emergency furnace services, take a look at our checklist for troubleshooting your gas furnace. It could save you the cost of an emergency furnace call.

HRV vs. ERV: What’s the Difference?

Nobody likes stuffy, stinky air – not to mention being stuck inside all winter with people constantly carrying all kinds of germs. That’s why air quality and proper ventilation are important. In the summer, it’s easy to open a window to let the fresh air in – that’s natural ventilation. But, do that in the […]

Tips to Lower Your Heating Bill

Given the tough economic climate right now – and the crazy price of energy – it’s no surprise that Canadians everywhere are looking to cut costs. This becomes more difficult in the cold winter months when you have the added expense of heating your home. You’ll still need to brace yourself and your budget, but […]

How to Set Your Humidifier for the Winter

During the winter, not only does the air get colder, but it also gets dryer. For your home comfort and your health, dry air can come with a slew of irritants and disadvantages including dry skin and hair, and even nosebleeds! If you’re looking to keep your home warm and your air comfortable this winter, […]

Ways to Prevent Heat Loss in Your Home

As the weather becomes increasingly cooler, many homeowners are preparing their homes for winter. Keeping your home warm during sub-zero temperatures can be tricky and costly, especially if you have an older house. To save yourself a little bit of effort and money come winter, here are a few things you can do to prepare […]

Fall HVAC FAQ

Autumn is here and the temperature is beginning to drop. Regardless of if you’re excited about the cold weather ahead, preparing your home for winter is an absolute must during the fall. As homeowners turn on their furnaces, our experts begin getting more questions from curious homeowners about their HVAC systems. To help our homeowners […]

Prep Your Furnace With An Early Bird Tune-Up

Just like changing your furnace filter, tune-up appointments are an essential and necessary part of owning a furnace. Homeowners who really prioritize their furnace’s safety and performance may choose to schedule their furnace maintenance in late summer to get it out of the way, here’s why we recommend an early-bird furnace tune-up for your home.

The Benefits of Installing a High-Efficiency Furnace

As the fall approaches, many homeowners in Windsor are reassessing the value of their furnaces. Many homeowners are wondering whether or not their old furnace is going to provide adequate heating for another year, and whether or not they should finally replace theirs with a new and energy-efficient model. There are several reasons why investing […]

Heat Pump Installation Grants in Windsor

Heat pumps have become increasingly more popular in Windsor and Southern Ontario homes, there are a few reasons for their popularity including energy efficiency and durability. If you’re interested in installing a heat pump in your home, you may have delayed it due to its initial price tag. If you want a heat pump in […]

How to Naturally Improve Your Home Air Quality

Day to day, many of us encounter chemicals, plastics, and other synthetic materials that can be harmful to our health; this has caused a push for many homeowners to move toward more natural materials in their own homes. If you’re interested in having a comfortable home with high home air quality without the presence of […]

Top Ten Most Common AC Issues

An air conditioner runs 24/7 for months at a time, and even with regular maintenance and high-quality care, sometimes your AC may fall into disrepair. For the most part, air conditioner disrepair is a very quick fix for the expert technicians at Fahrhall as it usually comes down to one of the top ten most […]

Should You Sleep With Your Windows Open If You Have Allergies?

If you have seasonal or pet allergies, you know how frustrating it can be to try to sleep when your nose is stuffed or your eyes are itchy. Trying to sleep with allergies can make you try virtually anything to get a restful night’s sleep. If you suffer from allergies and they’ve prevented you from […]

Why Does My AC Smell Musty

One of the most noticeable and inconvenient signs that your air conditioner could need repair or maintenance is the presence of an unpleasant smell. Unpleasant smells from air conditioners are virtually impossible to ignore and are extremely frustrating. Fortunately, usually, a musty smell from an air conditioner is easy to fix, sometimes it can even […]

Air Conditioner Safety Tips

Air conditioners have become an essential part of Windsor homes during the summer months. By protecting homeowners from extreme heat and humidity, they’re sometimes seen as a safety staple in the summer. While air conditioners do keep us safe from the heat, when treated poorly, they can become unsafe themselves. Take a look at our […]

Air Conditioner Key Components You Should Know

Most homeowners in Windsor own an air conditioner, but many of them don’t understand how it works or which part is which. If your air conditioner experiences disrepair and you need to communicate something to an AC technician, it can be very helpful to know the basic parts of the system. Here are some of […]

Save on an AC Maintenance Plan

It’s no secret that owning, maintaining, and repairing an air conditioner can be costly, however, it’s also necessary if you wish to keep your home cool and comfortable during the summer. Fortunately, a great way to save money on air conditioner maintenance, repair, and even replacement parts is investing in an AC maintenance plan with […]

Humidifiers VS. Dehumidifiers: What’s The Difference?

