Identifying & Avoiding AC Repair Scams | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Identifying & Avoiding AC Repair Scams in Winnipeg, MB

There are many dishonest HVAC companies out there. If you’re not careful, you could risk losing a lot of good money to bad advice. Sometimes the company itself has good intentions but they entice their employees to sell, sell, sell! They set sales goals for their service technicians and place large incentives for their employees to argue why a system needs replacing instead of a simple repair. Bad advice? How can you tell the difference? These are good questions. Sometimes, […]

Air Conditioner Installation and Repair | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Does the Buzzing Noise From My AC Unit Mean It Needs to be Repaired?

Ideally, our air conditioning units should operate in relative silence. Older units, however, tend to make a bit of noise, and the same can be said for units that have not had regular maintenance checks. In all, all air conditioners are going to make some manner of noise, but sometimes it can be hard to tell which type of noise is normal and which is not. In the event that what you are hearing is a loud buzzing noise, it[…..]

REDUCED COOLING FROM DUCTLESS AC UNIT CAUSES | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Reduced Cooling From Ductless AC Unit Causes

As a homeowner, you expect your ductless air conditioning unit to efficiently and properly cool your home, no matter if it does it slowly or quickly. If your ductless A/C unit stops cooling your home to a comfortable level, it does not necessarily mean that it is time to replace your entire system. We have come up with several possible reasons why your ductless AC unit may not be cooling your home properly.   Your A/C Unit is Too Small[…..]

Reasons You Need to Change Your AC Air Filter

What would happen if you just stopped washing your dishes at home? What if you stopped changing the coffee filter at work? Complete chaos. These are tasks that when left undone are easily noticed, and eventually they become difficult to deal with. Just like these tasks, when an air conditioner air filter is not changed regularly, chaos can occur. The problem is that it is often out of sight, therefore, usually out of mind.   What is an Air Conditioner[…..]

CAUSES OF AC REFRIGERANT LEAKS | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Causes of AC Refrigerant Leaks

Many homeowners are often misinformed about the specific nature of refrigerant leaks in their air conditioning system.  This often leads to the homeowner wasting money on multiple service calls to recharge a leaking system.   First, let’s take a deeper look at ways you can identify a refrigerant leak from our experience as Winnipeg air conditioner repair technicians and what causes the leak in the first place. Then we will touch on the importance of proper installation and service, plus[…..]

HOW OFTEN SHOULD MY AIR CONDITIONER RUN | Weather Tech

How Often Should My Air Conditioner Run?

How long or how often your home’s air conditioner runs is a common concern for many homeowners wondering if their system is working efficiently, or even if it is the right size for their home. So before you call your favorite air conditioner repair Winnipeg experts at Weather Tech, there are many factors which would determine the ‘run time’ of an A/C unit that we will look at. Correct Sizing of the System When an air conditioning system is first installed[…..]

Ways to Keep Your House Cool During The Summer | Weather Tech

7 Ways To Cool Your House

After a seemingly endless wait, the summer weather is finally upon us. This means days are spent relaxing by the pool, hanging out at the beach, enjoying cookouts with family and friends and going away on summer vacations. Unfortunately, it also means the oppressive heat and humidity in Winnipeg can keep you indoors and ruin your fun. To alleviate your discomfort, here are seven ways to keep your house cool in the summer.   1. Mind the Blinds Although this[…..]

Ductless Air Conditioners | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Potential Ductless AC Problems

Many Winnipeg homeowners are opting for ductless air conditioners instead of installing central A/C systems. Especially if they have a boiler heating system, wherein a central A/C system cannot be installed.  Ductless split systems are the perfect solution to cool these homes in the hot summer months and even provide heat in summer’s shoulder seasons too! In certain situations, a ductless system can work more efficiently, be easier to maintain, and lower your utility bill. In addition, it gives you[…..]

Signs You Have an AC Compressor Failure | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Air Conditioner Compressor Failure Causes

With summer upon us in Manitoba, there will be times you will probably just want to relax in your home and not have to worry about the Winnipeg summer heat outside. Unfortunately, there are quite a few different things that can impact your air conditioner and cause it to stop working, forcing you to put those plans on hold. Fortunately, not all the problems are expensive and, in some cases, can be resolved quickly. Issues of this nature could be[…..]

Keep Your Body Cool | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Keep the Summer Heat at Bay

During the summer months, the sweltering heat and oppressive humidity in Winnipeg can form an overwhelming combination. Staying cool in the hot weather is important to your health and well-being, so here are five ways to keep the summer heat at bay. Keep Your Body Cool: The most obvious solution to warding off the summer heat is to lower the temperature of your body. First and foremost, stay hydrated with plenty of cool water and other chilled drinks. Another great[…..]