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 […]

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Heating and Cooling Maintenance Tips/Checklist

If you’re planning a big road trip one ‘no brainer’ is to ensure the vehicle will get you along your way, safely, comfortably, and without the inconvenience of an unplanned breakdown which can sabotage the whole plan! As a Winnipeger, one of our winters or one of our summers is one heck of a trip we take and, like a road trip, we need to ensure our home’s HVAC furnace system is ready for the journey to provide a safe,[…..]

5 Signs that Your Air Ducts Need Cleaning in Winnipeg | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

5 Signs that Your Air Ducts Need Cleaning in Winnipeg, MB

One of the common questions that we get as specialists for HVAC systems in Manitoba, is how often should we get our ducts cleaned? This question is unique to each home. So many variables are at play such as where you live, how often you open your windows, do you have pets and many others. Signs that you may be a good candidate to have your ducts cleaned: Some obvious signs are dust build up on or around the vents.[…..]

Are HRV’s Worth It?

Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRV) have become pretty popular within the last decade and are mandatory on all new home builds or large renovations on your home in Manitoba. Question is, why? Especially when the home you bought never came with one and you’ve been getting by without one so far. So why bother? Are HRV’s worth it? Although there are many answers to that question, perhaps the best answer is: Yes, it can improve your quality of life. We spend[…..]

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 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[…..]

Furnace Maintenance Tips to Prepare for Winter | Weather Tech

6 Heating Safety Tips for Winter

Have you ever checked whether your furnace is ready for another Winnipeg winter? Maintenance and furnace service is paramount because it would have stayed unused for a long period of time during the summer months. To avoid malfunctions one should be aware of the safety tips that must be observed before bringing it back into full use. To make it ready for another winter season, the following furnace safety tips should be followed:   Scheduled Inspections Annual tune ups of[…..]

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[…..]

GETTING YOUR HOME READY FOR WINTER | Weather Tech

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

That time of year always seems to sneak up on us quickly as the summer ends. With snow and ice just around the corner, it’s time again to prepare your home for those cold months in Winnipeg. Completing some simple tasks on a winter home preparation checklist can help avoid some costly disasters. A home left unprotected in the freezing temperatures can lead to a large mess, not to mention the headache of an insurance claim or expensive repairs down[…..]

BURNER IN A GAS FURNACE | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

What is a Burner in a Gas Furnace?

A burner in a gas furnace is the section of the furnace where the gas (fuel) mixes with air and is burned, which subsequently heats up the house. Sometimes the fuel and air mix directly at the area where it is burned, or it is mixed beforehand, in something called a pre-mixer. Furnace burners run on different types of fuel, including propane, gas, and oil. Some gas furnaces run on a single burner while other furnaces have a multiple burner[…..]