The level of humidity in your home’s air contributes a great deal to your overall home comfort and the level of quality in the air you’re breathing. If your air is too humid you may feel overheated, nauseous, sweaty, or clammy. If your air is too dry, you may have headaches, a runny nose, and […]

Ideal Thermostat Settings for Summer

Everyone has an ideal temperature that they like to keep their thermostat programmed to during the summer. Some homeowners love a crisp, cool house and like to keep their AC pumping, while others enjoy a warmer home during the summer and keep their AC at a minimum. However, have you ever wondered which temperature is […]

Ways To Diminish Summer Allergies

When most people think of seasonal allergies, they think of springtime. Unfortunately, millions of Canadians also suffer from allergies in the summer. Ragweed, pollen, and grass are all outdoor allergens that can affect you both outside and in the house, which is why it’s important to do everything you can to keep your home a […]

The Benefits Of A Lennox Air Conditioner

If you’re in the market for a new air conditioner, the number of options available can be overwhelming. While issues like size, features, and energy efficiency can be easily decided on, how do you know you’re investing in the right brand? At Fahrhall, one of our favourite air conditioner manufacturers is Lennox, learn more about […]

Most Common Summer AC Issues

It can be a real pain to experience issues with your air conditioner while trying to battle the heat of the summer. Unfortunately, summer air conditioner problems are not uncommon in Windsor homes, however, if your air conditioner is well-maintained and cared-for, often these issues can be very easily resolved. If your air conditioner is […]

Air Conditioner Headaches And How To Prevent Them

When it’s extremely hot, sweaty, and sticky outside, there’s no wonder why so many Canadians love to pump up their air conditioner to the max during the summer months. While the cool, conditioned air can feel absolutely luxurious, it’s not uncommon that you may experience an air conditioner headache, putting a real damper on your […]

Tips For Saving Money On Air Conditioning

Sometimes keeping your home cool in the summer can feel like a catch-22. Your home isn’t comfortable without AC, but running AC all summer long can be costly. If you, like many Canadians, need your air conditioner running in the summer to feel comfortable but wish to save money on energy costs, here are a […]

Signs It’s Time To Call For AC Repair

During the hot summer months, you rely on your air conditioner to keep your home happy and healthy. One of the worst things that can happen during the dog days of summer is for your air conditioner to break down, leaving you with large repair or replacement costs. A great way to ensure that your […]

Why You Should Schedule AC Maintenance In The Spring

With spring here and summer approaching very quickly, so many Canadian homeowners are getting ready to turn on their air conditioning for the season. This year, to ensure that your air conditioner works its best all summer long, the experts at Fahrhall recommend that you schedule your annual preventive maintenance now. Why? Because there are […]

When Should I Turn On My Dehumidifier?

Dehumidifiers can be a saving grace in the summer when the air tends to get swampy, sticky, and just way too warm. However, the transition from the dry winter to spring and summer heat can make it tough to know when exactly to turn your dehumidifier on. To determine the best time to turn on […]

Spring HVAC Tips For Homeowners With Allergies

Spring is a very exciting time for Canadians as we finally get to enjoy the outdoors to their full extent once again. However, for Canadians with spring allergies, spring can be a bit intimidating as it may mean the arrival of sneezing, itchy eyes, and runny noses. If you have spring allergies, a great way […]

HVAC Spring Cleaning Tips To Help Prepare Your Home

Spring has officially sprung and many of us Canadians are very excited for the warm weather to come. However, with the arrival of the warm weather comes the transition from heating to cooling, and whether you have a heat pump or a furnace and air conditioner, it’s smart to include prepping them for the season […]

