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How long does a furnace last in Ontario?

How long does a furnace last in Ontario? Regarding the subject of furnace longevity in Canada, or more specifically Ontario, known for its wild and unpredictable temperatures and low negatives in the winter-well, what can we expect? Furnaces in the province tend to have a fairly predictable lifespan, but that can be severely reduced by […]Read More

How long can AC run continuously

How long can AC run continuously With the summertime in full swing, your home’s air conditioners are working overtime to keep you and your loved ones cool and comfortable at all times throughout the day. But have you ever wondered how long these appliances can operate without stopping? In this post, the team at Anchor […]Read More

How does a heat pump work in winter

How Does A Heat Pump Work In Winter During those cold Ontario winters, the heating system in your home is an asset. But, like any home appliance, as your heating system ages, it becomes less efficient and more costly to maintain over time. So, if you’re in the market for a new heating system for […]Read More

Heat pump vs air conditioning

Heat Pump Vs Air Conditioning If you’re looking for a new cooling system for your home, you may be unsure of whether a heat pump or an air conditioning system is a better option. While air conditioners are great for keeping your home cool in hot weather, heat pumps offer both cooling and heating solutions […]Read More

Are heat pumps energy efficient

Are Heat Pumps Energy Efficient As homeowners, installing a new heating system in your home is a significant investment, which is why we understand how important it is to find a unit that is not only affordable upfront but will also help save you money in the long run. A unit’s energy-efficiency rating is directly […]Read More

Are heat pumps worth it in Canada

Are Heat Pumps Worth It In Canada As seasoned HVAC professionals with years of experience partnering with homeowners throughout the GTA, including Rockland, Ottawa, Gloucester, Clarence, Cumberland, and more, we’re regularly approached by homeowners wanting to upgrade their interior comfort with a new heating system. And more often than not, a question we receive from […]Read More

What is a heat pump and how does it work

What Is A Heat Pump And How Does It Work From furnaces to boilers and heat pumps, home heating systems come in an array of shapes and sizes, offering homeowners the chance to truly customize their home interior. While furnaces and boilers are recognized as reliable options for those looking for a conventional installation, heat […]Read More
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The Canadian Buyer’s Guide to Air Conditioners: Anchor Edition

The Canadian Buyer’s Guide to Air Conditioners: Anchor Edition   Make sure you make the right investment for your home. The best choice for price, performance, lifespan and size starts with a look at the different types of air conditioners, how they work, and what they’ll do to save you money and energy. A new AC […]Read More
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Choose The Right Type of Home Furnace | Anchor Home Comfort

Choose The Right Home Furnace Know your options for different types and sizes of furnace. Time for a furnace replacement? If your current home heating system is no longer cutting it in the crisp cold of Ottawa’s winters, knowing what to look for in your next one will save you a lot of time, money and […]Read More
7 Signs You Need a New Furnace Now

7 Signs You Need a New Furnace Now

7 Signs You Need A New Furnace Now   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 subtle–with moans or […]Read More