Are chimney’s becoming extinct? | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Are chimney’s becoming extinct?

Chimney’s used to be a regular addition to every home here in Manitoba for the heating appliances. It used to be that all the furnaces and water heaters used a metal lined chimney to exhaust the flue gases up and out.  As time went on and technology got better, the necessity of a metal chimney became less and less mainstream. Electric water heaters became more popular and they no longer needed chimneys at all. Natural gas furnaces became more and […]

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,[…..]

no-contact delivery for high efficient allergen furnace filters | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

No-Contact Delivery! Call Us Today to arrange a time for delivery.

Weather Tech is offering no-contact delivery for high efficient allergen furnace filters brought right to your door! As an essential service we want you to know we take all the proper precautions to ensure your home and our employees stay safe. 16″ x 25″ x1 M.E.R.V. 8 – 4 Pack for delivered for $50* 5″ pleated filter for you cabinet M.E.R.V. 11 delivered for $70* or a M.E.R.V. 16 delivered for $150* Get a U.V light replaced to sterilize your[…..]

FURNACE IS LEAKING WATER | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

What To Do If Your Furnace Is Leaking Water

Very few things can cause a homeowner to panic quite like coming home and finding a water leak. But what exactly do you do when you realize that your furnace is leaking water? First, don’t panic, we will go through a list of things to check over to see if it something minimal or if you will need one of our highly trained professionals from Weather Tech to come fix your leaky furnace.   We suggest you follow the troubleshooting[…..]

DIFFERENT TYPES OF FURNACES | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

If you are not familiar with furnaces, it can be really hard to choose which type will fit your needs. Currently you are able to choose from three different types of forced air furnaces. The type of furnace you use depends on a variety of factors, such as: your heating needs, the state of your existing ductwork and the insulation, the size of your home, how many levels exist in your home, and your budget.   Before you make the[…..]

Uneven temperatures of furnace | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

When You Need to Replace Your Furnace

Here in Winnipeg, Manitoba, we live in a region that experiences cold weather, and you will need a furnace for your home. This helps to keep you and your family warm during the colder days and months, and protects the integrity of the building by preventing frozen water pipes, etc. It is good to ensure you maintain your furnace on a regular basis. However, they will become faulty from time to time and you will need a furnace repair. This[…..]

Furnace Filters & AC Filters | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

How to change a Furnace Filter

When does one need to change the furnace filter?   One has to change the filter when it is dirty. If you do not, your furnace can become clogged with dirt and dust. Not only that, your air will not be as clean, because your furnace will be blowing all that dirty and dusty air throughout your house. With a clean filter you will get more efficient air conditioning in the summer, as well as heating in winter. Moreover, you[…..]

5 Common Points of Failure in Conventional Furnaces

The conventional furnace is usually designed in a way that it can remain functional for many years. At times, different parts of the furnace can fail and cause the furnace to not work properly. Sometimes the entire furnace can fail to function. This is very inconvenient especially during the winter season in Winnipeg when the temperatures are low. Consequently, it is helpful to know 5 common reasons that a furnace fails.   Non Functional Blower Motor The blower motor on[…..]

A brand new furnace fan blower and motor | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Cleaning Furnace Blower Wheel

Dirt is undoubtedly the greatest enemy of a furnace that can drastically waste fuel and lower efficiency. Dirt has a negative impact on all the three basic furnace components: the motor, the filter system and the blower. Regularly cleaning and maintaining your furnace will not only improve your heating system’s efficiency, but also saves you money in return, and prevents you from having to replace your furnace earlier than necessary.   Cleaning Furnace Blower Wheel Every homeowner is responsible for[…..]