Furnace Maintenance Tips For The Spring

As spring approaches quickly, the warm weather will begin to set in and soon you’ll be saying goodbye to your furnace until the fall. Your furnace works 24/7 to keep your home warm during the winter months, and near the end of the season, it’s a good idea to say thank you to our furnace […]

Beware of HVAC Scams In Windsor

While the Canadian government banned unsolicited door-to-door heating and cooling system sales in early 2018 due to rampant HVAC service and installation scams, unfortunately, vulnerable people are still being taken advantage of every day by these tactics. HVAC scammers rely on the elderly, those who are mentally impaired, or those who don’t know better like […]

Your Guide To Understanding How Furnaces Work

Most of us have lived in a house with a furnace at some point in our lives. Due to their efficiency, low-effort maintenance, and ability to work in extreme weather conditions, furnaces are extremely common in Canadian homes. While most homeowners understand what a furnace is and why they’re necessary, how a furnace works is […]

What To Expect During Furnace Installation

If you’re a homeowner who’s never experienced the installation of a new furnace before, or you’re a homeowner who’s never experienced furnace installation done by the experts at Fahrhall before, you may have some questions about what to expect. This is very understandable, considering furnaces are a huge investment toward the safety and comfort of […]

Whole Home vs Portable Humidifier: Which Is Best?

Especially during harsh Canadian winters, many homeowners experience a lack of humidity in their home that can negatively affect their overall home comfort and their health. If you’ve noticed that your home is lacking humidity, you may be curious about investing in a humidifier, however, with several options available with both portable and whole home, […]

Common Winter Indoor Air Quality Pollutants

While it’s true that there aren’t as many allergens in the air in the winter as there are in the spring, indoor air quality can still be severely impacted in the winter. A lack of humidity, an inability to open windows for fresh air, and air pollutants like salt, dirt, and accumulated dust can decrease […]

Expert Solutions For a Drafty Home

Winter is coming in full force, and that means homeowners throughout Canada are preparing their homes for the cold weather and making sure that their space is warm enough to keep their families safe and comfortable. If you’ve noticed that at times your home can be quite drafty, you’re not alone. Many homeowners (especially homeowners […]

Financing A New Furnace With Fahrhall

It’s no secret that purchasing a new furnace can be costly, however, having a working furnace is essential to surviving Windsor winters in a safe and warm home. When it’s time to purchase a new furnace, instead of buying a new system outright, many often opt for the more affordable option of financing their new […]

Energy Saving Tips For Your Heating System

As the weather becomes cooler and cooler, more and more Canadian homeowners are turning on their heating systems for the winter ahead. During the winter, we rely on our heating systems to keep us warm and safe, but of course, heating a home can be very pricey. If you’re interested in learning how you can […]

3 Reasons Your Home Is Abnormally Dusty

If you’ve ever finished dusting just to find a new layer of dust has settled where you were cleaning, you’re not alone! No, you’re not just bad at dusting, there’s most likely a reason for the excess of dust in your home, as some homes and some HVAC systems are more likely to expel dust. […]

Replace Your Furnace and Air Conditioner Together This Year

The summer has ended and fall is in full swing, leading many homeowners to consider the quality of their home comfort systems. If your air conditioner barely made it through the summer, and your furnace is looking past its prime as well, it might be time to replace both systems together. Furnaces and air conditioners […]

Beware Of Furnace Price Increases!

Supply Chain Shortages As we’re making our way out of the isolation we’ve been living in for the last year and a half, most things are the same as we left them, but some things have changed. Many manufacturers have struggled to get up and running at full tilt. In many cases this has caused […]

Best HVAC Protection Plans in Windsor

Your HVAC system is one of the most vital parts of your home’s comfort and safety, that’s why it’s important to schedule annual maintenance and inspections, and book for repair and replacement when necessary to avoid breakdowns when you need the system most. As autumn begins, and we’re preparing for a very cold Canadian winter, […]

Troubleshooting Your Tankless Water Heater

A tankless water heater is a wonderful alternative to traditionally storing hot water in a tank for later use. By creating hot water instantly whenever you wish to use it, tankless water heaters are the most efficient and convenient way to heat your water. While tankless water heaters are quite reliable, they can still break […]

What To Know About Flooding and Your HVAC

With the recent flooding in Windsor, many Canadians are stuck wondering what to do in case of flooding around their HVAC system. We invest in our HVAC systems and rely on them every day, so it’s no wonder that we stress significantly when there is potential for damage. A home exposed to standing water can […]

Is My AC Cooling Setting Too Low?

Some people do really enjoy a brisk and cool home; as it can be comfortable to step into a chilly house after being outside in the summer heat. Personal preferences aside, keeping your home too cool during the summer months can be financially taxing, and can actually affect the quality of your air conditioning system […]

Top 6 Ways To Keep Your Home Cool

As July begins, so does the gruelling heat of another Windsor summer. Many of us take comfort in knowing that even if it’s sweltering outside, we can escape the heat in the comfort of our air-conditioned homes to wait out the day; but what happens if you have an older air conditioning unit and it’s […]

Is Your Home Comfort System Inefficient? Here’s How To Tell!

Odds are your heating and cooling systems consume the most energy out of anything in your home, which is why it’s so important to make sure they are running as efficiently as possible. Think your HVAC system might be increasing your bills and decreasing your home comfort level? Here are some tips to help improve […]

Updated Guidelines for At-Home Ventilation

The events of the past two years have made us all extremely aware of the quality and cleanliness of the air we breathe on a daily basis. To address this concern, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has updated the guidelines for at-home ventilation to keep us safe from the current pandemic, as well […]

How Often Should I Get Air Conditioner Service?

Although you may think your cooling system is running properly because there is cold air coming out of your vents, that may not be the case. It’s important to book service for your air conditioner annually at the very least, but you may also notice some indicators that it needs to be maintained more frequently.

Allergies vs. HVAC: How to Reduce Your Symptoms

Many Canadians experience severe allergies in the spring because of all the new growth that emerges, which is why it’s no surprise that May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. With that in mind, we put together a list of HVAC tips to help you reduce your allergies throughout the spring and summer.

The Best Smart Thermostat: Nest vs. iComfort vs. Daikin One+

Smart thermostats can improve your home comfort and save you money, but the increasing number of options can make the decision more complicated than it needs to be. We’ve created a guide with our three favourite models to help you choose the best smart thermostat for your home.

Water Heater Replacement and Service in Windsor

The number of equipment options and service providers available can make replacing your water heater feel overwhelming. If this sounds like you, then look no further than the most trusted water heater replacement and repair service provider in Windsor, Fahrhall.

Get Ready for Spring by Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

Winter is coming to a much-anticipated close, which means it’s time to break out the spring cleaning supplies and get rid of all of the dust, grime, and clutter that accumulated over the past few months. If you truly want your home to have that clean, crisp, spring shine, you should consider improving your indoor […]

Furnace Repair and Service Experts Windsor

In Canada, having a functional furnace is much more than a creature comfort, it’s a necessity that allows us to endure the long, harsh winters. The Canadian cold really takes a toll on our heating systems. But, luckily, the residents of Windsor, Ontario have the experts at Fahrhall to rely on for all your furnace […]

Understanding How to Use an HRV System

It seems that HRV systems are one of the best-kept HVAC secrets, which is surprising because you’d be hard-pressed to find a home, especially in Canada, that wouldn’t benefit from one. In order to demystify these systems, we’re going to highlight a few of their benefits and explain how you can use an HRV system […]

Closing Your Vents Could Be Damaging Your Furnace

For homeowners in Windsor, a furnace is an essential part of life during the winter, but it can also be costly. In an effort to cut costs, many homeowners believe that closing the vents in the low traffic rooms around their homes will reduce wasted heat, but unfortunately, it can damage your furnace.

Save On Energy with a Smart Thermostat

In Canada, the winters are frigid, and the summers are sweltering, which means homeowners rely on their heating and cooling systems to keep them comfortable for the majority of the year. While you can’t put a price on happiness, utility bills do put a price on home comfort. Using a smart thermostat in conjunction with […]

Why Carbon Monoxide Detectors Are So Important

Winter is now in full swing, which means we’re all relying on our furnaces to keep us warm, but it’s important to remember that they have the potential to be dangerous if they aren’t properly maintained. Old or damaged gas furnaces are one of the main causes of carbon monoxide poisoning, but even if you […]

Extreme Cold vs. Your Furnace

When cold snaps hit, and they always do during the winter, it can put a lot of stress on your heating system. Every year our lines are flooded with calls from homeowners in need of furnace repair at the first onset of extreme cold weather. We’ve put together a few tips to give your furnace […]

Which Direction Should My Furnace Filter Face?

Replacing your furnace filter may seem like a simple task, but a large number of homeowners don’t realize that there is a right way and a wrong way to install them. We’ve put together some furnace filter tips, including which direction to install them, to help you get your heating system running at its best.

Furnace Not Heating? Here’s What to Do!

Canadians rely on their furnaces to get them through the winter, so it’s not uncommon for homeowners to panic if their heating system stops working. If you notice your furnace is not heating your home adequately this winter, try these tips before you call Fahrhall for service!

Why Improving Indoor Air Quality Is Essential During the Winter

November is National Lung Month, which makes it the perfect time to complete an indoor air quality audit in preparation for the frigid winter ahead. Do you have dry skin, frequent congestion, or excessive dust around your home? Improving your indoor air quality this winter could be the solution to all of these problems, and […]

Renting vs. Owning a Fahrhall Furnace

Replacing a furnace can be an overwhelming process for a lot of homeowners because they want to get a unit that will last and get the most for their hard-earned money. We often get asked if renting or buying a furnace is best, so we’ve broken down the facts behind each of these financing options.

Fall Furnace Maintenance and Why It’s Important

It’s important to get as much work done around the house as possible before the frigid winter weather arrives. Furnace maintenance is no different; here are a few of the reasons you should get a professional to maintain your furnace this fall.

Prepare Your Air Conditioner For Fall and Winter

No one ever wants to admit it, but summer is sadly coming to an end. Here are a few tips you can follow to prepare your air conditioner for its off-season rest to ensure it comes through the long fall and frigid winter ready for another summer of hard work.

Does Your Air Conditioner Use R22 Refrigerant?

The HVAC industry, like many others, is constantly adapting to be as environmentally conscious as possible. R22, more commonly known as Freon, is a chemical refrigerant used in air conditioners that was found to be a major cause of ozone depletion and phased out of the industry. As of January 1, 2020, you can no […]

How to Reset Your Air Conditioner

There might be times you need to reset your air conditioner. Most often, this will be required if there’s been a power outage, and the air conditioner was tripped and shut off. In order to get the cool air flowing again, you’ll likely need to reset it.

Pro Tip: Replace Air Conditioner Before Summer

Before the hot weather arrives for good, make sure your AC system is up to the task of keeping you and your family cool and comfortable all summer long. It’s always best to proactively replace your air conditioner, rather than waiting for it to break down.

Purchase An AC Protection Plan Online

You can save money on air conditioner repair and maintenance with an AC protection plan. Coverage is good for a year and comes with a number of benefits including:

How to Troubleshoot AC Issues

When you turn on the air conditioner for the first time, you might run into some problems. Sometimes, common AC issues can be resolved by homeowners and don’t require a call to the cooling company.

Reduce Allergy Symptoms at Home

During the spring and summer, allergy sufferers retreat to their homes to escape the pollen and other allergens outside that cause symptoms like itchy eyes, running noses and constant sneezing. But, did you know that indoor air can actually be more polluted than outside?

Best Smart Thermostats

An often overlooked piece of equipment is the thermostat, but it can have a significant effect on your home comfort. There are many options for smart thermostats and it can be hard to figure out which one is best for your needs.

Save Money on Furnace Maintenance and Repair

If you want to save money on annual furnace maintenance and future furnace repairs, invest in a protection plan. These are plans offered by HVAC companies where, in exchange for a small monthly payment, you’ll have access to a number of benefits.

Are You Concerned About Your Indoor Air Quality?

If you’re worried about the quality of the indoor air you’re breathing in your home, one of the best things to do is install a whole-home air purification system.

Troubleshooting Common Furnace Problems

When something goes wrong with your heating system, don’t panic! Sometimes there’s an incredibly easy fix and you can have the heat flowing again in just a few minutes. Here are some things to try to troubleshoot common furnace problems!

Can a Furnace Run Without Electricity?

Even though your furnace is fuelled by gas, it requires electricity to operate, so it will not work during a power outage.

What a Banging Sound Coming from Your Furnace Means

Any time you hear a new noise coming from your furnace, it’s an indication that there is something wrong with the system. When the heating system starts making a banging sound, it could be a sign that the main blower or combustion blower is damaged or malfunctioning.

How to Repair a Lennox Furnace

It can be frustrating when you run into a problem with your heating system and it’s not working as expected. If you’re having issues with your Lennox furnace, try these three fixes before calling for service or repair:

How to Repair a Daikin Furnace

If you run into a problem with your Daikin furnace, there are a few things to try before calling for professional repair:

Keep Furnace Intake and Exhaust Pipes Clear of Snow

After a snowstorm, it’s important to check that snow is not blocking the furnace intake and exhaust pipes. If you use a gas furnace, you’ll have two pipes outside of your home. The intake pipe pulls in fresh air for combustion, while the exhaust pipe expels the byproduct of the heating process. To work safely […]

Help Prevent Furnace Problems with This One Tip

January is a busy month for furnace repair calls. As the temperature continues to drop, heating systems have to run continuously to keep homes warm and comfortable. While there are a number of reasons you could run into furnace problems, too often we’re called in for service when the issue could have easily been prevented […]

FAQ About Furnaces with Scott Stevens

Scott Stevens is the General Manager at Fahrhall Home Comfort Specialists and has helped countless homeowners increase their home comfort. Today, he shares some insider tips about furnace repair, service and installation.

3 Heating Safety Tips for Winter

Keep your home warm and family safe this winter by following a few heating safety tips.

Why the Correct Furnace Size is Important

When purchasing a new heating system, it’s critical that the furnace size matches the size of your home. Installing a system that is too big or too small can cause a number of issues.

Save Money on Furnace Repair

No one wants to spend money on furnace repair, but with our bitterly cold winters, if there’s an issue you don’t really have an option but to call for heating service. The good news is, there’s a way to save money—enroll in a Fahrhall Protection Plan.

Best Way to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Winter is coming and that means everyone is getting ready to shut and seal windows and doors to keep the cold weather outside. That also means you might be dealing with low air quality inside your home. Don’t struggle to keep your indoor air fresh and clean this winter, follow these tips to improve indoor […]

Prompt Furnace Repair in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent

If The Old Farmer’s Almanac is to be believed, then we’re in for a cold, snowy winter, and heating systems are going to be working overtime to meet demand. It’s important to be prepared and know who to call if you need any type of furnace repair or service in the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent regions.

Purchase a Furnace Protection Plan Online

You should be scheduling yearly furnace maintenance. It’s the best way to help keep your heating system reliably operating during the cold winters in the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent areas. When you purchase a furnace protection plan through Fahrhall Home Comfort Specialists, a yearly 32-point inspection is always included, in addition to other benefits such as […]

Importance of a Level Air Conditioner

The importance of a level air conditioner cannot be overstated and that’s why Fahrhall Home Comfort technicians always take great care to ensure that on every install, the condenser is completely level.

Affordable AC Installation

There are affordable AC installation options in the Windsor-Essex & Chatham-Kent areas. By taking advantage of manufacturer discounts and government rebate programs, you can save a significant amount of money. If you’d prefer to spread out the cost over a number of months, you can choose to finance or rent the equipment, making upgrading your […]

Frequently Asked Questions About a Broken Air Conditioner

When the air conditioner breaks, it can cause frustration for homeowners, especially if the system shuts down during a heatwave. If you’re a panicked homeowner looking for answers about your broken air conditioner, here are some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received over the phone and online.

Best Air Conditioner for an Older Home

If you live in an older home without central air conditioning, you don’t have to suffer through the summer without AC. The best air conditioner for a home without existing ductwork is a ductless mini-split system that delivers cool air without the need for messy and expensive duct installation.

New Daikin One+ Thermostat Now Available

There’s a new smart thermostat available in the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent regions— the Daikin One+. This unique product has an intuitive interface and is the first product that offers true two-way communication with Daikin HVAC systems.

Three Reasons Your Air Conditioner Isn’t Working

If your air conditioner isn’t working, don’t panic. Before calling for AC repair, try these three fixes to see if you can get the cold air flowing.

Broken AC? Schedule Your Free Replacement Quote

Air conditioners are not purchases many homeowners are excited to make; however, it’s an important decision as it will determine your comfort during our hot—and sometimes uncomfortable—summer season. If you have a broken AC, don’t wait, schedule your free, no-obligation quote from Fahrhall Home Comfort Specialists and learn about the available AC options, rebates and […]

Spring Cleaning Tasks You Might Have Missed

This time of year, we’re busy with AC maintenance calls and plumbing requests. Often, we encounter problems that could have been avoided if homeowners incorporated some—often neglected—HVAC and plumbing tasks into their spring cleaning routine.

Don’t Wait Until Summer to Schedule Air Conditioner Maintenance

One of the biggest mistakes homeowners make when it comes to their air conditioner is waiting to schedule air conditioner maintenance. Too many people wait until the first hot day to turn on their AC, only to discover that something is not working correctly. This year, don’t wait until summer to have your annual inspection […]

Do You Need Professional AC Maintenance Every Year?

Even if you’re not experiencing any problems with your air conditioner, you should schedule AC maintenance every year. Preventative maintenance can increase efficiency, improve comfort and help ensure that your system will reliably keep you cool and comfortable—all season long.

New HVAC Systems Add Value to Your Home

When someone installs a new HVAC system in their house, it’s usually to improve their overall home comfort. Outdated systems can wear down, be unreliable and provide inefficient heating and cooling throughout the home. However, there’s also another reason to upgrade—installing a new HVAC system can add value to a home—which is important if you’re […]

Furnace Tips For Before And After A Snowstorm

You can never be sure when and where a big snowstorm is going to hit, but you can make sure the furnace is prepared for all unpredictable winter weather. Homeowners should take a few necessary steps to make sure their furnace is ready, both before and after the snow falls.

Guide to Buying a New Furnace

Deciding to upgrade a heating system is a big financial decision, however, a new furnace can help reduce energy bills and help prevent costly repairs and sudden breakdowns. Make sure to choose the right furnace for your needs and home by considering the AFUE rating, output capacity and select a reputable furnace installation company.

Eliminate Window Condensation with an HRV

As the weather outside becomes colder, you may have noticed that your home has more window condensation than usual. Water on the inside of windows simply means the glass surface has cooled enough to allow moisture to condense from the air inside. Window condensation is common in homes during the winter, but can best be […]

Benefits of a Smart Thermostat

Bundling a smart thermostat with a furnace installation can improve energy efficiency, provide more control and make life easier.

Prepare Your AC for Colder Weather

While it’s important to schedule annual furnace maintenance, don’t forget about winterizing your AC unit. It’s essential to prepare it for colder weather.

Fall is the Perfect Time for Furnace Service

To ensure your house is comfortable throughout the fall and winter, schedule annual furnace service before the cold weather arrives. Yearly service can help reduce the chance of a breakdown, ensure the system is operating safely and help lower monthly energy bills.

Benefits of Scheduling Professional Furnace Maintenance

On top of keeping your system running smoothly, professional furnace maintenance can help lower monthly utility bills, increase reliability and help extend a heating system’s lifespan.

Tips to Extend AC Lifespan

An air conditioner can generally be expected to last between 10 and 15 years, but there are some important things you can do to extend AC lifespan.

Maintenance Plan vs. Manufacturer Warranty: Which is Best?

Investing in a new home comfort system is a decision that requires careful research and consultation with a heating and cooling specialist, but what is the best way to protect your investment for years to come?

Take Care of Your Air Conditioner with a Protection Plan

Many area homeowners are taking advantage of manufacturer discounts and promotions to upgrade their cooling system before the summer. Having an upgraded AC system can increase home comfort and efficiency, but it’s also important to take care of your new air conditioner with a protection plan.

Benefits of a Ductless Mini-Split in Your Home

If you’re looking to upgrade your cooling system, remember that you’re not restricted to using a central air conditioning system. There are other options available and an increasingly popular system is the ductless mini-split.

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